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LAURA VILIANI
Works 1986-2018
main references

2018 - “ EN ARKE' ”- in principio – Il sacro attraverso l'arte
moderna e contemporanea -Museo Giuliano Ghelli e Chiesa
della Misericordia – San Casciano val di Pesa – collettiva -
tra gli altri: F. Ionda, B: Ceccobelli, L. Ontani,L. Viani,
M. Chagall, G. de Chirico, J. Mirò, J. Beuys, M. Ray ecc.
a cura di Giuseppe Billi, curatore dell'arte sacra
contemporanea per la C.E.I. Roma, con la collaborazione di
Andrea Pignataro.

2017 – “uno + uno = U N O” Personale PHOTOgrafia
Palazzo comunale di Signa (FI) Sala dell'affresco.

2016 - "Analogic player" personale di fotografia
c/o Caffé letterario gallery - Le Murate - Firenze
Progetto "Foto & Foto" a cura di Elda Torres - Catalogo
Nardini Editore

2014 - "MICHAEL" Collettiva - opera destinata alle pareti interne della
"iglesia de los angeles" - Argentina -
a cura di Daniele Crippa, direttore del
Museo del Parco di Portofino - Catalogo Bellevite Editore
.

2014 - "Rosso di Donne" Galleria Senza Limite Arte
collettiva "Rosso di Donne"
Progetto "scarpe Rosse 1522" a cura di Alessandra Borsetti Venier
Colle Val d'Elsa (SI)
.

2010 - Romanesque parish church of S Pietro
Figline di Prato (XI XVI century)
Tabernacle for the Holy Eucharist
materials: copper, steel, light, crystal, stone, iron .

2009 - Luna e L'Altro
a book, three contemporary art shows curated by
Alessandra Borsetti Venier and Sandra Landi.
Enigma c/o La Bar- bagianna
Pontassieve (FI) Archetype Palazzo Panciatichi
Florence
Ambiguity Palazzo Pretorio Certaldo

2009 - LEZIONARIO Feriale Tempi Forti C.E.I.
Ed Libreria Editrice The Vatican
the painting entitled O sapientia Project and coordination by
Mariano Apa, Giuseppe Billi, Andrea Dall'Asta and Crispino Valenziano

2008 - Cure d'Arte project by Gianni Caverni and Lorenzo Pezzatini
Dialoghi muti : Laura Viliani proposes a dialogue with Orlando Caponetto
photography critical-poetical text by Annamaria Papi

2008 - Forte dei Marmi
Casa Museo Ugo Guidi , exhibition entitled Museo vivo, territorio di contaminazione
curated by Paolo Pratali and Akio Takemoto.
signs of the soul photo/imaginations by Laura Viliani Personal show

2008 - Morgana Edizioni, MAGIS ,
poetry and stories dedicated to Masters Male and Female no. 5
of the series Dialoghi , visual works by 13 contemporary artists:
Biondi Riccardo, Bucchi Massimo, Corsi Fiorella, Franceschi Kiki,
Gallois Caroline, Ghelli Giuliano, Grigò Paolo, Mori Massimo,
Pezzatini Lorenzo, Poggiali, Berlinghieri Giampiero, Staino Sergio,
Verdi Margherita, Viliani Laura Since Nov. 2008,
the exhibition showed at the following events Palazzo Panciatichi Florence
Augustinian Convent, Empoli (FI) Palazzo Stiozzi Ridolfi,
Certaldo La Barbagianna, Pontassieve (FI)
soon to show at Pontedera, Montelupo, Lastra a Signa

2008 - Florence Circolo Andrea del Sarto 15 artisti per 111 sms
Collective show: Philippe Leduc, Luca De Silva, Franco Scuderi,
Isabella Vezzani, Stefano Lapi, Laura Viliani, Giampaolo Di Cocco,
Antonio Borrani, Riccardo Biondi, Franca Vannoni, Ronaldo Fiesoli,
Andrea Marini, Marco Orsucci, Janet Mullarney, Resmi Al Kafji

2008 - Barletta (BA) Centro culturale zerouno
Visti da vicino Personal show of photographs
curated by Anna Soricaro

2007 - ANTIPODI Magazine of culture, art, and politics
issue no. 7 ENERGIA Monograph with 15 images plus an inedited image
Morgana Edizioni

2007 - Maniere del nulla writings about Robert Walzer
formulated by Roberto Puccetti
Photography by Laura Viliani 2007 Barletta,
Centro Culturale Zero Uno, collective show:
Rose senza Spine curated by Anna Soricaro Painting
enamel on photographic paper

2007 - Pontassieve (Florence) 16 th Incontri d'Arte
curated by Alessandra Borsetti Venier
c/o La Barbagianna, a home for contemporary art Harmonic Convergence
personal show of painting, sculpture and photography
Sound installation by Roberto Puccetti and Francesco Panichi
Primer no. 14
Art Book by Laura Viliani With the participation of Jean Michel Carasso and Giuseppe Billi

