About me

Giuseppe Lo Schiavo during the artist in residence program at the Microbiology lab of UCL University in London  
 

Born in Italy, Lo Schiavo currently lives and works between London and Milan.
He studied architecture at La Sapienza University in Rome with a specialization in visual design. 

Giuseppe Lo Schiavo is an award-winning visual artist based between London and Milan. His research is aiming to create a bridge between art and scienceUsing AI and machine learning, virtual reality, infrared systems, or microorganisms in the lab, the artist’s research often focuses on opposing elements: creation-destruction, past-future, analog-digital, real-virtual.

In 2021 Lo Schiavo has been announced as the winner of the European project BioArt Challenge organised by the Museum of Science MUSE in Italy. The artist will start research on art and synthetic biology with the support of Cardiff University, Zurich University of Applied Science, the University of Trento and the Museum of Science MUSE. Giuseppe Lo Schiavo is currently an artist in residence at the Microbiology lab of UCL University in London. 

Lo Schiavo’s works have been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world, including Saatchi Gallery in London, Aperture Foundation in New York, Mixer Gallery in Istanbul, Mana Contemporary in New Jersey, Museo Marca di Catanzaro, LACDA in Los Angeles, LA Show, Istanbul Contemporary, Abay Opera House in Kazakhstan and other solo and group exhibitions in Luxembourg, London, Tokyo, Rome, Munich, LA, Turin.

His work has been published on BBC, Vice, Inside Art, Elle Decor, Exibart, O Estado de S. Paulo Newspaper, La Stampa, Wall Street International, Sky Arte, Usaartnews, Widewalls, Artribune, Fahrenheit Magazine, The Advocate, Fubiz, Istanbul Art News, De Standaard, TG1 , Radio Télévision Suisse 3.

Some of the most important awards Lo Schiavo has won are the following: 

BioArt Challenge by the Science Museum MUSE 2021

Life Framer Photography Prize – 1st place winner – Open Competition

First place winner in 2 categories – Tokyo International Foto Awards – TIFA 2016

Jury Award – Bonatto Minella Prize– Vittorio Sgarbi

Motion Photography Prize – Saatchi Gallery and Google

Portrait Salon 2013

Jury Award – European Photography 2013 – 2Photo contest

Young at Art Award 2012 – MACA Museum

Exhibition Selection:
 
Aug 2021 – Disembedding – How Art Museum – Shanghai – China
Curator: Gu Zhenqing
 
Oct 2020 Transatlantico – Mana Contemporary – Jersey City, NJ
Curator: Edoardo Monti
 
May 2020 Summer Exhibition – Galleria Spazio Nuovo – Rome, IT
Curator: Paulo Mouriz, Guillaume Matre
 
Jan 2020 Sezione Video Arte – Museo del presente – Cosenza, IT
Curator: Roberto Sottile
 
September 2019 Artist in residence at the Microbiology lab of UCL University in London
 
July 2019 No Captcha Thanks – OffShoot Gallery
London, UK
Curator: Alexander Stavrou
 
March 2019 Mia Photo Fair – Galleria Spazio Nuovo – Milan, Italy
Curator: Galleria Spazio Nuovo
 
February 2019 6 Voices – Ingo Seufert Gallery – Munich, Germany
Curator: Ingo Seufert
 
January 2019 Green Mold – Mixer Gallery – Istanbul, Turkey
Curator: Bengu Gun
 

September 2018 Genesis – MARCA Museum – Catanzaro, Italy
Curator: Roberto Sottile

March 2018 Levitation – Abay Opera House – Almaty, Kazakhstan
Curator: Dina Baitassova

Jan 2018 – LA Art Show – Bert Green Gallery – Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles
Curator: Phil Tarley

June 2017 – Lacda Top 40 – Los Angeles Center for Digital Art – LACDA – Los Angeles
Curator: Rex Bruce

June 2017 – THESAURUS – Galleria Ellebi – Cosenza
Curator: Martina Cavallarin

May 2017 – Life Framer Exhibition – RPS Gallery – Tokyo
Curator: Ralph Wilson

April 2017 – Life Framer Exhibition – ClampArt Gallery – New York
Curator: Ralph Wilson

Oct 2016 – Orasi – Group show – Nazim Hikmet Cultural Center – BURSA
Curator: Serhat Cacekli

Oct 2016 – Wind Sculptures- Solo Show – Burning Giraffe Gallery – TURIN
Curator: Roberto Sottile

Oct 2016 – Fluid Memories – Urban Art Installation – BOLOGNA –
Curator: Roberto Sottile

June 2016 – Wind Sculptures- Solo Show – Ingo Seufert Gallery – MUNICH
Curator: Ingo Seufert

January 2016 – Retrospettiva, Deconstructing Photography – Solo Show – VioLife Accademy and Ingo Seufert Gallery – LUXEMBOURG

Curator: Ingo Seufert

October 2015 – Anime diverse – Ellebi Art Gallery – COSENZA (Italy)
Curator: Roberto Sottile
June 2015 – Il Blu nell’arte, da Yves Klein a Jan Fabre – Museo Arte Contemporanea Acri – COSENZA (Italy)
Curator: Francesco Poli
May 2015 – Do you like flowers? – Burning Giraffe Gallery – TURIN
Curator: Andrea Rodi
December 2014 – Giuseppe Lo Schiavo, Beyond Reality Beyond Photography – Solo Show – Ingo Seufert Gallery for Contemporary Photography – MUNICH
Curator: Ingo Seufert
November 2014 – Contemporary Istanbul – Istanbul
Curator: Mixer Gallery
September 2014 – Giuseppe Lo Schiavo, Beyond Reality Beyond Photography – Solo Show – Burning Giraffe Gallery – TURIN
Curator: Andrea Rodi
May 2014 – Motion Photography Prize – Saatchi Gallery – LONDON
Curator: Rebecca Wilson
March 2014 – Impossible Structure – Kare Art Gallery – ISTANBUL
Curator: Rasit Mutlu
January 2014 – Dilemma – MixerArt Gallery – ISTANBUL
Curator: Mehmet Kahraman
January 2014 – Portrait Salon – Fuse Art Space – BRADFORD, UK
Curator: Sarah Faraday
November 2013 – Portrait Salon 2013 – LONDON: Four Corners, LEEDS: White Cloth Gallery, EDINBURGH: Stills Gallery