marcello mercado
Since 2002
Works in Koeln Germany

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BIO
Marcello Mercado

Born in 1963, is italian - argentine and lives in Köln / Brühl, Germany.

He works interdisciplinary with paintings, videoart, bioart, objects, installations,
soundart and netprojects.

Mercado´s work is based on a relationship between biology, technology and art.

He was Fellow from: 1996 -1997 at The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur
Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation and The Lampadia Foundation.

1999-2001 at The Academy of Media Arts Köln. Germany.

1993 at Fundación Antorchas. Buenos Aires Argentina.

His works has been exhibited at the Museum Ludwig Köln; ZKM Karlsruhe;
Museo Nacional y Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Madrid; New York Film Festival
Lincoln Center; 11th Biennale de l´Image en Mouvement, Genf, Switzerland;
ABC Radio National Sydney; Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen; Arco Madrid; Miami Basel.

Mercado was awarded with the Main prize Videofest Berlin in 1994;
the Main prize Videobrasil 1998, 2001 and the Main prize 1999 Clermont-Ferrand France.

I'm floating on procaryote-eucaryote fluids.
I'm evolving towards an ecosystem governed by microbes.
I'm between the nucleation of water and a dead planet. Marcello Mercado

URL: http://www.marcellomercado.com

Blog1: http://marcellomercado.blogspot.com/

Blog2: http://20six.co.uk/marcello\_mercado/

http://rhizome.org/directory/resumes/1007057.doc

on-line performances in Koeln-streets with traffic cameras:
Goedel 1, Goedel 2, Goedel 3 (2000 - 2003)

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/Performances/goedel/goedel1\_small.html

Performances
http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/Performances/p/index.html

Installations

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/installations/index.html

Soundart

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/soundart/index.html

VideoArt

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/video-art.html

Das Kapital

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/Videos\%20html/kapital.html

Paintings

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/paintings/index.html

Net-Art :
http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/About.html

Sections of Nothing -Nothing
http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/Net-Art/A.html

Mutter Project
http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/mutter.html

Statements-Poetry

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/statements.html

Personal Data
http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/personal1.html

Exhibitions:

http://www.marcellomercado.com/html/Exhibitions.html

2008

Transmediale.08 Conspire ... Berlin. Germany

La tela és la pantalla:

CaixaForum Barcelona. Barcelona. Espana

Centre Social i Cultural Tarragona. Tarragona. España

Blast Kunstforum. Koeln. Germany

Visionaries -Audiovisual Works in Latin America
Itaú Cultural Institute. Sao Paulo. Brasil

55th Sydney Film Festival
Dendy Opera Quays.: Videobrasil Jury selection Sydney. Australia

Argentinos en el exterior.
MAMBA. Museo de Arte Moderno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Argentina

2007

El lienzo es la pantalla:

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Madrid. España;

CaixaForum Barcelona, España;

Museo de Arte Contemporánea Unión Fenosa da Coruña, España(MACUF);

Sala Parpalló, Valencia, España;

Centre Social i Cultural Tarragona, Espana.

Scanners. New York Video Festival. New York. USA

16th International Electronic Art Festival Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, Brasil

File: Electronic Language International Festival. Rio de Janeiro. Brasil
Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia . Videobrasil 2007, Brasil

Index Generator 2.2 London Candid Arts Trust. London. UK

ABC Radio National. The Night Air. Soundtransit. Sydney. Australia

Web Biennial 2007. Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum. Turkey

2006

Scanners. New York Video Festival. New York. USA

NERT-KG\_Galerie Peripherie.Sudhaus, Tübingen. Germany

La Isle 2006.Rio de Janeiro.Brasil

Georges Abstraction.Centre Pompidou. Paris. France/ Bureau des Videos

ReverberAções 2006. Rio de Janeiro.Brasil

La isle Entretainment.Paco das Artes. Rio de Janeiro. Brasil

La isle Entretainment.Museu Murillo La Greca. Rio de Janeiro. Brasil

EARlabs.Soundtransit. Sydney. Australia

Radio Fbi 94.5 FM Radio Community Sydney. Australia

ABC Radio National. The Night Air. Soundtransit. Sydney. Australia

Rare Frequency Radio May 04, 2006

PAM Art Basel-Miami. Miami. USA

2005

prog:ME 2005.Rio de Janeiro.Brasil

ZKM - Denkbilder 2005, Karlsruhe. Germany

11th BIM Genéve 2005. Switzerlad

Garage Festival. Soundtransit. Stralsund. Germany

Berlin.Soundscape-FM. Germany.

