Resume

 

Gabriela Zuccolillo French

 

Maestras Paraguayas 991. Asunción, Paraguay

 

Born and raised in Asunción, Paraguay, in 1967.

1971-1985 American School of Asuncion. Double scholarship.  Felix Villate Award for Best Classmate.

1986-1987: Photography with Magali Koenig. Institut Surval. Montreux, Switzerland.

1988-1992: Fine Arts. Prilidiano Pueyrredón National School of Fine Arts. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1991-1997: Anthropology. School of Philosophy and Literature. University of Buenos Aires. Argentina.

1990-1993: Photography. School of Creative Photography. Buenos Aires, Argentina. (not concluded). 

1999 New York Film Academy. 16mm workshop. New York, United States.

2007-2008: Postgraduate degree in Digital Video. Pompeu Fabbra University. Barcelona, Spain.

Documentary workshops with Marta Andreu.

2010 El Retrato Filmado

2012 Filmar la Ausencia

2013 Escrituras del cine Documental

2021 Escribir para Ver. O el Medidor de Distancias

 

Exhibits photography and works related to the image since 1992. Experiences in video and film since 1999. Works in theater. Collaborates with articles on arts in the Cultural section of ABC color newspaper.

 

Solo Photo Exhibits

1994 Photographies I - Pequeña Galería. Asunción Paraguay.

1995 Photographies II - Pequeña Galería. Asunción Paraguay.

1997 Photographies III - Recoleta Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2003 In grandpa´s house (trapped skies) - One night installation. Asunción,

         Paraguay.

2005 15 anonymous portraits - El Cabildo Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2006 Record of Asunción. (urban contemporary design) - Manzana de la Rivera Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2011 White photos Installation - photography, audio and animation - Larissa Jiménez Gallery, Planta Alta. Asunción, Paraguay.

2015 Planta Plantae - Hepner Art Gallery. Asunción, Paraguay.

Night Shot - Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción Paraguay.

2016 On words and photos - La Macchinetta, Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

 

Main Collective exhibitions:

Photography

1998 Tulip series or Rituals - FA Artistic fair,  Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay. // of rain and storms - Eight photographers-Asunción Photography Group. Paraguay-Brazil Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.

1999 Toys - Intervened polaroids. ARTECON. Painting, sculpture, photography and dance. Neu Galerie. Dachau, Germany. // of rain and storms. FA Artistic fair. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.

2000 of rain and storms - 7th International Architecture Venice Bienal. Giardini di Castello – Arsenale. Venice, Italia. // photo-graphics 5th World Trienal of small format prints. Second prize. Chamalières, France. // of rains and storms - Third month of Latin American Photography - Paraguayan contemporary photography. La Plata, Argentina. // Memory landscapes Tryptic - “La  Nación” Bienal contest for young artists. First place. Citibank Cultural center. Asunción, Paraguay. 

2001 of rain and storms - Al sur del lugar. Collective Photography exhibition. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay. // of rain and storms Photo España 2001. 4th edition. Museo de América. Madrid, Spain.

2002 of rain and storms - The Arguments-Collective of Paraguayan art of the 90´s. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2003 Transferred Polaroids. 6th World Trienal of small format prints. Chamalières, Auvergne, France. // Srtas. (work in progress) Installation in co-authorship with Carlo Spatuzza. Collective of the winners of Pedro Agüero Prize. // Srtas. (work in progress) Installation in co-authorship with Carlo Spatuzza. Citibank Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay. // Srtas. (work in progress). Installation in co-authorship with Carlo Spatuzza. First Feminists Congress. Club Naútico. San Bernardino, Paraguay. // Srtas. (work in progress). Installation in co authorship with Carlo Spatuzza. Centro Cultural Manzana de la Rivera. Asunción, Paraguay. // Of rain and storms and Rituals 1998-2003 4ta Mercosur Bienal. Paraguayan representation. Porto Alegre, Brazil. // Rituales 1998-2003. La realidad semejante. Collective of Paraguayan artists. BAC, Barcelona, Spain.

