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Alfio Bonanno
1947: Born in Milo, Sicily, Italy
1961-66: Trained with the artists Raymond de Cusack and Desiderius Orban, Australia.
Founder and Projects Director of TICKON, Tranekær International Center for Art and Nature, Langeland, Denmark


Address: Østergade 10, 5900 Rudkøbing, Denmark,
Tel.:(+45) 62 51 32 93
Email: mail@alfiobonanno.dk
www.alfiobonanno.dk

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS, INSTALLATIONS AND PROJECTS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS, INSTALLATIONS AND PROJECTS

COMMISSIONS

PUBLICATIONS: (A SELECTION)

FILMS AND VIDEOS :(A SELECTION)

GRANTS AND AWARDS

REPRESENTED

MEMBERSHIPS

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Solo exhibitions, installations and projects:

1972: Gallery Studio 68, Spyer, Germany
Gallery Etrusca, Rome, Italy
1973: Jasper Galleries, Houston, USA
1975: Langeland Museum, Denmark
Funen Art Museum, Denmark
Ribe Art Museum, Denmark
1975: Skive Museum, Denmark
1976: Gallery B.E.O., Göteborg, Sweden
1977: Instituto Italiano de Cultura, Hellerup, Denmark
1980: “Family album”, The Union of Danish Art Associations travelling exhibition, Denmark
Performance, Rudkøbing, Denmark
1982: “Earth”, Galleri ved Åen, Århus, Denmark
1983: “Pre-Raphalite Nostalgia”, Svendborg, Denmark
“Aktion Earth”, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Scaletta Zanclea, Italy
Skive Art Museum, Denmark
1985: “A Sound Year Project”, In collaboration with Composer Gunner Møller Pedersen, Miró Museum, Barcelona, Spain
“Running Water Project”, Galleriet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Project in Town Park, Trossingen, Germany.
In collaboration with composer Gunner Møller Pedersen.
Environmental Sculpture Installation, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense,
Denmark
1986: Gallery Flash, Odense, Denmark
1991: “Elektro Værket ’91”, Performance in collaboration with
Composer Gunner Møller Pedersen, Værket, Randers, Denmark
“Langeland Ukraine Retur”, Langeland Museum, Rudkøbing, Denmark
1992: Straw sculpture Project, Christiansborg Parliament Building Square, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994: “Naturally”, Interactive multimedia installations, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark and Stavanger Arts Centre, Norway
Retrospective Exhibition of project models and drawings, Langes
Magasin, Frederikssund, Denmark
1996: “Build a Painting”, Installation Project with 1000 School Children, Vejle Art Museum, Denmark
1996:”The Tower of Babel”, Installation, Risbjerg Church, Hvidovre, Denmark
“Fire and Water”, Multimedia Project in collaboration with Composer Gunner Møller Pedersen. Stige Island Gabbage Dump, Odense, Denmark
“Swan Song” Multimedia project in collaboration with Composer
Gunner Møller Pedersen. Nakskov Fjord, Denmark
1997: “Bygge og Bo” (Building and Living), Site specific installation in collaboration with School Children, Arken Museum for Modern Art, Denmark
1998: “A Sound Year 1998”. Painting Concert, supporting Danish Cancer Society.In collabaration with composer Gunner Møller Pedersen, Rudkøbing, Denmark
1999: “Nature Upside Down”. Installation in collaboration with School Children,Lake Gardens Glasshouse, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
2003: Site Specific Sculpture for City Park, Århus, Denmark
2004: Flying birds installation project in collaboration with composer Gunner Møller Pedersen. Fuglsang Castle Park, Falster, Denmark
2006: “Nota Bene”. The Italian Culture Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008: Sydslesvigs Dansk Kunstforening, Dansk Centralbibliotek, Flensborg, Germany
2010: Gallery Weber, Svendborg, Denmark
2011: “Stone guardians”. 3 site specific Installations. Skovsgaard Castle, Park. Langeland, Denmark
2013: “Organic Vessel”. BRANDTS Museum, Odense, Denmark. TICKONS 20th. Anniversary celebration.
2014: Arte e Natura. Documentary exhibition. Galleria Communale, Nizza di Sicilia, Italy
2015: Arte e Natura. Documentary exhibition. Messina, Italy
2016: FUGL. Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark.
2016-17: “Underværker”, Sensory exhibition, BRANDTS Museum for Kunst and Visual Kultur, Odense, Denmark
2017: “Un uomo d`alto fusto: Art Nature – Self portraits , Sicily 2017”. Radicepura Foundation’s Baronial Palace, Giarre, (CT), Sicily.

