Manalo, Michael Vincent


Solo Exhibitions

2021 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, Solo Exhibition featuring Poets, Spoken word artists who made poetry based on my work; Galeria Duemila, Manila, Philippines

2021 Space Place Gallery Russia

2021 Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Tagil, Russia

2021 Bike Art Action; GIANT Cycling Culture Musuem, Taichung, Taiwan

2019 A Hermit's Way of Looking at Life, Online Solo Exhibition, Kulay-Diwa Gallery of Philippine Contemporary Art, Philippines

2018 A Hermit's Way of Looking at Life; YIRI Arts Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2017 Convergence of Realities; ROS Gallery, Roskilde, Denmark, 2016 Just Before Breathing - RoS Galleri (Galleri LABR), Roskilde, Denmark

2014 Reconstruction of Memory: GALLERIA DUEMILA, Metro Manila, Philippines

2014 Recent Works: Rosso20sette Arte Contemporanea Roma, Italia

2013 IMAGINARIUM: National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2010 The Ever Increasing Distance to Life: Kulay-Diwa Gallery of Philippine Contemporary Art, Metro Manila, Philippines



Group Exhibitions

2021 Dream Talking - 藝拍 Art Auction x CYRANO - BELLAVITA B1 & 信義遠百A13 CYRANO ART

2020 Young Art Fair, PIER 2 - Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2020 Arte Laguna Prize Finalist Exhibition - Venice, Italy

2020 Mini How Mini - Hsinchu, Taiwan

2019 Asia Illustration Art Fair Shanghai, Baolong Art Museum, China

2019 A Revival of Listening - Sounds in Urban Context; Taoyuan State Library, Taiwan

2018 OCEAN CHILD - A Bus Stop in Xiaowan, Kenting, Taiwan.

2018 Donggang International Photography Festival, Donggang Museum of Photography, Gangwon-do, South Korea

2018 Problem is Never Small; Sociëteit SEXYLAND, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2018 LUCAS TRAVELING: Pingtung Figure Installation Art Project Taiwan

2018 Sprouts Art Festival in Puli, Taiwan

2017 Munich Science & Fiction Festival, Einstein Cultural Center, Munich, Germany

2016 Taipei Weekend Music Festival - Taipei, Taiwan

2016 Green Ripples Art Festival - Taichung, Taiwan

2016 Creative Taichung - Qingshui, Taiwan

2015 Art Copenhagen, Center Boulevard 5, 2300, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015 Taipei Free Art Fair, Taipei, Taiwan

2015 Kaohsiung Art Fair, Pier 2 Art Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2015 Green Ripples Art Festival, Taichung city, Taiwan

2015 Kolga Tbilisi PhotoFestival - Karvasla Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 Urban Stories - Rosso20sette Arte Contemporanea, Roma, Italia

2015 Seagate Exhibition - Pier 2 Art Center Kaoshsiung, Taiwan

2014 MANILART 2014: International Art Fair- SM Aura Convention Center, Taguig City, Philippines

2014 Green Ripples Art Festival, Taichung City, Taiwan 2014 uP: metamatic:taf gallery - 5 normanou str. Athens, Greece

2013 Punctum Contra Punctum II: International Exhibition of Visual Georgian National Museum Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery

2013 Vizuali Tiesa II/Visualized Truth II - Ramybes Galerija, Lithuania

2013 Punctum Contra Punctum II (American Edition) International Exhibition of Visual Art: Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

2012 Festival Internacional de Arte Independiente Incubarte 5th Edition Museo Valenciano de la Ilustración y la Modernidad (MuVIM)

2012 Punctum Contra Punctum: International Exhibition of Visual Art Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia

2012 Imagined Spaces: Envisioned Places - Orchard Windows Gallery New York, NY

2012 Nakhchivan, the Cradle of Humankind International Art Festival Naxcivan Park; Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

2012 Ninth Circle of Obsession: Contemporary Art Gallery, Zrenjanin, Serbia

2012 Nomadic Village Traveling Exhibition - England - France - Italy

2012 Truth Visualized Tiesa, Siauliai, Lithuania

2011 Amarcord: Examining the role of identity and memory in contemporary International artworks Fellini Gallery, Berlin

2011 Redmond Digital Arts Festival 2011: Redmond, Washington, USA

2011 Capture 2011: End of Year Show, The Archtype Gallery; Sydney, Australia

2011 Who’s Laughing Now? Michael Vincent Manalo & Shona Harrison Blankspace; Greenroom, Manchester, UK

2011 The Light Show: Manila Contemporary, WHITESPACE, Makati City, Philippines

2010 Bluecanvas Magazine X Launch Event: Exchange LA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2010 Chianciano International Exhibition at the Gagliardi Gallery, London

