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Marco Brambilla

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Occupation  Video Artist
Education  Ryerson University
Role  Video Artist

Name  Marco Brambilla
Years active  1993 – present
Books  Transit
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Born  1960Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Movies  Demolition Man, Excess Baggage, Evolution (Megaplex), Ghost, Cathedral
Similar People  Wesley Snipes, Nigel Hawthorne, Peter M Lenkov, Daniel Waters, Matthew Barney

"RPM" by Marco Brambilla

Marco Brambilla is a Milan-born, New York City-based video collage and installation artist, known for his elaborate recontextualizations of popular and found imagery, which Vanity Fair praises as “critiques and masterpieces of visual overload.”



His work has been exhibited in major collections worldwide including the Kunsthalle Bern, The Guggenheim Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the ARCO foundation, Madrid, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Brambilla brought his collision of collage to the mainstream with a notable darkly erotic one-minute music video for the Kanye West song, "Power" (2010), as well as innovative brand collaborations with the likes of Ferrari.

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His video installations have been screened at Venice Film Festival (2011) and the Sundance Film Festival (2012), and in May 2011, Brambilla's first major retrospective opened at the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

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Transit, a collection of photographs Brambilla took in and around national and international airports, was published by Booth-Clibborn Editions in 2000.

Brambilla lives and works in New York.

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  • Demolition Man (1993)
  • Excess Baggage (1997)
  • Destricted (2006) (segment "Sync")
  • Artistic works

  • Cyclorama, 1999, 9-channel video installation
  • Approach, 1999, 4-channel video installation
  • Superstar, 1999, single channel DVD
  • Wall of Death, 2001, single channel DVD
  • Sync, 2005, 3-channel video installation
  • Halflife, 2002, 3-channel video installation
  • Sea of Tranquility, 2006, single-channel DVD
  • Cathedral, 2007, single-channel high definition video installation
  • Civilization (Megaplex), 2008, single–channel high definition video installation
  • "Power," 2010, music video performed by Kanye West
  • Evolution (Megaplex), 2010, single-channel high definition video installation
  • Evolution (Megaplex) 3-D, 2010, single-channel high definition video installation
  • Civilization (Megaplex) 3-D, 2011, single-channel high definition video installation
  • Awards and recognition

    Brambilla received the Tiffany Comfort Foundation Award for Film and Video in 2002 and the Colbert Foundation award in 2000.

    His short film Sync (2005) was screened at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and at the Sundance Film Festival as part of film anthology Destricted.


    Marco Brambilla Wikipedia