Group exhibitions, installations and projects:

1962/64: Mirror Waratah Art Festival, Sydney, Australia
1972/73: Jasper Galleries, Houston and New York, USA
1974: Premio Michetti, Italy
1975+83: Premio Int., de Dibujo Joan Miró, Miró Museum, Barcelona, Spain
1975/76: Aspects of Italian Painting, travelling exhibition in USA
1975/76: 2. British Int. Drawing Biennial, Middlesbrough Art Gallery, England
Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, Ireland
Birmingham Art Gallery, England
Palace of Westminster, England
Carlisle Art Gallery, England
Charlotte Square Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, England
Camden Art Centre, London, England
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, England
1977: Fynsk Grafik 77, Glamsbjerg, Denmark
1978: Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Artists Easter Exhibition, Århus, Denmark
1978: Charlottenborg Autumn Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark
1979: “Da Messina”, University of Messina, Italy
Funen Graphical Workshop exhibition, Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
1980: Gallery Hernov, Copenhagen, Denmark
1981: Documenter, The Art Building, Odense, Denmark
1982: Københavnstrup, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
1983: Multi Media Project, Borgerhuset, Rudkøbing, Denmark
Artists for Peace, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
1983: Tendensies in Funic Sculpture, Hollufgård Sculpture Park, Odense, Denmark
1984: Environmental Sculpture Project, Vandkraftsøen, Holstebro, Denmark.
Danish Sculpture Biennal, Eventyrhaven, Odense, Denmark.
1984: Funen Sculpture Workshop Sculpture Exhibition, Hollufgaard, Odense, Denmark.
Sculpture Exhibition in Kongens Have, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Environmental Sculpture Project, “Elmegården”, Sculpture Park, Denmark.
1985: Gallery Flash, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark.
Environmental Sculpture Project, Stavanger City Park, Norway.
PT 85, Tirstrup, Denmark.
12 Biennale Van De Kleingrafik, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.
PRO, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1986: 3. European Triennial for Political Posters, MusÈe des beaux-Arts de Mons, Belgium.
Flash, Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
North, Jubilee Exhibition, Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
Sculpture Exhibition, Hollufgård Sculpture Park, Odense, Denmark
1986: Landet I dag, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark
1987: Hommage a Kassk Lajos, Budapest, Hungary
13 Biennale Van De Kleingrafik, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
: Landet I dag, The Union of Danish Art Associations, travelling exhibition.
: Int., Art of Today, Budapest, Hungary
1988: Krukker – Jars, Ridehuset, Århus, Denmark
1989: GIART 89, Int. Art Fair, Göteborg, Sweden
: Danish Sculpture, Nikolaj Church, Copenhagen, Denmark
: “Homo Futurus”, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark.
(All Homo Futurus exhibitions in collaboration with LEGO, Denmark)
: Stadts Beelden, Int., Sculpture Exhibition, Emmen, Holland
: “Homo Futurus”, Leopold-Hoesch Museum Düren, Germany
: Sculpture Project, Hollufgård Sculpture Park, Odense, Denmark
: Flash, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark
1989-90: Transit; Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
: Randers Art Museum, Denmark
: The Art Pavilion, Esbjerg, Denmark
: Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
: Storstrøms Art Museum, Maribo, Denmark
1990: “Homo Futurus”, De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium
: Parkrum, Kunst in der Natur ñ Natur in der Kunst, Gürzenich, Düren, Germany
: Nakskov Sculpture Park, Nakskov, Denmark
: “Homo Futurus”, The Guinness Hop Store, Dublin, Ireland
1990: Foreign Arts Festival, Kunstcentrum “de Melkfabriek” Sittard, Holland
: Pieces from the Berlin wall, Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
: “Homo Futurus”, Værket, Randers, Denmark
1990-91: “7+7 1st. Joint Venture”, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Funen Art Museum,
Odense, Denmark and Museums in Kiev, Odessa and Kharkov, Ukraine
