Director BIO: Marco Bolognesi (DYSTOPIA)

Marco Bolognesi is a multidisciplinary artist and a film director of experimental cinema. He won numerous awards for his photographic work and films, including the Artist in Residence Award at the Institute of Italian Culture in London (2002), the Canadian Cinematography Award for the best short (CaCA, 2020), the best short award at the AltFF Alternative Film Festival of Toronto (2020) and Best sci-fi Award at The Indie Short Film Competition (Florida, U.S.A, 2008). He also got presented at the Rome Film Fest and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. He published Protocollo (Einaudi, 2009), a cyberpunk graphic novel in collaboration with Carlo Lucarelli.


Over the years Bolognesi enjoyed strong curatorial support and exhibited extensively worldwide. He exhibited his photos and installations at the European Photography Festival (Reggio Emilia, 2012), Month of Photography (Vienna, 2012), Fin del Mundo Biennial (Mar del Plata & Valparaíso, 2014), Kunst Meran (2014), Biennial Italy-China (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016), International Biennial of Curitiba (2017), MACRO (Rome, 2019).


His works feature in prominent public collections including the Collezione Farnesina and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum.

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