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Marcello Mercado
Born in Argentine (1963). German citizen. He  lives and works in Köln, Germany.

2013 Grant for Media Art from the Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art
2012 Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica in Interactive Art;
2009 His work “Das Kapital” was selected in the exhibition “40 Years Videoart Germany” by Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Technologie. Karlsruhe. Germany;
2001 La Biennale di Venezia, Special Projects: Bunker Poético, curated by Marco Rotelli
         Post-Production Residence in Centre International du Creation Vidéo Pierre Schaeffer Montbéliard Belfort France;
         Wie mann sieht…Museum Ludwig, Cologne; curated by Siegfried Zielinski and Jürgen Klauke
         The First Prize Videobrasil;
1999 Grand Prix de La Création Vidéo. Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand. France;
1999-2001 Fellow at The Academy of Media Arts Köln. Germany;
1998 and 2001 The First Prize Videobrasil;
1997 Achievement Award. Melbourne International Film & Video Festival, Australial;
1996 Fellow at The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation and The Lampadia Foundation;
1995 Main Prize 22nd EKOTOPFILM’95. Bratislava. Slovak Republic;
1994 The Main Prize Videofest Berlin
      Grand Prix de Toutes Categories. 4a Mondial de la Video. Bruxelles, Belgium
1993 Grant at Fundación Antorchas and The Rockefeller Foundation and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation,
He exhibited nationally and internationally  at  ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Geneva; Biennale di Venezia 2001; The Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei. Taiwan; II Biennial of Mercosul, ArtCologne, Cologne; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Tent Gallery. Rotterdam; Berkeley Art Museum. Pacific Film Archive; Museo del Banco de la República, Bogota, etc

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