1991: Transit, The Museum for Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
: Halmiade, (Straw Sculpture Project ), Holeby, Denmark
: Transit, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
: “Homo Futurus”, Institute of Industrial Design, Warszawa, Poland
1992: “ExNatura”, Art Nature Symposium, Krakamarken, Randers, Denmark
1995: ”West Coast Relics”, Peace Sculpture 95, Island of Rømø, Denmark
: SAK opening of New Exhibition Building, Svendborg, Denmark
: “Globus”, Townhall Square, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Project to coincide with the
United Nations meeting in Copenhagen)
1996: “Floating Islands”, TRILOGY, Botanical Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark
: Arte Sella, Art Nature Biennale, Borgo Sella, Italy.
: Encounter with creation, Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Denmark
1997: Arte nella Natura, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
1997: Kjerringøy Project, Norway
: Portrait of 1620 Elm leaves, Transit, Charlottenborg, Denmark
1998: Project “Levende Rom”, in collaboration with Sørlandets Kunstmuseum.
Randvik, Norway,
: 1st. European Art Nature Triennial, Dragsholm Castle Park, Denmark
1999: Sluice 2000, Nome Beach, Telemark, Norway
: “Where the lizards lose their tale”, Sculpture Symposium, Tosa-Cho, Shikoku, Japan
: Installation, Transit, Trondheim Art Museum, Norway
2000: “Nature`s BZer”, Installation. Transit, Challotenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
: “East Sea Ring”, Land-Art-Br?cke, Geltinger Bucht, Germany
2002: “Keong”, Art of Bamboo, Nitiprayan, Central Java, Indonesia
: “Interfaces-Dedications of Areas”, KunstNaturLandschaft, Gärten der Sinne,
Gehren/Niederlausitz, Germany
: “At male det Kære Langeland “, Gallery Long Sommer, Rudkøbing, Denmark
: “Nature Urbaines”, Sculpture Biennial, Fontenay-sous-Bois, Paris, France
2003: “Udkanternes Guldalder”, Sønderborg Castle, Denmark
: “Ratio Naturalis”, Documentry Exhibition, Århus Kunstbygning, Denmark
: “Shore/Lines”, Lake Simcoe and MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
2004: Galleri Weber, Svendborg, Denmark
2006: “Charred Surface”, Installation, Transit, Charlottenborg, Denmark
: “Stone Wood I”, multi medier installation, Art Center Silkeborg Bad, Denmark
: “Stone Wood II”, Lys over Lolland (Light over Lolland), Suger Mill, Sakskjøbing,
Denmark. Both installations in collaboration with composer Gunner Møller Pedersen.
2007: “Overalls”, SAK Kunst Bygningen, Svendborg, Denmark
: “Overalls”, Valdemars Castle, Tåsinge, Denmark
: “Envisioning Change, Melting Ice / Hot Topic”, Climate Change Exhibition,
Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo, Norway
2008: “Envisioning Change, Melting Ice a Hot Topic”, BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts,
Brussels, Belgium
: “Envisioning Change, Melting Ice a Hot Topic, Ministry of Culture, Monaco
: International Sculpture Biennale, Aglié, Italy
: Art Ii Biennale for Environmental Art, Ii, Finland
2009, 2013: Landscapes from Langeland. Bagenkop Kunsthal, Denmark
2010: Tower Project. Installation in defunct electricity transformer tower, Langeland, Denmark
2011: “Organic Intrusion”, TRANSIT on the road again. Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art,
Copenhagen, Denmark
: “Catch the cat”, Skovsgaard Castle, Langeland, Denmark
: “Madam Dunk”, Frederikværk Harbour, Denmark
: 54th. Venice Biennale. “State of the Arts”, Italian Pavilion.
2012: ”Lumarca”, Malga Costa, Arte Sella, Borgo di Sella (TR), Italy
2013: “Norwegian Portraits”. Lys Over Lolland, Pederstrup. Denmark. Photo Project from Vega
Islands, Norway.
2014: “Organic Refuge”. Earth Art. Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Canada
2016: FUGL, Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark
2016, 2017: Extraordinary Playscape’s, Design Museum Foundation, Travel exhibition. Boston. Portland (OR). Chicago and San
Francisco, USA.
2017: Radice Pura Garden Festival, Giarre, Sicily.
: 1st. International Sculpture Symposium, Art Linnakallio,Kempele, Finland.
: “En Vidunderlig Verden” 150-året for Johannes Larsen fødsel. Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark
: Installation, SYDFYNSKE KUNSTNERE, SAK, Svendborg, Denmark

