ABOUT

PROFILE

Marcos is a free lance scenographer and art director, working on the design and production of sets and tridimensional spaces for theatre, shows, live events, exhibitions, and art installations.

His artistic vision enables him to transform concepts into visualizations, and to create spectacular and meaningful sets, combining the constraints of content, space, time, nature, and budget, with simplicity in an original approach.

His visual poetic skills allow him to give a strong added value on brainstormings, concept designs, design developments, production follow up, and art direction.

He produces conceptual sketches, story boards, drawings, powerful visuals, 3D models, with mixed techniques. Pencils and water colors are as much used as printers, renders, and photoshop.

He creates personal projecrs set designs on request, integrates into an existing team or composes one, according to the project’s requirements.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since 2009
Designer of art installations.

Since 1999
Concept designer & scenographer for Sien and as free lance of exhibition design projects.

Since 1993
Scenographer for theater, shows, live events, entertainment, musicals & concerts.

2009-2013
Art director & scenographer at ACT Lighting Design.

AWARDS – COURSES

Professor of Scenography at lnstitut Saint-Luc, Brussels 2003-2010.

Nominated for the best set design at the Belgian Theater Prizes 2007 for his set design of Stephanie Benson’s play « Jours de pluie »

Nominated for the best set design at the Belgian Theater Prizes 2003 for his set design of Thierry Debroux’s « Moscou, nuit Blanche »

Selected at The Theaterfestival of the year 2000 with his set design of Sarah Kane’s « Cleansed »

Awarded with Prize of the best set design of the year 1998 at the Belgian Theatre Prizes for his set design for Witkiewicz’s “The madman and the nun”

Nominated for the best set design at the Belgian Theater Prizes 1995 for his set design of Ibsen’s « Peer Gynt »

Awarded with the Cocof Young Prize of the year 1993 for his first set design for Gombrowicz’s « Princess Ivona of Burgundy »

CLIENTS

Shows : Franco Dragone, Dirk Decloedt, LSE, Ratatam, VO communication

Exhibitions : Sien, Cecoforma, Province de Liège, Institut Jules Destrée, Brasserie d’Orval

Theatre : Franz Marijnen, Music Hall, Het Nationale Toneel, Theatre Varia, Theatre de Poche, Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg

Art installations : Fête des lumières, Lyon; Comité des Champs Elysées, Paris; Luminale, Frankfurt; Festival of lights, Jerusalem; Marmara Forum, Istambul; Switch On, Beijing;

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

1989-1994

Master of Fine Arts degree in Scenography at the Superior National School of Visual Arts of La Cambre, Brussels, atelier of Jean-Claude De Bemels, with Magna Cum Laude.

1988-1989

Studies of interior architecture at Institut Saint-Luc, Brussels

FURTHER EDUCATION

Course of scenography for opera directed by Willy Decker, 2000

Course of scenography directed by Josef Svoboda, 1998

Courses of Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, MiniCad, 1997

LANGUAGES

Spanish : mother tongue
French : bilingual
English : excellent
Dutch : Very good
Italian : rudimentary

COMPUTER SKILLS

VectorWorks, Photoshop, Sketchup