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Marco Schmitt lives and works in Berlin.



Education

2011 Diploma of Fine Art, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart with Christian Jankowski
2008 California College of Arts, San Francisco
2006 Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien.
2004 – 2011 Studies Fine Art, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart. Class of Christian Jankowski (Video, Performance, Installation) and Felix Ensslin


Grants / Awards / Residencies

                2011-2013       Post-Graduate Stipend, State of Germany
2013               Residencies for Interchange, Mexiko-City
2012               Residency, helper Projects, New York City
2012               Residency, Asociacion Libre, Mexiko Stadt
2010               Klett Award, Stuttgart




Exhibitions
                   
2016 Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland. "What People do for Money"
2016 Melange Gallery, Cologne, Germany. "Box one" 
2016 Blam Projects, Los Angeles. "The unknown origin of delusion" 
2015 Melange Gallery, Cologne, Germany. "Das Wetter"
2015 Material Art Fair 2015, Mexico-City with Helper Gallery, NYC.
2014 REH-transformer, Berlin. “Panopticonthera Subobscura”
2014 Senatsreservespeicher, Berlin, „Blue Monday“
2014 Gasser&Gruner Gallery, NYC. "Helper Dungeon"
2013 Haus der Kunst, Munich, „Festival of Independents“ with Difficulturist
2013 Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. “Ich- I- Bureaucrazy Fragments of Direction"
2013 helper projects, New York City: “Cat Camp”
2013 Palermo Galerie, Stuttgart. "Palermo Papiere-Publikationen" 
2013 Bikini Wax Gallery, Mexico-City. "Going to Madre with Madre without reaching Madre"
2013 Front Galeria, Merida, "Donde el lenguaje es el material" 
2013 Embros Theatre Athen, Griechenland. "Lord Byron 2021"
2013 Zona Taxi – Fine Art in Taxis, Centro Banamex, Mexico City
2012 Helper Projects, New York City: “A sign on the road said: Take US to Madre!”
2012 Casa del Lago Museum, Mexico-City: "Donde el lenguaje es    el material"
2012 Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin. “Neue Klasse”
2012 Oberwelt Gallery, Stuttgart: “From Institution to Cave”
2012 Asociacion Libre, Mexico Stadt. “Strange Encounters of the Fith Kind”
2012 ADM Gallery, Mexico Stadt: “From Institution to Cave”
2012 Self-Service Gallery, Stuttgart: “Independent of a revolutionary dream”
2012 Kunst Messe Karlsruhe, “ UND 7”
2012 "La Flair de L´Air", ISI, Berlin                                                                              
2011 Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart, “The Free Golden Artist - The Free Golden Aestetic Art Meditation”                                                                                    
2010 Speranza Lions-Club, Rom: “Rome is our Gallery”                                                         
2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart: “Cult                                                
2010 secondhome projects, Berlin: “Doing the Frida Kahliago Sierra“                         
2010 Kunstbezirk, Stuttgart: “Urban Visions”                                                    
2010 “De Lagune van Amsterdam”, Amsterdam                                                          
2010 Kunstmuseum Stuttgart: “Playing Michael Jackson Pollock”                           
2009 Kunstverein Heidelberg: “Übermorgen Künstler”                                              
2009 Invisible Exports, New York City: “Summer Reading”                            
2009 Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart: “Dasein and Eis”                                                             
2009 Golden Pudel Hamburg: “Three times Three”                                        
2009 SF Camerawork, San Francisco: “Ersatz”                                                       
2009 Versatel, Stuttgart: “SUPERFLUXUS”                                                          
2009 Studio Jankowski Berlin: “America´s Next Topmodel”                                     
2009 Baahlsaam Collection Berlin: “Knochen#1”
2009 White Heat Gallery, Stuttgart: “Da Da Da sein”
2008 Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: “KunstFilm / FilmKunst”                                              
2008 Kunstmesse Stuttgart: “Play It”                                                                  
2008 upbar projectspace Berlin: “Manual CC”                                                             
2008 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart: “ISR-Institute of Social Research
2008 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, USA: “ISR and the Discovery of Art God”
2007 PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco: “Notebook Show”                                  
2006 Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: “Beuys-Make the secrets productive”                       
2006 Maccarone Inc., New York City, USA, “Coming out of the Maultasche”
2006 Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: “Film Klassiker und Video Neuheiten”



