Marcelo Coelho is a Brazilian/American computation designer working on objects, installations, and live experiences. Spanning a wide range of media, processes, and scales, his work explores the boundaries between matter and information, fundamentally expanding and enhancing the ways in which we interact and communicate. Marcelo’s creative work has been exhibited internationally, including places such as the Rio 2016 Paralympics Ceremonies, Ars Electronica, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and Design Miami/, and can be found in private collections including the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art and The Rothschild Collection. Recognition for his work include two Prix Ars Electronica awards, VIDA 16.0 Award, and the W Hotels Designer of the Future Award. In addition to his practice, Marcelo is also a Lecturer at the MIT Department of Architecture and Head of Design at Formlabs. Prior to his practice, Marcelo Coelho received a Doctorate in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab
Paralympics Ceremonies. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. September 2016.
Pulp-Based Computing. National Centre for Craft & Design. Sleaford, UK. October 2016.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Franklin Park Conservatory. Columbus, OH. November 2016.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. TIFF Traveling Exhibit. UK and USA. April 2016.
Sandcastles. High Museum of Art. Atlanta, GA. July 2016.
Hyperform. Typo en mouvement. Le Lieu du design. Paris, France. April 2016.
Hive. Autodesk University. Las Vegas, NV. November 2015.
Sandcastles. Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA. October 2015.
Pop-Up Factory. Solid Conference. San Francisco, CA. June 2015.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. TIFF. Toronto, Canada. April 2015.
Metabolic - Study I. Art on the Marquee. Boston, MA. February 2015.
Alike. Museum of Arts and Design. New York, NY. October 2014.
Sandcastles. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Tel Aviv, Israel. March 2014.
Hyperform. Ars Electronica. Linz, Austria. September 2013.
MOD Festival. Guadalajara, Mexico. August 2013
Resolution. Permanent installation at the San Jose Tech Museum. San Jose, CA. September 2012.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. The Creators Project. São Paulo, Brazil. October 2012.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. The Creators Project. San Francisco, CA. October 2012.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty, presented at The Creators Project. Brooklyn, NY. October 2011.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Prix Ars Electronica at Offenes Kulturhaus. Linz, Austria. August 2011.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Corcoran Gallery of Art in conjunction with Washington Color and Light exhibit. Washington, DC, USA. June 2011.
Cornucopia: Digital Gastronomy. Biennale Internationale Design. Saint-Etienne, France. November 2010.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Design Miami/. Miami, FL, USA. December 2010.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Solo show at The Riflemaker Gallery. London, England. December 2010.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. MIT Museum: Luminous Windows. Cambridge, MA, USA. November 2010.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Johnson Trading Gallery: Contemporary on Chrystie. New York, NY, USA. November 2010.
Six-Forty by Four-Eighty. Design Miami/Basel. Basel, Switzerland. June 2010.
Cornucopia: Digital Gastronomy. DHUB Museum. Barcelona, Spain. May 2010.
Shutters. Ars Electronica. Linz, Austria. September 2009.
Skorpions. Seamless 2008 Unravel Fashion Show. Boston, MA, USA. January 2008.
Kukkia. Sartorial Flux, curated by Valerie Lamontagne, A+D Gallery, Columbia College. Chicago, IL, USA. September 2006.
Kukkia and Vilkas. Dutch Design Week. Eindhoven, Netherlands. October 2005.
Spacehogs. VAV Gallery. Montreal, Canada. June 2004.
PurePlay. Digifest Exhibit 2004 at the Design Exchange. Toronto, Canada. May 2004.
Art-O-Mete. Société des arts technologiques (SAT). Montreal, Canada. May 2003.
Locale( ). Galerie Séquence. Chicoutimi, Canada. August 2003.
The Vigil. Studio 303. Montreal, Canada. March 2003.