Igor Ponti

(b. 1984, Switzerland)
Lives and works in Lugano.

2017 - Conservatorio Internazionale di Scienze Audiovisive, Lugano, Switzerland

Installations

2013
XVII EDIZIONE BIENNALE D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA CITTÀ DI PENNE, Pescara, Italy
Il corpo solitario. L’autoritratto nella fotografia contemporanea CACCT – Centro arte contemporanea Ticino.

2012
Wateremotion, Bologna, Installazione video architettonica per il salone internazionale per la ceramica d’architettura, Italy
Fuori Salone Milano, Geberit, Milano, installazione video architettonica, Italy Mact/Cact, Milano, Visualcontainer Box, Italy
Top Secret, Swiss Art hotel, Regione Piemonte, Italy
Social Body, Genova, Palazzo Ducale, Italy

2011
Mirko Aretini - Video screening. Lecture and round table, CACT, Centro Arte contemporanea Ticino, Switzerland
Geografie interiori, CACT, Centro Arte contemporanea Ticino, Switzerland

2010
Fame-fama, Wankdorf center, Bern.
NDE performance, City of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

The portrait regained, CACT, Centro Arte contemporanea Ticino, Switzerland Intimità e dissacrazione, CACT, Centro Arte contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland

2009
DAV international, CACC, Centro Arte contemporanea Chiasso, Switzerland Le ali del nulla, Libro narrativa EIC edizioni
la poetica sospesa, CACT, Centro Arte contemporanea Chiasso, Switzerland Howl, CACC, Centro Arte contemporanea Chiasso, Switzerland

Films

2016
Ripres docu film “Full Metal mind”

2014
POETICO RESPIRO (IFDUIF Film), Festival Di Venezia - Proiezione speciale

2012
ICEARTLAND, IFDUIF Film production, Switzerland, in coproduzione con RSI radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana ,Pact audiovisuel.

2011
NDE – Near Death Experience, Las Vegas – regia, sceneggiatura, interprete. IFDUIF Film production, Switzerland.

2010
Nave Cargo, Itinerario da Genova a Dublino – riprese, montaggio, fotografia, musiche

2005
Limbo, CISA, Conservatorio Internazionale di Scienze Audiovisive, Lugano

Igor Ponti

(b. 1981, Lugano, Switzerland)
Lives and works in Lugano.

2001 C.S.I.A. Center School of Industrial Art, Lugano, CH
2006 I.I.F. Italian Institute of Photography, Milan, IT.

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Looking for Identity, Cons Arc Gallery, Chiasso, CH

2014
Looking for Identity, Paris Photo Fair, Paris, FR

2011
About As, 7a Biennale Immagine di Chiasso, Chiasso, CH

2010
Chronicles of Chocolate Country, Lucca Digital Photo Festival, Lucca, IT 2009 Skate Generation, Arte Urbana, Lugano, CH

Group Exhibitions

2016
Looking for Identity, Cons Arc Gallery in Arles, Rencontres d’Arles, France, FR 2016
Looking for Identity, Morges, CH

2015
Ticino in Luce, Bellinzona, Ticino, CH

2014
NY Photo Book Award, New York Photo Festival, New York, USA

2014 Verzasca Photo Festival, Sonogno, Ticino, CH

Awards

2014
New York Photo Festival, Finalist Book Category, New York, USA

2012
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, New York, USA

2011
3rd place, International Photography Awards, New York, USA

Fellowship

2013 Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, new talents in the eld of photography, CH

Collections

MASI Lugano
The Banca Stato Art Collection
The Repubblica e Cantone Ticino Art Collection The Artphilein Foundation
The Colombo Group Art Collection
Private collection, Lugano, TI
Private collection, Lausanne, VD

Monographs

2016
FOCE English/Italian, Fontana Edizioni, Lugano, CH, ISBN 978-88-8191-450-0 2014
Looking for Identity, English/Italian Hatje Cantz, Berlin, DE ISBN 978-3-7757-3925-2

2009
Skate Generation Italian, Fontana Edizioni, Lugano, CH ISBN 978-88-8191-292-6

Publications

2015
Ticino in Luce, exhibition catalog, Casagrande Edizioni, Bellinzona, CH

2012
Dodici 7, exhibition catalog, Edizioni Salvioni, Bellinzona CH

2011
About Us, exhibition catalog, Chiasso Cultura, Chiasso, CH

Teaching

2015
Guest teacher, University of Applaied Sciences and Arts, CH

2014
Teacher, one week workshop, University of Applaied Sciences and Arts, CH

Selected Press

2017
Interview Swiss Radio Rete2 by Emanulea Burgazzoli Cult+ Documentary about Igor Ponti Works

2015
Photo International
Landscape Stories Issue 20
Werk, bauen+wohnen – Display 4 Nzz am Sontag
Pro Foto Magazine
Azione Magazine
Ticino Welcome Magazine

2014
YET Magazine Issue no.7
L’Oeil de la Photographie
Abenteuer-Ruhrpott 2009
Id Pure no.19

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