Mark Mangion


Border Stories is a film documenting a journey presenting a collection of compelling situations and fragmented moments in the lives of various communities living between the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.



b. 1976, Malta

Lives and works in Paris and Valletta. His work merges his curatorial practice with his art production repositioning them as site-specific ventures, generating diverse structures resulting in multimedia processes with a central focus on public systems and cross-field collaboration. In 2008 he founded Malta Contemporary Art, an ongoing curatorial project, which has to date involved over 100 different collaborators. In 2012, he launched Parallel Borders, a nomadic project established as a platform focusing on a multidisciplinary collective operating in a diversity of fields and territories around the world. His recent exhibitions include: The Land seen from the Sea, MAXXI, Rome • Fleurnication, The Modern Institute, Glasgow • Subjective Maps / Disappearances, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik • The land seen from the sea, Villa Croce Museum for Contemporary Art, Genoa • Arrivals and Departures_Europe, Mole Vanvitelliana, Italy • Blackout, MCA, Malta. He has also curated over 15 exhibitions including Parallel Borders - Monuments and Shrines to Capitalism (2011) in Athens, Rome, Zürich, Frankfurt, Brussels, Paris, London and Reykjavik. In 2004 he was awarded the Serenella Ciclitira Prize at the Royal College of Art, London and was shortlisted for Beck’s Futures film and video, ICA, London.