Mario Rizzi

Mario Rizzi (1962) is an Italian artist and filmmaker based in Berlin. His work was shown in art institutions and film festivals, including: Manifesta, Prishtina (2022); Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (2022); EVA Ireland's International Biennial of Contemporary Art (2021); Helsinki Biennial (2021); Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato (2019); Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (2016); MAXXI Museum, Rome (2015); MoMA PS1, New York (2014); MAK, Vienna (2013); Kunstverein Hannover (2013); Villa Romana (2013); Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2008); Taipei Biennial (2008); Tate Modern, London (2007); Göteborg International Biennial (2007); Istanbul Biennial (2005); Tirana Biennial (2005); MART, Rovereto (2004); Sydney Biennial (2004). Rizzi has received the Premio Gallarate of the MAGA Museum in Italy (2022), the Italian Council Award of the Italian Ministry of Culture (2019), the Production Programme Award of the Sharjah Art Foundation (2012), the Best Artist Award at the 7th Sharjah Biennial (2005), and the Mulliqi Prize in Kosovo (2004). His films were selected for the Berlin Film Festival Official Competition (2008 and 2013), as well as the 9th Palestine Cinema Days in Ramallah (2022) and the Ankara International Film Festival (2015 and 2016). His works are in prestigious public collections such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the MAXXI Museum in Rome, the Sharjah Art Foundation, the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Helsinki Art Museum, the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris.