STARTING HIS CAREER IN 1996, MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO HAS WORKED AS A FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER AND COLLABORATED WITH INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, AS WELL AS SEVERAL INSTITUTIONS AND GALLERIES: MARSEILLE MAC, MOMA P.S.1, THE FRENCH ACADEMY IN ROME, ZAGREB MSU, MADRE, INCONTRI INTERNAZIONALI D’ARTE, RAM RADIOARTEMOBILE, THE BYRD HOFFMANN FOUNDATION AND FONDAZIONE VOLUME.

HIS PHOTOS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN ITALIAN AND FOREIGN NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES, AMONG WHICH “LA REPUBBLICA”, “LIBÉRATION”, “L’ESPRESSO”, “CARNET”, “ABITARE”, “GULLIVER”, “BEAUX-ARTS”, “TATE MAGAZINE”, “IL GIORNALE DELL’ARTE” AND “ARCHIS”.

AFTER THE MEETING WITH THE PHOTO REPORTER LEONARD FREED DURING HIS STAY IN NEW YORK (2000-2002), HE HAS WORKED AS INSIDER AT MAGNUM AGENCY.

WHEN HE CAME BACK TO ITALY, HIS WORK OPENED TO NEW EXPRESSIVE MEDIA; HIS INTEREST MOVED FROM PHOTOGRAPHY TO VIDEO AND INSTALLATION, AND IN 2003 HE BEGAN HIS COLLABORATION WITH THE AMERICAN ARTIST JIMMIE DURHAM, WHICH LASTED ON AND OFF UNTIL 2008.

IN 2004 HE MOVED TO VIENNA TO ATTEND A MASTER IN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH FRIEDL KUBELKA AND BEGAN TO WORK IN FRANZ WEST’S ATELIER FOR A TWO-YEAR PERIOD.

FROM 2006, AGAIN IN ROME, HE HAS CARRIED ON BOTH INSTALLATION WORK AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

TODAY HE WORKS AND LIVES IN SWITZERLAND.

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SOLO SHOWS

2016

RELATED  ACTS  IN  UNRELATED  EVENTS,  O.T.  RAUM  FUER  AKTUELLE  KUNST,  LUCERNE

2015

THE POET’S GARDEN, BALTSprojects, ZURICH

CURATED BY MONIKA ANNEN

PORTRAIT OF JENNIE, CCI FABRIKA, MOSCOW

CURATED BY VITALY PATSYUKOV

2014

SHIFT, KUNSTRAUM WALCHETURM, ZURICH

CURATED BY PATRICK HUBER

BETWEEN HERE AND NOW, LA RADA, LOCARNO

CURATED BY RICCARDO LISI

2011

UNBEARABLE DISSERTATION ON A BROKEN LINE, GALERIE MARIO IANNELLI, BERLIN

CURATED BY ANTONIA ALAMPI

QUANDO LE LINEE INIZIANO A CADERE, IO MI ORIENTO, INNER ROOM, SIENA

CURATED BY FEDERICO FUSI

2010

SIDE-BACK-WALK, RSTR#, MUNICH

CURATED BY PHILIPP MESSNER

2009 

SO FAR SO WEST, STANDARD-DELUXE, LAUSANNE

CURATED BY FEDERICA MARTINI

2007 

PERPETUUM MOBILE, GALLERY NEXTDOOR, ROME

CURATED BY LORENZO BENEDETTI

 NORTH SOUTH OVEST EAST, PRIVATE APARTMENT, BERLIN

CURATED BY BARBARA BUCHMAIER

2006

APT1, PRIVATE APARTMENT, ROME

CURATED BY ILARI VALBONESI

2005

I DREAMED YOUR END. TOWARDS ANOTHER ABSTRACTION, INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE, VIENNA

CURATED BY GUENTHER OTT

2004

RAUM FÜR EIN KLAVIER, WUK, VIENNA

 

