Marco Maria Giuseppe Scifo

Works
Biography
Exhibitions

  • Ctònio, 2014, graphite on paper, wood panels, audio virtual surround. Site-specific. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    Ctònio, 2014, graphite on paper, wood panels, audio virtual surround. Site-specific. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    Ctònio, 2014, detail. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    Pneuma, 2005-2014, sculpture on black silicone, air compressor, tecnical material. Site-specific. photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    Pneuma, 2005-2014, detail. hoto by Sebastiano Luciano
    Pneuma, 2005-2014, detail. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    End of inertia, 2014, photographic image, electricity, hot late, vapor, drop installation, glass, video equipment. Site-specific. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    End of inertia, 2014, photographic image, electricity, hot late, vapor, drop installation, glass, video equipment. Site-specific. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    End of inertia, 2014, detail. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    End of inertia, 2014, photographic image, electricity, hot late, vapor, drop installation, glass, video equipment. Site-specific. Photo by Sebastiano Luciano
    Fine dello stato di quiescenza, 2013, graphite on white marble, cm 50 x 60
    Marco Scifo, In Nimbus, grafite su carta, 140x220x2cm, 2013
    Mons Gibel cratere nord ovest, cardboard, graphite, pastel, cm 150 x 70
    Glacier, graphite and Lascod chalk on Carrara's white marble, cm 120 x 90 x 1
    In Nubibus project room, 93,248 m3, video projection on salt, site-specific dimension
    Globo pentacidodecaedro scale 1:200 000 000, paper, slate, electric engine 4W, site-specific dimension
    Globo pentacidodecaedro scale 1:200 000 000 (detail), paper, slate, electric engine 4W, site specific dimension
    Mons Gibel project room 79,15 m3 (det.)
    drawing cm 206 x 145 x 5, cardboard, graphite, Lascod chalk, marine plywood
    Mons Gibel versante nord, graphite on paper, cm 40 x 30 x 3,5
    Marco Maria Giuseppe Scifo, Mons Gibel, 2013, Video-Animazione

    Habitat-Molecolare, light box, ink on paper, wood, cm 83 x 59 x 5

    Habitat-Molecolare, light box, ink on paper, wood, cm 83 x 59 x 5

    In Nubibus, cardboard, graphite, Lascod chalk, marine plywood, cm 144 x 200

    In Nubibus, graphite on paper, cm 53 x 38 x 3,5
    Habitat - Molecolare, ink on paper, cm 93 x 73 x 3,5
    Habitat - Molecolare, graphite on paper, cm 93 x 73 x 3,5
    Low cost - sleep well, I'll wake you in the morning
    cardboard, paper, graphite, Lascod chalk, glue, wood, audio system, projector, site-specific dimension

    Site-specific installation for L'Arte non e' cosa nostra- le Accademie Padiglione Italia - 54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia
    Life in Polar Regions, cardboard, graphite, cm 60 x 60
    Life in Polar Regions, cardboard, graphite, cm 60 x 60
    Life in Polar Regions, graphite on paper, cm 35 x 35
    Life in Polar Regions, graphite on paper, cm 35 x 35
    Life in Polar Regions, graphite on paper, cm 35 x 35
    Ghiacciaio (particolare) 2011 Permanent pen on acetate
    Iceberg 2010 Installation view: freezer, iceberg-ice, projector, aluminium staircase, wood and plastic, site specific, Centre Culturel Français de Milan
    Iceberg 2010 Installation view: freezer, iceberg-ice, projector, aluminium staircase, wood and plastic, site specific, Centre Culturel Français de Milan

  • Born in Augusta (Italy) in 1977, he lives and works in Milan

    STUDIES AND EDUCATION
    1992-1997
    Institute of Art in Siracusa (Italy)

    1997-2001
    B.A in Sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan

    2000
    Erasmus, UdK Universität der Künste, Berlin, Tony Cragg’s Sculpture Teaching post

    2007-2010
    M.A. in Visual Art, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2013     
    Habitat, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome
    2012    
    Laboratorio habitat, Ass. Culturale beBOCS, Catania (IT)
    Project Space, Molins Interiors, Barcelona (E)
    2011    
    Running Glance, curated by Antonello Tolve, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome
    2010    
    Eye Run, Gallerie du Centre Culturel Français, Milan
    2007      
    Apicoltura, Gallerie du Tableau, Marseilles (F)
    2005     
    Galleria Unorossodue, Milan

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2014
    Entrenous, Marco Maria Giuseppe Scifo & Pier Paolo Calzolari, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome
    VI. PREMIO ARTISTICO FONDAZIONE VAF – Posizioni attuali dell’arte italiana, Stadtgalerie, Kiel, Germany   

