Biography

Mattia Casalegno is an Italian interdisciplinary artist, live-media performer and installation artist working in a broad range of media.
His multidisciplinary work is influenced by both post-conceptualism and digital art, and has been defined relational, immersive, and participatory.
His practice explores the effects new media have on our societies, investigating the relationships between technology, the objects we create, our subjectivities, and the modes in which these relations unfold into each other.

His work is been exhibited extensively and featured in publications such as “A Touch of Code” ed. Gestalten Books, “New Media Design” ed. Sometti; and “Deleuze and Audiovisual Art”, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is recipient of a Center for Cultural Innovation and a Young Italian Network Grant; winner of Electrowave in 2003 and finalist to the New Technological Art Awards in 2014. In the last year he was artist in residence, among others, at Budafabriek Kunstcentrum in Belgium and Eyebeam, NY.

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End User

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Installation
3 ch. 4K UHD video, stereo.
2016

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Left Handed

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Installation
2 ch. HD video, stereo.
2016

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TWINS

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Installation,
OLED 65″ flat screens, manila rope, HD video.
2016

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Right Handed

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Installation
2 ch. HD video, stereo.
2016

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TWINS

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Installation,
OLED 65″ flat screens, manila rope, HD video.
2015

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Sexy Beautiful Girl Webcam Chat Part. 3

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Installation
Anodized Aluminium, LEDs, flat screens, custom software, online PCs.
2015

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The Grass Roller

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Installation
Aluminium, grass. 
2014

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Sculptures, various objects.
Glycerine,  Pine wood scent, milled HDPE, flour, water, various materials
2014

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The Open

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wearable architecture,
Custom made electronics,
software, microphone, fresh sod
2014

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“Strutture Dissipative”

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Site-specific AV installation,

2014
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Left Handed

HD video, 4:19 min.
2014

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Kinetic Sculpture
custom electronics, heated plate, actuators, flour, oil, water
dimension variable, 2013

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He Who Learns

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installation,
mirror acrylic, honeycomb panel, iridescent tape, wooden cherries, LEDs
2013

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Unstable Empathy

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Interactive installation
dimension variable,
2012

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Tactics of Purification

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glycerin soap, beach breezes fragrance oil, fresh meat
2011

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Kinetic Sculpture
custom electronics, heated plate, actuators, flour, oil, water
dimension variable, 2011

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Fibrillation

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site-specific installation
1-channel videoprojection, loop 6’00’
2010

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The Open

wearable architecture
Custom made electronics,
software, microphone, fresh sod
2010

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Il Gesto Sospeso

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interactive installation
6 channels HD videoprojections, stereo sound
custom software, proximity sensors, holographic screens, salt
2010

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Il Gesto Sospeso – EDA version

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Audiovisual Installation
custom software, 6 ch. video-projections, surround sound,
2010

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Strutture Dissipative – excerpt.4

3 channel video installation
videoprojections, stereo sound, lenght. variable,
2007-2010
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Strutture Dissipative – excerpt.2

3 channel video installation
videoprojections, stereo sound, lenght. variable,
2007-2010
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Strutture Dissipative – excerpt.3

live media performance
3 ch. videoprojections, custom software, stereo sound
2007
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Augmented Architecture

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Architectural visual mapping
videoprojection, HD video,
2009

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Disturbed City BXL

urban intervention and installation
videoprojections, mixed materials, digital prints, HD video
2008

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X-Scape 4 channels – excerpt.3

live media performance
custom software, 4 channels videoprojections, stereo sound
2007
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X-Scape 4 channels – excerpt.2

live media performance
custom software, 4 channels videoprojections, stereo sound
2007
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X-Scape 4 channels – excerpt.1

live media performance
custom software, 4 channels videoprojections, surround sound
2007
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X-Scape 07

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audiovisual installation
1 ch. videoprojection, neon light, loop 7’00’
2007

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Info Naturae

audiovisual performance
live processing video, stereo sound,
2007
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