 GROUP SHOWS

2016

ZEITGEISTSILENZIO PER FAVORE. 10 VIDEO ATTRAVERSO L’ABBRUZZO,  ACCADEMIA ALBERTINA, TURIN

CURATED BY ADINA PUGLIESE

NOW AND AFTER COLLECTION 2015, [.BOX], MILAN

ADDIS VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART AND GURAMAYLE ART CENTER, ADDIS-ABABA

CURATED BY MARINA FOMENKO

ACENTERED: RETERRITORISED NETWORK OF EUROPEAN AND CHINESE MOVING IMAGE, VIDEO-BOOTH, ART BASEL, HONG KONG

CURATED BY JÖRG SCHELLER

2015

PROPHETIA, FUNDACIO’ JOAN MIRO’, BARCELONA

CURATED BY IMMA PRIETO

35th UPPSALA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, UPPSALA, SWEDEN

CURATED BY MARINA FOMENKO

CATCH OF THE YEAR 2015, DIENSTGEBÄUDE, ZURICH

CURATED BY ANDREAS MARTI

FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY , INNOVATION 6 DIGITAL CULTURE, ESPACIOENTER, CANARY ISLES

CURATED BY MARINA FOMENKO

A SPACE WE CHOOSE, NOW AND AFTER ’15,  SCHUSEV STATE MUSEUM OF ARCHITECTURE, MOSCOW

CURATED BY MARINA FOMENKO

HERITAGE 4: (UN)TIED TO A PARTICULAR LAND LOCATION, KUNSTMUSEUM THUN, THUN

CURATED BY FEDERICA MARTINI

EVERY ART CAN BE FAMOUS FOR 24 HOURS, TART GALERIE, ZURICH

CURATED BY PATRICIA BIANCHI

RI – FLESSIONI, RAM RADIOARTEMOBILE, ROME

CURATED BY RAM RADIOARTEMOBILE

WOHNUNG (WITH PASCAL SCHWAIGHOFER), PRIVATE APARTMENT, ZURICH

CURATED BY PATRICK GOSATTI

VOGLIO VEDERE LE MIE MONTAGNE, MUSEO MAGA, GALLARATE

CURATED BY NOAH STOLZ

2014

OHNE TITEL, INSTALLATION FOR GASTRAEUME, ART IN PUBLIC, ZURICH

CURATED BY CHRISTOPH DOSWALD AND  AG KiöR

LATITUDE AND SPACE, SCRJABIN MUSEUM, MOSKOW

CURATED BY NCCA

2013

SWISS ART AWARDS 2013, BASEL

FEDERAL PRICE FOR VISUAL ART

A TRIBUTE TO FRANZ WEST, KONZETT GALLERY, VIENNA

CURATED BY ANTON HERZL

 2012

JOHN CAGE’S EXPERIMENTS IN CONTEXT, EKATERINA CULTURAL FOUNDATION, MOSKOW

CURATED BY VITALY PATSYUKOV AND ORGANIZED BY THE NCCA

PT03, MULTIMEDIA ART MUSEUM, MOSCOW

CURATED BY CRISTIANA COLLU AND GIANLUCA MARZIANI

QUADRATONOMADE, PALAZZO DELLE ESPOSIZIONI, ROME

CURATED BY 100% PERIFERIA

2011

EXSTROVERSION, A PROJECT BY FRANZ WEST, 54. VENICE BIENNALE

2010

LANDSCAPE ON THE MOVE, MUSEUM MESTNA GALERIJA, LUBIANA

CURATED BY ALENKA GREGORIC AND LORENZO BENEDETTI

PREMIO TERNA 03, TEMPIO DI ADRIANO, ROME

CURATED BY CRISTIANA COLLU AND GIANLUCA MARZIANI

ENTE COMUNALE DI CONSUMO, MUSEUM CIAC, GENAZZANO

CURATED BY CLAUDIO LIBERO PISANO

A BETTER TOMORROW, GALLERIA STEFANIA MISCETTI, ROME

CURATED BY STEFANIA MISCETTI

EPICENTRO, A PROJECT FOR VENICE BIENNALE OF ARCHITECTURE, SPAZIO THESIS, ARSENALE, VENICE

CURATED BY STUDIO T2

