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Alexis Cicciù (b.1984 in Varese, Italy) lives and works in Menton, France. He studied at Pavillon Bosio, École supérieure d’arts plastiques de la Ville de Monaco and at Ecole Supérieure d’Art Annecy Alpes. Between shamanism and bestiary, his practice is showed as performative but he feels first of all a sculptor. Fascinated by nature and biology, he is passionate about taxonomy, a insects breeder and a collector. He briefly lived in Brussels where he met the Abilene gallery. Two performances were born of this collaboration in 2012 and 2013. His first personal exhibition was held by the Couac in Villeurbanne in 2014. In 2015 and 2016, he participated to Nomad Workshop, a residence in Wiltz and at Casino, art center, in Luxembourg. In 2018, he participated to hydrogYnesis, a collective exhibition on the theme of seas and sirens, at Metaxu, Toulon https://alexiscicciu.blogspot.com

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Investigation by Alexis Cicciù
21 February 2019

The apple trees, on the other hand, are a calmer cultivation

Investigation by Alexis Cicciù

In late 2018, Alexis Cicciù arrived at KYTA, in northern India, invited there for an artistic residency. At 2 600 meters in altitude, in the middle of monsoon season, he immersed himself little by little in a new world dominated by insects –one of the artist’s passions—and charas, the local cannabis that sets the pace […]

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