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Micol Assael | the artist



The artist Micol Assael
Born 1979, Rome, Italy.
Lives and works in Rome, .

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Video, Sydney Biennale, Sao Paulo Biennale,


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During the last seven years, the young Italian artist Micol Assaël (*1979) has produced a remarkable body of work. Assaël’s condensed and disquieting installations involve alterations to existing architectural structures, such as drilling a succession of holes, penetrating in a line through several gallery walls at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, in 2002. In other works, the artist constructs specific new spaces, or rearranges existing ones…

Moscow Biennale of Contemporary art

Spesso accade di apprezzare proprio quello che più ci è vicino: una delle più promettenti giovani artisti italiane fa parte della Comunità di Roma, ma fra noi quasi non se ne parla. Eppure Micol Assael, 26 anni già ricchi di traguardi, è presente alla Biennale di Venezia, e aveva era esposto anche alla precedente edizione di questo evento clou dell’arte contemporanea, e nell’anno passato aveva meritato una personale all’importante Fondazione Sandretto dopo essere stata chiamata per una collettiva…

Scientific and physical phenomena, magnetism, electrical engineering and energetic tensions, as well as their interaction with the human body, are central in Micol Assaël’s artistic work. Incorporation of the body, above all the body of the recipient, is an important component of her expansive installations. While in the last 40 years performance artists have often made their own bodies the subject of their studies, Micol Assaël expands the performative element to all participants, creates extended communication and additionally gives her work a processual character. After leaving the installation, the physical and mental experience remains in the visitor’s memory…