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Iorio, Marina

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messina citta d'arte (National)

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Red scratchs on the flesh
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MARINA IORIO
Italian, lives and works in Naples, Italy, Europe
Tel ?0039 081 2403020
Moble phone 0039 3333658189
Website: www.marinaiorio.com
Email: iorio_na@yahoo.it?, marina.iorio@iamc.cnr.it
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She got the bachelor in Geology at University of Studies “Federico II”, of Naples , Italy ed il Ph.D in Geophysics, at the University of Plymouth, Devon, U.K. In the 2003 complete her painting training at the “Fine Arts Academy of Naples”, Italy. As researcher of the Italian National Council of Research (CNR), she has been working with important scientific institutions all over the word. (i.e. Oceanographic Department, Southampton University, UK, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, California University, S. Cruz , USA. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Pechino, Cina, Columbia University, New York, USA).
Among international acknowledgments, she has been invited to participate to the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) which is an international research organization located in the United States that conducts seagoing expeditions to study the history of the Earth.
She is a reviewer and writer of several international scientific journal among them the Geophysical Journal International.
As artist her expressive medium is the abstract painting and the Science art- derived from mathematical software treatments of geophysical data.
Since 2003 she partecipated at several biennals and fair among them: Art 13, Artissima, Torin (2006), and 6 Solo and 30 group exhibits in Naples, Milan, Rome (Italy)and Chicago (USA).
Most recently “Dentro l’ ignoto” (2008) promoted by the Museum of Citta della Scienza of Napoli, Italy. She is in permanent exhibition at the Historic library of Art Bocca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milan, Italy.
In 2007 she win the National prize “Messina Citta' d' Arte”, Messina Italy
Her works are in permanent public collection at : “City Museum of Contemporary Art”, Cerreto Laziale, Rome, Italy. Embassy of Arabian Republic of Egypt, Rome, Italy, and public archive
of the PAN (Palazzo delle Arti Napoli), Naples Italy
Nel 2008 she published “Arte come scienza, l’ estetizzazione della tecnica nell’ opera di Marina Iorio” curator Marcello Viva, ed. SIVANA, Milan, Italy. Available among others at the Max Planck Art History Institute in Florence.
Statement: My visual art always has the function, for me, of leading to the surface visual symbols, so that anguishes (such as fear of death, of indifference, of war and of disease as well as human injustices), instead of tracing back to the dimension of the self, transpose themselves consciously or unconsciously in the dimension of the collective self. Actually I transformed “multibeam technology” (beams of acoustic waves which infer the depth of the ocean floor and “draw” its morphology) into a new form of artistic communication. The desire of man to see beyond goes back to the beginning of mankind. Modern science satisfies the need to create visual images of things that are normally concealed.
I pick up the alterations that a new medium provokes in mankind and leads the way to a new sensorial interpretation, creating radically new worlds and extending our visual potential (which tends to embrace both the real and the imaginary realms) to explore the spellbinding traces of the origin of life.  


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Into the unknown


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Flying alone (Triptych)


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Red scratchs on the flesh


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