Marco Evaristti is an artist who seems to like getting arrested. From scaling icebergs and spray-painting them red to serving up meatballs made using his own body fat, Evaristti is no stranger to controversy. Born in Chile, educated in Denmark and from a mixed Israeli, Russian and Italian background, Marco now divides his time between Bangkok and Copenhagen. Born into Judaism, he later converted to Buddhism.
Terrorialista , 2001.
His latest exhibition, "Crossing Over", currently on display at the National Gallery, is perhaps an extension of the artist himself as he blurs the line between religions and vaults geographic barriers.
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