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nicola fornoni

performances talks about the body's themes, relevant to the artist's life and social issues. He challenges himself, using performance art as a natural remedy and source of freedom. Nicola uses performances and video art as languages, that communicate the expression of his actions. His intent is to change society, changing peoples’ minds, and showing the force of the body without remorse. 

During 2019 He performs and shows his work to GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE, NEW YORK (USA) joining with the live performance Dancing on Nature, curated by Erik Hokanson and Jill MCdermid even doing a Talk in the same gallery. 

He performed to Unlimited, solo exhibition+live performance with the piece named The beginning, at Soma Art Space, curated by Nabi Nara, Berlin (DE).

He has been a judge member for the Biennale di Anzio 2019 Untitled, curated by Andrea Mingiacchi. 

He exposed at CORPOREA, 5to festival international de performance art, Zacatecas (MX),

at IBRIDA festival delle arti intermediali, curated by Davide Mastrangelo and Francesca Leoni, Forli (IT). 

In 2018, he performed in his first solo exhibition “Fuckdermia” at the Vaku Project Space, Bergamo (IT), with eight video-performances, three video frames, and one live performance.

His performance-video 'Overshoot Day' was screened at a special event with the Live Art Development Agency, London (UK);

He performed at Starptelpa, Riga Performance Art Festival curated by Simona Orinska, Riga (LV);


PAS 2018 festival de performance art de Bogotà curated by Fernando Pertuz (CO);


He has been invited to show his work in a Talk at Macro Asilo, curated by Giorgio de Finis, Macro Asilo, Rome (IT) (but he had to cancel for personal reasons,)

During 2017 he performed in Italy and abroad, received the first Prize in the Silver category in Performance-live art at Premio Adrenalina, curated by Ferdy Colloca, Rome (IT).


In the same year, He performed to 136.10 hertz, 4th International performance art week-end in Berlin, curated by Luisa Catucci and Dagmar L.Glaunitzer-Smith at Luisa Catucci Gallery, Berlin (DE).


He has been invited to CORPO V Historicize, curated by Sibilla Panerai and Ivan D’Alberto at Spazio Matta, Pescara (IT) including performance documentation within CAPPA- Centro di Archiviazione e Promozione della performing art.


He took a video conference in a Talk, curated by Hector Canonge with the Queens Museum of New York (USA).

His works have been exhibited and performed to Humain Body, Angst, curated by Francesca Sand at la Capela, Paris (FR), to Harvest Mind curated by Dagmar L. Glausnitzer-Smith to Raume at Braunschweig (DE), to Tactile Bodies, curated by Nicolina Stylianou at the Sensorium Space of Nicosia (CY), to 3th Venice International Performance Art Week curated by VestAndPage at Venice (IT), with many of the most important body artist as Franko B, Marina Abramovic, Orlan, Stelarc, Marcelli Antunez Roca and others. EJECT, V festival international de video performance curated by Pancho Lopez, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Ciudad de Mexico (MX), to the Festival Muscopio-video arte itinerante de Mexico (MX),to PAS Festival de performance art de Bogotá curated by Fernando Pertuz (CO), and in many cities as Rome, Milan, Ferrara, Jakarta, Belo Horizonte, Ciudad de Mexico and others. He worked with Kyrahm, an international italian performance artist, in her performance Ecce (H)omo, Guerrieri at Palazzo Falletti, Rome (IT).  

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