Anthony Marcellini
(b. 1978)

MFA 2007-09 California College of the Arts, San Francisco
BFA 2000 California College of the Arts, San Francisco

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Performances
All Soul, No Body, Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles (upcoming)
Cities of Restless Objects, Simone DiSousa Gallery, Detroit, USA

Obsolescere: The Things is Falling, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Troy,
New York, USA, commissioned by curator Emily Zimmerman
Twenty Plots for Things to Come, with Heman Chong, Galerie Michael Janssen, Singapore

Even a Perfect Crime Leaves a Trace, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
Ingenting, ingenting, skiljer mig från er, inte nu, eller inte sen. Det vet jag. Det ser jag, fullkomligt klart. Jag tror att jag ska komma er närmre nu, än när jag levde., BAR 10, Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden

Interview(s), with Heman Chong, Wilkinson Gallery, London, England
“Slowly Breathe in…and Out…Through the Object”, Skulpturengarten Strombad Kritzendorf, Kritzendorf, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Veronika Hauer and Magda Tothova
The Final Dissolution of Nils at Gagnef 2012, Gagnef, Sweden, produced by Mattias Nordstrom and Linda Tedsdotter

Towards a Boundless World: Backa Stand Up Comedy, public performance, Backa Röd, Backa Hisingen, Sweden
Becoming Real: A Magpie’s Recognition of Self, Etc. Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic. Curated by Jiri Skala
Berlin: Open Your Windows, series of four public performances, Berlin, Germany, commissioned by Sparwassar.HQ

How to Talk About Utopia Without Saying Utopia, with Matthew David Rana, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Clothing Project, Lucky Tackle, Oakland, (as It Can Change).
Piñata Party, Passersby Gallery, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, (as It Can Change)
It Can Change at 667 Shotwell, 667 Shotwell, San Francisco, (as It Can Change)

Selected Group Exhibitions
ESP TV, Season Five,

Re:Collect, Re:View Contemporary, Detroit, USA
VIREI VIRAL (I BECAME VIRAL) - Identities and Collectivities, Centro Cultural do Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Curated by M'BARAKÁ
Tabularium, SLOPES, Melbourne, with Heman Chong
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte De With, Rotterdam, curated by Heman Chong

Island Sessions, as part of Weather Permitting: 9a Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy
Dissident Futures, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA, curated by Betti-Sue Hertz Slowly Breathe in…and Out…Through the Object, part of Moderation(s), Witte De With, Rotterdam, curated by Heman Chong
As if Silence(s), Tjolöholm Castle, Valand Academy in conjunction with På plats – konstnedslag I kuluravet, Halland, Sweden

Les referents, La galerie Édouard-Manet, Municipale des Beaux-Arts de Gennevilliers, Paris, France, curated by Etienne Bernard & Aurélien Mole
Nya Tider Nya Verk, Galleri Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden
“Dear S”, Mail Art Subscription Series, Art Practical, San Francisco, USA (signed limited edition print)

Sequences Real-Time Art Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Visionary Trading Project, with Heman Chong, London, England 2009

MFA Exhibition, CCA, San Francisco,USA

“La Biblioteca Utopica”, Luoghi Dell'utopia, Villa Borbone, Viareggio, Italy
Immediate Future: The 2008 Murphy and Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, USA, (as It Can Change)
The End of the End of the Line, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, USA (as It Can Change)
How To Create a Cultural District and Have it Vanish Into the Morning Mists of Dawn, Red 76, Portland, USA

Shadow Cabinets, Kunsthall Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany, (as It Can Change)

Shadow Cabinets in a Bright Country, Apex Art, New York, USA, (as It Can Change)

Curated Exhibitions, Lectures and Event
“The Museum of Obsolescence”, Lost Museums: a Symposium on the Ephemerality & Afterlives of Museums & Collections, May 6 - 8, 2015 at Brown University, Providence, USA, (with Emily Zimmerman)

“A Mobile Phone, A Magpie and an Obsolescent Object Walk Into A Bar: Changing Notions of Ourselves and Objects in a Relational World.” CCBB, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“The Relationships Between Us: Humans, Sculptures and Objects”, lecture and panel discussion with RoseLee Goldberg and Heman Chong, as part of Moderation(s): A Thing At A Time, Witte De With, Rotterdam, Holland

"The Social Beyond Anthropocentrism" a lecture and panel discussion with Matthew Rana, Karl Palmås, Sinzina Ravini and Fredrik Svensk, produced by Paletten as part of the release of Paletten Art Journal # 286-287, Gothenburg, Sweden
“Why I Write: The object and the text, one without the other would never be enough to fill our stomachs”, Design Seminar, Swedish School of Textiles, Borås, Sweden

