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Emanuele Dainotti

Cutting Edge

Vidéo expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 3:31 | Italie | 2018

On 5 May 2004 the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi presents the piece Untitled (2004) by Maurizio Cattelan that is specifically conceived for one of the most significant spots in the Milano’s history: Piazza XXIV Maggio. Less than forty-eight hours after its installation, the bricklayer Franco De Benedetto destroyed the sculpture, which was to have remained up until June 6

Emanuele Dainotti (b. 1987 in Milano, Italy. Lives and works in Antwerpen, Belgium) is an artist and filmmaker. His videos and video installations have been shown and awarded in expositions and festivals such as Museum of the Moving Image (USA); Louvre Museum (France); FIVAC (Cuba); Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); CGAI (Spain); XIV Mostra internazionale del video d’autore Avvistamenti (Italy); VAFT (Finland), Salón Internacional de la Luz (Colombia); Festival Miden (Greece); Fonlad (Portugal), Hudson Valley MOCA (USA). In 2018 he won the "International Competition for the Intermedia Artwork" organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, The Faculty of Intermedia and the Foundation for Development of Intermedia Artwork. In 2019 a jury presided by Anish Kapoor awarded him with the "Now You See Me award" at Louvre Museum in Paris.