CONCERNING SPACE, ANTICO MUNICIPIO, SAN DONATO VAL DI COMINO

CURATED BY DANIELA BIGI

C’ERA UNA VOLTA UN FUTURO, A PROJECT FOR OPERA REBIS, ROME

CURATED BY ANTONIA ALAMPI AND ANNA SIMONE

THE DESTROYED ROOM, DE ZWIJSSENHAL, TILBURG

CURATED BY KOEN DELAERE

TAKE THE SPACE, PALAZZO DELLA VICARIA, TRAPANI

CURATED BY PATRIZIA FERRI

2009

PROGETTO DI COLLETTIVA, GALLERIA MARIA GRAZIA DEL PRETE, ROME

CURATED BY ANGELO CAPASSO

USINES DES RÊVES, SPAZIO 26 CC, ROME

CURATED BY CECILIA CASORATI

SENZA RETE, COMPLESSO MONUMENTALE DI SANTO SPIRITO IN SASSIA,

A SPECIAL PROJECT FOR THE ART FAIR

“THE ROAD TO CONTEMPORARY ART”, ROME

CURATED BY CAROLINE CORBETTA AND LORENZO BENEDETTI

POLITICHE.THINKING THROUGH ART, SPAZIO 26CC, ROME

CURATED BY CECILIA CASORATI

2008

LA CASA OLTRE, EX SCUDERIE PALAZZO FARNESE, CAPRAROLA

CURATED BY ANNA AJO’ AND DANIELA BIGI

BEWARE OF THE WOLF, AMERICAN ACADEMY, ROME

CURATED BY LEXI EBERSPACHER AND LORENZO BENEDETTI

2007

27TH BIENNALE OF GRAPHIC ARTS - 3500M2 ART POSTER PROJECT, ALKATRAZ GALLERY, LJUBLJANA

CURATED BY LORENZO BENEDETTI

 ABBIAMO FATTO BENE AD USCIRE, SPAC, VILLA DI TOPPO FLORIO, BUTTRIO

CURATED BY PAOLO TOFFOLUTTI

OPTICA VIDEO FESTIVAL, GIJON

CURATED BY COLLECTIVO INTERFERENCIAS

SIGNALE, OSTRAGEHEGE, DRESDA

SV07, A PROJECT IN CORRELATION WITH VENICE BIENNALE, ISOLA DI SAN SERVOLO, VENICE

CURATED BY RAFFAELE GAVARRO

LE JEU DE L´HOMBRE, NAPOLEONIC MUSEUM, ROME

CURATED BY ANTONIO AREVALO

SPAZI INCORRETTI, CERERE FOUNDATION, ROME

CURATED BY LORENZO BENEDETTI

2006

WAZZUP, FOTOGALERIE WIEN, MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY, VIENNA

SLEEP NO SLEEP, NOTTE BIANCA, CHIESA SANTO VOLTO DI GESÙ, ROME

CURATED BY ILARI VALBONESI

2005

MICROPAESAGGI/MIKROLANDSCHAFTEN, AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE, ROME

CURATED BY ANDREAS SCHMIDINGER AND LORENZO BENEDETTI

FACTS AND VISIONS, ERBSEN FABRIK, VIENNA

CURATED BY ATELIER WEST

UN ALTRO SUONO, RAM, ROME

2004

IN/OUT, WUK, VIENNA

CURATED BY FRIEDL KUBELKA

2003 

SONICITY, MAGAZZINI GENERALI, ROME

CURATED BY LORENZO BENEDETTI

 

SELECTED TEXTS

2015

ANSICHTEN WELTBILDMASCHINE IM INSTALLATIONSFORMAT, BY STEFAN WAGNER, KUNST BULLETIN 9/2015

PROPHETIA, BY IMMA PRIETO (ed.), FUNDACIO’ JOAN MIRO’, BARCELONA

VADEMECUM, VOGLIO VEDERE LE MIE MONTAGNE, BY NOAH STOLZ, MUSEO MA*GA, GALLARATE

ITALIANI IN TRASFERTA. MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO A MOSCA CON PORTRAIT OF JENNIE. ASSENZE, TENSIONI,SOSPENSIONI, SCIVOLANDO DALLA LETTERATURA AL VIDEO, BY HELGA MARSALA, ARTRIBUNE, 7 FEBRUARY

