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ZAZZARO OTTO

*b.1988 in Sassuolo, Italy
Lives and works in Milan

studio@zazzarootto.com


2022 Founder CHEZPLINIO Milan
2018 Founder CHEZPLINIO Studio Milan
2017 Selected Artist by CIY Paris 2017
2014-16 Runned EinMal Temporary Gallery 2014-2016
2012 Co-Founder of Schwanzo Kollektiv Berlin

Education

2015-16 Meisterschüler degree with Prof. Katja Strunz at UdK Berlin
2013-15 Studing at UdK Berlin with Prof. Katja Strunz
2011-13 Studing at UdK Berlin with Prof. Karsten Konrad

Selected Exhibitions

2024 "Was erlauben Strunz", MARS Frankfurt, Frankfurt 
2024 "Insulaphilia", Malta Biennale, Malta   
2023 "Selitev Heimat pt.2", Dominican Monastery. Art Stays, Ptuj, Slovenia (solo)
2023 "Traslochi Heimat s.r.l.", ArtNoble Gallery, Milano (solo) 
2022 "Versa", Salon am Moritzplatz by Interface Berlin, Berlin 
2022 "ClubZero Corvetto" Installation's view with Chezplinio. Triennale di Milano.
2020 "Es wäre nie passiert", Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin (solo)
2020 "Master of Cerimony" Vermilion Sand, Copenhagen (postponed)
2018 "Fantic & Crusade", ZQM, Berlinartweek2018  Berlin (solo)
2018 "Poppyzon", Rinomina Paris, Paris. (solo)
2017 "CIY,International art exhibition", CDLA Lajone castle, Italy
2017 "Atrium "Sadnaot HaOmanim, Tel Aviv.Israel 
2017 "Domesticated Generation", Mediterranea Young Artists Biennale, Tirana, Albania
2016 "The Greatest Nonsense" GlogaurAir. Berlin Art week, Berlin
2016 "Nylon, A Family Business" Meisterschüler Austellung UdK. Berlin (solo)
2016 "Politic(s)" Dominican Monastery. Art Stays, Ptuj, Slovenia
2016 "Was wir wollen braucht ihr nicht" Neu West Berlin.
2015 "Boys and their Toys" Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien. Berlin
2015 "Spade da 5" EinMal temporary gallery Modena, Italy (solo)
2014 "Dummies, everyone evrythings" Projecta eingeeniring Ubercity
2014 "UMWANDLUNG" Quergallery Berlin. Germany
2013 "Hit & Run" Kulturforum Schloß Bielefeld Germany
2013 "Quer" Quergallery Berlin Germany
2012 "Das WohnungsProject" Wrangelstr.86 Berlin, Germany
2012 "Kaltschale" Westpol Leipzig, Germany
2012 "DINGE" Schwanzo Kollektiv FuoriFestival Filosofia, Italy
2012 "Parade of Progress" w/Kerstin Podbiel exibition Klasse Thomas Zipp, Berlin

Grants

2018 Bernhard-Heiliger-Stiftung 
2017 Best curatorial Project with "Mental couching" TheOthers artFair Turin 2017
2016 Preis der Ursula-Hanke-Förster-Stiftung 2016
2015 ArtStays, Ptuj, Slovenia 2015 

 

Public & Private collections

ADAC Sammlung, München .Germany
Motzensee Brandenburg, Germany  

Talks & Lectures

2022 Lecture at Accademia Belle Arti di Napoli
2020 "Es wäre nie passiert" Zazzaro Otto in conversation with Dr. Ernst Busche and Thorsten Jantschek (Deutschlandradio Kultur), Kunsthaus Dahlem Berlin
2020 "Tag der offenen Denkmals Berlin_ Denk mal Nachhaltig" Zazzaro Otto in conversation with Dr. Urte Evert and Anna Distelkamp
2018 "Hybrid Practices and Independent Spaces" Mediterranea Young Artists Biennale, Tirana, Albania
2018 "Site-specific sculpture and other shit so" Accademia Di belle Arti di Brescia, Brescia, Italy  

Press & Publications


2023 Malta Biennale Insulaphilia, Artnews  
2023 La controforza generatrice di mondi , Machina 
2023 Zazzaro Otto, Traslochi Heimat Srl, Juliet art magazine
2023 Zazzaro Otto at ArtNoble Gallery, Art viewer 
2023 Il luogo dove si parla la ingua degli affetti, Artslife 
2023 Traslochi heimat s.r.l., Segnonline 
2023 Addattarsi e poi fuggire con le opere di Zazzaro Otto, Collateral  
2023 Il Trasloco come ricerca di sè, Artribune 
2023 Milano Artweek mappa#6, Exibart 
2023 "Traslochi Heimat srl" Artpil
2023 I traslochi "Identitari di Zazzaro Otto, Arte, Maggio 2023
2020 Es wäre nie passiert at Kunsthaus Dahlem Berlin, Daily Lazy 
2020 Zazzaro Otto intervention am Arno Breker Atelier, KunstForum.de 
2020 Intervention Zazzaro Otto im Kunsthaus Dahlem, Tabularasa 
2020 Zazzaro Otto: Le vite goliardiche degli oggetti Forme uniche 
2019 222 artisti emergenti su cui investire (o investire con la macchina) 
2019 Zazzaro Otto makes tongues click at superfluity Happening Media 
2018 About a Square / ten years of site-specific exhibitions at zqm, Vexer Verlag 
2018 Poppyzon, Rinomina Paris Edition, Paris 
2017 EinMal Temporary Gallery catalog. Diorama Edition, Milan 
2016 Busche-Kunst Berlin, Special edition, Berlin 
2015 Zitty Berlin,  Boys and their Toys exhibitionís review, Berlin February 
2015 Drohen, Raketen und Grofle Jungs. Neus Deutschland Feuilleton,
2015 Es geht nicht um die Schönheit, Berlin Morgenpost 
2013 Cafe Special, Nov. 2013, Krieg in Prenzlauerberg
2013 Rundgang 2013 Universität der Kunste Berlin 
2012 Katalog Rundgang 2012 Hardenbergstrafle