Since Sussurra Luce explores the spaces where voices, words, sounds, music, and their media carcasses, meet and collide, we could not fail to introduce you, in our own way and sooner or later, Carmelo Bene, who is an extreme synthesis of these encounters. We do it on March 16, 2022, on the 20th anniversary of his passage to…
Sussurra Luce x Radio Raheem. Episode 04: Francesco Cavaliere reads Rachel L. Carson, The Sea Around Us
I encountered the work of American author and marine biologist Rachel L. Carson (1907-1964) in June 2021 in Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife), through Amy Faust, a visionary film maker who was just finishing reading one of Carson’s books. Amy was the first to tell me about a publication she had already read, The Sea…
Francesco Zanot for Foto/Industria 2021, Bologna
Presenting Food: a new exciting edition of Foto/Industria, the Biennial of Photography on Industry and Work organized by the MAST Foundation in Bologna, in its second edition curated by Fantom’s associate Francesco Zanot. Running through 28 November 2021.
Sussurra Luce x Radio Raheem. Episode 01: Claire Tolan
The science of imagination. Sussurra Luce is a recording and radio project produced by Dischi Fantom and curated by Francesco Cavaliere. Through the work of contemporary authors, it explores, and blurs, the boundaries between text, music and voice; the tone of the conversations among literature and sound. In November 2021 it introduces its activities as a monthly…
Il primo moto dell’immobile for Triennale Teatro Milano
Tuesday, November 3rd, as part of the festival FOG Performing Arts Vol.2, Triennale Teatro is presenting Il primo moto dell’immobile, a documentary film directed by Sebastiano D’Ayala Valva on the visionary composer Giacinto Scelsi (1905–1988). Curated by Fantom, the online screening will be introduced at 8 pm with a conversation between the director and Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani. Based…
Radio Raheem for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
In January 2020, we invited the Milan-based independent web radio Radio Raheem to move in the main hall of Triennale Milano and broadcast a new series of contents created exclusively for our interdisciplinary project Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai.
Matthew Herbert for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
On February 18th, Matthew Herbert took over the stage of Triennale Milano Teatro with his new project Matthew Herbert Makes Music, a one-off performance which re-elaborates the maverick British composer’s huge repertoire of almost 30 years. The concert was curated by Fantom as part of the project Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai.
Libri Belli for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
Between January and February 2020, Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai continued with a cycle of talks led by Livia Satriano, founder and curator of the platform Libri Belli. The initiative saw the participation of Milan-based designer Giulio Iacchetti, and the collectives Studiopepe and The Ladies’ Room, invited to present to the public the most inspirational and…
Fantom for Arte Fiera Bologna 2020
For the second year, Fantom has been entrusted with the curation of the Photography and Moving Images section of Arte Fiera Bologna, the modern, post-war, and contemporary art fair directed by Simone Menegoi. On the occasion of the 2020 edition, which took place from January 24-26th, we invited and selected 20 galleries featuring 36 international…
Lele Saveri for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
Within the context of Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, we invited the New York-based artist Lele Saveri to take part in the project with a solo exhibition, curated by Fantom’s Selva Barni, and a public presentation of his work Hong Kong Barricades, published by Humboldt Books in 2019.
David Tremlett, Drawings Volumes Sculptures at Mediolanum FBOs in Venice, Parma and Udine
Drawings Volumes Sculptures is an itinerant exhibition of works by David Tremlett, curated by Fantom’s Ilaria Speri and Massimo Torrigiani, and produced in collaboration with Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice. Commissioned by Mediolanum Centodieci è Arte, it was installed between October 2019 and January 2020 at the bank’s FBOs in Venice, Parma and Udine.
Ruggge, Drinchendrò and BOLO Paper for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
On December 7th, La parata strampalata! invaded the empty halls of Triennale and its neighbourhood with an irreverent parade, animated by giant handmade puppets and live music. The event, curated by Fantom’s Ilaria Speri, was the result of five days of workshops for all ages, conceived and held by Ruggge, Drinchendrò and BOLO Paper for…
Francesco Zanot for Foto/Industria 2019, Bologna
Fantom’s associate Francesco Zanot has been appointed as artistic director of Foto/Industria, the Biennial of Photography on Industry and Work organized by the MAST Foundation in Bologna. The fourth edition, entitled Technosphere: Humankind and the Built Environment, took place from 24 October to 24 November 2019.
Nicola Ratti for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
On Sunday, November 10th, we invited sound designer and composer Nicola Ratti to premiere his latest project Concerto per sistemi eccentrici su lunga durata, a six-hour sound performance conceived for the spaces of Triennale Milano, curated by Benedetta Pomini and Ilaria Speri of Fantom, with a lighting environment designed by Andrea Sanson.
Caterina Barbieri/Ruben Spini and Francesco Cavaliere for Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, Triennale Milano
On October 5th 2019, on the occasion of the opening evening of the new season of Triennale Milano Teatro, and of the launch of the project Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai, we brought on stage two unique performative projects: Caterina Barbieri and Ruben Spini’s Time-blind, and Francesco Cavaliere’s Zoo Machia Disc.
