Diego Marcon

Born in 1985, Busto Arsizio (VA), IT
lives and works in Milan


BA – Visual Arts, IUAV University, Venezia, IT
Diploma – video editor, Scuola Civica di Cinema, Televisione e Nuovi Media di Milano, Milano, IT

solo exhibitions

Media Façade, Museion, Bozen, IT
Murmettes, Intervallo II, curated by Anna Musini, Studio Medico, via Vincenzo Bellini 1, Milano, IT
FRANTI, FUORI!, Careof, Milano, IT
Pour vos beaux yeux, Gasconade, Milano, IT
SPOOL, ARTSPACE project room, Auckland, NZ
Veglia d’armi, Monotono Contemporary Art, Vicenza, IT
Plato’s Pharmacy, Uscita Pistoia, Pistoia, IT
perarolo09, Perarolo di Cadore, IT

group shows

Directing the Real: Artists’ Film and Video in the 2010s, Galleria delle Carrozze di Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Firenze, IT
Live End Dream No, Galerie Steinek, Eschenbachgasse 4, Wien, AT
Altri tempi, altri miti - XVI Quadriennale d'Arte, Ehi, voi!, curated by Michele D’Aurizio, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, IT
People in a building without the building, Ex Gourmet, Careof / Kunstverein Milano, Milano, IT
Laurene, Ermes-Ermes temporary gallery, Milano, IT
Art Situacions, Museo Villa Croce, Genova, IT, MACRO, Roma, IT and MATADERO, Madrid, E
Etre chose, Centre international d’art et du paysage/Treignac project, I?le de Vassivie?re and Treignac, FR
GLITCH at OCAT Shanghai, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, CN
Prologue to action of a space that does not yet exist, ODD, Bucarest, RO Displacements. The trouble with being human these days, Ex Elettrofonica, Roma, IT
GLITCH, Interferenze tra Arte e Cinema, PAC Padiglione Arte Contemporanea, Milano, IT
Un rumore bianco, Assab One, Milano, IT
Keep it Real, Ventura XV, Milano, IT
Kunstenfestival Watou, Watou, B
An exhibition with ceramic, Portmanteau, Geneva, CH
On Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty, Peep-Hole, Milan, IT
Helicotrema – Recorded Audio Festival, MACRO / Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma, IT
Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo: A Love Meal, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
FIEA – Le Primtemps de Septembre, Palais des Arts, Toulouse, FR
Prompted, Artycok.tv, online exhibition: http://artycok.tv/lang/en-us/category/online-exhibitions/prompt ed
Long Play – XXIV Premio Nazionale Arti Visive, MAGA – Museo Arte Gallarate, Gallarate, IT
To see an object, to see the light, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarente d’Alba, IT
Io non ho mani che mi accarezzino il volto, White Fish Tank, Ancona, IT
Opera 2010, Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte, Poirino, IT
Session_15_Press Release, BolteLang, Zu?rich, CH
Beyond the Dust – Artists Documents Today, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, FR
Moroso Prize for Contemporary Art, GC.AC Monfalcone, Monfalcone, IT
Video Report Italia 2008_09, GC.AC Monfalcone, Monfalcone, IT
Beyond the Dust – Artists Documents Today, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, IT and De Kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL
Bosch Young Talent Show, AKV St. Joost, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
Pastorales, Galerie ACDC, Bordeaux, FR
You – We + Ablo, 25 video dalla collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Rotonda della Besana, Milano, IT
Workshow, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia, IT
We can be heroes, Galleria 1000eventi, Milano, IT
A camel is a horse designed by a committee, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa and Fondazione Caludio Buziol, Venezia, IT
Details, Galleria La Veronica, Modica, IT

Festivals and screenings

Phantasmagoria, Magic Lantern Film Festival, Rome, IT
Milano Design Film Festival, Filter, curated by Davide Giannella, Anteo Spazio Cinema, Milano, IT
Screening Fall ‘15, Almanac Inn, Torino, IT
Factional Tales. Die neue Generation, VideoEX, Zurich, CH
SPOOL cycle, XXII Udine International Film Studies / FilmForum, Udine and Gorizia, IT
Les centres d’art font leur cinema, Nuit Blanche 2013, Pavillon Carre de Baudoin, Paris, FR
SPOOL, Auditorium di Ancona, Ancona, IT
Screening, Luru Kino, Leipzig, D
Two lms by Diego Marcon, The Interview Room, London, UK
If you want this story to continue..., neon>campobase, Bologna, IT (2010), MAN, Nuoro, IT (2010) and 5th Prague Biennale, Prague, CZ, (2011)
Filmmaker DOC15, sect. Milano metropoli, Milano, IT focus on>diego marcon, neon>campobase, Bologna, IT Loop Video Art Festival, Barcelona, E
Right to the city, IABR International Architecture Biennal Rotterdam, NAI, Rotterdam, NL Truth or Consequences Film Festival, T or C, New Mexico, USA
Pattini d’argento & She Loves You at Minikino, Minikino, Berlin, D
VIDEOit, A bridge over the Mediterranean, Festival of artists videos and contemporary dance sect. Videos from Italy, Fondazione Merz, Torino, IT
Of cinema Visioni Italiane, sect. Visioni Doc, Bologna, IT
Filmmaker DOC13, sect. In prima persona, Milano, IT
Gender Bender 08, sect. Visual Arts, Bologna, IT
Art vs Porn, Nosadella due, Bologna, IT
Filmmaker DOC12, sect. Paesaggi umani, Milano, IT
Milano Film Festival, International Competition, Milano, IT


