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Article by Tommaso Cartia on i-Italy

September 19th 2017  opening four person show at CMANY “In Practice: Works in Progress”  During the show I will present six performances at the Museum. the show will be open up to Oct 30th

performance schedule:

September 21, 2017
The perforation of the Fibonacci Sequence in a Book which will be a10 minute performance every 20 minutes from 3:00-4:30PM

September 24, 2017
Feed me The Line, a performance with sewing machine and poetry with poet Sarah Riggs at 3PM

October 1, 2017
A Book as a Bridge Among Diversity, a performance with sewing machine as an act of resistance for DACA.  performance at 3PM

October 8, 2017
The Infinite Poem  a performance with sewing machine seaming together words and thoughts from the participants and have them fly through  space held up by balloons. An interactive performance at 3PM

October 14, 2017
The Sound of Silence, a performance with sewing machine and violin, with violinist Rosi Hertlein at 3PM

October 22, 2017
A Book as a Bridge among time and space. an interactive performance on the 1 train from Houston Street Station to Cortland Park station in the Bronx.It is an act of resistance to the repeal of Obamacare. The average lifespan of a child born in the Greenwich Village is 5 to 8 years longer than the life of a child from the Bronx, By sewing a line on an accordion book while traveling from the Village to the Bronx and back, a bridge will be built among the two destinations, covering 25 miles within the 40 feet of the book while linking the two communities. Leaving from the Museum at 3PM.

June 2017 “Matisse Sewing” published in Tether 

April 29th 2017  La Notte featured in the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt show  “172 New Book Objects” 

March 3rd 2017 Interview by David Brody on Art Critical

February 14th 2017 Illegal Fashion Show, White Box Gallery

February 5th 2017 A Book as a Bridge Among Diversity

January 20th 2017 A Book as a Pink Line

December 20th 2016 PCA  (Paris College of Arts) Chair of Liberal Studies, Barbara Montefalcone publishes a paper about New york based artist Elena Berriolo

December 18th A Book as a Bridge across the Mexican border.

November 2016 May be I was a Bottle featured in Lunch Ticket

June 2016 The Sewing Machine Text in Lunch Ticket

June 22nd 2016 Interview with Ysabelle Cheung for Creator’s Project

June 22nd 2016 at the New York Transit Museum, Platforms The Making of a Book with Sewing Machine in the New York City Subway
An embroidered accordion book created with a sewing machine while riding the subway on a 26-mile journey from the Bronx to Wall Street and back in 2015.

December 4th 2015 Feed Me The Line , a performance with sewing machine and poetry in collaboration with Steve Dalachinsky at The Center For Book Arts.

On November 11th and 23rd  2015, as part of the Center For Book Arts show: Why didn’t They?   A Book As a Bridge, a performance with sewing machine in the New york City Subway.

Featured Artist The Center For Book Arts Oct.2nd-Dec_12th 2015 “Why didn’t They?

Publication of Why Didn’t They? A 25 copies book,  Milanville Editions October 2015.

Outtakes  on The Brooklyn Rail by Steve Delachinsky about Sewing Music into Visual Art, The sound of Silence. Jan 22nd 2015 Shirley Fiterman rt Center.

“Sewing Music Into Visual Art: The Sound of Silence.” January 22nd Shirley Fiterman Art Center 81 Barclay St, NYC. A performance by Elena Berriolo in collaboration with Edith Hirshtal and Rosi Hertlein with Piano, Violin and Sewing machine.

“Paper Reveries” opening on Dec 10th 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Shirley Fiterman Art Center 81 Barclay St, NYC. Tribeca Trib ” A new Show at BMCC.

FASCINATION: A collaboration between Elena Berriolo and Ko Un October 22 – December 20, 2014 Art Projects International 434 Greenwich Street, Ground Floor New York, New York, 10013

Invited to [Dis]embodied Poetics Conference at Naropa University Boulder, CO for the panel: – Sewing is Writing is Body is Sewing. Oct.12 2014. Rachel May, Jennifer Tamayo, Jill Magi, Jen Hofer, Elena Berriolo, Jan Johnson.

Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition Pierogi XX opening September 5th 7-10:00 pm

Vito Schnabel and Bruce High quality Art Foundation present The Last Brucennial.2014

Elena Berriolo’s Perforation of the Fibonacci Sequence in a Book January 4th 2014

“Self-Historicization” panel discussion at Lynch Tahm Gallery with Raphael Rubinstein, Elena Berriolo, Alvin Hall, Jomar Statkun. October 18th 2013

Article about  “Transcription of Piero Manzoni’s Infinite Line with Sewing Machine” in Berlin on August 6th 2013 Die Unendliche Linie Transkribiert (Transcription of the infinite line) 

The Infinite Line transcribed

The Infinite Line transcribed

Review of “Transcription of Piero Manzoni’s Infinite Line…” , Berlin 2013: “Imagination Of a Line” on Digital Milieu July 19th 2013 by philosopher Yuk Hui.

This Red DOOR invites Elena Berriolo to perform Transcription Of Piero Manzoni’s Infinite Line with Sewing Machine at REH Kunst in Berlin

“Elena Berriolo: 3-Dimensional Line” on “Two Coats of Paint” June 7 2013 about Feed Me The Line a performance with sewing machine and poetry by Sharon Buttler in collaboration with Mónica De La Torre, on May 30th 2013 at 7:00 pm at Susan Eley Fine Art.

The Swing” a 16 page book featured on E-Ratio, a poetry magazine edited by Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino May 2013

Paper Goods – Susan Eley Fine Arts, New York, curated by Kara L. Rooney May 15-June 22, 2013 Opening reception May 15th 6-8 pm.

OFF BROADWAY – Künstlerbücher aus New York 01.02.2013 – 25.05.2013 | Wolfenbüttel / Herzog August Bibliothek

Varför använde inte Piero Manzoni min symaskin? By Elena Berriolo , translated by Claes Tellvid on tsnoK Magazine.

Charles Bernstein’s blog on Jacket 2: Elena Berriolo: Transcription of Piero Manzoni’s Infinite Line with Sewing Machine January 26th 2013

“Why didn’t Lucio Fontana use my sewing machine,” The Brooklyn Rail, July-August, 2012. By Elena Berriolo

“Ma Perche’ Lucio Fontana non ha usato La mia macchina da cucire?” Exibart October  2012. By Elena Berriolo

“Wieso Benutzte Lucio Fontana Nicht Meine Nähmaschine?” Faust-kultur November 2012. By Elena Berriolo

Conference at the INHA in Paris, Barbara MONTEFALCONE, “Les divers temps des livres d’Elena Berriolo” November 9th 2012

Excerpts from” Two Sided Concerto” a performance with sewing Machine and piano in collaboration with pianist Edith Hirshtal May 5th 2012 (Video).

“In a book, a page is one side of a two sided sheet of paper” BravinLee Programs, March 28th-May 5th 2012

“Reverse sheet music” review on Art In America by Erica Knerr May 16th 2012

Hanji Metamorphoses – 2012 Hanji Project New York Participant artists, Elena Berriolo

Elena Berriolo  BOMB 116/Summer 2011 portfolio: from Various Music For A While

“Turbolenze” Centro Pecci 2012 (video)

“Turbolenze” Museo Pecci di Milano February 19th 2012

Markers I / Venice Biennale, 2001 participant artists: Elena Berriolo

48th Venice Biennale, June 10th November 7th 1999, Oreste alla Biennale, Elena Berriolo Magazine Reviews – Elena Berriolo at Mary Barone 1998

Lacanian Ink 1998 “It endlessly produces folds” Elena Berriolo

Elena Berriolo and Roland Flexner guest editors, New Observation 110 “art In the Folds” 1996

Plexus 1994 Elena Berriolo

1992 CARE/OF Milano Italy Elena Berriolo

 1992 Frieze magazine issue 3 “Don’t Look Now” Anthony Iannacci spoke with Elena Berriolo