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Marco Castro - 2005, Video, Peru

FANATICA by MARCO CASTRO, is a performance done during Easter on the streets of Madrid, that explores the fanatism of certain religions. This piece documents the performance and reaction of the people on the streets on Easter Sunday. Using the Sex Pistols as the soundtrack, FANATICA is a dark and sarcastic way for the artist to open the eyes of so many devoted catholics.

MARCO CASTRO started his career as a make up artist colaborating with world known photographers such as NAN GOLDIN, BRIGITTE LACOMBE, DAVID LACHAPELLE to name a few with whom he learned the importance of lightning and storytelling thru images. In the year 2000 he moved to MADRID, SPAIN, were he continued pursuing his film career. Little by little cut up with the fashion industry he starts creating and producing a number of video art, installation and shorts, that have been displayed in many diferent art galleries, festivals and museums were they worship his work, in 2005 he meets Loles Leon (actress know for her work in many of Pedro Almodovar´s films) and her son Bertoldo with whom they founded Emperactriz Films. Marco Castro has recently relocated back to California were he´s working on 2 scripts for lenght feature films “Tobyhanna Mother F” and “ Neon Lights" working on the pre-production of “Pain” a short film written by Javier Giner.

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