Benjamin Tomasi

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BENJAMIN TOMASI

born Bozen/ Bolzano, Italy




Education:



University of Applied Arts Vienna and at Listaháskóli Íslands - Reykjavik, Iceland. 

2008 Diploma at University for Applied Arts, Vienna



Upcoming:

2017 - Drøøm, 4 channel sound performance, Paraflows Festival, Vienna, Austria
2017 - Trans art,  Scheibenscheiden Tosando, Performance, Collaboration with Ingrid Hora and Claudia Tomasi, Schlanders, Italy
2017 - Alps Move Festival, Performance with Claudia Tomasi, Bozen, Italy




Selected Group Exhibitions/Collaborations/Performances:

2017 - is this a bird cage, Gallery Karoyan, Yerevan, Armenia
2017 - HAYP 9.0: Downshift, Yerevan, Armenia

2016 - Antinomies of Now, Stadtmuseum, Bruneck, Italy
2016 - Unsafe+Sounds Festival, Vienna, Austria

2015 - Parallel Vienna, Performance mit Jakob Lena Knebl, Vienna, Austria
2015 - Alps Move, Performance mit Claudia Tomasi, Museion, Bozen, Italy
2015 - Struma + Iodine: Asuna, Benjamin Tomasi, mo.ë, Vienna, Austria
2015 - Narrating Transgression: Beyond the Horizon
Czirp Czirp: Experimental Music in Aspern Seestadt, Vienna, Austria


2014 - science friction, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 - ERWARTUNG: 1914 und heute, Proekt Fabrika, Moskow , Russia
2014 - Sound:frame Festival, Mak, Vienna, Austria
2014 - cose da uomini / Männersache, Galleria civica, Bozen, Italy
2014 - vampire times, Sound/ Music for a short movie from Irene Reiserer,

2013 - Mediterranea 16,with Gruppe UNO Wien, Ancona, Italy
2013 - fine sound, Weisses Haus, Vienna, Austria

2012 - Aneignung II, Fotogalerie, Vienna, Austria
2012 - Panorama 4, Franzensfeste, South Tyrol, Italy
2012 - Wiesenburg, Performance Sommerwerkstatt, Berlin, Germany
2012 - Set Staged Envisoned, 308at156 Project Artspace New York, NYC, USA
2012 - Happily Ever After, Fotoraum, Vienna, Austria

2011 - CODED CULTURES: CITY AS INTERFACE, Magazinvienna, Vienna, Austria
2011 - Imitation of Action, gallery Latned Atsär, Los Angeles, USA
2011 - ART ENTERTAINMENT & DESIRE Festival of Independent Art Spaces, Basel, Switzerland
2011 - WALLPAPERISM, MOTEL CAMPO, www.motelcampo.ch, Geneve, Switzerland
2011 - Kontextuelle Assemblagen, Konzert, Lust Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2011 - hamu ha-al, Konzert für 4 Staubsauger, Vienna, Austria
2011 - Mutual Agreement, Lust Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2011 - Bang Bang Beam Videonight, BYOB, Magazinvienna, Vienna, Austria


2010 - Destillieren - A night of experimental electronic music, with Klaus Filip, Phillip David Stearns and Clemens Hausch, Vienna, Austria
2010 - Klangmanifeste, Echoraum, Vienna, Austria 

2010 - Detour Track 2: Contextual Concerts, Vienna, Austria

2010 - Ast faellt auf Tonspur (with Bernhard Garnicnig), Magazin, Vienna,  

2010 - Detour Track 2: Contextual Concerts , Vienna, Austria

2010 - Synchronisation, Galerie Hartmann, Vienna, Austria

2010 - Love 4.1, Love_, Vienna, Austria 

2010 - off with the heads. plattformquelle, Vienna, Austria 

2010 - for against disaster, move machiya, Arakawa Ku, Tokyo, Japan 

2009 - Next Reality, YCC, Yokohama, Japan 

2009 - Performance II Uebertragung und Uebersetzung, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria 

2009 - Sound/Time/Space, C17, Vienna, Austria

2009 - UnORTnung V, Anker Brotfabrik, Vienna, Austria 



2008 - Trojan Horses, Vienna, Austria 
2008 SCOOP
2008 - Galerie Momentum, Vienna, Austria 


2008 - THE ESSENCE 08, MAK, Austria 



2007 - PRINZGAU/podgorschek - weg mit dem Ziel! Teil 2 INFILTRATION, Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria 



2006 - Seemann lass das Träumen, Plattformquelle, Vienna, Austria

2006 - Franz jagt Urselbein, Galerie Licht im Raum, Vienna, Austria

2006 - OPEN 2006, 9. International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venezia / Lido, Italy

