Daniele Spanò was born in Rome in 1979. He lives and works in Rome.
After training as a set designer, he began to work as a director and visual artist, particularly in performance art and video art, which he approached in equal measure with in-depth research and experimentation.
In 2005, he was part of video artist Gary Hill’s support creative team for the realization of his Resounding Arches: installation at the Coliseum in Rome.
In February 2011, he was selected by the celebrated director and artist Takeshi Kitano to represent the artistic buzz in the city of Rome for his television program Takeshi’s Art Beat:.
From 2012 to 2015, he was artistic consultant for Fondazione Romaeuropa and curator of the exhibition DigitalLife held at La Pelanda (MACRO museum) in Rome. During that time, he also started producing large-scale works on monumental structures using video mapping.
In 2014, he began the collaboration with Luca Brinchi (Santasangre) with whom he created multimedia contents for numerous theatrical performances. This fruitful collaboration led to working with directors such as Federico Tiezzi, Massimo Popolizio, Fabrizio Arcuri, Andrea Baracco, Lisa Natoli, Valter Malosti and many others.
In 2016, he conceived and created the multimedia show for the presentation of the Gucci Woman collection.
From 2016 to 2020, his research into visual arts led him to exhibit his work in Armenia, the United States, Russia and Italy.
Solo exhibitions (selection): Orbis, installazione site-specific, Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan (Armenia), 2019; Quello che non ricordo, installazione site-specific, Teatro Valle, Rome, 2019; Il Giardino dei Sogni, indoor video-mapping, Sala delle Battaglie, Palazzo Venezia, Rome, 2018; Pneuma, installazione multimediale, Festival dei Due Mondi 2015, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Spoleto (PG), 2016; Who is she, Spazio Y, Rome, 2015; Rifrazioni Permanenti, video mapping, Palazzo Wedekind / Piazza Colonna, Rome, 2011.
Group exhibitions (selection): Mery&Diana, Spazio Y, Rome, 2020; Line In the Sand, multimedia installation, Made - Media Art Centre, New York, 2019; 20x20, AlbumArte Gallery, Rome, 2019; 12o Cyfest, Reggia di Caserta, Caserta, 2018; Box3, La città che muta, MLAC, Rome, 2010.