Mario Rizzi is an Italian artist and filmmaker. His films were presented - amongst others - at Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna (2015); MAXXI Museum, Rome & MoMA PS1, New York (2014); Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin & MAK, Vienna (2013); SALT, Istanbul & National Center for Contemporary Art, Saint Petersburg (2011); Taipei Biennial & Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans & Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2008); MoMA, New York & Tate Modern, London (2007); Istanbul Biennial (2005) & Sydney Biennial (2004). They were selected twice for the Berlin Film Festival Official Competition (2013 & 2008) as well as for Dubai Film Festival (2013).
In 2012 Rizzi won the Sharjah Art Foundation Production Program Award, in 2005 he was awarded the Best Artist Prize of the 7th Sharjah Biennial, in 2004 the Mulliqi Prize. His work is in public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.