Biography

Denis Riva, named Deriva, is born in Ganzamonio in 1979.

He is an illustrator, a painter, a gatherer, an observer, a reseracher, a technician, an experimenter, but not an actor.

He doesn't take part at ceremonies. He doesn't have a Bachelor of fine arts. He is living daily under the wieght of art that he carries on with him.

He often uses the word “Master”, although he doesn't have any.

He's not a University professor.

He is dating two dogs everyday.

Notwithstanding all the works done the last years, he's convinced to be at the beginning of his research, but also to be at the end.

In 2017 he turned twenty years of shows.

Denis Riva lives and works at Follina, a fairy-tale Borgo of Treviso, in a studio which was part of Lanificio Paoletti, a historical wool factory founded in 1795.

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Artworks

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€ 60,00

Andare avanti, 2019

18 x 18 cm

€ 100,00

Andare avanti, 2019

18 x 18 cm

€ 450,00
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€ 350,00

Birdheadtrip, 2018

14.8 x 21 cm

€ 450,00

Fumata bianca, 2019

21 x 21 cm

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Journal

Publications, Posted on 02/02/2021

AQUITRINUS, A MODERN BESTIARY

by cellar contemporary

The 88 beasts by Denis Riva and Marco Taddei come alive in the new publication by "Le serpi in tasca"

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Events, Posted on 22/12/2020

THE "PAPER LANDSCAPES" BY DENIS RIVA ARRIVES AT ARIES

by Carlotta Libardi

Aries Workspace of Trento has recently inaugurated an exhibition itinerary to encourage the comparison between freelancers and entrepreneurs, with the purpose of promoting local art bodies and their artists.

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Interviews, Posted on 01/04/2020

A CONVERSATION WITH DENIS RIVA

by Lorenzo Motta

Lorenzo Motta, journalist and owner of Cartiera Santara, interviews the artist in a slowly discovery of his poetics.

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Events, Posted on 11/11/2019

DENIS RIVA: ANDARE AVANTI

by Cellar Contemporary

The linocut print in a double limited edition

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