    Sub Divo | Sotto il cielo, a cura di Giusi Diana, Villa Aurea – Parco Archeologico e Paesaggistico della Valle dei Templi, Agrigento, Italy
    2013    
    Digital Life Liquid Landscapes, MACRO Testaccio, Rome
    2012    
    13° Cairo Prize, Palazzo della Permanente, Milan
    2011    
    Il Quinto Atto, curated by Helga Marsala, Galleria Biagiotti, Florence
    Showtime, curated by Antonello Tolve, Galleria ZaK, Monteriggioni, Italy
    Temporaneamente Nuovi – Torano Giorno e Notte XIII, curated by Maria Mancini, Torano, Italy
    ILLUMInazioni, 54th International Art Exhibition, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, Arsenale – Tese di San Cristoforo, Venice
    Le città fuori dalla città, Festival Ex Polis, directed by M.M.Linzi and Massimo Mazzone, Triennal Milan
    2010       
    7th International Sculpture Biennal, Regione Piemonte (Umberto Mastroianni Award), Italy
    Open 13, curated by Paolo De Grandis, International exhibition of Sculpture, Lido, Isola di San Servolo, Venice
    2009    
    Group Show, Palazzo della Borsa, Milan
    Venti di Brera, Palazzo Imperiale, Innsbruck, Austria
    2008       
    Pericoloso Sporgersi, curated by Stefania Meazza and Catherine Macchi, L’Atelier Soardi, Nice, France
    Group show, Museo Gennaro Pérez di Cordoba, Spain
    Winner of UniCredit Group Prize, 2nd edition of Young Sculptors International Contest, Arnaldo Pomodoro Fondation, Milan
    Group Show, Museo del Corso, Rome
    2007    
    Profilo d’Arte Contest, Museo della Permanente, Milan
    Il Mondo a Brera – Venti di Erasmus, Villa Borromeo Visconti Litta, Lainate, Italy
    2006    
    Group Show, curated by Luciano Caramel, Accademia Albertina, Turin
    2005    
    Parking, Galleria Unorossodue, Milan
    Misura e Dismisura, curated by Claudio Cerritelli, Gallery of Associazione Culturale Starter, Milan
    Nuevas Generaziones de Artistas Italianos, curated by Marco Meneguzzo, Centro Cultural Borges –Instituto Italiano de Cultura, Buenos Aires
    2004    
    Da lontano era un’isola, C/O Careof and Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
    Sculture a Villa Braila, curated by Claudio Cerritelli, Lodi, Italy
    2003
    Edgardo Mannucci Sculpture Prize, 10th edition, ex Convento di San Francesco, Arcevia, Italy
    2002       
    Winner of contest in honor of the sculptor Angelo Tenchio, Como, Italy
    Group Show, Villa Erba, Como, Italy
    2001      
    Rundgang, Udk, Berlin
    Oxygen, Udk, Berlin
    Winner of Gli Scapigliati Prize, Milan
    Winner of Think Finance Epta Concourse Prize, Milan
    2000      
    Group Show, Darmstadt, Germany
    It Italia Giappone, Gaggiano; Lecco, Italy
    Winner of Sculpture Contest for Sculpture Contest, State Archives of Rome and Naples
    Winner of contest in memory of the sculptor Angelo Tenchio, Como, Italy
    Winner of Monumento per la città di Viadana Contest, Viadana, Italy
    1999    
    Accademie di Milano e Roma, curated by Barbara Drudi and Domenico Guzzi, Colonnella, Italy
    Winner of Sculpture Prize at Salon I of Brera, Museo della Permanente, Milan
    Winner of Sculpture Prize Salon I of Brera, Museo della Permanente, Milan
    Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera ‘s Sculpture representative, Biennale delle Accademie, Alatri, Italy
    Finalist in Idee per un monumento Contest, INAIL, Rome

    PUBLIC WORKS
    2005     
    Winner of Idee per un monumento al Carabiniere National Contest, Ministry of Public Employment
    2001       
    Sculpture Park, Migliarino, Ferrara, Italy
    1999   
    Collaboration for the realization of Monumento alla Zolfara, Montedoro, Caltanissetta, Italy
    1997        
    Winner of Scultura da Vivere National Contest; public work in Cuneo, Italy

    INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS
    2013    
    Arte Fiera, Bologna, January 24th – 28th
    Flash Art Event, Milano, February 8th -10th
    2012    
    CONTEXT Art Miami, December 6th -10th
    Arte Fiera, Bologna, January 27th -30th
    2011    
    ROMA. The Road To Contemporary Art 2011, International Fair of Contemporary Art, Rome,
    May 5th – 8th

    WEBSITE http://www.marcoscifo.it/

  • EntreNous
    EntreNous
    September 25th - November 10th, 2014
    Habitat
    Habitat installation view
    March 23th – May 11th 2013
    Running Glance
    Running Glance installation view
    May 3rd – July 29th 2011, curated by Antonello Tolve



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