2006- XII th Biennale of Sacred Art curated by Carlo Chenis and Giuseppe Billi
artists selected by twenty Italian critics Fondazione Stauròs per l'Arte Sacra contemporanea
San Gabriele (TE) July
October 2006 Installation theme: the Resurrection
presents an installation composed of three elements: Shroud
dgt. print from slide on canvas, a brazier in resin,
light, Plexiglas, salt and Gold digital print from slide
on canvas critical text by Giuseppe Billi
Catalogue Ed. Silvana Verona
artist selected by Stauròs for the IV th Ecclesial Conference
with the work Shroud 16 20 October 2006

2005 Vicenza Pulchra Ecclesia Prototype for waxworks brass, acids, Plexiglas, candles


2004- Turin Salone del libro Editore Sassoscritto di Firenze Image for
essay entitled: Il teatro di Ionesco by Pietro Seddio.

2003- Capannori (LU) Villa Santa Margherita ...e..le..menti...
One-woman exhibition -
Photography aria, terra,acqua, fuoco - Layout with light and digital shapes on canvas Painting: enamels on photo paper
Artist s book: Torner l et dell oro
Sound study by Roberto Puccetti and Francesco Panichi
Critical -poetic text by Jean Michel Carasso.

2002 Figline di Prato (PO) Pieve di San Pietro Sudario
Digital print on canvas -

Firenze Imperdonate text by Liliana Ugolini-
Scene design and photography- Choreography and dancing: Sabina
Cesaroni Voices: Rosanna Gentili, Giusi Merli - Publication of book
with same title Morgana Edizioni- Performances c/o il Giardino dei Ciliegi, Teatro di San Salvi, Sala Vanni (FI)

Invited to partecipate in the X Biennale d Arte Sacra Nel segno della
Luce S. Gabriele (TE) curated by C. Chenis, L. Caramel, d. G. Billi with a stained-glass window Catalogue-

Siena Santa Maria della Scala jury member at Visionaria national video-film exhibition

Firenze- collective show- GiustiziArte Court of Assizes of Florence

Regione Toscana Partecipates in Arti visive in Toscana 1945/2000
Percorsi della contemporaneit - series directed by Lanfranco Binni
www.cultura.toscana.it accesso contemporaneo
2001- Koin Artexpo Vicenza-
Design of cassocks Presentation of two pieces -

Beni Mellal Morocco Presentation of Altrove Assoluto
[ Absolute Elsewhere ] with Sabina Cesaroni, at the First Afro-
European Theatre festival . Scene design and photography-
Texts by Yassin Adnan sound study by Lapo Lombardi
Voices: L. Viliani, S. Cesaroni, A. Abdalla
Prize of Honoour -

Firenze Realization, made to order, of a sculpture of the line The
Luminous Shields .

2000 Dance and Movement Centre, Florence Do you want some cakes?
Laura Viliani: images (painting / photography) ,voice
The idea: to give voice and movement to the signs
Sabina Cesaroni: choreography and dancing
Sabina Musca: sax Lapo Lombardi: sound track.


Councillor s Ofiice for Culture of Florence Palace of
Guelph Party Courses 2 Collective exhibition sculpture.
Presentation of The Art to Come

For the Romanesque Parish Church of Figline di Prato:
Ambo [made in copper, plexiglas, and light], with the insertion of a
sculpture by Leonetto Tintori, master of Italian restoration, whose
photographic archives of works Laura Viliani is realizing.

1999 Blocco Notes, Notizblock [Note-book], (Rendel Simonti project)
painting: C un sogno che ci sta sognando [ There s a dream that s
dreaming us ] at La Barbagianna Pontassieve Florence.

Artist s Steps In...cubo [Nightmare]. Virtual Museum
Photography Florence.

Artist s Book The Language of Signs Verr l et
dell oro [ Will Come the Golden Age ] Morgana Multimedial
Florence.

Crypt of the parish Church of S. Pietro Figline di Prato:
Crib with Laura Facchini e Chiara Pasquetti. Laura Viliani: Il
cervello di Dio [The Brain of God] [made in 1997 in copper, light,
plexiglas, and black sand of the Elba Isle].

1998 Siena Light Light.... Luminous Sculptures Tolomei Palace

Sermoneta (LT) Events : Preparation of three luminous sculptures:
Rigide anime in attesa [ Rigid, Waiting, Souls ] [iron, plexiglas and
light) Catalogue -


Ghirigori e mannaie [ Scribbles and Axes ], photography Studio
Giambo Florence.

1997 Rome -Arte Expo. Sculpture with R.Giovannini s art-gallery Art
Point.

1996 Firenze - Contemporary artists Association. At the ex church S.Carlo
dei Bernabiti: Il luogo, la memoria, il quotidiano [ The Place, the
Memory, the Everyday ] photography : Florence-burning .

