Paolo Cirio is an Italian contemporary artist based in Manhattan. His projects have tampered with institutions such as Facebook (Face to Facebook, 2011), Amazon (Amazon Noir, 2006), Google (Google Will Eat Itself, 2005), Nato (Anti-Nato Day, 2002), and the financial industry of the Cayman Islands (Loophole For All, 2013). He renders his conceptual works through performances, photos, drawings, videos and installations. Cirio’s work has been presented and exhibited in major art institutions, including Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014; TENT, Rotterdam, 2014; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2013; ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2013; CCCB, Barcelona, 2013; CCC Strozzina, Florence, 2013; Museum of Contemporary Art of Denver, 2013; MAK, Vienna, 2013; and Architectural Association, London, 2013. Cirio has won a number of awards, most recently a Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica (2014). He has also curated panel discussions for The Kitchen (2012) and Eyebeam (2013) in New York City.
- D.I.Y. or DIEYael Kanarek & Jo-Anne Green & Lauren Cornell & Helen Thorington & Carlo Zanni & Jason van Anden & Kate Armstrong & Michael Tippett & Julia Christensen & Cat Mazza & Andy Deck & Jason Freeman & Nathaniel Stern & Marcus Neustetter & MTAA & Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga & Adriaan Stellingwerff & Paolo Cirio & Alessandro Ludovico & midiatica.org & xurban_collective & Paul Catanese & Preemptive Media & Michael Mandiberg & Ubermorgen