Born in Napoli (Italy), 1967
Lives & works in Milano (Italy)

Representative galleries:
Marta Cervera

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Video Art Works

Sao Paulo Citytellers (2006)
Hikikomori (2004)

Major Projects

What We Want. An atlas of social and urban behaviors through fifty world metropolises.
The Secret Traces. A research based on the photographic shadowing of unknown people in several cities across the globe. Observing and comparing the lifestyle of anonymous citizens through their daily routines.
100 Stories. One hundred short photo-animations of unaware people spied on while doing eaningless gestures.
Natura. A series of films reconstructing criminal or bizarre events that took places in various rural areas around the world. Among which The Crandell Case (upstate New York, 2002), Il caso Monte Maggiore (Caserta, 2003 with Kal Karman) and The Mersey Valley Case (Liverpool, 2004).
Hikikomori. Docu-film with Kal Karman. The film explores the behaviours of 900.000 young japanese who decided to live their lives inside their domestic walls.
Rear Window. 2 films (1 minute each) spying people in their everyday lives inside their homes. An investigation of normality.
Sao Paulo_ Citytellers. Docu-film on the theme of self-organizations phenomena in the hyper-city of Sao Paulo. (27th Sao Paulo Biennial)

Permanent collections His works are part of several private and public collections, among which are:

UniCredit & l'Arte, Italy
The UBS Art Collection, Switzerland
GAM-Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Italy
FNAC, Paris, France
Comunidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Museo Fotografia Contemporanea Cinisella Balsamo, Milan, Italy
Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, National Museum of Modern Art, Madrid, Spain
MUSAC, León, Spain
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy


1967 Born Naples; lives in Milan 1995 Starts to work with photography, film, maps and writings 1996 Graduates as architect 2000 Founding member of Multiplicity, an international network of artists and architects. Among Multiplicity projects:Tokyo Voids; USE: Uncertain States of Europe; Solid Sea 2004 Named Professor of Theory and practice of the technological image, Faculty of Design and Art, University of Bolzano, Italy 2005 Named Professor of Photography, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan, Italy

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007 TATE Modern, "Diversity" London, UK
Spectacular City, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf
36th International Film Festival Rotterdam
How to live together, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago 2006 New Landscape, Kunst Palais di HypoVereinsbank Italian Artistic photography of the UniCredit Group Collection, Monaco
How to live together, XXVII Biennal of Sao Paulo
Spectacular City, NAI (Netherlands Architecture Institute), Rotterdam
Cities, architecture and society, 10th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice
Ecotopia, II° ICP Triennial (International Center of Photography), New York
Saison Italienne, Mep (Maison Européenne de la Photographie), Paris
2005 I luoghi e l'anima, Palazzo Reale, Milan
6 x torino, GAM (Galleria civica d'arte moderna e contemporanea), Turin 2004 Going Public 04, Modena, with Zapruder 2004 International 04, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK 2002 Documenta XI, Kassel, Germany (with Multiplicity)
Side Effects, XX Triennale di Milano, Milan