Mark Mangion (b. Malta 1976)

Lives and works in London.

EDUCATION

2003 - 2005  MA Fine Art Sculpture, Royal College Of Art, London, UK

1998 - 2001    BA Fine Art Painting, Parsons School Of Design, New York, NY, USA

 

PROJECTS

2012 - 2016    Founder Parallel Borders

2008 - 2018   Founder & Director of Malta Contemporary Art

 

AWARDS

2005              Becks Futures Film & Video Award (Shortlisted), Beck’s Futures Film & Video, ICA, London, UK

2004              Serenella Ciclitira Award, Royal College of Art, London, UK

EXHIBITIONS

2017      

White Memory: Art & identity at the edge of Europe, Curated by Irene  Biolchini & Marinella Paderni

2016 

The sea is my land curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzonis, FRAC PACA Marseilles, France

2015 

Edition 46 – Süddeutsche Zietung Magazin

The Voices of The Sirens curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Space for Contemporary Art, Gibraltar

2014 

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

The sea is my land curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzonis, Triennale Museum, Milan, Italy

EcransMed 3 Film Festival, Cinématheque Québécoise, Montreal, Canada

START Retrospective, St James Art Centre, Valletta, Malta

2013

4th Thessalonki Biennial, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Thessaloniki, Greece

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism, ReMap4, Athens, Greece

The sea is my land curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzonis, MAXXI, Rome, Italy

Subjective Maps / Disappearances, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavic, Iceland

2012             

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism - Athens, Rome, Zurich, Frankfurt, Brussels, Paris, London, Reykjavik

EU, Museum Tongerlohuys, Roosendaal, Holland

Little Constellation – The land seen from the sea, Villa Croce Museum for Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy

A New Topography, Movement, Birmingham, UK (Solo)

2011       

Fleurnication, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland curated by Clare Corrigan

2010             

Little Constellation, Geography of Proximity Curated by Roberto Daolio, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Valletta, Malta

Little Constellation, Curated by Roberto Daolio, Fabrica Del Vapore, Milan, Italy

Arrivals and Departures Europe Curated by Andrea Bruciati & Walter Gasperoni, Molo Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

2009      

Blackout, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta (Solo)

2008             

eight eighteen, 18 Contemporary Artists Curated by Start, Malta Contemporary Art, Malta

2007      

Search for a Space – 5 Group Shows

 1 – Fragments from the Studio, Biagio Steps, Valletta, Malta

 2 – Duration, Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Malta

 3 – Asylum Seekers, Marsa Open Centre, Albertown, Malta

 5 – Forbidden Spectacle, Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta

 2006             

Iran 2005 with Jaume Simo Sabater I Garau, St James Art Centre, Valletta, Malta (Collaboration)

Background III, Horrach Moya Gallery, Palma, Spain

Schema curated by Carrie Levy, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

Artstars, Place de Hotel de Ville Paris, Paris, France

 

2005             

LOOP Video Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain                                                             

VAD Film & Video Festival, Girona, Spain                                                                     

Digital Discourse curated by Vince Briffa, St. James Art Centre, Valletta, Malta                

Video Sensitive, San Marino                                                                             

 Peculiar Encounters curated by Sarah Dwyer & Laura Green, London, UK                                  

 Video Channel, Cologne, Germany                                                                   

Background 2, Horrach Moya Gallery, Palma, Spain                                                      

MA Sculpture Degree Show coordinated by Nigel Rolfe, Royal College of Art, London, UK           

60 Seconds, Café Gallery, London, UK                                                             

Becks Futures Film & Video selected by Lynne Ramsay & Rankin, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London & CCA, Glasgow

Detroit Film and Video Festival, MONA, Detroit, USA

2004            

Stereo White coordinated by Nigel Rolfe, Royal College of Art, London, UK                                

4.3, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY, USA                                               

Time Share, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK

2003              

RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK                                                              

Biennial for Young Artists from Europe, Athens, Greece                                    

Borders curated by START and Richard Davies, Valletta, Malta

2002          

Cityspaces curated by Raphael Vella, Valletta, Malta                                                                  

Uber curated by Mark Mangion, Paceville, Malta

2001           

Senior Thesis Show coordinated by Roger Shepherd, Aronson Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2000          

