Andreco /   Andrea Conte

Italy 1978

Installation, Murals, Drawing

Andrea Conte
October 21, 2015
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Andrea Conte aka Andreco is an Italian artist and scientist with a doctoral degree in environmental engineering and a postdoctoral degree in green technology and sustainability.

He works in wide range of media including public installations, drawings, paintings, videos and murals. In his artistic practice Roma-born artist explores the relation and connection between mankind and nature as well as the larger context of the social, ecological, and built environments.

Inverted Pyramid by Andreco

Andreco - Inverted Pyramid - Via Ostiense, Roma 2013, public street art
Andreco – Inverted Pyramid – Via Ostiense, Roma 2013

Inspired by the elements of nature, rocks and minerals, he uses them to teach about and further his work on environmental sustainability, urbanism, ecology and symbolism. On the base of this researches he is creating new symbols. His art practice is highly reflective of his knowledge of environmental issues and urban sustainability.

Drawings by Andreco

Bologna artist Andreco - Graphic Drawing #1 (Left) / Graphis Drawing #2 (Right) - gallery installation Bologna
Andreco – Graphic Drawing #1 (Left) / Graphis Drawing #2 (Right)

His work has been included in numerous individual and collective exhibitions at galleries, museums and festivals throughout Italy including Rome, Bologna, Prato, Palermo, Ferrara, and Torino, as well as beyond in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Savanger, Norway; New York City, USA; Berlin, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Geneve, Switzerland; Madrid, Spain; Pančevo, Serbia; and Cairo, Egypt, to name a few.

Mural by Andreco

Andreco - Rise and Fall Clorofilla, Belluno, photo by Alice Bettolo (Left) / Rise and Fall - detail (Right) - public street art installation
Andreco – Rise and Fall Clorofilla, Belluno, photo by Alice Bettolo (Left) / Rise and Fall – detail (Right)

He is represented by 999Contemporary Gallery in Rome, Italy.

Andreco lives and works between Bologna, Italy and NYC, USA.

