Marco Mazzi

Marco Mazzi is an Italian photographer living and working in Tokyo, Florence and Tirana, Albania. Mazzi studied Contemporary Literature at the University of Florence and has also studied Japanese avant-garde art and visual poetry in Japan. Exhibitions of his work have appeared at the 798 Art District in Beijing (China), the Komaba Art Museum of Tokyo (Japan), and the Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci in Prato (Italy). In 2010 he took part in the exhibition Il medium disperso (MLAC, Rome), together with Keren Cytter and Clemens von Wedemeyer. In 2008, Mazzi founded the non-profit organization Relational Cinema Association within the University of Waseda in Tokyo. Mazzi was photographer-in-residence at The Department of Eagles (Tirana, Albania) during the conference Pedagogies of Disaster and for the project Lapidari, and he was the stage and still photographer for Armando Lulaj’s Recapitulation (2015), commissioned by the 2015 Venice Biennale’s Albanian Pavilion.