Curriculum Vitae

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Nicolas Strappini

E-mail: NICOLAS.STRAPPINI12@bathspa.ac.uk

Address: Don Gratton House, 82 Old Montague St, London E1 5NN

T: 07568 134725

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

2017

 

CSM x CMS : Entangled

Four Corners Gallery, London

Twenty artists from Central Saint Martins respond to their December 2016 visit to CERN and the CMS detector in a student-led exhibition at Four Corners Gallery, London

 

Third Matter

Central Saint Martins MA Degree Show, University of the Arts London

 

Intersection of Art and Science

CERN, Switzerland

A presentation of artwork in a slideshow and the formation of a cloud chamber workshop

 

Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Festival of Science

Imperial College, London

The festival was an opportunity for CDT students to showcase current research and scientific issues to the community at Imperial College London. This year’s theme “Science and Art – Exploring Creativity” explored the features of the creative process. I displayed some of my work as part of an exhibition.

 

2016

 

Asemic Writing

Museo Marca, Armonie d’Arte Foundation, Italy

 

An opportunity for artists to contribute to the creation of a map of modern printmaking and asemic writing.

 

Why Make it Simple, When You Can Make it Complex?

Arts Catalyst, London

This event arose from a month long collaboration between a group of students from MA Art and Science at Central Saint Martins, UAL, and recent graduates from Goldsmiths and Farnham. The group came together as performers in Robert Whitman’s new commission ‘Side Effects’, produced as part of Arts Catalyst’s current season ‘9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016’.

 

Cryptic, Art and Science

The Crypt Gallery, Euston, London

An exhibition bringing together the work of 15 international artists and scientists from the Central Saint Martins’ Postgraduate Art programme.

 

Side Effects by Robert Whitman

King’s Cross, London

Robert Whitman co-produced ‘9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering’ (nine events held between 13–23 October 1966) in collaboration with engineers Billy Klüver and Fred Waldhauer and fellow artist Robert Rauschenberg, to start Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) Fifty years later Whitman produced a new work, which I performed in for this Side Effects event. 

 

Who Are You

Wimbledon College of Arts

A digital theatre exhibition in collaboration with Carol Kwok

 

Print / 5

The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London

Print/5 brought together work by artists exploring innovative approaches to printmaking at CSM.

 

Do Disturb

Palais de Tokyo, Paris

 

Counting Backwards

The Atrium, Granary Square, Central Saint Martins

Artists were invited to submit proposals that reflect on the role of mathematics within their practice, whether it relates to their work conceptually, underpins its construction or has some other relationship with it.

 

Our Laughter will Drown your Sorrows

The Laundry, Hackney, London

 

2015

 

Remember Nature

Central Saint Martins, London

A collaboration with Gustav Metzger

 

Free Range

Brick Lane, London

 

Physics in Art Collaboration 

Fringe at Bath Ignites Research, 44AD

A showcase of artist and researcher collaborations. Responses to lectures delivered at the University of Bath. A collaboration with Dr. Marcin Mucha-Kruczyński

 

2014

 

No Working Title

Tate Modern, London

2011

 

Sand Stones

Pembroke Bay, Guernsey

Student collaboration with Andy Goldsworthy

 


 

RESIDENCY

 

Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

Summer, 2014; Work Present from Easter 2015 until Summer 2016

An exploration of the Museum’s collections and various historic sites to interpret the collection through a final piece of work, its history or associated sites. The commissioned art work is included in the Museum’s collection.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

2015-17

MA Art and Science

Central Saint Martins,

University of the Arts London

 

Classification: Distinction

 

2012-15

BA (Hons.) Fine Art

Bath Spa University

 

Classification: 1st

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

2017

Eka Valencic Award

 

Made to one graduating student for achievement on the Art and Science Masters at Central Saint Martins

 

2015

Kenneth Armitage Graduate Sculptor Prize

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Lighthouse Literary Journal, Norwich

(pending 2018)

 

E-Squared Magazine – Art + Science, Rhode Island

(pending 2018)

 

Minetta Review, New York University

Autumn, 2016

 

 

 

 

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