Commissions:

1982: Environmental Sculpture group “Granite Environment”, Rudkøbing, Denmark
1983: Environmental Sculpture Project “Mennesker gennemarbejdet natur i naturen”.
Acquired by Fyns County Council for Hollufgaard Sculpture Park. Denmark
1986: Commission for Otterupgård, Otterup, Denmark
: Sculpture “Østerport Bækken”, Amtssparekassens Square, Rudkøbing, Denmark
1989: “Blå Emmen Fragment”, Emmen, Holland
: “Blå mur”, SAK’s Garden, Svendborg, Denmark
1989-91: “Struktur med blå fragment” Billund Center, Billund, Denmark
1992: “Family”, Sculpture group , Bagenkop Habour Denmark
: “Ularu”, Ålborg Sculpture Park, Denmark
1994: Commission for the Danish Radio and TV building, Århus, Denmark
: “Bridge over Humle Brook” and “Giant Birds Nests”, The Lake
Garden, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
: Land Art-project, Frederikssund, Denmark
1995: Commission for the AMU-school in Svendborg, Denmark
: “The Shelter Project”, Wilderness Sanctuary, Co. Cork, Ireland
(in collaboration with artist Chris Drury)
1997: “Natural Dialogue”, Site Specific Commission, The South Carolina
Botanical Garden, Clemson , USA
1998: “Fox Hill Passage”, “Snail Tunnel” and “Eel Box Labyrinth”,
The Lake Garden, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
2001: “Between Copper Beech and Oak”, Site Specific Commission,
Tranekær Int., Center for Art and Nature, TICKON, Denmark
2001: “Self Suspended “and “Fallen”, Site Specific Project, Kuenz Sculpture Park,
Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL, USA.
: “Eye Stone”, Site Specific Commission, Holbæks Art Society Garden, Holbæk, Denmark 2002: “The four corners of the world”, Commission for Rudkøbing Harbour, Denmark
: Stone and water wall installed at the Home for the aged in Rudkøbing, Denmark
2003-04: “Himmelhøj”, Commission from the Danish Ministry of the Environment for five
major site specific Installations for the Vest Amager Nature Center, Denmark.
2004-05: “Målselv Varde”, Site Specific Sculpture Installation, Olsborg, Målselv, Troms, Norway.
2007: “Oslo ARK”, site specific installation commissioned by The Natural World Museum for
Global exhibition on Climate Change at The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway.
2009: CO2 CUBE .Commission from USA for a Large Scale Installation on Climate Change,
Sankt Jørgens Lake, Copenhagen. (To coincide with COP15 Int., Climate Conference
2010: “From Earth to Sky”. Sculpture in the Parklands, Lough Boora, Co. Offaly, Ireland
2010-12: Commission for four site specific installations, Bundsbæk Nature Park. National Park, Denmark
2012-15: Commission for 3 site specific Installations, Tankefuld, Svendborg, Denmark
2015: “Sentinels”, 3 Site Specific stone Installations. Parco Suburbano di Buticaro, Nizza Di Sicilia,
2014-17:Commission for a series of Site Specific Installations. Radicepura, Carubba di Riposto. Sicily,
2016: Commission for 2 Site Specific Sculptures. Johannes Larsen Museum, Kerteminde. Denmark
: “Embracing Spaces. dialogue with tree and stone, Skovskolen (Copenhagen University) ,
Fredensborg, Denmark

