Alessandro Codagnone

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Alessandro Codagnone


  • Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, 1993-94
  • Goldsmiths' College, London, 1989-92
  • Chelsea School of Art, London, 1988-89

Recent Exhibitions

  • Death DISKO: Last Dance, Bad New Business Gallery, Milan, Italy, 2015
  • A Gesture Absolutely VileCandidate, Featuring Jim Fletcher, Julie Tolentino, Kate Valk, curated by Travis Chamberlain, New Museum of Contemporary Art,  New York, Performance, 2013
  • All My Colours Turn To Clouds, curated by, Agata Polizzi, Galleria Francesco Pantaleone Arte, Contemporanea, Palermo Italy, 2013
  • Convictions are More Dangerous Enemies of Truth than Lies, candidate, featuring Sandra Ceccarelli and Marco Mazzoni, Spazio Due Navate, Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa, Palermo Italy, Performance,  2013
  • Convinzioni Nemiche, site specific public installation curated by Antonio Leone and Francesco Pantaleone, Spazio Due Navate, Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa, Palermo Italy, 2013
  • The Moral Repellent is US, candidate, featuring Sandra Ceccarelli, Jim Fletcher, Gary Indiana and Kate Valk, curated by Lia Gangitano MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, Performance, 2012
  •  “La verita’ e’ figlia del tempo, non dell’autorita’/ Truth is born of the times, not of authority”, curated by Alberto Salvadori Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy, catalogue, 2012
  • Like Nightfall in the Morning, candidate, featuring Sandra Ceccarelli, Gary Indiana and Marco Mazzoni, Museo Marino Marini, Performance, 2012
  • Hanged, Public Billboard, South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, 2012
  • “Make Anarchy and Disorder your Trademarks” curated by Lia Gangitano, LA><ART, Los Angeles, 2012
  • TRACE, September Galerie, Berlin, candidate, Pauli featuring Jim Fletcher, Gary Indiana and Kate Valk. A benefit concert for Participant Inc, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York, Performance, 2011
  •  Your Hero is a Ghost, in collaboration with architect Tom Zook curated by Mary Ceruti, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, 2010
  • Guts of Darkness, candidate, featuring Emma Decorsey, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, Performance, 2010
  • Saint Genet, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, 2010
  • Adjusted by Addition, in collaboration with Tom Cole, Radio Play Installation and Performance, A.I.R., The Clocktower Gallery, New York, 2010
  • Weighted, curated by Tom Cole and Christen Clifford, Dixon Place, New York, Performance, 2010

Recent Activities

  • Performing two dates as part of CANDIDATE, Execution in Progress. CANDIDATE is a political musical, born from the merging of electronic sound with political theater and movement, Los Angeles, CA, 2015.
  • Lecture/Seminar, Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations, MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2013
  • Adjunct Position, Graduate Program Independent Thesis Studio, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-13
  • Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California San Diego, 2012
  • Adjunct Position, Introduction to Cinema, College of Staten island, City College of New York, Department of Media Culture, 2011
  • Visiting Artist Lecture, Bennington College, Vermont, 2010
  • Visiting Artist Lecture, Accademia Carrar di Belle Arti Pergamo, Italy, 2010


  • Indiana, Gary and Salvadori, Alberto, La verita’ e’ figlia del tempo, non dell’autorita’/Truth is born of the times, not of authority, exh. cat. + vinyl, Museo Marino Marini Florence, 2012
  • AA.VV., Fad Fadget FG.Ft, exh. cat., Envoy Enterprise New York, 2012, pp. 27-28
  • Suggs, Andrew, Kick in the Eye, exh. cat., Vox Populi, Philadelphia, 2011, pp. 3-4
  • AA.VV., Au Pair. Coppie di fatto nell’arte contemporanea, exh. cat., Fondazione Menegaz, Teramo Italy, 2010, pp. 48-51.

Awards & Fellowships

  • Art Matters Grant, 2010
  • A.I.R. (Art International radio) residency Clocktower Gallery, New York, 2010
  • alessandro codagnone 1 give me the night 2011
  • alessandro codagnone 2 make anarchy and disorder your trademarks 2011
  • alessandro codagnone 3 stud 2011
  • alessandro codagnone 5 all my colours turn to clouds bw rainbow 2013
  • alessandro codagnone 4 frieze love 2013