RYTS MONET

Bari, 1982



Born in Bari (Italy) in 1982, he lives and works between Venice and Vienna. He studied at the University IUAV of Venice, where he graduated in the BA Visual Arts in 2007 with Nicolas Bourriaud as thesis’ supervisor. In 2011he specialised in Visual Communication (MA Program) in the same university. Ryts Monet is currently Professor in the Faculty of Visual Arts at University IUAV of Venice (BA Degree of Visual Arts). Ryts Monet is an artist member of Artist Pension Trust. He took part in national and international art residency programs, such as RAVI, Residences Ateliers Vivegnis International, Liège (2016); BijlmAir, a residency program established by CBK, Flat Station and Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, (2015); Institute of Contemporary Art and International Cultural Exchange, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo (2013); Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (2012); Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte, Torino (2012). He was finalist in various national Art Prizes and in 2013 he was winner of Premio Celeste, in the section Sculpture, Installation and Performance, with the work ‘Black Flag Revival’. His work has been exhibited in Kunsthaus Graz (2016); Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como (2016); Stedelijk Museum Bureau (2015); PAN, Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli (2013);15th Tallinn Print Triennial at KUMU Art Museum. In 2011 he was present in the 54th Venice Biennale, with a performative event in the Denmark Pavilion (Osloo Floating Pavilion) and with a site-specific installation in the group show ‘Baton Sinister’, Norvegia Pavilion curated by Bjarne Melgaard and OCA, Office for Contemporary Art Norway. Curriculum Vitae