Drawing Show coordinated by Robin Hill, Parsons School Of Design, New York, NY, USA

1999            

Painting Show curated by Glenn Goldberg and Elke Solomon, Parsons School Of Design, New York, NY, USA

 

CURATED 

2018             

Desert Island, Malta Contemporary Art, Valletta Malta with Adrian Abela, Bettina Hutschek,  Peter Sant

2018             

From Afar, Malta Contemporary Art, Valletta Malta with Mania Akbari, Louis Henderson, Simon Starling, Filipa César, Mark Cousins

 

2017             

A Tranquil Star, Malta Contemporary Art, Valletta Malta with Anthea Hamilton & Nicholas Byrne, Salvatore Arancio, Haris Epaminonda, Basim Magdy

2014             

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

2013             

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism, ReMap4, Athens, Greece

2012             

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Angelo Plessas - AnotherSideofTime.com, Athens, Greece

 Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Silvia Giambrone - L’Appuntamento, Rome, Italy

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Tobias Spichtig - Oyster Politics Session, Zurich, Switzerland

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Jürgen Ots – Periqueductal Grey, Brussles, Belgium

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Mark Mangion -  Punichment Park, Paris, France

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Tom Dale – Cannibal Light Feed, London, UK

Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism – Ingibjorg Magnadottir – Reykjavik, Iceland

2010             

Spartacus Chetwynd, Jess Flood-Paddock, The Grid System. A Regime,  Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Cyprien Gaillard, The Fight Against Vegetation, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

A New Generation, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Valletta, Malta

2009             

Stuart Croft, The Death Waltz,  Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Douglas White, Masquearde, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Martina Schmuecker, Visual Mechanics, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez, New Plane, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Mark Mangion, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

Rupert Ackroyd, Moon Under Water, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Malta

2007            

The Search for a Space – 5 Group Shows

1 – Fragments from the Studio, Biagio Steps, Valletta, Malta

2 – Duration, Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Malta

3 – Asylum Seekers, Marsa Open Centre, Albertown, Malta

4 – Chroma, 24 St Ursula Street, Valletta, Malta

5 – Forbidden Spectacle, Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta

2002             

Uber, Paceville, Malta

 

RESIDENCIES

2003              

Venice Shorts, Venice & Rome, Italy - A film Project coordinated by Italian Film-maker Davide Ferrario

Gozo Contemporary, Gozo - Collaboration with Norbert Attard

 

ARTIST TALKS

2009               Malta Contemporary Art, Marsa, Malta

2008               Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, Jerusalem

2005               Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

 

 

PRESENTATIONS / TUTORING

2011               Presentation of When In Rome, 
Brown Project Space, Milan, Italy

                       When In Rome, Reconsidering Site specificity
, Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany


                       Symposium with Nick Aikens, Mark Godfrey, Nikolaus Hirsch, Mark Mangion, Simon Starling


2009 - 2010    Visiting Lecturer, University of Malta

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017              White Memory: Art & identity at the edge of Europe, Curated by Irene Biolchini & Marinella Paderni

2016              The sea is my land curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzonis, FRAC PACA Marseilles, France

2015              Edition 46 – Süddeutsche Zietung Magazin

2013              4th Thessalonki Biennial, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Thessaloniki, Greece

                       Subjective Maps / Disappearances, National Gallery of Iceland, Mousse, Milan

                       The sea is my land curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzonis, Feltrinelli, Milan

                       Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism, MCA

2012               Little Constellation / The Land Seen from the Sea, Mousse, Milano, Italy

2010              Little Constellation, Mousse, Milano, Italy

                       Arrivals and Departures Europe, Silvana Editoriale, Italy

2005             Cross-currents, Allied Publications, Malta

                       LOOP, Barcelona, Spain

                       Digital Discourse, Valletta, Malta

                       ‘The Show’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

                        Fine Art Catalogue, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2003              ArtStars, Europe

                        Borders, Valletta, Malta

2002               Cityspaces, Valletta, Malt