LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Nicola Galli (1990, Ferrara - IT) works on body research, stated in artistic pieces and devices that ranges from choreography to performance, from body installations to graphics.Â
Galli starts as agonist gymnast and then approaches to the body research at Teatro Nucleo (Ferrara) studying the languages of physical theatre and contemporary dance. Moreover he experiences a lot of heterogeneous disciplines: Renaiassance dance, modern dance, hip-hop, body percussion, Japanese drum technique and muscular rebalancing workshop 'Monari Method'.
In 2010 he starts a personal research focused on shape and definition of the â€œstratificationâ€ and â€œlandscapeâ€ concepts in connection with the body, that develops in installations and choreographic pieces. Starting from the geometry and the astronomy he is fascinated by anatomy, proportion and details; this elements compose the core of his trasversal scenic imaginary.
In his works, the body become the irradiate core of the artistic research focuses on analytical exploration of movement as a part of different knowledges.
From 2010 to 2014 he worked as dancer and performer in the company Collettivo Cinetico directed by Francesca Pennini.Â Since 2014 he is choreographer supported by TIR Danza (Modena).
In 2014 is selected artist at Italian Istitute of Culture in Paris with the performance Delle ultime visioni cutanee.
From 2015 to 2016 creates the piÃ¨ces Jupiter and beyond, Venus, Mars, a choreographic trilogy focused on solar system.
In 2017 creates the piÃ¨ce De rerum natura with Balletto di Toscana Junior (Italy) and the support of Prove d'Autore XL - project of the Italian Network Anticorpi XL - and is selected by Ravenna Festival for "Giovani artisti per Dante" with the site-specific performance Il giardino delle delizie.
In 2018 creates the interactive performance Genoma scenico for the Science Museum MUSE in Trento, with the support of Centro Culturale S. Chiara and Festival Oriente Occidente, and wins the prize "Equilibrio" - Fondazione Musica per Roma with the piÃ¨ce Deserto digitale.
In 2018 wins "Danza & Danza" Prize as best emerging choreographer with the piÃ¨ce De rerum natura.
In 2019 wins the italian national prize "Sfera d'Oro per la danza".
His works are selected for Italian and international festivals: Vetrina della Giovane Danza d'Autore in 2012 and 2015 (Network Anticorpi XL - IT), Nid Platform (Brescia), International Festival D-Caf (El Cairo), Tanzmesse (DusseldÃ¶rf).Â Moreover, he presents site-specific performance in collaboraction with Italian museums and univercity: MUSE (Trento), Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa), La Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Roma).Â Â Â
WHO I AM
Italian choreographer/dancer. My artistic pieces and devices ranges from choreography to performance
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