Publications: (a selection)

1971: Book cover illustration for “Vetralla” by Andrea Scriattoli, Vetralla, Italy
1972: Illustration for the collection of poems “Gli Anni Inquieti”, Rome, Italy
1983: Design for “Holy Year” postcard, Rome, Italy
1984: Design for Environmental Day postcard, published by U.N.O. (FN)
1987: Design for a Langeland stamp, Langeland, Denmark
: Colour cover for Fyns Amts Avis (Rudkøbing 700 year jubilee edition), Denmark
1991-92: Production of 7 posters in collaboration with the users of Fyns
Amts Social and Health Sector. Odense, Denmark
1992: Illustration for a Telephone card for Tele Denmark
1993: Architectura e Natura, Mazotta Editore,Turin, Italy
1994: Art and Design, (London) No 36, Art and the Natural Environment.
1995: “Linguaggio della Terra” ( Earths Language ) by Alfio Bonanno
published by Styrbæk Bogtrykkeri, Fåborg, Denmark. (Limited edition)
1996: Trilogy, Art, nature, Science. Book published by TICKON in collaboration with
Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Denmark
: Art in Nature, Mazotta Editore, Milan, Italy.
1997: Skulptur i det fri i Aalborg. H.P.Jensen. Published by Aalborg City Council, Denmark.
2001: Sculpture Magazine, Washington, USA. October 2001. Vol 20, No 8.
2003: Ratio Naturalis, Exhibition Cataogue, Århus Kunstbygning, Århus, Denmark
: Politikens Store Danmarks Bog, Politikens Handbooks, Denmark
: Tørskind Grusgrav, Book published by Vejle Art Museum.
: ESPACE Sculpture, Fall 2003, Canada. Shore/Lines: Responding to place.
Denis Longchamps,
2004: Ecological Aesthetics (art in environmental design Theory and pratice), Birkhauser,
2004: Art-Nature Dialogues: Interviews with Environmental Artists. John K. Grande.
Forword by Edwaed Lucie-Smith. State University of New York Press.
: “Børns Uderum”. Henrik Vilsbøll Forlaget Born & Unge. (Page 35)
2005: Diälogos Arte Naturaleza, Spanish edition of John K.Grande’s Book,
Fundación César Manrique, Spain.
: “Øboer”. 15 years with TICKON by Alfio Bonanno. Historical Year Book, Langeland. Denmark.
: Architettura del Paesaggio. No.12 May/June “Tra Terra e Aqua” by Mary Reid.
Paysage, Milano, Italy
2006: “Destination Art”. Amy Dempsey. Thames and Hudson, England.
(Published in English, German, Dutch and French).
: “Sculpture Parks. Art and Nature in Europe. A Guide”.Fundacion NMAC and
Documenta Artes y Ciencias Visuales, Spain
(Published in Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch and English).
2006: Grønt Miljø, no.3 April. “Himmelhøj naturlegeplads mellem by og land”, Birgitte S. Ivertsen.
Denmark.
2006: TID – Fyns Billedhugger Værksteder 1981 – 2006.
2007: “Art in Action – Nature, Creativity & our Collective Future”, Natural World Museum, USA.
: “Destination Art”, Amy Dempsey, Thames and Hudson, French edition.
(“Between copper beech and oak”, illustrated on back cover)
2008: “Dalla Land Art alla Bio Arte”, Curated by Ivana Mulatero. Parco Arte Vivente, Torino.
