Clarissa Falco

Born in Genoa, 1995. Lives and works in Milan, Italy.


Clarissa Falco works as a visual artist and performer, and her artistic practice focuses on the use of the body as the main tool, exploring identity both as a creator and as an active part of the creative process itself. In contrast to the traditional representation of the body as an object of visual pleasure, Clarissa seeks to establish a deeper connection between the body and the mechanical world. The artist believes that eroticism is one of the key elements that fuels the machine of desire. Therefore, her works are characterized by a strong connection between the human body and the mechanical apparatus.

Clarissa asks provocative questions when creating her sculptures: what if the mechanisms of social domination stopped working? What if they became sterile or transformed into other bodily forms? Variation and adaptation play a vital role in the survival of the human species because they represent the movement of techno-nature.

When Clarissa speaks of techno-nature, she is referring to the transformative power that human beings have over their species and their entire environment. This concept suggests that the evolutionary autonomy of human beings can influence and change the world around them.

She has participated in several artist residencies, including ScopeBLN, in Berlin; Domus Artist Residency, in Galatina; Pada Studios, in Lisbon; Via Farini, in Milan; and D’Clinic, in Hungary.

Recent exhibitions include Maybe One Animal It Twice, in Berlin (2023); Frictions, + Tom Bull, at MUG Giannini Museum, Latina (2022); Iron Swan, at Triangolo Gallery, Cremona (2022); Soundtrack 7, The Woodswoman, at Mimikartgallery in Zalaegesterzeg, Hungary (2020)

Recent performances include Mia Dolce Persona Difettosa, at Galleria Ipercubo, Milan (2023); Modulation, at Bagni Premuda, Spotorno (2021); Corona and Climate Crisis, GG3, Berlin, (2020); One and Thirty-Four, at the MAXXI Museum in Rome.

She has studied Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies at NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan.


Corso di Porta Ticinese, 87 Milan