Cosimo Miorelli • CZM (Biella, Italy, 1986) is a Berlin-based illustrator and live-painter. He explores and mixes diverse graphic storytelling media: illustration, live-painting, animation, comics and traditional painting. His research currently focuses on live performances and multimedia storytelling, including theatre productions and animated videos for museums and documentary films. CZM has collaborated with musicians such as RAF, Fabrizio Nocci, Stefano Bechini, Saba Anglana, Badara Seck, Vincenzo Vasi, Ivan Bert, Fernando Mota, Mark Pinhasov, Giovanni Maier, Luigi Cinque, Giorgio Mirto, GUP Alcaro, Loris Vescovo, Giorgio Pacorig, writers Stefano Benni and Paolo Rumiz, actors Gigio Alberti and Roberto Zibetti.
CZM has performed live for art festivals and institutions (Goethe Institut – Palermo, Istituto di Culture Italiana – Paris, Mittelfest – Cividale del Friuli, Pordenone Legge, Bloomsday – Trieste, SUNS – Udine, MGLC Ljubljana, Stazione di Topolò, AREA – Chieri, smART!XTRA3.o – Budapest, Platine Festival – Cologne, Art on Snow – Gastein, Visioni Sonore – Pordenone, Nova Gorica University of the Arts, Buon Compleanno Svevo – Trieste…) film and animation festivals (Viborg Animation Festival, MONSTRA Lisbon, Kino Otok, Darko Bratina – Nova Gorica, Cà Foscari Short Film Festival – Venice, Piccolo Festival di Animazione – Udine, Doctorclip – Rome, …) , comic/Illustration conventions and exhibitions (Lucca Comics and Games, HeriTage – Teufelsberg Berlin, Mediterranean Salt – Berlin,…) , art galleries and theaters (Wiener Kammeroper, Teatro Gobetti – Torino, Teatro Franco Parenti – Milan, Teatro di Pergine, Teatro S.Giorgio, Udine, Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine, Teatro Verdi – Pordenone…) in Italy, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Denmark, Hungary and Portugal. CZM creates painted videos for museums (Deutsches Bergbau-Museum – Bochum, Deutsches Museum – München, Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum – Bremerhaven, Germanisches Nationalmuseum – Nürnberg, Museum für Naturkunde – Berlin, Römisch Germanisches Zentralmuseum – Mainz, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung – Frankfurt, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig – Bonn, Naturhistorisches Museum and Landesmuseum – Braunschweig, SMO Slovensko Multimedial Okno – San Pietro al Natisone, Centre for Geo Genetics Copenhagen and Greenland National Museum in Nook)  and documentary films (Im Märkischen Sand www.imidoc.net , Cercando le Parole – Nikamvideo). CZM has published comics and illustrated books in Italy and is a member of Progetto Stigma.

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