LUCA ASTA

Luca Asta is a French-Italian visual artist living and working in London. He graduated in 2019 in ‘Contemporary Art Practice’ at the Royal College of Art, with a practice of video, photography, sculpture, writing and performance. Luca Asta’s recent works have been looking at the psychosocial construction of the body, with a specific interest in structural and internalised oppressions. He is actively engaged in dismantling binary and heteronormative oppressions through intimate and confrontational works.

EDUCATION

2016 - 2019 Royal College of Art, Contemporary Art Practice, London, United Kingdom

2014 - 2016 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Fine Arts department, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012 - 2014 École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France

2011 - 2012 Les Arcades, public foundation year in Art, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

RESIDENCIES

04/2015 European Exchange Academy - Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale, Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway

06/2013 Arte Creative program for Marseille Provence culturelle, Marseille, France

EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS

08/11/2019 'Disorder live art', Ugly Duck, London, UK

10/2109 'To whom the flesh / My flesh / Still connects me', The Poetry Society, London, UK

07/2019 Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

21/05/2019 'Reaching for the Horizon II', zine launch and perfomance event, Dyson gallery, London, UK

05/2019 'Lay with me', group show, Dyson gallery, London, UK

26/04/2019 'Togetherness', group show, Assembly Point, London, UK

01/03/2019 'Reaching for the Horizon', zine launch and performance event, Courtyard gallery, London, UK

02/11/2018 'Queer Salon', group show, Arch 17, London, UK

11/10/2018 'El Tiempo de los Hiperobjetos', screening event, Espacio El Dorado, Bogotá, Colombia

17/05/2018 'Soapbox', screening event, Close-Up Cinema, London, UK

19/02/2018 'Porn/Porn', screening event, RCA Artbar, London, UK

01/2018 'WIP Show', group show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

14/10/2016 'An Evening with Robert Glück', screening event, Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

08/2016 'Best of Graduates 2016', group show, Ron Mandos gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Ron Mandos young blood award)

07/2016 Graduation Show, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

06/2016 ‘The Syncopated Dialectics of Words and Things’, group show, Rietveld Glass Pavillion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

02/2016 'I miss you forever and ever Norway xoxo’, group show, Patrick Studios, Leeds, UK

04/2015 EEA, group show, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale, Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway

03/2015 Uncut, group show, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

03/2015 'No talent no problem', group show, Generaal Vetterstraat 66, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

20/01/2015 'This is the Rietveld', Gerrit Rietveld Academy open day, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

06/2012 'Enchanter le monde', group show, Espace Icare, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

02/2012 Les ARCADES open day, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

PRESS & ONLINE