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, 2018

58 x 50 cm

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Attesa infinita, 2018

110 x 32 cm

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Birdheadtrip, 2018

14.8 x 21 cm

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Journal

Events, Posted on 12/06/2019

LA VIA DELLA LANA 2019: UN GIORNO AL LANIFICIO PAOLETTI DURANTE LA RASSEGNA CULTURALE

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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Events, Posted on 07/05/2019

LA REPUBBLICA DI SAN MARTINO

by Camilla Nacci

On Saturday 11th May, the party "The River That Does Not Exist" is back!The event reaffirms more than ever in this edition the peculiar identity of the San Martino district.

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Special projects, Posted on 05/02/2019

DENIS RIVA VINCITORE DEL PREMIO A.T. CROSS COMPANY

by Ilaria Barro

During SetUp Contemporary Art Fair the first edition of the Prize promoted by A.T. Cross Company for Art took place. We won the prize with the artwork by Denis Riva "Nuova sorgente"

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Events, Posted on 23/01/2019

CELLAR CONTEMPORARY A SETUP 2019

by Camilla Nacci

"Ithaca" is the subject of the art fair, which will take place at Palazzo Pallavicini, Bologna, from January 31st to February 3rd, 2019

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