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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 is happy to announce its second release, Kreatur, Soundwalk Collective’s soundtrack to Sasha Waltz’s new choreography. Read more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dischi Fantom is happy to announce its first release Transmissions, a 4-record anthology of Soundwalk Collective. With an essay by David Toop.
The Many Lives of Erik Kessels, curated by Fantom’s Francesco Zanot, is on view at Camera – Italian Centre for Photography from 1st June until 30th July 2017. The exhibit offers the first solo retrospective dedicated to the photographic work of the Dutch artist, designer and publisher Erik Kessels.
We are happy to announce the exhibition Codice di avviamento fantastico (Fantasy Access Code), the second show in a cycle curated by Davide Quadrio and Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, commissioned and produced by Alcantara with the Municipality of Milan and Palazzo Reale.
We are happy to announce our latest project La città narcisista. Milano e altre storie (The Narcissistic City. Milan and Other Stories), Takashi Homma’s first solo show in Italy, opening in Viasaterna on Tuesday, March 21st.
We are happy to announce our latest project Controcuore, the first solo show by Mario Milizia in Viasaterna, opening on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 6 pm.
The exhibition Ho visto un re (The King And I), curated by Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani and Davide Quadrio, produced by Alcantara and first presented in the Apartment of the Prince of Palazzo Reale, Milan, from September 20th to October 23rd, 2016, is travelling to the Shanghai Gallery of Art from January 10th to February 9th, 2017.