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Vittorio Santoro (*1962 in Zurich). He currently lives in Zurich and Paris.
Art study: Watermill Center, Long Island, 1997


Solo showS (SELECTION)

2020    Experience Implies Movement, Kunstmuseum Luzern (upcoming)

            Vittorio Santoro chez Florence Loewy|Books, Florence Loewy, Paris

2019    Travaux sur papier, 2008-2019, Yvon Lambert, Bookstore/Project Room

2017    Vittorio Santoro, Artissima, Torino.

            Speakers’ Corner, I, Last Tango, Side Step, Zürich

2016    Pulleys, I & The Supposed Half of a Day &..., Galerie Cortex Athletico, Paris

            Pulleys, Counter Space, Zürich

2015    108 Minutes A Day (Gagarin), MoCA Pavilion, Musem of contemporary art, Shanghai

            In/Voluntary Movement Diagram And Related Works, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin

2014    Le grand paysage (pour un jour), Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris [cat.]

3 July 1914: Unexpectedly Arrested by Two Unidentified Agents from an Unspecified Agency for an
Unspecified Crime
, Counter Space, Zürich [cat.]

2012    Vittorio Santoro|Filmic Works (screening), Centre Pompidou, Paris

            C’ètait le contraire d’un voyage, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris

            Le hibou tourne la tête pour regarder ailleurs, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris

2011    Visionaries&Voyeurs, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Prospect Room, Dublin

            Que tout le monde vive comme si personne « ne savait »: some script works, Rosascape, Paris

            Les vingt-quatre heures, Campagne Première, Berlin

2010    Man Leaving Harbour on a Ship (in a Room), La BF15, Espace d’art contemporain, Lyon

2009    La chambre de Marlow, Galerie Xippas, Project Room, Paris

2008    Three Attempts to Avoid the Inevitable, les complices*, Zürich

            You Are Still Here, Galerie 5213, Berlin

2007    The Truth About Your Own Tolerance for Cruelty, galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

2006    Immortalité Provisoire, Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux

            Everthing’s Not Lost, NB, New York/Berlin, Kunstmuseum Thun

2005    There is something you should know, Galerie Store 52˚31’52’’,13˚22’52’’, Berlin

2003    It’s All In Your Mind/C’est tout dans ma tête, Yvon Lambert, Project Room, Paris

2002    Split (Fragment 1 – 4), Kleines Helmhaus, Zürich [cat.]

2001    Split (Fragment 1 & 2), Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Bellinzona (CH)       

2000    Endgames, Espace Libre, PasquArt, Biel (CH)

            Heute, Morgen/Today, Yesterday, Galerie Brandstetter&Wyss, Zürich


Grants / Prizes / Residencies

2019-20 -Landis&Gyr, London Atelier (Residency)

2018-19 -AiR 351, Art in Residence, Cascais/Lisbon (Residency)
2017    -Pro Helvetia (Grant)

2015      -China Academy of Art, Hongzhou (China) / Shanghai Atelier, Pro Helvetia (Residency)

2013      -Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (Residency)

2011      -Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (Residency)

2010/11 -APT, New York (Residency)

2010    -Werkstipendien, Stadt Zürich (Grant)

2008    -Atelier Cité des Arts, Paris, Culture France (Residency)

2007    -Werkstipendien Stadt Zürich (Grant)

2006    -Atelier Cité des Arts, Paris, Kanton Zürich (Residency)

2004-05 -Atelier Berlin (2004/2005), Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern (Residency)

2004    -Werkstipendien, Kanton Zürich (Grant)

             -Prize „Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher 2003“ (for „It’s All in your mind....“), Bundesamt für Kultur,          Bern (Prize)

2001     -Swiss Art Award, Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern (Grant)

1996    -Watermill Art Center, Long Island, N.Y. (Summer program), Migros Kulturprozent Zürich (Residency)


Collections (Selection)

Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern (CH)
Paris, Musée National d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou (F)
Zürich, Kunsthaus Zürich (CH)

Paris, FNAC (Fonds national d’art contemporain) (F)

Bordeaux, CAPC, Musée d’art contemporain (F)

Hong Kong, Burger Collection (HK)

Bordeaux, FRAC Collection-Acquitaine (F)

Zürich, Sammlung Nobel (CH)

Paris, Collection Daniel Bosser (F)

Paris, Collection Didier Grumbach (F)

Paris, Collection Françoise Darmon (F)
Paris, Kerenidis Pepe Collection (F)
Paris, Collection Bruno Ribeyron (F)

Los Angeles, The Blake Byrne Collection (USA)

Bern, Graphische Sammlung der Schweizerischen Nationalbibliothek,NB (CH)

Bern, Kunstsammlung der Eidgenossenschaft, Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern, (CH)

Zürich, Kunstsammlung der Stadt Zürich, (CH)

Zürich, Kunstsammlung Kanton Zürich, (CH)

Ville de Pessac, Artothèque (F)

and other private and public collections