Performing Archive, Careof FDV Residency Program, Careof, Milano, IT
2013 - 2015
Cite? Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR - with the support of Institut Franc?ais
Centre International d’art et du paysage, I?le de Vassivie?re, Beaumont-du-Lac, FR
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia, IT
Centre International d’Accueil et d’Echanges des Re?collets, Paris, FR with the support of Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art and Milano City Council

awards, fellowships and grants

Club Gamec Prize, (NOT) SO CLOSE, curated by Davide Giannella, Residenza Casarotto di Albegno, Bergamo, IT - winner
Menabrea Art Prize, curated by Untitled Association in collaboration with Cura., Roma, IT - winner MOVIN’UP, II sessione 2012, Direzione Generale per il paesaggio, le belle arti, l’architettura e l’arte contemporanee / GAI – Associazione per il Circuito dei Giovani Artisti Italiani - grant
XXIV Premio Nazionale Arti Visive, MAGA – Museo Arte Gallarate, Gallarate, IT - winner
ABLO – Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and Comune di Milano, Torino/Milano, IT - commission
Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art, with the support of Comune di Milano, Paris/Milan, FR/IT - grant
In prima persona, FilmmakerFest DOC13, with the support of Regione Lombardia, Provincia di Milano and Comune di Milano - production prize
Paesaggi Umani, FilmmakerFest DOC12, with the support of Regione Lombardia, Provincia di Milano and Comune di Milano - production prize


VISIO – Workshop on Artists’ Moving Images, Lo Schermo dell’Arte, Firenze, IT Participation supported by Beyond Entropy
Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, IT Visiting Professor: Walid Raad
Reality becomes story, lm directing workshop with Claire Simon, curated by Ass. Filmmaker in collaboration with Centre Culturel Franc?ais and Goethe Institute Mailand, Milano, IT
Hell seen closely, lm directing workshop with Ulrich Seidl, curated by Ass. Filmmaker in collaboration with Austrian Foreing Of ce, Milano, IT

lectures e talks

SPOOL @ Archivio Aperto, Archivio Nazionale Film di Famiglia, Bologna, IT SPOOL, XXII Udine International Film Studies / FilmForum, Udine and Gorizia, IT Welcome To Bergamo, Accademia di Belle Arti Carrara, Bergamo, IT
SPOOL 2007 - 2012, FilmmakerFest, exneon>fdv, Milano, IT
Images Moving Images, Atelier dell’Arco Amoroso, Ancona, IT
Cascare dal sonno, Il notes magico, Association of psychoanalysis, art and writing, Padova, IT IUAV, Faculty of Visual Art, Venezia, IT
IULM, Department of Economy of Art, Milano, IT
IUAV, Faculty of Visual Art, Venezia, IT

other projects

Litania Audio Solo, Sound Corner, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma, IT
Everything falls faster than an anvil, 8 hours cartoons screening, presented at ODD, Bucarest, RO
(March) and at Careof, Milano, IT (November)
Videogiochi (Gran Milano), Mons 2015, Mons, BE (in collaboration with F. Chiari and A. Franceschini) 2014 Pattini d’argento (Gelicidio), PAC – Padiglione Arte Contemporanea, Milano, IT
Videogiochi, Spike Island, Bristol, UK and Videogiochi (Mediterranea), Fiorucci Art Trust, London, UK (in collaboration with F. Chiari and A. Franceschini)
Streaming SPOOL, online project, in collaboration with Archivio Nazionale Film di Famiglia
Chef #1 – Diego Marcon, The Blank Contemporary Art, Bergamo, IT
SunScreen, curatorial web project for Art*Text*Pics art blog (in collaboration with A. Franceschini) Videogiochi, Cura.basement and MACRO, Roma, IT (in collaboration with F. Chiari and A. Franceschini)
Extra Dry – Diego Marcon, Peep-Hole off site project, DRY, Milan, IT
Les Pingonautes de la Pongoroute (ou une promenade temporel Paris XX – Paris IV), intervention for the project “Une universite? d’e?te? parisienne”, Paris, FR
SPOOL BROADCASTING, a three weeks broadcast of the SPOOL project on LA 6 television, in collaboration with La 6, Rete 55, Artevarese and with the support of MAGA – Museo Arte Gallarate and XXIV Premio Nazionale Arti Visive

Artist’s books and publications

Primi elementi per un manifesto della cucina Neofolk, GAMEC Bergamo & Studio Temp, Bergamo 2014
A script for Dick, Cura.books, Roma 2014
Cloud Studies, onestar press, Paris 2013