PORTRAIT OF JENNIE, BY OLGA MAMAEVA, COLTA, 16 JANUARY

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO – TERNA 03, BY ELENA GIULIA ROSSI, ARSHAKE, 13 JANUARY

2014

KURS AUF ABBRUCH, BY ANNA FRANCKE, ISSUE 18, ZÜRITIPP

2013

JOHN CAGE , SILENT PRESENCE, EXHIBITION’S CATALOGUE, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS (NCCA), MOSKOW

2012

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO E LE LINEE CHE CADONO, BY DANIELA BIGI, ARTE E CRITICA, ISSUE 71

2011

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, UNBEARABLE DISSERTATION ON A BROKEN LINE, EXHIBITION’S CATALOGUE, GALLERY MARIO IANNELLI, CURA

SGUARDI SUL FUTURO, BY MANUELA ALESSANDRA FILIPPI, ARTE, ISSUE 450, FEBRUARY

COMPAGNI DI VIAGGIO, LANDSCAPES ON THE MOVE, EXHIBITION‘S CATALOGUE, MUSEUM MESTNA GALERIJA, LUBIANA, DIPAOLOEDIZIONI

2010

ARTE AD ALTA TENSIONE, L’EUROPEO, ISSUE 12

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, ACCADIMENTI EFFIMERI, BY PATRIZIA FERRI, FLASH ART, ISSUE 285, JULY

C’ERA UNA VOLTA UN FUTURO, BY SABRINA VEDOVOTTO, ARTE E CRITICA, ISSUE 63, JUNE/AUGUST

2009

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, BY EVA SCHARRER, ARTFORUM ONLINE, 2/12/2009

A(S)TRATTI CONFINI, BY LEONARDO ANGELINI, EIDOS, ISSUE 16, NOVEMBER/FEBRUARY

MARCO FEDELE OU LES TERRITOIRES INDENTITAIRES EN QUESTION, BY ISABELLE VUONG, WEEK-END, 24 HEURES WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, ISSUE 486

EXPO ET PERFO SONORE À LAUSANNE. LE MURMURE DES MURS, LE COURRIER, ISSUE 29

2007

MOSTRE E LIBRI, IL FOTOGRAFO, NOVEMBER

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, BY DANIELA BIGI, ARTE E CRITICA, ISSUE 52

HYPPODROME, BY ANGELO CAPASSO, DROME  N.10

GEMINE MUSE, LA CREATIVITÀ EMERGENTE, BY MARIA EGIZIA FIASCHETTI, CORRIERE DELLA SERA, ISSUE 93, 19 APRIL

MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, PERPETUUM MOBILE, BY CHIARA LI VOLTI, EXIBART.COM, 9 OCTOBER

 2006

APT. 1 – MARCO FEDELE DI CATRANO, BY ILARI VALBONESI, ARTE E CRITICA, ISSUE 48

                  

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2013

A TRIBUTE TO FRANZ WEST, EXHBITION’S CATALOGUE, KONZETT GALLERY, VIENNA,

BUCHHANDLUNG WALTHER KÖNIG

2012

ROBERT WILSON, THE WATERMILL CENTER. A LABORATORY FOR PERFORMANCE, DACO, STUTTGART

SAUL BELLOW, LETTERS, ED. BENJAMIN TAYLOR, PENGUIN, NEW YORK 2012

2010

FIAC! 2010, CATALOGUE

2007

ARTEEROMA, ARTEECRITICA SUPPLEMENT, ISSUE 9, COVER

2006

CAMERE: JANNIS KOUNELLIS, SOL LEWITT, ALVIN LUCIER, TAMUNA SIRBILADZE, FRANZ WEST, RAM RADIOARTEMOBILE

2005

JANNIS KOUNELLIS, SANTA FE, ISOLA MADRE, ISOLA BORROMEO, LAGO MAGGIORE–STRESA, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

2004

ROMAN OPALKA E MICHELANGELO PISTOLETTO, “VIS À VIS”, OPALKA/PISTOLETTO, ED. A. M. NASSISI, EDIZIONI D’ARTE PINO CASAGRANDE, MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE TOURCOING

