Napoli, Italy 1961, lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Ciervo is one of the relevant pioniers of interactive video installations and sculptures. He studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Economics and Trade, Naples and Philosophy and History of Art at the Technical University, Berlin. 1993 he participated at the Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. He was nominated for 11th Marler Video Art Prize, Marl (2004) and for the Käthe-Kollwitz-Prize, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2006). Since 2009 he is a member of the Deutscher Künstlerbund association.