Miltos Manetas

Miltos Manetas was born in 1964. He lives a works between Rome, New York and Bogota.


1985-1989 Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera



Der Berg Of My Family, Galerie Plutschow & Felchlin, Zürich

The Unconnected, Third Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennial, Oratorio di San Ludovico, Venice
Blackberry Paintings, Santo Spirito in Sassia, Roma
After Blackberry Paintings, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (MACRO)
The Island Of The Net, Second Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, Venice
Miltos Manetas, CAC Bukovje
Seven Resolutions, La Central, Bogota
Pirate Paintings, GloriaMaria Gallery, Milan
Padiglione Internet, The First Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennial, 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
2008, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid
The Internet Paintings, Blow de la Barra Gallery, London
Dogs and Cables, Yvon Lambert Gallery, NY
Feelings. Galleria Pack, Milan
Manetas and Animations, Sketch, London 2005
Priscilla 41, Kalfayan Gallery, Thessalonica
Memoirs of the devil, Cosmic Gallery, Paris
Miltos Manetas, Celebrating the demon, Färgfabriken Stockholm
2002 a Website- 
Moca, Tucson , Arizona
Afterneen, Casco, Ultrecht
Neen, A new art movement, Gagosian Gallery, NY 2000
Murakami-Manetas, PinkSummer, Genoa
After Videogames, Lux Gallery, London 1999
Eight perfect paintings, Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas
The fabric of reality (after D. Deutsch), Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens
Mirrorsites 98, Postmasters Gallery, New York
Mirrorsites 98, Philippe Rizzo, Paris
Mirrorsites 98, Dan Bernier, Los Angeles
Mirrorsites 98, Le Case D’Arte, Milan
Mirrorsites 98, NewSandandrea Gallery, Savona
Mirrorsites 98, Galleria Analix, Basel Art Fair
Mirrorsites 98, Ex Lanificio Bona, Turin, Italy
Pint to point protocol, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens
Playstation 64, Il Capricorno Gallery, Venice, IT
Whoops!, Philippe Rizzo Gallery, Paris, FR
Miltos Manetas, Lotta Hammer Gallery, London
Flames, Analix Forever, Geneva
Selected objects, Le Consortium Centre d’Art Contemporain, Dijon.
Miltos Manetas, Analix Forever, Geneva
Output, Newsantandrea Gallery, Savona, Italy
1995 Computer Pattern Mountains, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
Soft Driller, Giò Marconi gallery, Milano
1993 Extras, Fac-Simile Gallery, Milan, IT




First Newpressionism workshop, Istituto Svizzero, Roma, Italy
Newpressionism in Milan, 1,11,111. from screen to nature and back again, Istituto Svizzero, Milan, Italy

Medio-Sud, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (MACRO)
Navigator to nowhere, 0Z2O Galleria | Sara Zanin
Island of internet, II Padiglione Internet for the Venice Biennial, Isola di San Servolo, Venezia, IT

2011-2012, MACROeo MACROeo (electronicOrphanage at the MACRO Museum in Rome)



Everywhere but now, 4th Thessaloniki Biennial, Thessaloniki, Gr.
The mediterranean experience, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Gr.
The system of objects, DESTE Foundation, Athens, GR.
Rematerializes, New Galerie, Paris, FR
Old-school asmr, CAC, Conceptual Art Centre, Postojna, Slovenia.
Painting invisible paintings, Fotogràfica Bogotà 2013, La Central, Bogota, Colombia
PLAY!CNG – computer games and cultural contingencies, Temporary Gallery, Köln


Mapas invisibles, curated by Violeta Horcasitas , Luis Adelandado Gallery, Mexico City
Guilty by Ivana Porfiri in collaboration con Jeff Koons for Dakis Joannou, Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce
Eternal internet Brotherhood, curated by Angelo Plessas, Anafi, Greece