2004 360˚ landscapes. Asunción 2004 - Diptic. German Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay. // Stand by or waiting for Edith Jiménez. Co-authorship with Carlo Spatuzza as part of the actions of  t h e p a s s e n g e r s . La penúltima obra. Collective of Gente de Arte. El Cabildo Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2006 Transferred polaroid - from the memory series. Livio Abramo and print in Paraguay. Brazilian Cultural Center Asunción, Paraguay.

2007 Record of Asuncion (fragment) – Other Urbanisms – Photo and Video collective. Brazilian Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay and Casa de la Cultura Luíz de Albuquerque. Corumbá, Brazil.  

2013 Rituals 1998-2003. Women´s Work I. El Cabildo Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.

2015 Moebius strip - Dialoguing. Collective. Agustin Barrios Gallery, Paraguayan American Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.  

2016 Lapacho rosado, Lapacho blanco, Lapacho amarillo (Triptic). Collective. Agustin Barrios Gallery, Paraguayan American Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.  

 

Film and Video

2000 Random Fragments. 4 shorts x 4 gazes = 16mm. Paraguayan short films in 16mm. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay

2003 Memory landscapes (2.0 version). Brizuela, Casarino, Seers, Zuccolillo. Today, Cine Terrazas. Video art projections - Donde está el Disal. Asunción, Paraguay.

2004 Memory landscapes (2.0 version). Video-Trama. First festival of video art in Paraguay - Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay. // Paisajes/landscapes. Co-authorship with Bettina Brizuela and Juanchi Franco-Video animations of paintings of Paraguayan artists - (erraresumano)-Asunción, Paraguay.// Random Fragments, Toys, and Scenes from domestic life.  Asuanima. First festival of video art in Paraguay. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2006 Paisajes-Landscapes: Ignacio Núñez Soler Co-authorship with Bettina Brizuela and Juanchi Franco. ArteBA. Contemporary Art Fair. Caja Negra/Cubo Blanco. La Rural. Buenos Aires, Argentina. // Memory landscapes (2.0 version). The South Project - Sueño Bolivariano. Latin American contemporary video art. Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda - South Project Santiago. Santiago de Chile, Chile. // I watched raining today - Latin American videoart MEACVAD 06 (European Show of film, video and digital art)..  Alianza Francesa. Buenos Aires, Argentina. // Video art Selection, Paraguay 2006. I watched raining today y Double Sonority,  Espacio Plasma, Telefónica Foundation. Buenos Aires, Argentina. // Memory landscapes (2.0 version The South Project - Sueño Bolivariano. Latin American contemporary video art. Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Cinema 01. Melbourne, Australia.// I watched raining today II - Click – Autoral Photography. Manzana de la Rivera Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay. // I watched raining today - Ahecha- Paraguayan video art show. Loop Festival. 5th edition. Escola Massana. Barcelona, España. // Paisajes/Landscapes: Anselmo Samudio - Pablo Alborno - Ignacio Núñez Soler Co-authorship with Bettina Brizuela and Juanchi Franco. Ensalada Paraguaya. Harto Espacio. Montevideo Uruguay

2008 capicúa-kapikua, video. Pompeu Fabbra, Barcelona España // Capicúa-kapikua, Ta‘angamí, shorts in guaraní, 5th fórum of amerindian languages Barcelona-Girona, Spain.

2009 Director of Photography for the short film Isla Alta, written and directed by Federico Adorno. Oberhausen Festival. // Still photography for the documentary Cuchillo de Palo, written and directed by Renate Costa. Berlinale.

2011 Co-script writer with Daniela Goggi (Arg.) for the documentary Ahata-Aju, on paraguayan migrants in Buenos Aires, co-produced by Canal E (Arg.) and Youth Observatory (Py).

