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Michael Fliri was born in South Tyrol, IT in 1978. He lives in Italy and Vienna, AT.

He studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arti Bologna, IT, at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste,
Munich, DE and at the Academy of Art and Design KHiB, Bergen, NO.

Michael produces video, photography and sculpture, as well as live performance.

His works were shown in solo and group exhibitions around Europe, including:
International Triennal Mu.ZEE, Ostend, BE (2017) / Contour Biennale, Mechelen, BE (2015) / Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, BE (2017) / Contemporary Art Center Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT (2018) /
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, DE (2016) / Stadtgalerie Kiel, DE (2016) / Fondazione Merz, Turin, IT (2014) / Museion, Bolzano, IT (2016) / Mart, Rovereto, IT (2015) / Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, ESP (2009) / Moscow Biennale, RU (2009) / Hangar Bicocca, Milan, IT (2009), Maison Particulière, Bruxelles, BE (2014)

He gave live performances at prestigious museums like:
Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR (2012) / Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE (2015) /
Generali Foundation, Vienna, AT (2010) / Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, AT (2014)

Michael was artist in residence at the Centre des Récollets Paris, FR (2008), invited by the Dena Foundation/ Air Antwerp, BE (2011), selected by Needcompany /
Askeaton Contemporary Arts, IRL (2017) / Frans Masereel Centrum, BE (2015)

He won the Artist price by the City of Vienna with the Ministry of Culture (2007), the Museion Artist Award, Bolzano, IT (2009), the ZF Art Award, Friedrichshafen, DE (2014) and the VAF Foundation Award, IT (2016)

His works are in various public and private collections.

He is represented by the Galleria Raffaella Cortese in Milan.