Commercial break, Garage Projects, 54 Venice Biennale, Collateral exhibition, Venice, Curated by Neville Wakefield
Italians do it better, 54 Venice Biennale, Collateral exhibition, Venice, Curated by Matteo Bittanti & Domenico Quaranta
II Padiglione internet: Byob Venice, Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Island of San Servolo, Venice
Italia Ora, Museo Hendrik Christian Andersen, Rome, Curated by Achille Bonito Oliva
F for fake, Complesso Monumentale del Belvedere di San Leucio, Caserta, Curated by Massimo Sgroi
Poliglossia, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece, Curated by Marilena Karra
Selametan digital, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Rojo Nova Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, curated by David Quiles Guilló

NETinSPACE, MAXXI-Museo nazionale delle arti del XXi secolo, Rome
Electro geo – frac – Limousin, Limoges

Zhang Huan, Miltos Manetas, Galleria Pack, Milan
Inconditional love, 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Collateral Events, Arsenale Novissimo, Venice
Hyperlucid, Prague, curated by Domenico Quaranta, Prague
Everyday utopia, Curated by Marina Fokidis, think.21 Gallery, Rue du Mail.21, Brussels
V.01 β, Commun Contemporary Art center, Toulouse, France
The real thing, Curated by VVORK, MU Eindhoven
Club internte show, 
Curated by Club internet, Capricious Gallery, Brooklyn
Random rules, A channel of Artists, Curated by Marina Fokidis at the Pulse Art Fair NY
Everyday utopia, Curated by Marina Fokidis, think.21 Gallery, Rue du Mail.21, Brussels
Heaven, 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens
Are you sure you are you? Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York City

On time, east wing collection 8, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Teleport Farfabriken, Färgfabriken Norr, Östersund
KUNSTMASCHINEN- MASCHINENKUNS, (ART MACHINES MACHINE ART), Tinguely Museum, Basel, CH and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
The alliance, Hyundai Galleries, Beijing, Seoul

Shallow, Curated by Stefan Bruggemann, I-20 Gallery, NY
On fait le mur, Curated by Jean-Marc Avrilla,Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux, France
Her(his)story, Curated by Marina Fokidis at the Cycladic Museum in Athens
Dazed and confused versus Andy Warhol, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Gameworld, Laboral, Gijon
Into it, Kunstverein Hildesheim e.V, Hildesheim

Mind games, The Art of Videogames, Prince Charles Cinema, London.
The grande promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens
Untitled exhibition, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens – Kalfayan Galleries – Athen, Athens
An outing, Leonidas Beltsios Collection, Trikala
Supernee, Galleria Pack, Milan
Le Mepris, Mediamatic, Amsterdam
Hhis life is full of miracles, Site Gallery, Sheffield

III Bienal de Valencia, Agua sin ti no soy, Bienal de Valencia, Valencia
Prague Biennial2 – Prague Biennale, Prague
The loop of neen, Loop Art Fair, Barcelona
Frieze art fair, with Rebecca Camhi Gallery
Electroscape international, Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art), Shanghai
From neen to sonar, Sonar Festival, Barcelona
Neen day, Sketch, London
Domus circular, San Siro, Milan
Cohabitants, Ghislaine Hussenot Gallery, Paris
Existential computing, Hayward Gallery, London
Abstract Supermario Performance
, The MTV Party, Fargfabrinken, Stockholm
Neen day
, Sketch, London
Five05, Gering & López Gallery, New York City

The 3th Seoul International Biennale of Media Art – Digital Homo Ludens (Game and Play) , Media City Seoul, International Biennale of Media Art, Seoul
Frieze art fair, Internet Paintings with Rebecca Camhi Gallery, London
Digital sublime, New Masters of Universe”, MOCA Taipei, Taipei
Neentoday, MU Foundation, Eindhoven, Holland
Curious wishes, Palais De Tokyo, Paris
News from home, The Annex, NY
Copy Art, ICA, London
Filter happier: an exhibition concerning technology – DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago

Tirana Biennial, Tirana, Albania
Nown, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
Objectif cadrage, Analix Forever, Geneva
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville
My reality, Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation – Museum of Glass, Tacoma
My reality, Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation – Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
Kids are us/ I bambini siamo noi , Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Trento
NOWN – Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburg

2002 New York
Urgent paintings, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – MAM/ARC, Paris
MEDIACITY SEOUL, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – Akron Art Museum, Akron
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines
My reality, Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation – CAC – Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

2001 by the elecrtonicorphanage, Deitch projects. New York
6TH Biennale de Lyon, Connivence / Connivance – La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Tele[Visions], Kunst sieht fern – Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
In fumo – arte, fumetto, comunicazione – GAMeC – Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
La GAM costruisce il suo futuro, tre anni di acquisizioni di arte contemporanea – Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea – GAM, Turin
Tutto l’odio del mondo, Palazzo Dell’Arengario, Milan

Presumed innocent, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Elysian fields, Une proposition du Purple Institute – Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
SYNOPSIS1, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Version 2000, Centre pour l’image contemporaine Saint-Gervais Genève, Geneva
And she will have your eyes, Analix Forever, Geneva
Campi di oscillazione, Cesac – Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
PICT – The Banff Centre – Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff
Painting in Europe: different perspectives – Museo Michetti, Francavilla Al Mare (Chieti)
Public Culture, Private Nature, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

Le Capital, CRAC, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète
horsePLAY, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Active Worlds: Chelsea, Arco Art Fair, Galleria New Santandrea
Exposition de groupe – Galerie Almine Rech – Paris, Paris

Roundabout, works of the youngest generation artists, installations, painting, – CSW Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Tableaux aux murs, œuvres de la collection du Consortium – FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon
Fatto in Italia – Contemporary Art from Italy, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
Made in Italy, ICA, London, UK
1900 (Italie) – Analix Forever, Geneva
Technological drift, Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas
Heaven: private views – P.S.1, New York
1 minute scenario, Fondation Cartier, Cahord, FR

Shopping, Deitch projects, Guggenheim Museum Soho, NYC
Traffic, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Beige, Curated by Purple Magazine, Olivier Zahm and Elein Fleiss, Saga Basement, Copenhagen
More than real, Palazzo Reale, Caserta
Joint ventures, Stefano Basilico, New York
Push ups, The Factory, Athens
Spring collection, Deste Foundation, Athens
On the border, Dan Bernier, Los Angeles
Italian Landscapes, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi
A drift, Bard College, Bard
Greek realities, Stiftung Neue Kultur, Berlin
Fuori uso, Pescara, Italy

Purple 81/2, Jeusse – Seguin, Paris
Country code, Bravin Post Lee, New York
Interno, Raucci Santamaria, Napoli
Aperto Italia, Trevi FlashArt Museum, Trevi
Anni 90 Arte A Milano, Palazzo Stelline, Milano
Mille e una volta, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, San Marino

Mix bold, Shipper&Krome, Cologne
Tekne & metis Magasin, Grenoble
Prima Linea, Trevi FlahArt Museum, Trevi
VHS, Palazzina Liberty, Milano
Wall, Sotheby’s Art Foundation, Amsterdam

Sshonheit macht schamhaft, Aschenbach Gallery, Amsterdam



Musée d’Art Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
FRAC – Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême
Le Consortium, Dijon
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples
Trevi Flash Art Museum Of Contemporary Art, Trevi
MAXXI Museo nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome
United Kingdom
The Saatchi Gallery, London
Dakis Joannou Collection, Greece



Manetas, Miltos (2006) 100 Years after Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, Essays by Miltos Manetas, London, UK, soft-cover, 97 pages: ElectronicOrphanage press.

Manetas, Miltos (2004) “Others”,soft-cover, Paris, FR, soft cover, 70 pages: ElectronicOrphanage press.