Exhibition Projects, curated by Marco Schmitt

2013 Zona Taxi – Fine Art in Taxis, Centro Banamex, Mexico City
2012 Helper Projects, Brooklyn, NY. "A sign on the road said:Take
        US to Madre"
2010 Musée de Marcel Duchampagne, Stuttgart – “Ready Made
        Space Ready Made Ready

ongoing:

Video-Screenings (mit Patrick Alt, Berlin): “Best of Best of Best of Video-Group-Screening-Show”

# 1 Four Rooms, Berlin
# 2 Associazione Culturale – Biblioteca Archivio Michele Marotta,Rom
# 3 Work Life Balance Laboratory, Utopia Parkway, Stuttgart
# 4 Asociacion Libre, Mexiko-Stadt
# 5 Helper Projects, New York City




Performances /Videos

2015 XOLO, Mexico-City, High-Aztech Police
2015 Material Art Fair 2015, Mexico-City, "The Free Art Meditation and the Discovery of the internal White Cube"     
2014 Audemars Piguet and Weltkunst Art Salon, Hotel "Das Stue Berlin. "The Free Art Meditation and the Discovery of the internal White Cube" 
2014 Strange Teaching Symposium, Leipzig
2014 International Film Festival, Den Haag, Netherlands. "Panopticonthera Subobscura"
2014 International Film Festival, Braunschweig, Germany. "Panopticonthera Subobscura"
2013 Bikini Wax Gallery, Mexico-City, "Crying for your Dream" 
2012 SOMA Academy, Mexico-City,
2011 “Gate of Hope”, Sculpture by Dan Graham, Leipfriedscher Garten, Stuttgart: “From the Institution to the Cave”, Performance with Ulrike Buck und Nadja Stübiger
2011 “Towers of Hope” – Betongalerie”, Hamburg: “Too Good To be Camp”
2011 Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Performance Contest: „Wie geht´s Dir Stuttgart?“
2011 Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany: Snag Performance Festival
2011 Utopia Parkway Stuttgart: “Mainstream Art Fashion Show”
2011 Interventionsraum Stuttgart: “Zeitraumkunstkrümmung”
2010 International Film Festival Stuttgart: „Playing Michael Jackson Pollock“ Video
2010 Self-Service – Open Art Space Stuttgart: “Cracker”
2010 Performance Express: Stuttgart – Paris : “Difficultourist Performance”
2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart: “Das Vertraute Unvertraute”, Performance: „Usque ad finem“
2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart: “Cult – The Sublime Line – ” 
2010 Musée de Marcel Duchampagne, Stuttgart – “Ready Made Space Ready Made Ready”
2010 Städelschule, Frankfurt/Main: “Wired XXXXX”
2009 Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut, Berlin: “Revival” mit Christian Jankowski
2009 Golden Pudel Klub, Hamburg: “Three times Three” 
2009 Waggons Nordbahnhof, Stuttgart: “Gimme Hope Mr. Michael Jackson Pollock”
2009 Kunstakademie Stuttgart: “Resurrection of dead artists”
2009 Studio Jankowski, Berlin: “America´s Next Topmodel” 
2006 Staatsgalerie Stuttgart: “Beuys-Make the secrets productive”
        kuratiert von Dr. Rita Täuber


Publications

2016 Manifesta 11, "What People do for Money"
2014 “Fragments of Direction_Bureaucrazy”- Difficulturist, Berlin
2012 “A Sign on the road said: Take US to Madre. Difficulturist,
        Berlin
2012 “Please, Do NOT Touch the Art Work”- by The Difficulturist Press
2012 „Total eclipse of the Art“ – by The Difficulturist Press
2011 “The Free Golden Aesthetic Art Meditation” – by The Free Golden Artist
2010 “The Difficulturist” – by The Difficulturist Press
2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart: “Kult-Das Fotobuch”
2010 Katalog des Filmwinters Stuttgart
2008 California College of the Arts, San Francisco / Kunstakademie Stuttgart: “Great Highway - The Institute of Social Research”
2006 Kunstakademie Stuttgart: “Frühblüte” 


Collections

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Private Collections