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Marco Schmitt


Marco Schmitt studied sculpture with a focus on video, film, installation, and performance at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art. He also studied design with Christian Jankowski at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, and, clandestinely, at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. After his graduation in 2011, he was awarded a post-graduate scholarship by the state of Baden- Württemberg. Marco currently lives and works in Mexico City, New York, and Berlin.

Selected Filmography

2016 Xterminating Badges CH/DE
2014 Panopticonthera Subobscura MEX/AT/DE
2012 A Sign on the road said: Take US to Madre USA/DE
2012 Viva la Liberacion Transparente MEX/DE
2012 Independiente Independencia MEX/DE
2011 The Free Aesthetic Meditation DE
2011 From Institution to Cave DE
2010 The Resurrection of dead Artists DE
2010 Weird not Wired DE
2010 Gladiators en Vogue I/DE
2009 Dasein and Eis AUS/DE
2008 Breathing Bridge USA/DE
2008 Playing Michael Jackson Pollock USA/DE
2008 Crying at the Beach because everything is so beautiful USA/DE

Selected Exhibitions

2021 Kunst Kann“ Bildungshaus St. Hippolyt, St. Pölten/Austria
Kunst Kann“ Landesmuseum Schloß Tirol, Meran/​Italien
2020 Kunst Kann“ HaL- Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
Kunst Kann“ Kunstraum Engländerbau, Vaduz/​Liechtenstein
2019 Agility“, IG Metall Berlin und Haus Am Lützowplatz, Berlin (solo)
Homeostasis“, Frontviews Galerie Heit, Berlin
Wow Drawing“, BCMA Galerie, Artweek Berlin Favorites“, Galerie Ambacher Contemporary, München
2018 Breaking News“, Klosterfelde Edition, Berlin
„#Material4.0“, Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen
How to breath in a bubble“, Berlin Art Prize, Berlin Landschaft“, Babette, Berlin
Cooperation/kōˌäpəˈrāSHən“, AD/AD projectspace, Hannover Stolen Images“, Meinblau Projektraum, Berlin
2016 Manifesta 11 — What people do for Money“, Manifesta 11 Zürich, Schweiz. Unknown origin of dellusion“ Blam Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Box One“ Mélange Galerie, Köln
2015 Material Art Fair“, Mexiko-City, Helper Galerie, New York City. Das Wetter“,Mélange Galerie, Köln
2014 Helper Dungeon“, Gasser&Grunert Galerie, New York City Panopticonthera Subobscura“ REH-Transformer, Berlin
The internal Cube“ Weltkunst Art Salon, Hotel Das Stue, Berlin Panopticonthera Subobscura“ Film Festival, Den Haag, Holland Panopticonthera Subobscura“ Film Festival, Braunschweig
2013 Festival of Independents“ Haus der Kunst, München Ich-I-Fragments of Direction“ Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
Going to Madre“ Bikini Wax Gallery, Mexico-City
Where language is material“ Museum Casa del Lago, Mexico-City
2012 Take US to Madre!“ Helper Projects, New York City Neue Klasse” Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin
From Institution to Cave” ADM Gallery, Mexico-City
A revolutionary dream” Self-Service Gallery, Stuttgart
2011 Die Kunstmeditation“ Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart
2010 Cult“ Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
The Frida Kahliago Sierra Style“ Secondhome Projects, Berlin Urban Visions” Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart
Playing Michael Jackson Pollock” Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
2009 Übermorgen Künstler” Kunstverein Heidelberg Summer Reading” Invisible Exports, New York City Dasein and Eis” Klettpassage Stuttgart
2008 KunstFilm / FilmKunst” Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Institute of Social Research“ Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart Discovery of Art God” Art Center, Richmond, USA
2007 Beuys-Make the secrets productive” Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Coming out” Maccarone Inc., New York City, USA
Film Klassiker und Video Neuheiten” Staatsgalerie Stuttgart