Manetas, Miltos (2006) “Neen” soft-cover, Milan, IT, soft cover, 160 pages: Edizioni Charta,ISBN-10: 8881586010


Manetas, Miltos (2009) Paintings from Contemporary Life. Texts by Lev Manovich and Franck Gautherot, Milan, IT, 190 pages: Johan & Levi Editore
Campanelli, Vito (2005). L’arte della Rete, l’arte in Rete. Il Neen, la rivoluzione estetica di Miltos Manetas, Rome, IT: Aracne.
Clarke, Andy and Mitchell, Grethe (2007). Videogames and Art (Intellect), Intellect Books, Bristol, UK and University of Chicago Press, Chicago, US
Lunenfeld, Peter (2000) Snap to Grid: A User’s Guide to Digital Arts, Media, and Cultures, Mass: The MIT Press.
Manovich, L., (2001) The Language of New Media, Mass: The MIT Press.
Scholder, A., Zimmerman, E., (eds.) (2003) Replay: Game Design and Game Culture (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies,V. 18), New York: Peter Lang Press.



People’s Voice Winner of the Webby Awards 2009 for the website




History and the Future of artistic creation on the Internet. iMAL, Center for digital cultures and technology in Brussels

Altermodern: Miltos Manetas’ talk on the immaterial, non-static art of the internet. Tate Britain, London.

The DLD conference, Munich, Germany

About Videogames: Bologna Film Festival
World Technology Summit, San Francisco

UCLA, Los Angeles

About Videogames and Neen: Pompidou Art Centre, Paris, France
Design Conference, Aspen, Colorado

UCLA, Los Angeles

Version.02, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Brera School of Arts, Milan (with T. Murakami, invited by Giacinto di Pietrantonio and Laura Cherubini)
Propaganda: Fargfabriken, Stockholm
Active Worlds Chelsea: Triennale di Milano, Milan

Replay, NYC
 UCSD VISUAL ARTS Department of Art Houston


1999 Professor, Fundamentals of Computer Art, School of Education, New York University



2012 New Media Curator, MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2011 METASCREEN, Gloriamaria Gallery, Milan (link)
2001 ’10 Hours’, TIRANA BIENNIAL, Tirana, Albania (link)



2000 of what ? Made in USA Magazine, #1, New York
Happiness, Made in USA Magazine, #2, New York, 1996.
“Soft Driller”, Zapp Magazine n°7 (Cover), Amsterdam. “Output” The Art Magazine
n°21, Athens. Permanent Food n°1-2-3-4 Paris, Milan.
Snowwhite, Collegamenti, Purple Fashion n°2, Paris, 1995
Extras, Purple Fiction n°1, Paris. Demenza, Purple.




The man from Neen,
Miltos Manetas by Olivier Zahm, Purple #11 , PARIS
The U-Haul Trucks Are In Your Mind, Benjamin Bratton, RHIZOME
21 paintings at Literatur Rundschau, Frankfurter Rundschau, 10-10-01, Germany

Mark Glaser, Museum Raiders, NYTIMES, 09-09-01
Mark Glaser, Art’s Video-Game Days , HERALD TRIBUNE
Emigre 57, Lost Formats Presrvation Society, curated by Experimental Jetset
Hanna Waar ,Orphelinat électronique, Le Monde , 12-11-01

Peter Lunenfeld: Snap to Grid, The Mit Press, New
2000 Elysian Fields, Centre Pompidou/Purple
Books, Paris
Bennet Simpson, Cliches for the Future,
Marisa S. Olson, Art by another
name: NEEN

