Mattia Casalegno is an Italian artist known for his sculptures and his immersive, relational, and participatory installations. He often deploys emerging technologies to investigate themes of phenomenology, ecology and cybernetics.
Nominated for the New Technological Art Awards in 2014 and artist-in-residence at Eyebeam in 2015, he received various grants and fellowships from, among others, NEW INC, the Center for Cultural Innovation, Young Italian Artists Network, NYFA, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts and the Asia Culture Center in South Korea. In 2018 he was recipient of a Lumen Prize Award.
Casalegno has exhibited in such museums and institutions as MACRO Museum and Auditorium, Italy; Mutek Festival, Canada; Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan; ISEA in S.Korea; Chronus Art Center, China; Cimatics festival and Nuit Blanche in Belgium; Optronica in the UK; Le Cube Museum in France; OFFF in Spain, LACMA, YAA Museum and Satellite Art Fair in the US.