: “Site Specific Art” by Marcella Tisi, Italy.
: “Arte Contemporanea”, Vol 8. Mondadori Electa / Bibliotheca di Republica-L´Espresso, Italy.
: ”Kunsten må gerne berøres”, 20 års sanseudstillinger I Kunsthallen Brandts, Brandts forlag.
: ”Landscapes for Art”, Contemporary Sculpture Parks.
Edited by Glenn Harper and Twylene Moyer. ISC Press USA.
: “Louisiana Sculpture Park” by Helle Crenzin, Louisiana Library.
: “Døren til mit eventyr”, Jørn Svendsen, Skulptur Støberiet, Narayana Press.
2010: Styles, Schools & Tendencies. The Esssential Encyclopaedic Guide to Modern Art
by Amy Dempsey. Thames and Hudson, London!
2011: Public Art and Ecology, China. No.1. September (feature article by John K, Grande.
(Inside cover plus Pages 82 -115.)
: The New Earthwork. Art Action Agency. Edited by Twylene Moyer and Glenn Harper.
ISC Press, Hamilton, USA
: State of the Arts – Lo Stato Dell Árte. Skira, Milano. Edited by Vittorio Sgabi and Francesca
Valente. Italian Pavilion, 54th.Venice Biennale.
2012: De Langelandske Kunsttårne. North-Art Magazine number 133.
: “Lærerens grundbog til indskolingen”. Knud Erik Christensen and Henrik Marxen.
Forlaget Meloni, Odense Denmark.
: TICKON Guide.Tranekær International Centre for Art and Nature.
Edited by Gertrud Købke Sutton.TICKON Press. English and Danish edition.
: “Black Peat”.Words by John K. Grande and images by Alfio Bonanno.
Limited edition, numbered and signed. Print Factory, Ireland
(Black Peat was read by John K. Grande writer in residence for 2010 at Sculpture in
the Parklands, Lough Boora, Co. Offaly, Ireland during inauguration of Alfio Bonanno´s
environmental sculpture “From Earth to Sky”)
: ART IN NATURE by Haesim Kim and John K. Grande.(Korean edition) Borim Press, Korea
2013: Bear DELUX Magazine #35.
2014: “A place where artists have a right to fall. Stories of Espai 10 and Espai 13 at the Fundació
Joan Miró”. 1978 – 2014. Manuel Segade, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
2015: Termèszèt- tükör (Nature-Mirror) by John K. Grande. Random Trees Editions.Transylvania
: Dialogy Umênì A Prìrody (Dialogue with Environmental artists) by John K. Grande.
Rozhovorys enviornmentàlnìmi umêlici. Powerpoint, Prague.
: Billedkunst i Skolen, Alice Carlslund and Anna Støttrup, Forlaget Meloni, Odense, Denmark.
2016: FUGL; exhibition publication. Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark.
Lærerens grundbog til mellemtrinnet. Knud Erik Christensen og Henrik Marxen, Forlaget
Meloni, Odense Denmark.
Louisiana, Arkitektur og landscape. Michael Sheridan. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
(English and Danish version) 2017.
2017: “En Vidunderlig Verden”,exhibition publication, 150-året for Johannes Larsen fødsel. Johannes Larsen Museet,
Kerteminde, Denmark
2018: Modern Art: Art Essentials Series (Art Essentials), by Amy Dempsey

Films and videos :(a selection)

