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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Andare avanti, 2019

18 x 18 cm

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Andare avanti, 2019

18 x 18 cm

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Journal

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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Events, Posted on 20/10/2019

OPENING AVANZATO STATO DI COMPOSIZIONE

by Camilla Nacci

La personale di Denis Riva vi aspetta in galleria tra avanzamenti che avanzano

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Events, Posted on 12/06/2019

THE WOOL ROUTE 2019: A DAY AT THE PAOLETTI WOOL MILL DURING THE CULTURAL EXHIBITION

by Camilla Nacci

A festival full of meetings and events, including the exhibition “Materia che avanza” curated by Denis Riva, in which also Federico Lanaro was invited.

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