Fabrizio Plessi (Reggio Emilia, 1940) is an Italian artist, active mainly in the field of video installations. Plessi studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. In the mid-70s, has developed a new form of art, sculpture, video, has become known worldwide. One of the main themes of his works is the water, which he uses for his art products different applications, in particular film, video and performance productions. Plessi exhibited his productions at the Documenta in Kassel, the Venice Biennale and the Sao Paulo Biennale and designed for the World Expo 2000, the Italian Pavilion. A particular success had a major solo exhibition, which took place in 1998, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and was subsequently acquired by major American museums.
Plessi lives and works in Venice, Cologne and Mallorca.