Aaron Bezzina (b.1991)

Education

2011 - 2014: BA (Hons) in Fine Art, MCAST Institute of Art and Design, Malta

2014 - 2016: Masters in Fine Arts in Digital Arts, University of Malta

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Reinventing the wheel, Curated by Eleni Riga within the framework of Snehta Residency, Snehta Satellite, Athens, Greece

2016

MEMENTO MORI: Hints Taken From Terror Management Theory (a Fragmenta event), Għajn Tuffieħa Tower, Il-Mellieħa, Malta

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

"The Island is what the sea surrounds / Dal-Baħar Madwarha" curated by Maren Richter for Valletta European Capital of Culture 2018 at St Elmo examination centre, Valletta, Malta

 

"Here&now" Curated by Norbert Francis Attard, Valletta Contemporary, Valletta, Malta

2017

HOMO MELITENSIS: AN INCOMPLETE INVENTORY IN 19 CHAPTERS, Malta Pavilion - La Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale, Venice, Italy

Human Matter – A Collective Art Exhibition, Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta, Malta

IN TRANSIT: Contemporary Media Art by Artists from Malta, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany & Stadskantoor, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

2016

Bodyless – Retelling African Migration Stories, Maritime Museum, Ex-Naval Bakery, Vittoriosa, Malta

Time Space Existence, Evento Collaterale -  La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Mora,  Strada Nova, Venice, Italy              

Sixfivefivesix - MFA in Digital Arts Graduate degree exhibition, Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta, Malta

You are what you eat, Blitz, Valletta, Malta

 

2015

BYE BYE BIRDies MB~AP,  Architecture Project, Valletta, Malta

Memento Mori (Cause and Effect), MB~AP,  Architecture Project, Valletta, Malta

 

2014

XIV, An exhibition by Aaron Bezzina and Matyou Galea, Gallery Last Touch, Mosta, Malta

Disclosure, Studio 104, Valletta, Malta

Divergent  Thinkers, Dar Malta, Brussels, Belgium

First-Time S. Exhibition, MSA, Palazzo De La Salle, Valletta, Malta

Paper To Screen, End of Year Show. MCAST Institute of Art and Design, Mosta, Malta

 

2013

7 in a Bed, Guy Lee Tattoo, Mellieha, Malta

Infectious, Auberge d’Italie, Valletta, Malta

Human: Concerns of Existence, The Blitz, Valletta, Malta

Divergent  Thinkers (2nd Edition), St James Cavalier, Valletta  , Malta

 

2012

Divergent  Thinkers, St James Cavalier , Valletta, Malta

Temporary Public Projects

2015

Position of Opposition (hands down), Pjazza Regina, Valletta, Malta (part of VIVA 2015)

‘A GOOD CONVERSATION PIECE’, Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, Malta

Residencies

31st May – 2nd July 2015

Artist’s Development Programme organised by the European Investment Bank, Luxembourg. Mentored by British artist Darren Almond.

1st – 31st October 2017

Snehta, Athens, Greece

The recipient of the inaugural Blitz-Snehta Residency, the programme also involved a curated solo exhibition by the end of the stay.

© Aaron Bezzina 2018