Marco Brambilla


Born: Milan, Lombardy, Italy


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Marco Brambilla (born 1960, Milan, Italy) is an Italian-born Canadian artist and filmmaker who works in the United States. Educated at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, where he studied film, he first worked in commercials and feature films, directing the successful 1993 science fiction film Demolition Man. In 1998 he shifted focus to video and photography projects, and has since exhibited works in private and public collections, including at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Cyclorama at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and HalfLife at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, His commissions include Superstar for the 59th Minute series in Times Square in 1999, and Arcadia for Massless Medium: Explorations in Sensory Immersion at Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage in 2001, both for New York public arts organization Creative Time. His installation, Cathedral was showcased during the Toronto International Film Festival 2008 and his latest work Civilization will be a permanent installation at the Standard Hotel in New York when it opens in 2009.Transit, a collection of photographs Brambilla took in and around national and international airports, was published by Booth-Clibborn Editions in 2000. Brambilla currently lives and works between New York and Los Angeles.Description above from the Wikipedia article Marco Brambilla, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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