Andrea GalvaniThursday, February 16, 7pm
Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff
$5 general admission, $3 for other students with ID

Q & A to follow the discussion.

Andrea Galvani was born in Italy and lives in Brooklyn. His conceptual research informs his use of photography, which draws from other disciplines, often assuming scientific methodologies. Galvani’s work has been exhibited internationally, including exhibitions at The Whitney Museum, Central Utah Art Center, Mart Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Trento), Macro Museum (Rome), GAMeC (Bergamo), Flemish Arts Center De Brakke Grond, Oslo Plads, Unicredit Pavilion (Bucharest) and Legal Art Contemporary Art Center (Miami). Selected publications include Flash Art, ArtForum,Tema Celeste, Modern Painters, Around Photography, International Herald Tribune, Boiler, Title, Arte Critica and Zoom. In 2011, he was nominated for the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize and invited to participate in the fourth Moscow Biennial.

Galvani earned his BFA in Sculpture from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna in 1999, and his MFA in Visual Art from Bilbao University in 2002. From 2006 until his move to New York in 2009, he was a professor of Photographic Language and the History of Contemporary Photography at the University of Carrara for Fine Arts in Bergamo, Italy. He has been a visiting artist at NYU (2010) and has completed several artist residencies, including at MIA Artist Space, Trinity Project /Columbia University Department of Fine Arts (2010), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (2009), and Location One International Artist Residency Program (2008). Visit his website at www.andreagalvani.com

The School of Visual Arts Amphitheater
209 East 23rd Street (betw 2nd/3rd Ave), Third Floor
(please bring photo ID for building entry)?