Marco Brambilla (b. 1960) is an artist based in New York and Berlin. He is primarily known for his elaborate recontextualisations of found imagery, often employing new technologies in his work. He has pioneered the use of 3D technology in video art with his Megaplex trilogy, LiDAR computer-mapping for Anthropocene (a public art installation in New York City), as well as elaborate computer simulations of an Apollo launch, presented on 54 screens in Times Square (2015). Brambilla’s work has been internationally exhibited and is in the collections of the Guggenheim Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; ARCO Foundation, Madrid; Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.Read More
Key exhibitions include New Museum, New York; Santa Monica Museum of Art (Retrospective); Seoul Biennial, Korea; Broad Art Museum, Lansing, Michigan; and Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland.
A recipient of the Tiffany Comfort Foundation and Tiffany Colbert Foundation awards, Brambilla has also worked with luxury brands for which he has created large scale video installations. His work has been featured at the 2011 Venice Film Festival and 2012 Sundance Film Festival, as well as a screening of the Megaplex trilogy at Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland.
Hell. It looks like fun. Below my feet is a writhing mass of naked bodies, a sinful orgy of flesh and fire. Heavy metal rockers, a cyborg, and one of the nihilists from The Big Lebowski run by with a pair of giant scissors. Before me Julie Andrews pops up amongst rolling green hills and rainbows, alive with the sound of music, while behind...