Hettie Judah, Playing With Ideas, The Times, Nov 5,
1999, London, GB Clair Allfree, After Videogames,
Metro Life, Friday, Nov 5, 1999 Caroline Corbetta ,
Mirrorsites, M.Manetas Interview, Uomo Vogue,
Nov 1999, Milano Yorghos Tzirtzilakis, Objecthood
OO, Catalogue, Athens, GR, Daniel Rubey , Review,
Art In America, Sept.1999 Miltos Manetas, “Idiot”,
Artbox, Roma, Italia Jeff Rian, Ouverture, Flash Art,
n°204/ Flash Art Italia, n°213 Bennet Simpson
Miltos Manetas/ Screen Saver, Artbyte n°6, New
York Frank Perrin, Update Mind/ Programmes
Mutants, Blocnotes n°16, Paris Questions/ Answers,
Purple 3 , Paris P+P=D, New Art From The 70’s
And 80’s, Selections, From Desmos Edited By
Yorghos Tzirtzilakis, Deste Foundation, Athens,
Greece Seeking a New Aesthetic for Information, by
Bennett Simpson, Seeking Molly Von
Hacker, Chelsea, a start-up, VERY n°6,USA.
Jonathan Goldstein, Miltos Manetas, Time Digital,
Time Magazine , New York. Virginia Freeman, Art
And Law, Index #23, Stockholm. Mirrorsites 98, A
Demo For A Book. Texts by Miltos Manetas, Jeff
Rian.Richard Pandiscio, One To Watch, Interview Magazine, New York
Jennifer Eno: Still Life With Silicon, Business 2.0 Oct 1998, California
Adam Szymczyk, Roundabout/ Rozjazd, Material, Warsaw
Barbara S. Polla Young Artists’ Performances In The
Nineties, Semiotica 122-3/4.
Olivier Zahm: Miltos Manetas, Reviews Artforum
Oct 1997 Jeff Rian: Interview With Miltos Manetas
Purple Prose, n°13 Steve Shipside.El Greco Of
Geekdom, The Guardian, Oct 23-97, GB.
Bonami Francesco, Echoes, The Monacelli Press,
New York.Francesca Pasini, Soft Driller, Artforum
March 96 Elizabeth Janus, Miltos Manetas, Frieze
n°28, London. Jen Budney, Eric Troncy, Miltos
Manetas, Interview, Documents 9, Paris. Nicolas
Bourriaud, Traffic (Cat.) Capc Bordeaux Mariuccia
Casadio, Vogue Italia n°548, Milano Elein Fleiss,
Olivier Zahm, Beige, (Cat.) Copenhagen. Elena
Papadopoulos, Spring Collection,(Cat.).
Deste Foundation, Athens. Emily Tsingou, Push-Ups,
(Cat.), Athens. Emily Tsingou, Points On The Map,
LondonMagazine, April 96, London.
Emanuela De Cecco, Soft Driller, Review, Arti n°28,
Athens.Elein Fleiss, Olivier Zahm , A/Drift, (Cat )
Bard ,Usa Emily Tsingou, Birgit Hoffmeister, Greek
Realities (Cat.), Berlin 1995. Helena Kontova,
1,100,1000 Aperto,Flash Art n°192 Lionel Bovier, Aperto Italia 95, Giancarlo Politi Editore Angela
Vettese, Esiste una nuova arte milanese? Anni 90
(Cat) Milano Emily Tsingou, Att Staka Ut Terrngen,
90tal , n°14 Stockholm. Gabriele Perretta, Review,
Flash Art n°191. Di Pietrantonio, Giacinto Laura
Cherubini, Le mille volta, G.Politi 1994.
Corvi Mora Tommaso, Purple Bustes, Purple Prose,
n°7 Paris.Di Pietrantonio Giacinto,Reviews, Arti n°17
Athens,Di Pietrantonio Giacinto, Ouverture, (Interview) Flash Art n°182. Di Pietrantonio Giacinto, Fino Alla
Fine Della Fine, Prima Linea, (Cat.). James Crosher, Lettera, Prima Linea,(Cat.) G.Politi Editore.
Papadopoulos Helena, Bob, n°1 Athens. Tsingou
Emily, Tekne And Metis,(Review) El Guia n°4/94,
Central Market, O1, n°7, Athens. Puliafito Isabella,
ItalianArt Scene, Art Visionn°21-23, Tokyo.
Groot, Paul, Het Krijwitte Kind, Amsterdam
Senaldi Marco, Flash Art, n°178 Italy, Flash Art Int,
n°173. Adelina Von Furstenberg, (Interview) The Art
Magazine n°8, Athens, 1993.
Cafopoulos, Caterine, Reviews, Arti n°10, Athens.
Cafopoulos, Caterine, Assault On The Senses, Deste
Foundation, Athens, (Cat.)Coschina, Caterina, Reviews, Arti n°3 Athens.
Stefanidis, Manos, Turning Point, Cat. Athens