Webbiennial 2005 Istanbul. Turkey

Soeul Net Festival 2005, Korea

Experimenta 2005. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Phonographic Migrations 04. Transmediale Festival. Berlin. Germany

Experimenta Colombia 2005. Bogotá. Colombia

Videobrasil. Sao Paulo. Brasil

2004

New York Video Festival. Film Society of Lincoln Center. New York. USA

PRN. Kunst Klub Köln Koeln. Germany

Festival Ciberart-Bilbao 2004. Bilbao. Espana
Images Festival. Toronto, Canada

Sydney Film Festival and D>art at Opera House. Sydney . Australia

Public Video Art Festival Out Video Ekaterinburg, Russia

Emocao Art.ficial 2.0 Sao Paulo. Brasil

100 Años de Plástica en Cordoba - 1904-2004
100 artistas - 100 Obras. Museo Caraffa. Cordoba. Argentina

El secreto. Centro Cultural de España. Buenos Aires. Argentina

176 144 Performance Art for 3G Phones. Taipei. Taiwan

2003

Streams of Encounter. Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei. Taiwan

ChicagoFilmmakers: On Edge: New Experimental Video. Chicago.USA

Chiangmai First New Media Art Festival. CMU Art Museum. Chiang Mai, Thailand

Cleveland Performance Festival. Cleveland. Ohio. USA

Videobrasil. Sao Paulo. Brasil

Pixxelpoint

Difusion. Remote Contributor. University of Colorado. Boulder, Colorado.USA

Zemos98. Sevilla. Espana

2002

Medienkunst aus Lateinamerika. Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Berlin. Germany

WhitneyBiennial.com

Radiotopia. OE1 Kunstradio. Acoustic Network
Ars Electronica. Linz Austria

IX Festival Latinoamericano de Video. Museo Castagnino. Rosario. Argentina

Generaciones 60/90. Cine argentino independiente.
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina

2001

13th Videobrasil. Electronic Art Biennial. Sao Paulo. Brasil

GND\_Earth Galerie. Berlin. Germany

Prasentationswoche an der Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln. Positionen Vorfuehrungen Ereignisse. Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln Germany

(media) artists Electronic Images. JAMAS International Academy of Media Arts and Science. Ogaki City, Japan. Institute for Technology and Arts at National Institute of the Arts. Taipei, Taiwan

Apeiron Zool - Goethe Institute Córdoba. Cordoba, Argentina

5th Festival of Video/Art/Electronic.
Galería de Artes Visuales: Universidad Ricardo Palma. Lima, Peru

2000

Kunst mit Fotografie und andere mediale Eskapaden: Wie man sieht...
Museum Ludwig. Koeln, Germany

Art Cologne. 34.Internationale Messe fuer Moderne Kunst. Koeln, Germany

Tent Gallery. Rotterdam.The Netherlands

ChicagoFilmmakers. Kino-Eye Cinema. Chicago. USA

Praesentationswoche an der Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln. Positionen Vorfuehrungen Ereignisse. Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln Germany

5th Muestra Euroamericana de Artes Visuales. Goethe Institut. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Biennial Interferences. Nuits savoureuses 2000
Centre International de Video Creation. Pierre Schaeffer (CICV) Belfort. France

Art Biennial Buenos Aires. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Festival Internacional de Arte Sonoro y Visual:Experimenta. Buenos Aires. Argentina

1999

New York Video Festival. Indelible Images
Walter Reade Theater. The Lincoln Center. New York. USA

Berkeley Art Museum. Pacific Film Archive.
University of California. Berkeley. California. USA

Golem Videofestival 1999 2nd edition. Activation Space.
GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Torino. Italy

Videoformes 99. 14th Video et Multimedia Int. Festival. Clermont-Ferrand. France

12th Stuttgart Filmwinter. Wand 5 e.V. Stuttgart. Germany

Volcano99 Videofestival. London.UK

Backspace. Holding up resistance. London. UK

Transmediale Berlin. Cybertheatre Brussels. Belgium

4th Muestra Euroamericana de Artes Visuales. Goethe Institut. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Praesentationswoche an der Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln. Positionen Vorfuehrungen Ereignisse. Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln Germany

II Biennial of Mercosul:Art and Technology. Cyberart: Interaction Zones. Porto Alegre.Río Grande do Sul. Brasil

Podewil: Transmediale präsentiert-Inmedia talk/show
Crossing the border. Berlin. Germany

En Torno a la Acción. Museo de Arte Moderno. Buenos Aires.Argentina

XVII Festival de Cine de Uruguay. Cinemateca Uruguaya. Montevideo, Uruguay

1998

12th Videobrasil Electronic Art International Festival. Sesc, Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo. Brasil

16th World Wide Video Festival. Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam. The Netherlands

Retrospectiva Marcello Mercado: El Arte de Molestar
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Arco98. Arco Electrónico ‘98. Madrid. España

Festival de Vídeo de Navarra - Nafarroako Bideo Jaialdia. Ars Interruptus. España

