R I C C A R D O   D E  C A L

2017 The book Dream of Venice has been presented in San Francisco and New York. The book also wins the IPPY Award in New York. 

Collaborates with Ca' Foscari University in Venice and School for International Education, working on a short film for the 150° anniversary celebrations.

2016 Publishes the book Dream of Venice - Architecture for the american editor JoAnn Locktov. The book obtains many reviews in international magazines like Abitare, Interior Design, Aishti Magazine.

Realizes a TV commercial for Water of Venice.

Realizes the exhibition "Into the Labyrinth" at Querini Stampalia Foundation in Venice.

Realizes three short movies for the exhibition "Carlo Scarpa e il Giappone" at Maxxi Museum in Rome.

Collaborates with designer Enrico Baleri for a series of short movies about italian design.


2015 Takes part to 56° Venice Art Biennale (Venice Pavilion) with a short film about Fluxus Art Movement.


2014 Curates a double video installation for Grand Hornu Images Museum - Belgium - "Le Labo des Héritiers".

Takes part with two films to Lisbon Architecture Film Festival. 

The film "Quattrocento volte Otello" is presented on Excelsior Hotel during 71° Venice Biennale Film Festival. 

Takes part with video interviews to special events curated by Camilla Boemio at Bucharest International Biennal 2014. 

Realizes the documentary film "Quattrocento volte Otello", about italian tenor singer of the '50 Pier Miranda Ferraro.

Realizes a short documentary film about Fluxus Art movement for Fondazione Bonotto.

The new film "Genius Loci" is presented to Palazzo Grassi - Pinault Foundation in Venice.


​2013  Realizes, with Pier Paolo Giarolo, the documentary film "The Stones of Venice", about the long restoration of one of the most important Venice Palaces on Canal Grande, Palazzo Papadopoli.


2012  The film "Memoriae Causa" is screened at Maxxi Museum of XXI century's Arts in Rome, presented by Mario Botta, Enrico Ghezzi, Guido Pietropoli, Tobia Scarpa.​

Curates video installation for the exhibition "Carlo e Tobia Scarpa - dialogo sospeso" at Musée des Arts Decoratifs de Bordeaux.

2011 Realizes the short film "Nullo die sine linea".

Collaborates with video installation during theater performances with the actors Giancarlo Previati and Carla Stella.

The film "Memoriae Causa" is presented on Architecture Academy of Mario Botta in Mendrisio (Switzerland).

2010 Collaborates with "Ente dello Spettacolo" (Rome) for a project sustained by the Ministry of Cultural and Entertainment Activities.

The film "Raccolto d'inverno" has been presented  on 67° Venice film Festival as special event.

2009 Presents t​he short film "Carlo Scarpa e l'origine delle cose" on 11° Architecture Biennal of Venice. The same film has been shown on "Salone del mobile" in Milan.

Realizes the film "Dialogo nel tempo.

Presents the film "Memoriae Causa" at Politecnico of Architecture in Milan.

​Realizes videos for theater performances.

2008 Realizes the short films "Hortus Conclusus" and "Far West".

Has been contacted by legendary Fellini's and Tarkovskij's scriptwriter Tonino Guerra for a project about "La Scarzuola" of Tomaso Buzzi. 

The film "Memoriae Causa" is presented on IUAV Architecture University of Venice.

2007-2014 Collaborates for the project "Veneto experience" with Shun Kanda, teacher of Architectural design at MIT of Boston (Massachussetts)​ and at Keio University of Tokio (Japan)​

2007 Realizes, financed again by Benetton Foundation, the film about Carlo Scarpa "Memoriae Causa", shot in Super-16 film and winner in several international film Festival. The film has been presented also in London at Soane Museum with the collaboration of Royal Institute of British Architects. The film has been also presented in China and on Milan Triennale of Architecture. 

Receives the RDC Award along with Carlo Lizzani, Silvio Soldini and Vincenzo Vincenzoni at "Third Millennium Festival" in Rome.

2006-2008 Collaborates with Benetton Foundation, curating video installations for events and exhibitions.​

2006 Realizes, financed by Benetton Foundation, the film "Quando l'arte si tace", winner in various International Film Festivals. 

Realizes for Benetton Foundation the short film "Vitrorum Natura", for the birth centenary of Venetian Architect Carlo Scarpa.

Participates on Turin "Salone del Libro" with a project presented at Book Film Bridge.

2005 Realizes the short film "Ezechiele 37,26", financed by Veneto Region and participates as special guest at Videopolis Festival with "Trilogia del silenzio".

2004 Realizes the short film "La città del silenzio", winner on many Film Festival including Bellaria Film Festival.

2003 Realizes the second short film "L'ultimo fronte", winner on several Film Festival.

2002 Realizes the first short film, presented to Pitti's Palace in Florence during the fashion parade of London's fashion brand "KEW" (now Kew159).

1992 After classical studies, study to Architecture University of Venice.

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