Alfredo Aceto

Biography

Alfredo Aceto (born 1991 in Turin) is a visual artist based between Turin and Lausanne. He studied Fine Arts at ECAL (École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne). His work has been exhibited in many international surveys, including DOC!, Paris; Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome; Museo del 900, Milan; Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève, Geneva; Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus; Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St.Gallen; Istituto Svizzero, Milan. Alfredo Aceto is currently teaching at ECAL. In 2019 he is the recipient of the prestigious Leenaards Culture Grant from the Fondation Leenaards. In 2022 he is nominated for Swiss Art Awards in Basel.


Education

2020

  • Rome International Film School, Rome, IT

2016

  • MSA^, The Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles, US

2012 - 14

  • ECAL, École cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Switzerland

Bibliography

  • Something Between Posthistoria and Prehistoria, ed Barriera, Texts by Tristan Lavoyer and Stéphanie Serra. Supported by Albert Friedrich His-Stiftung Foundation, Basel (CH), 2016
  • Alfredo Aceto | Andrea Bellini. First Monograph HAPAX. JRP Ringier, 2015
  • Unter 30 XI Junge Schweizer Kunst Kiefer Hablitzel Preis. Kunsthaus Glarus, 2015 - L’heure qu’il est, Centre d’Art Contemporain Yverdon Les Bains (CACY), 2015

Residencies, Prizes, Public Commission

2019

  • Bourse culturelle, Fondation Leenaards

2018

  • Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland (shortlisted)
  • Talent Prize, InsideArt, Rome, Italy (shortlisted)

2017

  • Premio Moroso, Udine, Italy (shortlisted)
  • MAIF, Prix Pour la Sculpture, Paris, France (shortlisted)

2016

  • MSA^, Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles, US
  • Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
  • Kiefer Hablitzel, Basel, Switzerland (shortlisted)

2015

  • Centre D’Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland - Residency Unlimited (RU), New York, US
  • Kiefer Hablitzel, Basel, Switzerland

2013

  • Full Scale, by Piero Golia, Museo del 900, Milan, Italy
  • Fontaine, School of, Lucie Fontaine, Artport, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010

  • La Malterie, Ville de Lille, Lille, France