1979: “Fragmenter” by Giancarlo Pancaldi, Alfio Bonanno´s work Langeland, Denmark.
1983: “Skulptur på ti måder”(Sculpture in 10 Ways). TV Film by Stig Krabbe Barfoed.
1984: Multi Media Project “Sort Heden” (Black Heath), Jutland, Denmark.
1985: The Video “So d’un Any” from “A sound Year Project”at the Miró Museum,
Barcelona, Spain. Music by Gunner Møller Pedersen.
Video by Carles Ameller and Mario Lazaro, Produced by Miró Museum.
1986: Educational film on Alfio Bonanno’s work with sculpture.
Produced by H. S. Møller for Oplysnings Forbundet Denmark.
1992: Galleri 11, DR TV 1, Denmark.
1994: Galleri 12, DR TV 1, Denmark
1995: DR TV 1, “He builds in trees”. Project with Children, Louisiana Museum, Denmark
: “Bunker-Ark”, Video for the Peace sculpture project 1995 by Alfio Bonanno
: “Peace Sculpture”, video by Rikke Kørbech
1996: “Fire and Water”, Stige Island garbage dump, Odense, Denmark.
Video by Lars R. Jensen and Torben. K. Madsen
1998-99: DR 1 TV, a series of direct TV programmes with Søren Ryge Pedersen. Denmark
2000: “Fragments of a Life”, 45 minute documentry film on Alfio Bonanno`s art.
A Film by Lars Reinholdt Jensen and Torben Kjærsgaard Madsen.
The Film was awarded second prize by the Danish Jury / Screening 2000.
From 2000 to 2002 “Fragments of a Life” participated in Film Festivals in
Lübeck, Germany, in Odense, Denmark and at the Environmental Film Festival,
Washington DC. USA
2003: www.didart.net Interactive virtual class, Maja and Martine in conversation with
Alfio Bonanno, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
2003: ShoreLines Documentary film, Maclaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada.
2008: Documentary Film. 1st. Art Ii Biennial of Environmental Art, Ii, Finland
2016: “Embracing Spaces – dialogue with tree and stone”. Documentary film on Alfio Bonanno´s
collaboration project with Skovskolen, Nødebo. W77 Film, Denmark
PN. Since 2008, there have been several Films, TV and Radio interviews on Bonanno´s work
shown or broadcasted in Denmark and many other countries.

Grants and Awards:

1985: Statens Kunstfonds working grant
: K.I.K.U. (Support for “Sound year Project”, Miró Museum, Barcelona, Spain
1990: Statens Kunstfonds travel grant
: Invited for 3 month as artist in resident at Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Scotland,
Glasgow European Culture Capital.
1991: Granted working period at Gammel Dok, Statens Værksteder for Kunst og
Håndværk, Copenhagen, Denmark
1993: Anne-Lise Fussing’s travel grant
1994: Vilhelm Thanning og hustru’s grant
1999: Stipendium from Statens Kunstfond
2000: Travel grant to Int. Sculpture Conference, Houston from
Center for Dansk Billedkunst
2001: Travel grant to Int. Sculpture Conference, Pittsburgh from
Center for Dansk Billedkunst
2005: Awarded Hydro Texaco’s “Friend of the tree” Award. (Årets Træven Pris)
2006: Awarded the Order OSSI. Ordine della Solidarieta Italiana by the Italian Government.
2008: Artist in Residence. Ii, Finland
2011: Grant from Danish Funding Agency to Install “Organic Intrusion”
2012: Grant from Danish Funding Agency for Amy Dempsey to write book on Alfio Bonanno
2016: Premio “Aci e Galatea”. Acireale, Sicily.

Represented :

Skive Museum, Denmark
Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
SAKs Museums Collection, Svendborg, Denmark
Fischer Collection, USA
Ålborg Sculpture Park, Denmark
Søhaven, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
The South Carolina Botanical Garden, Clemson, USA
Arte Sella. Borgo Sella, Trento, Italy
Royal Botanical Garden, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Parco Suburbano, Rocca Di Buticari, Nizza Di Sicilia. Sicily.
Johannes Larsen Museum, Kerteminde, Denmark.
RADICEPURA, Giarre, Sicily.
Fondazione OELLE, Aci Castello (Catania) Sicily.
Represented in several other Int., public and private collections

Memberships:

B.K.F.
TRANSIT.
SYDFYNSKE KUNSTNERE .
KUNSTNERSAMEFUNDET.