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Simon David

Founder of Galleria RamoComo, Italy
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Simon David

Founder of Galleria RamoComo, Italy
About me
Simon David (b. 1989, Lugano) was was educated at School of Visual Arts in New York and Falmouth University, where he obtained a Bachelor Degree in Press and Editorial Photography in 2012 and Node Center in Berlin where he holds a certificate in Exhibition Design. In the last years, David gained varied experience within the international art world, working with artists, curators and gallerists, having worked at Works Projects during Artissima 12, Flowers Gallery, Christie’s, The Photographers’ Gallery, Ncontemporary and Buchmann Galerie. He is currently involved with numerous projects including freelance representation of artists. He is also the founder of a new contemporary art gallery focusing on emerging artists, Galleria Ramo.
Projects
  • InRoadsGalleria Ramo is pleased to present InRoads a series of short online videos, exploring the concept of identity through what it actually means to be a contemporary artist today. The videos are composed by a freelance curator or art critic raising one general question or quotation. It is then philosophically pondered via the reality of an individual artist`s perception. The idea is to create an online archive which allows us an insight into the thoughts and ideas behind an artist`s work. With
Work history
    Founder - DirectorGalleria Ramo
    Como, ItalyFull Time
    Founded by Simon David, Galleria Ramo opened with 'pop-up' projects in the small town of Lugano (Switzerland). As an initiative and by its founder, the gallery does not represent any of the artists but rather works on uniquely curated exhibitions. Galleria Ramo’s philosophy is a total commitment to artists and their creative endeavour through a curatorial programme of exhibitions and events that engage with the local community and with the changing language of the contemporary art world. Galleria Ramo specialises in contemporary art, photography, installation and video. In 2018 in Via Natta 31, opens as the project /exhibition space of Galleria Ramo in Como, Italy.
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    Assistant to the directorBuchmann Galerie
     - Lugano, SwitzerlandFull Time
    Assisting the director with every-day commercial gallery tasks. Curating exhibitions, corresponding with artists, museums, critics and collectors on a daily basis. Taking care of every collectors needs such as, invoicing, transport and correspondence. Worked with Wolfgang Laib, Lawrecne Carroll, Tony Cragg, Tatsuo Miyajima and Alberto Garutti. Fairs worked, WopArt17, Art Basel18 and WopArt18.
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Skills
  • Exhibition Design
  • Writing
  • Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Sketchup
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mac OS
  • Website Development
  • Social Media Management
Education
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    BA (Hons) Press & Editorial PhotographyUniversity College Falmouth
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom
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    Summer CourseSchool of Visual Arts
     - New York, United States
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