2010 MANILART10: International Art Fair, Pasay City, Philippines

2010 One Hour Photo: International Photography Collective, Katzen Arts Center Washington, DC, USA



Awards and Grants

2018 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from Taiwan

2017 Asia’s Top Ten Most Inspiring Visual Artists in Asia – Top 10 Publications

2015 Photography Category Winner: Secret Art Prize; Curious Duke Gallery; Curious Duke Gallery
Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y 8QP

2015 2nd Place: Secret Art Prize; Curious Duke Gallery; Curious Duke Gallery, Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y 8QP

2015 Donkey Art Prize Finalist

2014 Nomination: APBF Signature Art Prize 2014 - Singapore Art Museum - A National
Heritage Board Museum 61 Stamford Road, #02-02 Stamford Court, Singapore

2014 Asia’s Top Ten Most Inspiring Visual Artists in Asia – Top 10 Publications

2011 Redmond Digital Arts Festival - 9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, Washington, 98052, USA

2010 First prize in the Digital Art category: Chianciano International Award for Digital
and Photographic Art 2010 Art Museum of Chianciano Terme, 280 Viale della
Liberta', 53042 Chianciano Terme (SI), Italia

Artist-in-Residencies Attended

2011 Gallery Bielska BWA Artist Residence “Beyond the Time”: ul. 3 Maja 11, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała, Poland

2011 The Parlour Arts Laboratory: 340 Plenty Road, Preston Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2012 The Nomadic Village: Demesne Mill, Wolsingham, England
A project of ISIS Arts and Klaus Maehring
ISIS Arts, 5 Charlotte Square, Newcaste Upon Tyne, NE1 4XF

2013 Zhuzihu Arts Collective
No. 55, Zhuzihu Rd. Beitou Dist., Taipei City 112, Taiwan

2013 Community Space LITMUS
Second Floor, Wongok-dong 758 danwon-gu, Ansan City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

2014自由人藝術公寓 Freedom Men Art Apartments
No.594, Wuquan Rd., North Dist., Taichung City 404, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 台中市五權路594號 開放時

2014 Bamboo Curtain Studio
No.39, Ln. 88, Sec. 2, Zhongzheng E. Rd., Danshui Dist., New Taipei City 251, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

2014 PIER 2 Art Center
No. 1, Dayong Rd, Yancheng District, Kaohsiung City, 803

2015 LAB: CMP Splendor, Taichung City, Taiwan



Lectures and Workshops

2011 Galeria Bielska BWA (Poland), 2011

2011 TAFE - Technical and Further Education Commission;
Photography and Graphic Design Commission (Australia)

2012 Joe Acapella Photography (Singapore)

2013 National Parliamentary Library of Georgia (Georgia)

2014 Parklane by Splendor (Taiwan)


Biography


Born in Manila, Philippines in 1986. He is a visual artist who focuses on photography, photo-manipulation and installations. His work is inspired by the imagined memories of nostalgic and dream-like environments; his work documents their decline into post-apocalyptic, nightmarish creations. MVM also co-founded an art zine called Magazine 43 which is a print-on-demand magazine that promotes emerging and established contemporary artists to the masses.
Manalo has exhibited in several countries - Australia, England, Germany, Georgia, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Serbia, South Korea, Taiwan, UK and USA. He has won the2010 1st prize in the Digital Art Category at the Art Museum of Chianciano Terme, Italy and 2011 Best Photography Illustration from The Redmond Digital Arts Festival in Washington, USA, 2015 2nd place in the Secret Art Prize from the Curious Duke Gallery in London and Nominated for the APBF Signature Art Prize of 2014 from the Singapore Art Museum. He was also named as one of 2014 and 2017 Asia's Top Ten Most Inspiring Visual Artists in Asia by the Top 10 Publications in Malaysia. He is also a 2020 Arte Laguna Prize Finalist and is also currently working on an art project with the gigantic bike company named GIANT.

He currently lives in Taichung, Taiwan where he recently has been doing a lot of public art installations.

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