2012 III MAD Madrid Design Bienal. Animation of guaraní texts. Madrid, Spain.

2014 Director of Photography for the short film La Estancia, written and directed by Federico Adorno. Oberhausen Festival. // One thing – Women´s Work II. Rethinking Women´s Work. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2018-2020 Creative producer for Boreal. Feature film written and directed by Federico Adorno.

Theater and Dance Collaborations

2008 Videos for Pulcinella. Choreographer Rouxsandra Racovitza. Municipal National Theater. Asuncion, Paraguay.

2009 Photography and audiovisuals for theater piece Virgencita, written and directed by Jorge Baez. Paraguayan American Cultural Center and Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.  

2010 Concept and visualization for the theater performance Viaje al centro de la mano, of Beto Ayala, Marisol Salinas y Ana Melo. Teatro Municipal y Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay // Photography, video and conceptualization for the theater play Arritmia directed by Paola Irun. Paraguayan American Cultural Center. Asunción Paraguay. // Site specific Video intervention of the choreography Brizna, by Marisol Salinas and Bettina Neuhaus, Casa Argentina. Asuncion, Paraguay.

2011 Photography and videos for Mercaderas, play written and directed by  Hugo Robles, Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. // Visualization and videos for the dance piece Impuro, of Edith Correa. Municipal National Theater. // Video for the theater piece Kuña Mombe´ú Jere written and directed by Hugo Luis Robles. Juan de Salazar Spanish Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2012 Art Director and photography for the theater piece Naranja Tape, written and directed by Hugo Luis Robles. Espacio E. Asuncion, Paraguay.

2016 Art Director and photography for the theater piece Ramona Quebranto, written by Margot Michelagnoli, adapted and directed by Hugo Luis Robles. Espacio E. Asuncion, Paraguay. Paraguayan American Cultural Center. Asunción Paraguay.

2018 Art Director for the Theater play El principio de Arquimedes. Written by Josep María Miró and Directed by Paola Irún. García Lorca Theater at the Manzana de la Rivera Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay. // Video intervention for the play Sheikaveniu, written, directed and acted by Paola Irún and Jorge Báez.  El (otro) teatro. Asunción, Paraguay.

2019 Art Director for the Theater play El Triciclo. Written by Fernando Arrabal and Directed by Nelson Arce. García Lorca Theater, Manzana de la Rivera Cultural Center. Asuncion, Paraguay.

 

 

Most Relevant Projects and Prizes

2000 First Place in the Young Artist´s Salon “La Nación”. Photography.

2001 Research and photography for the catalog and exhibition Edith Jiménez Retrospectiva-obra gráfica with Javier Rodríguez Alcalá and Carlo Spatuzza.  Paraguay Brazil Cultural Center.

2002 First place “Branislava Susnik” Anthropology Prize with Lengua y nación. El rol de las élites morales en la oficialización del guaraní. Published in Suplemento Antropológico. Vol XXXVII, no. 2.

2002-2004  Co directs with Carlo Spatuzza the moving gallery “donde esta el Disal”.  (http://dondeestaeldisal.wordpress.com)

2003-2007 Photography and audiovisuals for the National Ballet Company.

2004 Montage of the Museo Guido Boggiani space at El Cabildo Cultural Center, with Architect Jorge Vera and Carlo Spatuzza.

Montage of the Andrés Barbero Ethnographic Museum with Director Adelina Pusineri and Carlo Spatuzza.

2005 Opens (erraesumano) gallery with Bettina Brizuela, until 2006.

2007 Research, photography and edition of the book Hermann Guggiari.

2009 Research, photography and edition of the facsimile edition of the journal La Verdad Autógrafa (1884), El Cabildo Cultural Center. Asunción, Paraguay.

2019 Best Art Direction in theater for El Principio de Arquimedes. Premio Edda.

2020 Best Art Direction in theater for El Triciclo. Premio Edda.

2011 to 2020 gives a yearly photography workshop.