Gianluca Vassallo at Fabrica
Vota per Me. Photography simply does not exist.
Gianluca Vassallo, 43 years old. He lives and works in San Teodoro, Sardinia, and in the world. Do not call him a photographer because he is offended. He expresses himself through video, sound, photography, installations with particular attention to the relational and process aspect.
His work has been presented by institutions and galleries in Italy and abroad. Among them: Caleum Gallery, New York (2017); Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Stockholm (2017); Fondazione di Sardegna, Cagliari (2016/2017); Padiglione Portogallo Biennale Architettura di Venezia, Venice (2016); Museo dell’Emigrazione, Asuni (2016); Foscarini Spazio Soho, New York (2015,2016); Palazzo della Penna, Perugia (2014); Schauwerk Museum, Sindelfingen (2013, 2014); Museo MAN, Nuoro (2014); Stadtgalerie, Kiel (2014); Tempio di Adriano, Rome (2013); Masedu Museo, Sassari (2013); Fondazione Meta, Alghero (2013); Museo MART, Rovereto (2012); PAN, Naples (2010). He is among the winners of Premio Terna 2013, Special Mention Premio VAF 2014. Among the public art operations, Exposed (2013), Free Portrait (2013/2015), I was there (2016), Shoot Me Orlando (2016), La Città Invisibile (2016), Biancolabbra (2017). His works are present in dozens of publications, including, Faces, Peter Weiermair's book on contemporary portrait. He is the founder and artistic director of White Box Studio through which his gaze and that of other Sardinian talents to companies of industrial design, fashion, publishing and cultural institutions try to transform the communication activities into opportunities to investigate the complexity using empathy and lightness as primary tools.