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Issue 106.06.2007
128 pages

The first "CUJO" issue, Vascellari's taxonomy, is composed of 136 pages which tells the imaginary journey of the artist Nico Vascellari. He became internationally famous in the contemporary art scene thanks to the 2007 Biennale of Venice exhibition - he was the winner of the "Arte Giovane Italiana" prize). Since then he had showed his creations in Manchester, at the Withworth Gallery, for the exhibition Marina Abramovic presents…, at the Kunsthaus Graz - Musejon of Bolzano, in Milan at Lap, in London in tat he Crisp Gallery, in Rome at Monitor, in Rovereto at the Manifesta 7.


Nico Vascellari won the prize Acacia 2010 (Associazione Amici Arte Contemporanea), and had many important solo exhibitions in galleries such as Museion of Bolzano and Marina Abramovic' Institute of San Francisco.
He is the only visual artist who took part to the "Mostra Internazionale di Architettura" of Venice, at the Biennale of Venice. In the second half of the year he will take part to "Voyages d'Italies" collective, at the Magasin Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble (October 10th - January 2nd 2011), collective dedicated to the italian artist generation next to Maurizio Cattelan.
He wil also take part to to the prestigious "Future Generation Art Prize", c/o PAC Pinchuk Art Centre of Kiev (October - December 2010).
At the end of this exhibition a jury will choose who, amongst the 20 out 6100 selected artists, will receive the prize of 100.000 US$.
The jury is composed by personalities of the scope of Robert STorr, Daniel Birnbaum and Yuko Hasegawa.
In November Vascellari will produce a project at the Centre International d'Art & Du Paysage, Ile de Vassiviere and he will be protagonist of a solo exhibition at the Crisp Gallery in London.