Marco Giordano


Marco Giordano (1988, Italy) lives and works in Glasgow. Giordano’s practice revolves around the investigation of the space, developed through a subversive process that question the relations between the subjects and elements that inhabit it. The body is conceived as something fluid and hybrid, free from any fixed form.

Selected solo exhibitions include: To Disturb Somnolent Birds, The Modern Institute, Glasgow; My Mouth in your Mind, Frutta, Rome (2019); Io sono nessuno! Tu come stai?’, Art Verona, Verona (2018); ‘Conjunctive Tissue’, KaOZ (Manifesta 12 Collateral Event), Palermo (2018); I’m Nobody! How Are You?’, Glasgow International Festival (2018); Conjunctive Tissue, Lily Brooke, London (2018); Conjunctive Tissue, Civic Room, Glasgow (2017); Pathetic Fallacy, Il Colorficio, Milan (2017); Self-fulfilling Ego, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (2017); CUTIS, Glasgow Project Room (2017); Asnatureintended, Frutta, Rome (2016) and Marco Giordano/Gabriella Boyd, Glasgow International (2016). Recent group exhibitions include: Savage, Otto Zoo Gallery, Milan (2019); Teatrum Botanicum, Parco Arte Vivente, Turin (2019); Living in imagination, Galeria Wozownia, Torun (2019); Flashing and flashing, MAXXI, Rome (2019); Open Out, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2019); Group Show, Frutta, Rome (2018); Torre Maluttona, Monitor, Rome (2018); That’s IT!, Sull’Ultima Generazione di Artisti in Italia e a un Metro e Ottanta dal Confine, Curated by Lorenzo Balbi, Bologna (2018); HO HO HO, Frutta, Rome (2017); I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream, Fondazione Baruchello, Rome (2017) and The Gap Between the Fridge and the Cooker, The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2017).

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Fig. 1.
Marco Giordano, installation view, Somnolent (2020),
resin, pigment, LED, perspex, 30x26x16 cm. Courtesy The Modern Institute and the artist


Fig. 2.
Marco Giordano, installation view,
Mouth (2019), s
hell, water, soap, metal stand, power supply, airpump, 165x60x60 cm.
Courtesy Frutta gallery and the artist

Fig. 3.
Marco Giordano, installation view, Self Fulfilling Ego (2017),
styrofoam, oats, water, nozzles, 80x50x20 cm. Courtesy Jupiter Artland and the artist.