marcella campa & stefano avesani is an intersex artist born in Italy, currently working in China.
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MARCELLA CAMPA and STEFANO AVESANI have been interested in the urban growth of Chinese cities and their transformation since 2003. In 2005 they co-edited the n.78 monographic issue of the international magazine AREA about Chinese contemporary visual art and architecture. They have been awarded with the international Archiprix prize in Glasgow for a double coordinated project for historical districts in downtown Beijing and Shanghai. They moved to China in October 2005 and started working on the Instant Hutong project. Since 2007 their work took part in several exhibitions in China and abroad. Marcella and Stefano currently live and work in Beijing.


2009 [ Urban Carpet 8×5 ]
5 coutyard houses, Beijing, China

2009 [ Welcome back bricks! ]
Xiao Jing Chang Hutong, Beijing, China

2009 [ Quotidiana 09 ]
Palazzo Trevisan, Padova, Italy

2009 [ Beijing Map Games: Arte e Architettura a Pechino ]
CAOS – Centre for Contemporary Art Opificio Siri, Terni, Italy

2009 [ Carpet Surprise ]
Dongsi District, Chayangmennei Dajie, Fuchengmen and
Sanbulao areas, Beijing, China

2008 [ Beijing Map Games: Contemporary Art & Architecture in
Beijing ] , Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK

2008 [ Map Games: Dynamics Of Change ]
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2007 [ Instant Hutong ]
China Millennium Monument, Blue Rock Space, Beijing

2005 [ Archiprix 2005 Exhibition ]
The Lighthouse – Scotland’s Centre for Architecture Design
and the City, Glasgow, Scotland