Ottonella Mocellin (Milan, 1966) and Nicola Pellegrini (Milan, 1962), live and work in Berlin.
After studying at the Chelsea School of Art and at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, in 2001-2002 they represented Italy for the PS1 International Studio Program in New York.
Conflicts, emotionality, dialogue, and communication within the context of human relationships are all dominant themes in the artistic work of the Italian artist duo.
They exhibited at the Biennals in Torino, Valencia, Tel Aviv and Tirana. Their work, which includes installations, photographs, videos and performances has been shown internationally at Manifesta 12, Palermo; MUAR, Moskow; PS1, New York; Atelier D’Artistes, Marseille; SMART, Amsterdam, Kunsthaus, Dresden; ACC Galerie, Weimar; GAM, Bologna; GAM, Torino; Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena; MART, Trento and Rovereto; PAC, Milano; PAN, Napoli; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; Fondazione Merz, Torino; MACRO, Rome; MAMbo, Bologna; Museo del Patrimonio Municipal de Malaga, Malaga; GNAM Galleria Nazionale d’rte Moderna, Rome; Centre for Contemporary Culture at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.