Fantom is a non-profit art organization based in Milan, Italy.
It explores the new trajectories of photography, sound, and the visual arts, conceiving and producing exhibitions, installations and performances, as well as recording and publishing projects.

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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…

Artefiera Bologna 2020

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…

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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.

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.

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

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 Beit Beirut

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…

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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.

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.

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.

Codice di avviamento fantastico at Palazzo Reale, Milan

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.

Ho visto un re at Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai

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.