Pontassieve Firenze -
TALCO [ Talcum Powder ] scene-painting for the choreographer
A. Colandrea (member of the Comunal Theatre of Florence) at
La Barbagianna.

Quito - Ecuador -
10th Pan-American biennal exhibition of architecture : Personal
exhibition of photography
Design and execution of a monumental sculpture Grandarpa
[ Bigharp ] [iron, copper and light, sounding with wind. Base m.3,
height m.8]. Parks and Gardens Department of Quito.

1995 Pontassieve Firenze - Purity : one-woman exhibition -
Painting : Radici scritte (written roots)
Sculpture : L orizzonte degli eventi [ The Horizon of the
Events ] and two luminous shields - photography Ottava Superiore
( higher octave )
Artist s book : La Purezza Sound study -
Alessandra Borsetti Venier s La Barbagianna: A House for
Contemporary Art . (FI)

The Doors of Paradise collective exhibition of the group
Manod opera: La porta sull invisibile [ The Door on the Invisible ],
sculpture and photography. Sansepolcro, Arezzo.

Pompei in Borgo Marelli collective exhibition of the group
Manod opera: Scudo luminoso [ Luminous Shield ]. Girone, Fiesole,
Florence.

Road Theatre collective exhibition of the group Manod opera.
Painting . Certaldo, Siena.

1994 Win the Prize Competition of Radio Montebeni '12 Artist for 12
Months' by O. Baratti Bon: three paintings of the line Written Roots .
Publication and exhibition at the Palazzina Mangani. Fiesole,
Florence.

Collaboration for the foundation of the art-space Bardi 21 and, there,
presentation of OhM : photography and the big sculpture Self-
portrait [copper and iron]. Florence.

Participation on invitation at a collective exhibition in Prachatice
(Czech Republic). Gift of a sculpture at the Museum of Contemporary
Art.

La gravit [ The Gravity ], sculpture at La Barbagianna . Pontassieve, Florence -


Homage to Pontormo , at Bardi 21 , Florence:
Laura Viliani: photography (from the cycle of frescos in La Certosa of
Florence),
Texts from Pontormo, Erik Satie, Dino Campana. Voices: Laura Viliani
and Massimo Rossi; music by Fabio del Cioppo e Lapo Lombardi.

1992
Pittura-grafia [ Painting-raphy ], photography at La Vie en rose
Florence.

Decoration in the discoclub Central Park , painting, Florence.

Bitume: pittura per interni [ Bitumen: interior painting ] by Patrizia
Landi: some paintings from 87 to 91 at Cardillac caf and Rex
Caf Florence -

URT-Art A Suoni [ A Sounds ], works of sculpture from 87 to 92
G. Giubilaro s Agritourism Montauto, Serre di Rapolano, Siena.

1991 Fresco for the Church of Soriano del Cimino in collaboration with
R.Bueno, G.Ragusa, E.Vannelli. E. Manco. Viterbo.


Poli d astrazione [ Poles of Abstraction ] by Pier Paolo Castellucci,
exhibition of sculpture and painting: Grande legg o [ Big Book-rest ],
[iron, cement, plexiglas and rubber], Palazzo Datini, Prato.

Il polittico di S.Giovanni [ The S. Giovanni s Polyptych ] by Mario
Mariotti: Pittura sull acqua [ Painting on Water ], Florence.

1990 1988 -
Use of her photographic archives for preparations in clubs ( Last exit ,
Amadeus ), restourants ( La vie en rose etc.), shop of interior design
( Ypnos ) and others.

aggregAzione , sculpture, Centro arti visive Perseo, Councillor s
office for culture of Florence.

1987 URT-Art A-suoni: Liric manysidedness of objects for spaces ,
collaboration with Paolo Cisotti, sculpture.

Galer a privada Argensola , personal exhibition of paintings, Madrid,
Spain.

Scenographic projection and voice in the theatrical performance De
Sade in collaboration with Ottovolante - Arci poesia , Florence, (from
an idea of Roberto Puccetti e Massimo Rossi).

from 94 to 96 Laura Viliani collaborates and is a member of the group Manod opera taking part in collective exhibitions among which Feticci e canovacci [ Fetishes and Drafts ] at the French Institute of Culture, Florence.

Some of her photographic works are in the Archives of Fratelli Alinari .

since the last ten years she dedicate to the art applied to the design and the interior decoration realizing luminous, sculpture/lamps, big partitions for spaces (using painting and light).

For her wrote: Pier Paolo Castellucci, Monica Nocciolini, Elda Torres, Celide Masini, Patrizia Landi, Fiorenzo Faorzi, Jean Michel Carasso, Stefano Miliani,A.Massimo Rossi,
Marco Fagioli, d.Giuseppe Billi.

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