marcello mercado
Since 2002
Works in Koeln Germany

Marcello Mercado

Born in Argentine (1963). German citizen. He lives and works in Köln, Germany.

2013 Grant for Media Art from the Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-
Haus for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany
2012 Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica in Interactive Art, Linz, Austria
2009 His work “Das Kapital” was selected in the exhibition “40 Years Videoart
Germany” by Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Technologie. Karlsruhe, Germany,
curated by Christopher Blase and Peter Weibel
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany;
Kunsthaus Dresden Städtische Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Dresden, Germany;
Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007 El lienzo es la pantalla. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid,
curated by Berta Sichel
2006 Georges Abstraction. Centre Pompidou. Paris. France, curated by Bureau des Videos
2005 Biennial of Moving Images (BIM), Genéve, Switzerland
2004 New York Video Festival. Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, USA
2003 Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan curated by Andreas Walther
2002 Radiotopia, OE1 Kunstradio, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
2001 La Biennale di Venezia, Special Projects: Bunker Poético, curated by Marco Rotelli
Post-Production Residence in Centre International du Creation Vidéo Pierre Schaeffer
Montbéliard Belfort France;
Wie mann sieht…Museum Ludwig, Cologne; curated by Siegfried Zielinski and Jürgen Klauke
The First Prize Videobrasil;
GND_Earth Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2000 Tent Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, USA
Biennial Interferences, Centre de Video Creation Pierre Schaeffer, France
Art Biennial Buenos Aires, Argentina
1999 Grand Prix de La Création Vidéo. Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France;
1999-2001 Fellow at The Academy of Media Arts Köln. Germany;
1998 The First Prize Videobrasil;
1997 Achievement Award. Melbourne International Film & Video Festival, Australial;
1996 Fellow at The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation
and The Lampadia Foundation;
1995 Main Prize 22nd EKOTOPFILM’95. Bratislava. Slovak Republic;
Leeds International Film Festival, UK
1994 The Main Prize Videofest Berlin
Grand Prix de Toutes Categories. 4a Mondial de la Video. Bruxelles, Belgium
1993 Grant at Fundación Antorchas and The Rockefeller Foundation and The John D. and Catherine T.
MacArthur Foundation,

He exhibited nationally and internationally at ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Geneva; Biennale di Venezia 2001; The Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei. Taiwan; II Biennial of Mercosul, ArtCologne, Cologne; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Tent Gallery. Rotterdam; Berkeley Art Museum. Pacific Film Archive; Museo del Banco de la República, Bogota, etc


Kunstforum International
Thomas Zaunschirm, Band 175, 2005, Titel: Im Zoo der Kunst II, S. 96