Fantom for Arte Fiera Bologna 2019
Since September 2018, Fantom has been entrusted with the curation of the Photography and Moving Images section of Arte Fiera Bologna, the modern, post-war, and contemporary art fair directed by Simone Menegoi. On the occasion of the 2019 edition, which took place from February 1-4th, we invited and selected 18 galleries featuring 35 international artists.
Salento Moderno. An inventory of private houses in Southern Puglia
We are happy to announce the release of Salento Moderno. An inventory of private houses in Southern Puglia. The result of a Capo d’Arte project, developed in collaboration with Fantom, published by Humboldt Books. Curated by Davide Giannella and Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, the volume brings together a range of private homes built since the 1950s…
Soundwalk Collective, Ulysses Syndrome at the Beit Beirut
From November 16th to 25th, 2018, Soundwalk Collective’s Ulysses Syndrome inhabited the first floor of the Beit Beirut, the city’s museum and urban cultural centre. A sound installation produced by Fantom, curated by Massimo Torrigiani, designed by Luca Cipelletti, presented by the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut as part of the programme “Italy, Cultures, the Mediterranean” of…
Selva Barni for Marsèlleria, Milan: Brice Dellsperger, Body Double
We would be happy to see you on Tuesday, October 23rd from 7 to 9 pm, for the opening of Body Double, Brice Dellsperger’s first solo show in Italy, curated by Fantom’s Selva Barni for Marsèlleria, Milan. The exhibition introduces the artist’s work to the public through a series of video-movies from his ongoing Body Double series, started in 1995. Installed with…
Soundwalk Collective, Ulysses Syndrome at the Bardo National Museum, Tunis
Ulysses Syndrome by Soundwalk Collective is an exhibition produced by Fantom, curated by Massimo Torrigiani, designed by Luca Cipelletti, presented by the Italian Cultural Institute in Tunis as part of the programme “Italy, Cultures, the Mediterranean” of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. An installation of sound and lights, which premiered in Palermo…
Massimo Torrigiani for Capo d’Arte, Gagliano del Capo: Lorenzo Vitturi, Solo lo stupore conosce
Capo d’Arte, a non-profit organisation which promotes contemporary art and culture in Salento, presents the ninth edition of its summer event in Gagliano del Capo, in the Province of Lecce, Puglia, whose artistic direction is carried out by Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani. This edition sees the participation of Lorenzo Vitturi, with his new site-specific sculpture Solo lo stupore…
Soundwalk Collective, Ulysses Syndrome at Manifesta 12, Palermo
Part of the official programme of collateral events at Manifesta 12 Palermo, Ulyssees Syndrome by Soundwalk Collective is an exhibition produced by Fantom, curated by Massimo Torrigiani, designed by Luca Cipelletti, carried out with the support of the French Embassy in Italy, the Institut français, La Francia in Scena – Artistic season of the Institut français…
Nove viaggi nel tempo at Palazzo Reale, Milan
We are happy to announce Nove viaggi nel tempo (Nine Journeys Through Time), a group show curated by Davide Quadrio and Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, produced by Alcantara with the Municipality of Milan and Palazzo Reale. The exhibition will take place from April 5th to May 13th at Milan’s Palazzo Reale in Piazza Duomo.
Dischi Fantom 02: Soundwalk Collective’s Kreatur
Dischi Fantom is happy to announce its second release, Kreatur, Soundwalk Collective’s soundtrack to Sasha Waltz’s new choreography. Read more here.
Francesco Zanot for Camera – Italian Centre for Photography: L’occhio magico di Carlo Mollino. Fotografie 1934-1973
The exhibition L’occhio magico di Carlo Mollino. Fotografie 1934-1973 (The Magic Eye of Carlo Mollino. Photographs 1934-1973), curated by Fantom’s Francesco Zanot, is on view at Camera – Italian Centre for Photography, from 18 January to 13 May 2018.
Francesco Zanot for Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan: Questioning Pictures: Stefano Graziani
Curated by Fantom’s Francesco Zanot, Questioning Pictures: Stefano Graziani is on view at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan. The exhibition is open to the public from 9 November 2017 throughout 26 February 2018.
Ilaria Speri for Fotopub 2017, Novo mesto (Slovenia)
We are happy to announce the upcoming edition of Fotopub, independent visual arts festival based in the rural town of Novo mesto, Slovenia, whose curatorial coordination is carried out by Fantom’s Ilaria Speri.
Massimo Torrigiani for the Centre for contemporary art and culture, Bari: Sussi e Biribissi, sculptures and drawings by Diego Perrone
Bari’s new centre for contemporary art and culture, a project wanted by the Municipality and directed by Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, comes to its second project with an exhibition dedicated to the most recent work of Diego Perrone (Asti, Italy, 1970), amongst the most significant and appreciated Italian artists of the international contemporary art scene.
Three Shadows 10th Anniversary Exhibition
The Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing celebrates its 10th anniversary with the exhibition 40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography (1976-2017).
Fantasy Access Code at K11, Shanghai
The exhibition Fantasy Access Code (Codice di Avviamento Fantastico) curated by Davide Quadrio and Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, produced by Alcantara and first presented in the Apartment of the Prince of Palazzo Reale, Milan, has travelled to the K11 Art Museum from 22 June until 31 August 2017.