Giacomo Rizzo (b. 1977, Palermo) teaches Sculpture and Techniques of Fundry at Accademia di Belle Arti in Palermo. A good number of his works consists in installations dialoguing with architecture or the environment. His works are present in several museums and collections.
Over the years, Rizzo has been conducting his aesthetic and linguistic research by experiencing directly the places he visits, from whence he loves to receive powerful emotions.
Realizaciòn de una escultura de gran formato and La escultura e y su entorno. Lenguajes plasticos, intervenciones urbanas y naturales. He has collaborated with a number of national and international theaters, like Piccolo Teatro in Milan, where he worked with Luca Ronconi, and Teatro Massimo in Palermo.
In his career, Rizzo realized several monuments and public artworks, among which: Respiro (2016), Museo Regionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Palermo (Palazzo Riso); 2016 Matermania, Villa Lysis Capri (NA), Matronato Museo Madre, Fondazione Donnaregina for contemporary arts; Itaca (2016), monument at IAMC CNR- UOS, Osservatorio della biodiversità marina, Capo Granitola,Trapani; Input (2013), sculpture, Museo Stanza della seta, Ficarra, Messina.
Emotions and ideas relived in his works through a careful study of contemporary society, which he expresses with a clear and precise communication. In November 2015, upon invitation from the Departamento de Escultura e Historia de las Artes Plasticas de la Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad de Sevilla, Rizzo participated to two conventions, respectively entitled De lo Micro a lo Macro Realizaciòn de una escultura de gran formato e La escultura e y su entorno." Lenguajes plasticos, intervenciones urbanas y naturales".