3rd Split Festival of New Film. Split. Croatia

I Mostra de Vídeo Independent & Fenomens Interactius en Santa Cruz de Tenerife. España

Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo. Ciclo de Video Creación Latinoamericano. Badajoz. España

Le festival des 3 Continents. Bourges. France

Performances and Videos, Goethe Institute Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina

Buenos Aires Video X. Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Arte Siglo XXI. Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires. Argentina

1997

Goethe Institutes Global Bodies. Global teleconference
Opening of Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Videonale 7. Bonn. Germany

Wand 5 e.V.: Filmwinter 97. Stuttgart. Germany

Transmediale Videofest. Breaking the Borders.
Hackesche Höfe Cinema.Berlin.Germany

Videowall. Rockefeller Center. MoMa.New York. New York.USA

VideoBA 1997. ArteBA. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo. ARCO ‘97.
Arco Electrónico. Madrid. Espana

4ª Mostra de Video Independent & Fenomens interactius
Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona. Espana

1996

3ª Mostra de Video Independent.
Centro de Cultura Contemporánia de Barcelona. España

14th World Wide Video Festival.
Amsterdam. The Netherlands

Edinburgh’s Eleventh Fringe Film & Video Festival.
Serving Suggestions.Edinburgh. Scotland

ISEA96. Rotterdam. Netherlands

Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen.Landesmuseum Francisco-Calorinum Reihevideokunst. Videopolitik. Linz. Austria

13º Kasseler Dokumentarfilm und Videofest. Kassel. Germany

Videoformes Clermont-Ferrand. Clermont-Ferrand. France

11º Videobrasil. Sao Paulo. Brasil

The 6th International Animation Festival in Japan. Hiroshima ‘96. Special Programmes: Fine Art Animation. Hiroshima. Japan

Festival Euroamericano de Videoarte
Centro Cultural Rojas. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Dutv.org/unquote. Philadelphia. USA

1995

10 Years Videofest
Volksbüne Theater. Berlin. Germany

Internationaler Videokunstpreis. Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie
ZKM. SWF. ORF. Karlsruhe. Germany
Nominated for the best video of the year : The Torment Zone

ISEA95. Montreal.Canada

9th Annual Leeds International Film Festival. Leeds. United Kindom

13th World Wide Video Festival. Amsterdam. The Netherlands

Vidéoformes Clermont-Ferrand. Clermont-Ferrand. France

VideoBA 1995. ArteBA. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Museo Castagnino. El Objeto de los 90. Muestra Colectiva. Rosario. Argentina

FIPA. Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels. Nice. France

Athens International Film and Video Festival. Athens. Ohio. USA

Worldfest Houston. The Houston International Film Festival. Houston. Texas. USA

Bienal International de Vídeo de Belo Horizonte. ForumBHZVideo95. Belo Horizonte. Brasil

22nd International Festival Ekotopfilm95. Bratislava. Slovak Republic

Festival Latinoamericano de Rosario. Rosario. Argentina

International Festival Electronie D’Arte e Altre Scritture

1994

Videonale 4 Bonn. Bonn. Germany

Kasseler Dokumentarfilm und Videofest. Filmladen Kassel. Kassel. Germany

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen. Oberhausen. Germany

Sur del Cono Sur. Une Selection de Videos Argentines
La Station dHeure Exquise. Le-Fort-Gallerie Haute. Mons en Baroeul. France

4e Mondial de la Video. Bruselas. Belgique

Screenings of Videofest Tour ‘94 Krakau, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo,
Brasilia, Cologne (Germany), Annecy (France), Lyon (France), Taormina, Sicily (Italy)

Dallas Video Festival. Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas. USA

Balai Seni Lukis Negara National Art Gallery. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia

International Festival Electronie D’Arte e Altre Scritture Pecci Museum (Prato-Firenze). Spaziotempo Gallery (Firenze) Giubbe Rosse Electronic Art Café (Firenze). Lavatoio Contumaciale Cultural Association (Roma). Damsterdamned-Link (Bologna). Artifex Gallery (Torino). Agave-Atelier Gluck Gallery (Milan). Round Videofestival. Italy

13a Jornadas De la Critica. Videocreacion.
CAYC. Centro de Arte y Comunicación.Buenos Aires. Argentina

Zoo-Video. Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Festival Latinoamericano de Video de Rosario. Rosario. Argentina

Instituto Goethe Cordoba. Videofest Berlin. Córdoba. Argentina

1993

Scars-Pleasure+Sacrifice. Video Screening
The Permanent Mission of Colombia to The United Nations and
The Consulate General of Argentina in New York. New York. USA

Festival do Gramado Gramado. Brasil

2º Festival Franco-Latinoamericano de Videoarte
Centro Cultural Rojas. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Buenos Aires Video V.
Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericano. Buenos Aires. Argentina

Bienarte Cordoba. Muestra Paralela. Cordoba. Argentina