ALFREDO PIRRI, WHERE LIGHT HITS, SKYRA

2003

JIMMIE DURHAM, ZAPISANU U KAMENU. WRITTEN IN STONE, MSU ZAGREB, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

JESSICA MORGAN, TIRANA, TATE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 8, PP. 60-64

ENRICO AROSIO, TIRANA LUMIÈRE, L’ESPRESSO, ISSUE 42, PP. 90-92

TOM STOPPARD, ARCADIA, EINAUDI, COVER

BEPPE FINESSI, ALBERTO GARUTTI. AL LIMITE TRA ARTE E VITA, ABITARE, ISSUE 427

LORENZO BENEDETTI, THE USURPED IDEAL: CORVIALE IN ROME, ARCHIS, ISSUE 3

WARUM! BILDER DIESSEITS UND JENSEITS DES MENSCHEN, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, HATJE-CANTZ

2002

GIAN EMILIO MAZZOLENI, CHINATOWN. L’UNIVERSO PARALLELO, GULLIVER, ISSUE 12, DECEMBER

JANNIS KOUNELLIS, INCONTRI INTERNAZIONALI D’ARTE, P. 93

PERCHÉ/?, MAGAZZINO D’ARTE MODERNA, PP. 120-121,125, 228, 233-234

CAI GUO-QIANG, PHAIDON PRESS, P.144

CARLA ACCARDI, MUSÉE D’ART MODERNE DE LA VILLE DE PARIS, EDITION PARIS MUSÉES, PP. 41, 50, 57, 63

GIAN EMILIO MAZZOLENI, ISLAM SVELATO, INTERVIEW WITH SHIRIN NESHAT, CARNET, 2 FEBRUARY, PP. 20-27

JANNIS KOUNELLIS, ECO NELL’OSCURITÀ. SCRITTI E INTERVISTE 1966-2002, ED. MARIO CODOGNATO, MIRTA D’ARGENZIO, TROLLEY, PP. 44, 112-113, 116

JANNIS KOUNELLIS, CHARTA, PP. 86-87

BERNDT FEUCHTNER, FORMA DIVINA IN ROBERT WILSONS WERKSTATT, OPERNWELT, ISSUE 4, PP. 28-37

BRUNA ESPOSITO, CASTELLO DI RIVOLI, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, CHARTA, PP. 34-35

2001

FRANCO QUADRI, WATERMILL SOGNO DI UNA CASA D’ARTE PER ROBERT WILSON, IL PATALOGO, ISSUE 24, PP. 291-295

2000

RIUNIONE MONDANA: CINGOLANI, CIVITARESE, SAVINI, SPALLETTI, TURCATO, ZERYNTHIA

1999

ALESSANDRA MAMMÌ, ECCO A VOI LES FOLIES JARDIN, L’ESPRESSO, ISSUE 26

L’ULTIMO DISEGNO DEL 1999, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, ZERYNTHIA

BERNARD BLISTÈNE, GUY TORTOSA, POURQUOI FABRICE HYBERT?, BEAUX ARTS MAGAZINE, ISSUE 184, 09/1999, PP. 68-77

1998

LA VILLE, LE JARDIN, LA MÉMOIRE, VILLA MEDICI, VILLA MEDICI, ACADÉMIE DE FRANCE À ROME, PP. 178-181

1997

INCONTRO CON FRANZ WEST, FAMA & FORTUNE, ISSUE 25

FABRICE HYBER, POF HYBERT, UR EDITION

1996

AA.VV., INDOOR, CHARTA

PITTURA ITALIANA DA COLLEZIONI ITALIANE, CASTELLO DI RIVOLI, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, CHARTA, PP. 78-79

 

PRIZES

PREMIO TERNA 03, THIRD PRIZE GIGAWATT, 2010

PREMIO RAZZANO, BIENNIAL OF BENEVENTO, FOURTH EDITION, MUSEUM ARCOS, BENEVENTO, 2010

PREMIO MOVIN’ UP, SPECIAL PROJECT, STANDARD-DELUXE, LAUSANNE , 2009

PREMIO PAGINE BIANCHE D’AUTORE, COVER FOR ROME AND LAZIO TELEPHONE BOOK, 2009