Michele Gabriele, born in 1983, Italy, is a multi-media visual artist. He earned his MA in Visual Arts in Brera Academy of Fine Arts, Milan and Universitè 8, Paris. Through the use of sculpture and the photographic documentation of it, his work explore the distance between the observer and the artwork, throug the use of a paradoxally disappointing sculptural forms. His work is a constant play between representation and materiality, time and enviroment, reasearching another point of view with different priorities. Solo exhibitions include: Basic Extinct, Silicone Gallery, Bordeaux (2018); Clumsy and Milky: encoding the last quarter of a pose, WhiteNoise Gallery, Rome (2018); It Won't Only Kill You, It will Hurt the Whole Time You're Dying, OJ Art Space, Istanbul (2017); The Missing Link, Fondazione Adolfo Pini, Milan (2016); They are standing there, under the weather, totally waterproof or comepletely wet, Konstanet Kunstihoone Art All, Tallinn (2015); Axonometric/Uncanny/Dimetric, My House In Vegas, Berlin (2015); Denise, Tile Project Space, Milan (2015); TUKATUKA,(Double) Michele Gabriele/Lucia Leuci, Crac Contemporary Art Research Center, Cremona (2014); Ka hi ki, Lucie Fontaine, Milan (2011). Group exhibitions include: Man Thing vs. Swamp Thing, Et.Al Gallery, San Francisco (2018); Bunt, Ginny Projects, London (2017); Biennale of Future Contemporary Arts, FSC, Copenhagen (2017); The Habit of a Foreign Sky, Future Dome, Milan (2016); Body Holes - New Scenario, Berlin Biennale 9th Berlin (2016); AIDA, ViaFariniDOCVA, Milan (2014); Protocombo, Contemporary art museum, Lissone (2014); La Biblioteca Fantastica, Art museum Man, Nuoro (2013); Le Associazioni Libere, Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art, Paris, France (2012); Artissima art fair, Turin (2011); Hoookuurch, Room Gallery, Milan (2010); I Sette Arcobaleni, Careof, Milan (2008).
He was awarded the Salon Primo prize in Milan (2004), the residency program at Spinola Banna foundation in Turin (2013), the Oslo10 Residency Program in Basel (2015), the viafarini DOCVA Residency Program at Carlo Zauli Museum (2014), the Novecento Museum workshop by Peep-Hole in Milan, the Menabrea Art Prize in Rome (2015, finalist). His work has been reviewed, among others,in Exibart, Atp diary, CURA, Daily Lazy, arteeCritica, Vogue, Curating The Contemporary, NERO, Moscow Art, i-D, Artribune, That's Contemporary.