Performer, body tinkerer and writer Marco Donnarumma is a PhD student at Goldsmiths, University of London with Atau Tanaka and Matthew Fuller, funded by the European Research Council. He teaches regularly worldwide for academic institutions and media labs.
Marco explores the dimensions of the body in relation to real, virtual and cultural space. Using natural and technological media, his works disrupt the flesh to uncover unknown traits of human nature. He is known for his wide range of body-based creations, including intense physical performance, sound light and video, Butoh, dance and media theatre. He makes custom open biotechnologies and bodily interactive systems. He is a Harvestworks Creativity + Technology = Enterprise Fellow (New York, US) with support by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Marco has performed and spoken in over 50 countries including US, South America, Europe, India, China, South Korea and Australia. His works have been selected at leading art events (ISEA, Venice Biennale, WRO Biennale), specialized festivals and venues (Transmediale, FILE, Panorama, NYEAF, RPM Sound Art China, CYNETART, Piksel, STEIM, EMPAC, Stanford CCRMA) and major academic conferences (CHI, NIME, ICMC, Pd Con, Linux Audio).
He is the editor of "Biotechnological Performance Practice", and the recipient of several awards including the Guthman New Musical Instrument Competition (US 2012) and the TransitioMX (MX 2013).