Bio

IOCOSE investigate how the narratives surrounding the future of technology leave traces on the present. They have been working with visual media, mostly video installations and prints. Founded in 2006 by four artists (Matteo Cremonesi, Filippo Cuttica, Davide Prati, Paolo Ruffino), IOCOSE have been exhibiting their work at some of the major artistic institutions, including MAMbo (2018), Fotomuseum Winterthur (2017), The Photographers Gallery (2018, 2016), Tate Modern (2011), Science Gallery (2012), Jeu de Paume (2011), FACT (2012), Transmediale (2013, 2015), and featured in publications such as Wired, The Creators Project, Flash Art, Neural, Liberation, Der Spiegel, El Pais.

Selected exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2021

  • MLZ Art Dep, Trieste – Italy. (upcoming, Summer 2021)
  • Aksioma, Ljubljana – Slovenia. (upcoming, September 2021)

2017

  • Failing Forward, Il Colorificio, Milan – Italy

2012

  • My Name is… IOCOSE, [.BOX] Videoart Project Space, Milan – Italy

2011

  • Game Arthritis, Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia – Italy
  • Domestic Standing Ovation, Aksioma Project Space, Ljubljana – Slovenia
  • Sunflower Seeds on Sunflower Seeds, Tate Modern, London – UK

2010

  • In the Long Run, HTTP Gallery, London, UK
  • The Gallery at Goldsmiths, London – UK

GROUP SHOWS

2021

  • The Impermanent Collection, Ogr Torino (online exhibition), 22 January 2021 – 28 March 2021.

2020

  • Hek Net Works, Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel (online exhibition), 10 November 2020 – 8 December 2020.
  • Eigenbedarf, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany.
  • IBTWN – In Between, online exhibition for XL – Centrale Fies. 25 June – 23 July, 2020. Curated by Claudia D’Alonzo.
  • Metafotografia 2, BACO_Base Arte Contemporanea Odierna, Bergamo . October 2020. Curated by Sara Benaglia and Mauro Zanchi.
  • STICK.T.ME, panke.gallery, Berlin. 17 June  – 04 July, 2020. Curated by Zentrum für Netzkunst

2019

  • Eigenbedarf, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
  • Flashing and flashing!, Maxxi. Rome, Italy
  • Silicon Plateau, Banner Repeater, London, UK

2018

  • Supervision, La Friche, Marseille, France
  • Premio Francesco Fabbri, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo – Treviso, Italy
  • All I Know is What’s on the Internet, The photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
  • Romaeuropa Festival, Roma, Mattatoio, Italy
  • Im Zweifel für den Zweifel, NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • That’s IT! Bologna, Mambo, Italy
  • #LAYERS. Contemporary Art in the Digital Era,  iMAL Centre for Digital Cultures and Technology, Brussels, Belgium
  • Different Eyes, Siegen, Germany

2017

  • Talent Prize 2017, Macro, Rome, Italy
  • SITUATIONS/Post Fail, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Iconomania, MAIF Social Club, Paris, France
  • Mirror Mirror, Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Creative Encounters with Science, Iconomania, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala, India

2016

  • Streaming Egos, NKW Dusseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Powerpoint polemics,, Photographers Gallery, London, UK
  • Once Is Nothing: A Drone Art Exhibition, Inter Access, Toronto, Canada
  • Magic and Power – Heaven & Hell, Museum MARTa, Herford, Germany
  • Refresh01 – #LAYERS, Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy (curated by Fabio Paris and produced by Link Art Center)

2015

  • From Heaven to Hell. Flying Carpets and Drones , Villa Empain-Boghossian Foundation, Bruxelles, Belgium 
  • On YouTube, Art and Playlists from 10 years, 26 August – 15 November 2015, Lagenthal, Switzerland
  • According to Marty McFly, 2015 is the future. #6PMEU 22 July, Berlin, Germany
  • roBOt Festival, 7 – 10 October, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy
  • Hamster – Hipster – Handy. Im Bann des Mobiltelefons , Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 
  • Node 2015. Forum for digital Arts , Frankfurt, Germany 
  • Internet Drones , Spazio ULTRA, Udine, Italy 
  • Media Art Festival , Centrale Montemartini, Roma, Italy

2014

  • roBOt Festival , Palazzo re Enzo, Bologna – L’Usina de l’Arte, Buenos Aires 
  • The C(h)roma Show , Croma Store, Indiranagar, Bangalore, India 
  • Premio Francesco Fabbri , Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo (TV) 
  • Reality Check, Spazio Ultra, Udine – Italy 
  • 030 2.0 Arte da Brescia, Piccolo Miglio, Castello di Brescia, Brescia – Italy

2013

  • CLICK Festival, Helsingor – Denmark
  • GAME: The Future of Play, Polytechnical Museum, Moscow – Russia
  • Musical Zoo Festival, Castello di Brescia, Brescia – Italy
  • Shoot the Works, Blip Blip Blip, Leeds – UK

2012

  • Augmented Place. L’arte aumenta la realta’, Galleria Cavour, Padua – Italy
  • GAME, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  • FOTOGRAFIA. Festival internazionale di Roma, MACRO, Rome – Italy
  • Abandon Normal Devices, Manchester – UK
  • Invisible Forces, Furtherfield Gallery, London – UK
  • BYOB Milano, Museo Pecci, Milan – Italy

2011

  • Cops & Robbers, Share Prize, Turin – IT
  • Truth, Or-bits online programm – UK
  • Abandon Normal Device, FACT, Liverpool – UK
  • My Personal Crime – Drodesera 2011, Centrale Fies, Dro (TN) – Italy
  • BYOB Venezia, Padiglione Internet, Isola di San Servolo, Venice – Italy
  • The Invisible Pavillion, Giardini, Venice – Italy
  • Italians do it better!!, 54. Biennale di Venezia, Sala dei Laneri, Venice – Italy
  • MicroReel, LPM – Forte Fanfulla, Roma – Italy
  • Raise Your Flag!, Speed Show – Bornet Internet Cafè, Barcelona – Spain
  • 5° Premio Arte Laguna, Nappe dell’Arsenale, Venice – Italy
  • Info Bomb, Festival Nrmal, Monterrey – Mexico
  • Identités précaires, Jeu de Paume, Paris – France

2010

  • Shift Festival, Basel – Switzerland
  • RE:akt!, Rotovž Exhibition Salon, Maribor, Slovenia
  • International Academic Network for the Abolition of Capital Punishment, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid – Spain
  • NodeFest, CSOA Forte Prenestino, Roma (Italy); Machine Club, Istanbul (Turkey)

2009

  • E-Volution, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan – Italy
  • ParkArt, Temporary Expositive Space, Milan – Italy
  • Once Upon a Time in the West, Pixxelpoint 2009, Nova Gorica – Slovenia
  • Explor-Art, Galleria AreaOdeon, Monza – Italy
  • Feel the Machine, GUMstudio, Carrara – Italy   

2008

  • For God’s Sake!, Pixxelpoint 2008, Nova Gorica – Slovenia
  • Milano in Digitale III, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan – Italy
  • Tutto quello che diciamo è falso, Betty&Books, Bologna – Italy
  • MAM, Museo di Arte moderna di Mantova, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (MN) – Italy

2007

  • Milano in Digitale II, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan – Italy