RINO STEFANO TAGLIAFIERRO
Born in 1980.
Director, art director and video artist. Over the years he has had experience as art director, visual-artist, graphic designer, animator and 2Dcompositor to realize video-art, commercials, short films, fashion video, videomapping, videoprojections and videoinstallations for exhibitions, museums and special events.
He has realized videos for important brands, among them are Coke, Louis Vuitton, Samsung, Kenzo, Antonio Marras, Bvlgari, BMW, Lancia, Pirelli, MTV USA and Davines. In 2015 with the ADV “Untouched” for Coke won the Gold Award at the LIA AWARDS 2015 in London and the CLIO Award at NY-CLIO Festival. He also created music videos for major Italian and international artists as Four Tet, Stumbleine, Digitalism, M+A, ORAX, Anil Sebastian, About Wayne and Optogram. He has collaborated with several studios, professionals and in movies project such as “A Rose Reborn” by Park Chan-wook and “David Lynch – The Art Life” by Jon Nguyen.
In 2013 he cofounded the studio KARMACHINA, producing, among other works, the video installation for the opening ceremony of the Yerevan Golden Apricot Film Festival 2014 and the art direction of the Tree of Life evening show at Expo 2015.
As an author he has taken part in several contemporary art exhibitions in Milan, New York, Paris, Sapporo, Moscow, Berlin, receiving international awards in many animation, shortfilm and experiamental festivals, including Short Film Corner Cannes, Festival d’Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand Short Festival, Rooftop Film New York City, Sapporo Short Fest e Milano Film Festival.
In 2014 he published the short film BEAUTY, obtaining great outcome and recognition wordlwide and gaining the approval of major national and international newspapers and specialized magazines, such as Le Monde, Le Parisien, Le Figaro, Wall Street International, Bild, The Guardian, France2, Wired, The Telegraph , Artribune, Daily Mail, Sky, La Stampa and La Repubblica.
In 2016 he published PEEP SHOW, a private journey in the world of eroticism in which art is the object of desire.