About me

Giuseppe Lo Schiavo by Mattia Gargioni

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, Repubblica, La Stampa, Wall Street International, Sky Arte, Usaartnews, Fortune, Artribune, Fahrenheit Magazine, The Advocate, Fubiz, Istanbul Art News, De Standaard, TG1, Esquire, Radio Télévision Suisse 3.

general enquires:    glos@giuseppeloschiavo.com
press:    press@giuseppeloschiavo.com

Awards selection:

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
Motion Photography Prize – Saatchi Gallery and Google
Portrait Salon 2013
Jury Award – European Photography 2013 – 2Photo contest
Young at Art Award 2012 – MACA Museum

Current and Upcoming:

Nov 2023 – CIIE exhibition for Bulgari – Shanghai – China

Curator: Serena Tabacchi


Exhibition Selection:

Oct 2023 – The Imaginary Museum – Galerie Bertrand Grimon – Paris
Curator: Mehdi Dakhli

Sept 2023 – Solo Show – Unseen Amsterdam – Amsterdam
Curator: Paulo Perez Mouriz

May 2023 – Crafting Magnificience for Bulgari – Palazzo Van Axel – Venice, Italy
Curator: Serena Tabacchi

March 2023 – A New Possibility – CAFA Museum – Beijin, China
Curator: Prof. Wang Chunchen

Jan 2023 – White Paper and Metaverse – Boxes Art Museum– Foshan City, China
Curator: Gu Zhenqing

Jan 2023 – ACDC – Palazzo delle Albere, MUSE Museum of Science, Trento, Italy
Curator: Lucilla Galatà

Nov 2022 – NotAboutMoney – Video installation – Shenzhen’s SeaWorld Culture&Arts Center – Shenzhen, China
Curator: Raideinist

Nov 2022 – Solo Show – Fragile –Spazio Nuovo Gallery – Rome, Italy
Curator: Paulo Perez, Guillame Maitre

Oct 2022 – More than a city – Nanchang Urban Planning Exhibition Center – Nanchang, China
Curator: Xinchen Du

Oct 2022 – Infinity Festival – Hollywood, USA
Curator: Lisa Jordan

July 2022 – Urban Jungle for Luxottica – Video Installation – Times Square, NYC
Curator: Museum of Digital Art, Serena Tabacchi

May 2022 – Life, The Universe and Everything – Elle Decor Metaverse
Curator: Maria Chiara Valacchi

April 2022 – Singularity – Decentralart Pavilion – Venice – Italy
Curator: Florencia S.M. Brück

March 2022 – Funzione Arte – Luzzetti Museum – Grosseto – Italy
Curator: Alessandro Corina

Jan 2022 – Without colour– Ingo Seufert Gallery – Munich – Germany
Curator: Ingo Seufert

Dec 2021 – This is not a curated exhibition II – Ramo Gallery – Como – Italy
Curator: Simon J. V. David

Nov 2021 – Crypto Art Now – La Permanente Museum, Milan – Italy
Curators: Serena Tabacchi, Alessandro Brunello, Alan Tonetti

Nov 2021 – Art+Tech at Infinity Festival – Goya Studios, Hollywood – CA
Curator: Lisa Jordan

Oct 2021 – Do Disrupt – Zilver – London – UK
Curator: Mehdi Dakhli

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

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 Academy 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 Gal