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MELANIE SCARCIGLIA

Co-curator of Book Machine (Paris)

Melanie Scarciglia was born in Paris in 1979. She studied Art history and History of Cinema at University Paris-Sorbonne, earning her Master's degree in 2002.

As co-founder of the artist’s book publishing house onestar press and Three Star Books, Melanie oversees production, publishing and sales in addition to development of showroom presentation.

In 2002, Scarciglia produced « Making the book » an ongoing documentary on the numerous artists involved in the collection of onestar press. The first stages of this project was presented to the public in 2002 at the Palais de Tokyo in L’espace du Stand and also at Temple University's Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA USA) in 2008.

Consequently through her position in development and publishing at both presses, Scarciglia launched the print and web-based publication Afterart News with Christophe Boutin prior to co-founding Three Star Books in 2007.

Melanie Scarciglia has worked to publish books with artists such as, Liam Gillick, Ken Lum, Heimo Zobernig, Tobias Rehberger, Maurizio Cattlelan among many others.