Born in Pavia on 18th april 1971. Studied Chemistry, Experimental Theatre and film-making, History of Art. He has been living and working in Beijing since 2003, as a multimedia and performance artist, director, curator, researcher, writer and lecturer. His work focuses on social intervention and relational dynamics to expand the notion of art practice beyond existing structures, spaces and hierarchies and engage directly with reality in multiple ways. He is the founder and director of the Social Sensibility Research & Development Department at Bernard Controls Asia in 2011, currently ongoing.
His work has been shown, among other venues at:
Venice Biennale2005 and 2011, WRO Wroclav Biennale 2011, CCD Photofestival Beijing 2009,-2010-2011, Museo Pecci, Milano 2011, MCAF Gent-CAAW Beijing 2008/2009, Asia Panic, Gwangju Biennale 2009, FUSO VideoArt Lisbon 2012, Under the subway, New York 2012-2014, Get It Louder Beijing-Shanghai 2011, UCCA Beijing, 2012, Fringe Festival Beijing 2012, Beijing Design Week 2012, MACT/CACT Ticino Bellinzona, 2013, EXIN China Independent film festival Nanjing-Beijing 2012-2013, OCAT Xian 2014, Homeshop 2010-2014, Action Space, 2014, Institute For Provocation 2014 Beijing, The Gallery Apart, Roma 2014 Maxxi Roma 2014, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin 2014, PACE Beijing OCT Shenzhen, AOTU space, Beijing, Action Space, Beijing, ACMI Australian Center For Moving Image, Jiali Gallery 2014-2015
He joined the collective Forget Art founded by Ma Yongfeng
He joined Homeshop, founded by Elaine W.Ho, Fotini Lazaridou, Michael Eddy
Chief coordinator the 2014 Transnational Dialogues study-caravan in Beijing
He was nominated by the Global Board of Contemporary Art among the best performance artists for the Alice Awards 2011 together with Megumi Shimizu for the performance “Something on the way”.