GIBCA Speak Easy, Gothenburg Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden, (organizer)
The Force The Movie The Vague by Mårten Spångberg, Ways of Transmission, Restaurang Hing Wa, Gothenburg, Sweden (KU project with Fredrik Svensk)
"A History of Shit: A performative lecture by Maja Hammarén", Ways of Transmission, Stenasalen, Gothenburg Art Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden (KU project with Fredrik Svensk)

Ninth Annual Video Marathon; VALUES, Art in General, New York, USA (co-curator)
25 Years Later: Welcome to Art in General, The UBS Art Gallery, New York, USA (co-curator)
Mirage, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA
Marcy Freedman, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, USA
Eternity Awaits Part I: The Spy Who Loved Me, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA
I Was Trapped in This Elevator, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA

Salad Days II, Artist Space, New York, USA (co-curator)
Proportions, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA
In Search of the Miraculous, Continued, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA

Tape Number One, Audio in the Elevator, Art in General, New York, USA

Fat Slice, Fat Slice, Berkeley, USA. (as It Can Change)

Face to Face to Face, Pond, San Francisco, USA. (as It Can Change)

It Can Change, 850 Harrison St., Oakland, USA. (as It Can Change)

Federal Assistance Award, US Department of State, Brazillian Consulate

KU Grant, The Board for Artistic Development, Faculty of Fine Arts, Göteborg University, Sweden

Göteborgs Stads kulturförvaltning/Kulturstöd Projektstöd Pronto, Sweden

Independent Study Program, University of Gothenburg, Valand School of Fine Arts, Sweden

Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure Grant, USA Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship in the Arts, San Francisco, USA

CCA Graduate Merit Scholarship, San Francisco, USA

Valand Centre for Artistic Research, Gothenburg, USA

Sparwasser HQ residency program, Berlin, Germany

Thaise Constancio, “Exposicao 'Virei Viral' no Rio chega à sua segunda edição”, Estadao Online, (October 21, 2014). http://,exposicao-virei-viral-no-rio-chega-a-sua-segunda-edicao,1580403

Tresca Weinstein,” Obsolescere’ gives outdated objects a voice”, Times Union, (October 5, 2014). localarts/35135/35135/

Hamishi Farah and Aurelia Guo, "Tabularium: An exhibition with the foresight to plan its own funeral", Rhizome Journal, (Mon September 8, 2014).

Adam Rompel, “The Part in the Story Where a Part Becomes a Part of Something Else at Witte de With”, Daily Serving, (August 5, 2014).

John van Tiggelen, “Objecten, situaties, verhalen”, Blikvagen Kunstblog, (June 4, 2014)

Darryl Wee, “Moderation(s)”: Between Rotterdam and Hong Kong”, Blouin Art Info, (March 7, 2014)

Marybeth Stock, “Twenty Plots for Things to Come, Anthony Marcellini and Heman Chong”, Art Asia Pacific Web Exclusive,

Nirmala Nataraj, "'Dissident Futures': What might be ahead for us" San Francisco Chronicle: 96 Hours, October 31

Priscilla Frank, “Fall Art Exhibitions 2013: 25 Shows That Will Rock The Art World”, The Huffington Post Arts (September 21, 2013) ir=Arts&utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#slide=2933649

Li Qi, “Heman Chong In Collaboration with Anthony Marcellini: Interview(s)” LEAP 19 (May 10 , 2013) http://

Stefan Thorsson, “Art fallen into oblivion”, Kunst Forum (February 12, 2013)

Mary Rinebold, “Heman Chong and Anthony Marcellini”, Art Forum Critics Picks (January 4, 2013)

Paul Teasdale, “Sequences Real-time festival 2011” Frieze Blog (July 5, 2011)

Ted Purves ed., Generosity Projects: What We Want is Free, (SUNY Press: New York, 2005)

Isaac Peterson, “Taking Place Diary Part 2”, ( Portland, 2005)

Petra Bibeau “Alternative Art Models New Life into Contemporary Art”, (New York Arts Magazine: New York, 2005)

Molly Presismeyer,“You've Got To Play To Pay”, (City Pages, Minneapolis, 2004)  

ed., Ted Purves, Shane Aslan-Selzer, and It Can Change, “Keeping On: What are You Making Where You Are for Where You Are?, (Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2004)

There is Something I Would Like to Show You, (limited edition magazine, Berlin, 2003)