Marcellvs L.

(this page was last updated in May 2019)

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1980.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Represented by Galeria Luisa Strina and calier | gebauer.

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2019 nominee.

Marcellvs L. was born in 1980 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and since 2006 lives between Berlin and Seyðisfjörður. Working in both video and sound, he exhibited internationally since the mid 00′. Among recent solo exhibitions are Ontologia Lenta at Galeria Luisa Strina (2018), Slow Ontology at carlier | gebauer (2015), Indiferença at Galeria Luisa Strina (2013), COMMA34 at Bloomberg Space (2011), VideoRhizome at Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna and Infinitesimal at carlier | gebauer Berlin in 2010. Further solo shows were at PhotoEspana in Madrid in 2008, at Museu de Arte da Pampulha in Belo Horizonte (2007) and at Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2007). He participated in numerous group exhibitions and Biennials such as 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008), 9th Biennale of Lyon (2007) and 27th Biennale of São Paulo (2006). He exhibited at MAC – Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon (2014), Helsinki Art Museum (2013), Astrup Fearnley Museet em Oslo (2013), Living Art Museum em Reykjavik (2011), Singapore Art Museum (2009), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (2008), ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art in Karlsruhe (2008) and Museum of Modern Art  in Sao Paulo (2007). Including some of the prices he has received are the Ars Viva Price 07/08 and the main prize of 51st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in 2005.


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