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Marco Battaglini

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Birthplace
ITALIA

Birth year
1969

Lives in
Costa Rica

Works in
Costa Rica - Italia - USA

Website

Tags
exhibition/performance, conceptual, abstract, digital, photography, video-art, installation, mixed-media

Statement

Marco Battaglini: Multiple Overlapping Realities

Through a subtle interplay of multiple realities overlapping in the chronotope, Battaglini evidences the contradictions in mental models about the temporal contrast (chronological), and the cultural and linguistic barriers.

Compositions which at first seem 'logicals', immediately reveal temporal and spatial limitations that are disruptive in the interpretation of reality.

Battaglini invites us to think that in today's global village, with the 'democratization' of culture, the evolution of knowledge, information immediacy, immersed in the heterogeneity, the Patchwork Culture forces us to confront with a need understanding beyond our geographical boundaries of time.

Probably the uniqueness of the Italian artist Marco Battaglini is to conceptualize the possible coexistence of the ideals of classical beauty with the anti-aesthetic, the combination of the divine and refined with the vulgar, through a composition that can complement different realities in an eternal instant.

His research of multidimensionality leads him to overlap different temporal, spatial and cultural realities, where everything seems to make sense…

This is ultimately the Battaglini’s purpose: remove barriers that distort the perception of reality.

 

Studies

1983-88 Liceo Artistico di Verona, Italia.

1988-93 Universita di Venezia, I.U.A.V. Italia.

1991-94 Accademia di Belle Arti, Venezia, Italia.

 

Exhibitions

2010 LACDA Feed_Back Los Angeles, USA.,

2010 Scope Basel, Switzerland. I Think, Therefore I am Dangerous

2011 Art Dubai, Reality Versus Imagination and Illusion (installation)

2012 Human Rights - Art from World, curated by Roberto Ronca.

2012 Art takes Times Square - Artist wanted

2012 YOUnite Tour - The Nomadic Project

2013 Art Cologne – Booth E 009

2013 Art Dubai, The Global Village

2014 Saatchi Gallery – 2nd floor, Screen room

 

Recent Exhibits

Marco Battaglini participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2012 HUMAN RIGHTS? 2012
Castello Acaia-Acaia (Lecce) -Italy
 
Mar, 2011 Reality Versus Imagination and Illusion
Art Dubai
 
Jul, 2010 FEED_BACK
LACDA - Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
 
Jun, 2010 I Think, Therefore I am Dangerous
SCOPE Basel
 
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