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Vins BLAKE (Guest)

Vins BLAKE (Guest)

Vins Blake is an Italian Photographer and Film Director with a rather unconventional background. A scientist by training – he holds an MSc in Biotechnology – Vins felt early on in his career a strong fascination with art, which eventually led him to develop a vision of the world filtered through the prism of his scientific studies. While “art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” – as Pablo Picasso once said – through the masterful application of chemistry and electronic engineering Vins Blake challenges our perception of reality by subtly playing with everyday objects.

  • Vins Blake directs various short films with photographer Francesco Pignatelli among which “Fragile” and “Reversed Cities”, presented at PS1 MoMA New York “Big Bang” and “+ Fragile”, were also presented at Francesco Pignatelli’s solo exhibitions in Milan, Cologne and Paris
  • 2002 - 2005Assistant Professor. Course leader: Director / Professor Daniele Pignatelli, Academy of Fine Arts “N.A.B.A.” Course: “Philosophy and Methods of Cinematographic Directing” Course: “Theory of Film Directing and Editing”
  • 2003 - 2004Assistant Professor. Course leader: Artist / Professor Mauro Annunziato, Academy of Fine Arts “N.A.B.A.” Course: “Neural Networks applied to Generative Art and Theory of Complexity”
  • 2006M.Sc. in Biotechnology applied to Pharmacy. University of Milan-Bicocca
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  • 2019Opening Show. Contemporary & Co., Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy
  • 2019ArtePadova. Contini Contemporary, Padova, Italy
  • 2019Opening Show. Contini Contemporary, Mayfair, London, UK
  • 2018Solo Exhibition. Costantini Art Gallery, Milano, Italy
  • 2018Solo Exhibition. XXS Aperto al Contemporaneo, Palermo, Italy
  • 2017Opening Show. Pontone Gallery, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
  • 2016Solo exhibition, Albemarle Gallery, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
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