Featured image: Andreco, photo by Mark Shaw NYC
All images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleMuseum/GallerySolo/Group
2016LivelliGalleria Varsi, Lazio, Rome, ItalyGroup
2015Landmark, iron sculpture with climber plants for the Le Serre dei Giardini MargheritaPark in Bologna, Bologna, ItalySolo
2015Living MuralForndazione Pistoletto, Biella, Bologna, ItalySolo
2015Icon from the Ontologic Resistance, MonumentPartisan Resistance, Pianoro, Bologna, ItalySolo
2015Artefiera BolognaBologna, ItalyGroup
2015AGUA=OURO, Water Crisis mural projectSao Paulo, BrasilGroup
2014From Clouds to RocksTraffic Gallery, Bergamo, ItalySolo
2014Il Vecchione - Piu forti dei guai, Burning Sculpture for the City New Year EveBologna, ItalySolo
2014Flags Up And Tongues Sticked Out, Performance For The New Year EveBologna, ItalySolo
2014NUart FestivalSavanger, NorwayGroup
2014Ghost Track. TORUS Sculpture in the parkSassari, ItalyGroup
2014Indagine Sulle Terre Estreme, Parata Per Il PaesaggioSanta Maria di Leuca, Puglia, ItalyGroup
2014Al Limite SconfinoForte Stella, Argentario, ItalyGroup
2014Il collasso dell'Entropia 2Museum of Contemporary Art of Lissone, Lissone, Milan, ItalyGroup
2014Urban LegendsMuseum of Contemporary Art of Rome, MACRO Testaccio, Pelanda, Rome, ItalyGroup
2014Climate Change Mitigation InterventionAdiacenze, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2013Nomadic Landscape Elements Adiacenze Gallery, Piazza San Martino 4f, Bologna, ItalySolo
2013The Others Fair, Installation. Nomadic Landscape ElementsTurin, ItalyGroup
2013Sub Urban Art 2 Extended, Bunker Torino, Environmental Elements (Turin) Iron SculptureTurin, ItalyGroup
2013Nomadic Landscape ElementsVerona, ItalyGroup
2013ROCCE, Public art project with partecipative process for the cityChiusa di Pesio, Cuneo, ItalyGroup
2013DOLOMITE, wallpaintingRifugio Brigata Cadore, Belluno, ItalyGroup
2013Unkraut, Dockville Kunstcamp. Permanent sculpture in the parkHamburg, GermanyGroup
2013Drawings for the Masses999 Contemporary Art Gallery, Rome, ItalyGroup
2013GARTEN, Superground. sculpture: THE RESILIENT BUSHMilan, ItalyGroup
2013the philosophical tree will be in the conference FuoriluogoMamBo Museum of Modern Art of Bologna, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2013ORTICA The Organic theme in Contemporary ArtMACRO Pelanda, Testaccio, Rome, ItalyGroup
2012Painting in the desertFoum Zguid, Tara, Sahara, Smira, MoroccoSolo
2012Bad Grass Mask, Conspiring with Nature, Draw the Line FestivalAss. Malatesta, Campobasso, ItalyGroup
2012The Philosophical tree, Permanent wall painting for the FRONTIER ProjectBologna City Hall and Modern Art Museum of Bologna - MAMbo, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2012the gree wild man installation, WE FOLK! Fies Factory, Dro, ItalyGroup
2012temporary installationPark of Montagnola, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2012Sigils and SignsObservatory Gallery, New York City, USAGroup
2012MASK and FLAGS per la nostra tribùBologna, ItalyGroup
2011Contemporary Alchemy Or The Relations Between Humans And NatureNO Gallery, New York City, NYSolo
2011Aletheia (The State Of Not Being Hidden)Fragile Continuo Gallery, Bologna, ItalySolo
2011Sweet sheetZelle Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, ItalyGroup
2011MASKVodnjan, Pula, CroatiaGroup
2011Lazlo BiroLungo Tevere di Porta Portese, Aletheia, RomeGroup
2011TEMPONO Gallery, New York CityGroup
2011RE-EDITIONS SHOWSUPALIFE gallery, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2011Riso, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della SiciliaPalermo, ItalyGroup
2011Sto disegnandoUnderdog studio, Modena, ItalyGroup
2011Re-ScreeningPakhara, NepalGroup
2011Short Video Art Show Kathmandu 2O11Kathmandu, NepalGroup
2010Turtle's organs dance, Installation and PerformanceCortile d'onore Palazzo D'accursio, Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, ItalySolo
2010La citta Organica, (BIO CITY) permanent wall paintingPianoro, Bologna, ItalySolo
2010UnknownMondo Bizzarro Gallery, Rome, ItalyGroup
2010Short+KortCopenhagen, DenmarkGroup
2010Group Exhibition and video screening Berlin, GermanyGroup
2010Video SreeningWhite Rabbit, New York City, USAGroup
2010Corpografie C/you later, Festival d'arte contemporanea di FaenzaMisano Adriatico, ItalyGroup
2010Mapping Festival, Mniebe AqumitateGeneve, SwitzerlandGroup
2010Sweet Sheet Moves to ModicaPalazzo della Cultura di Modica, Modica, ItalyGroup
2010Art Shake IIIMondo Bizzarro Gallery and Hybrida gallery, Rome, ItalyGroup
2010Hot Flowing Pixel Festival 2010, video screeningCatania, ItalyGroup
2010Catch my Knackstudio Anniluce, Pescara, ItalyGroup
2010LumenComplesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia, Salerno, ItalyGroup
2010Urban Arts Madrid II InternationalGallery 6, Madrid, SpainGroup
2010Sweet Sheet IIIZelle arte contemporanea, Palermo, ItalyGroup
2009Sonata d’organi in faBologna, ItalySolo
2009Immagini Aperte, (Open Images) For Artefiera OffSesto Senso, Bologna, ItalySolo
2009NIGREDOEx lavanderie S.M. Della Pietà, Rome, ItalyGroup
2009Freeshout festval, Permanet installationPrato, ItalyGroup
2009Robot festivalPalazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2009The Scientist 2009 III edizione del festival internazionale di VideoarteFerrara, ItalyGroup
2009Permanent installationElectrika gallery, Pancévo, SerbiaGroup
2009POPUP! 2009, Contemporary Art In The Urbas SpaceAncona, ItalyGroup
2009Human Sign777 Contemporary art gallery, Pescara, ItalyGroup
2009Pop DisasterPolar expo, Bergamo, ItalyGroup
2008ART FALL festivalDvdrops , Ferrara, ItalyGroup
2008StartFano, Pesaro, ItalyGroup
2008Torino Poster Festival, a Hiroshima mon amurTorino, ItalyGroup
2008Abstracta 2008Cairo, EgyptGroup
2008Abstracta 2008New York, U.S.A.Group
2008UnknownFIT Gallery, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2008L'Orangerie Teatro dell'Accademia, Rome, ItalyGroup
2008The ScientistFerrara, ItalyGroup
2008POP UP! Public art festivalAncona, ItalyGroup
2008LPM (Live Performance Meeting)Xalapa, MexicoGroup
2008CampobassoMolise Cinema 2008, Casacalenda, ItalyGroup
2008Stone free FestivalBenevento, ItalyGroup
2008Glastonbury FestivalsUKGroup
2008tinte fortiMAMbo Museum, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2008exe-cuteLanificio, Rome, ItalyGroup
2008ImmaginèstesaCentro di ricerca d'arte contemporanea, Cremona, ItalyGroup
2008VYB 2007Accademia delle belle Arti. , Catanzaro, ItalyGroup
2008Esc AtelierIPA 3., Rome, ItalyGroup
2008International Poster Art #3Grassi Museum for ethnological studies, Leipzig, GermanyGroup
2008Art ShakeTermoli, Italy Group
2007Contemporaneamente 2007Ceccano, ItalyGroup
2007Videoart Yearbook 2007. Video screeningUniversita' Degli Studi, Facolta' Di Lettere E Filosofia, Trento, ItalyGroup
2007Videoart Yearbook 2007. Video screeningFondazione Filiberto Menna., Salerno, ItalyGroup
2007MongopaloozaStrike Spa, Rome, ItalyGroup
2007Videoart Yearbook 2007. Video screeningMuseo Nazionale Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia, Rome, ItalyGroup
2007Live performer meeting previewPalazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome, ItalyGroup
2007VideoInvasioni, Video ScreeningCampobasso, Italy Group
2007EmersioneGalleria Accurzio, Piazza Re Enzo, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2007American NigthmareFucktory, Bologna, ItalyGroup
2006Abstracta, Mostra internazionale di cinema astrattoFilmstudio 80 and Ambasciata di Francia, Piazza Farnese,, Rome, ItalyGroup
2004Organi, distorsioni corporee, simbolismo magico, visioniSpazio espositivo Il Settimo Cerchio, Bologna, ItalySolo
2002Disegno Esposizione, (Drawings) Nuovi disegnatori Romani, Rome, ItalyGroup