2006 - P1, P1, Berlin UDK, Germany
2006 - Full Frame Festival, Schikaneder, Vienna, Austria

2005 - Kunstakademie Münster, Germany 



2004 - ESE, Listaháskóli Íslands - Reykjavik, Iceland 

2004 - Rien ne va plus, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna, Austria 

2004 - Facing Photography, Westlicht, Vienna, Austria



2003 - 48 h, Gallery Christine König, Vienna, Austria 





Solo Shows: 


2016 - Microground Cosmic Backwave, Cubo Garutti, Museion, Bozen, Italy

2015 - Monastery Neustift, Michaelskapelle, Brixen, Italy

2013 - [ ], Gallery Prisma, Bozen, Italy

2010 - RE: FWD: Ast fällt auf Tonspur, Magazinvienna, Vienna, Austria
2010 - Aussicht, Galerie Völs, Völs am Schlern, Italy 

2008 800/20, Galerie Amer Abbas, Kunstbüro, Vienna, Austria

2007 - Die Dinge verschwinden, Galerie ArtBits, Vienna, Austria

2006 - Skafbylur, SWINGR, Vienna, Austria 2006 Electro, Elektro Gönner, Vienna, Austria 





Grants/ Stipends/ Exchange:


2017 - BKA Project grant: Research und Exhibition, Armenia

2015 - Artist grant from South Tyrol, Italy

2012 - BKA Project grant Exhibition in Basel, Swiss 

2010 - Artist grant from South Tyrol, Italy
2010 - BKA Project grant Exhibition in Los Angeles, USA

2009 - Ma7 Project grant Exhibition, Vienna, Austria
2009 - Bmukk, Austrian Artist in residency program for Tokyo, Japan 


2005 - Artist grant from South Tyrol, Italy


2004 - Erasmus scholarship in Reykjavik, Iceland


2003 - Emmanuel and Sophie Fohn stipend, Vienna, Austria 


Public collections: 

Photography collection Bmukk, 
Austria Arthothek des Bundes




Publications:

2014 - Catalog: A matter of / Sound:frame 2014, Wien

2013 - Artist Book: Triggered Sound, Catherine Métayer, Palaver Press, Pp001

2012 - Catalog: PANORAMA 4. Neue Kunst in Südtirol / Arte nuova in Alto Adige, ISBN 978-88-95523-04-0
2012 - Catalog: Aneignung, Fotobuch Nr. 49, Fotogalerie, Vienna

2011 - Artist Book: Wallpaperism, Boabooks, ISBN 978-2-940409-43-3

2009 Catalog: PERFORMANCE Performance im Bild und im medialen Übertrag, Fotogalerie Wien, ISBN 978-3-902725-28-8



2008 - Book: TRAUM STADT WIR - Möglichkeiten urbaner Wahrnehmung / SOGNO CITTÁ NOI - Esercizi di percezione: Angelika Burtscher, Manuela Demattio, Roberto Gigliotti with: Lungomare Gallerie / Studienverlag Innsbruck ISBN 3-7065-4408-3 ; 978-3-7065-4408-5 


2007 - Artist Book: weg mit dem Ziel! PRINZGAU/podgorschek 


2006 - Catalog: OPEN 2006, 9.International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venezia, Lido 

2006 - Book: UN ERHÖRT. VISIONEN DES JUNGEN SÜDTIROL / PRE VISIONI DEL GIOVANE SUDTIROLO, Edition Raetia, ISBN 978-88-7283-258-5 
2006 Catalog: Fotografie an der Angewandten, Fotohof Edition
2006 - Band 78, ISBN 978-3-901756-78-8



2005 - Catalog: Fine arts, University of Applied Arts, Vienna 



2002 - Catalog: The Essence 2002, University of Applied Arts, Vienna





Collaborations in Music/Sound/Initiatives: 


Artist duo with Claudia Tomasi, Sound art/Performance and contemporary Dance, since 2012

Drøøm, sound performance duo with Clemens Hausch since 2017

Co-founder and member of the art and culture initiative Plattformquelle, vienna (2000 - 2011)

Thalija, Postrock collective, since 2001/02

Artist duo with Bernhard Garnicnig as Re:Fwd: since 2009

Member of the Gruppe UNO Wien since 2011



collaborations with: 

Christiane Lieungh, Valerie Lange/Ali Zedtwiz (Diptych), Jakob Lena Knebl, Alex Murray Leslie, Coppe, Albert Allgaier, Peter Fritzenwallner.