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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
La città narcisista. Milano e altre storie, Takashi Homma in Viasaterna, Milan
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.
To Repel Ghosts at Guido Costa Projects
The exhibition To Repel Ghosts – named after Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1986 eponymous painting – will be opening at Guido Costa Projects on Friday, February 17th at 5 pm.
Controcuore, Mario Milizia in Viasaterna, Milan
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.
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.
Massimo Torrigiani for the Centre for contemporary art and culture, Bari: Trame. Reality Art Cinema Invention
Bari’s new centre for contemporary art and culture, a project wanted by the Municipality and directed by Fantom’s Massimo Torrigiani, has officially started its activities with Trame: Reality Art Cinema Invention.
Francesco Zanot for Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan: Give Me Yesterday
Give Me Yesterday, curated by Fantom’s Francesco Zanot, inaugurates the program of Osservatorio, Fondazione Prada’s new exhibition space in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan dedicated to photography and visual languages.
Due Mondi, Kensuke Karasawa and Francesca Rivetti in Viasaterna, Milan
We are happy to announce our latest project Due Mondi, which brings together the Japanese artist Kensuke Karasawa, for the first time in Italy, and Francesca Rivetti’s latest project I Want To Talk To Seymour Too; opening in Viasaterna, on Tuesday, October 11th at 6 pm.
Ho visto un re at Palazzo Reale, Milan
We are happy to announce the exhibition Ho visto un re (The King And I), curated by Fantom co-founder Massimo Torrigiani and Davide Quadrio, commissioned and produced by Alcantara with the Municipality of Milan and Palazzo Reale.
Ilaria Speri for Fotopub 2016, Novo mesto (Slovenia): The Live Wild Collective
On the occasion of the third edition of Fotopub, independent photography festival based in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, Fantom’s Ilaria Speri curated the first solo exhibition of the collective Live Wild.
Massimo Torrigiani for Capo d’Arte, Gagliano del Capo: Altrove. Shilpa Gupta, My East Is Your West
Capo d’Arte, not-for-profit organization promoting contemporary art in Puglia, presents the seventh edition of its annual festival in Gagliano del Capo.
The Leitmotiv Issue
Metronom, in collaboration with THC architecture Modena, presents a selection of works by Tim Cullmann, winner of the portfolio review during the 2015 edition of Fotopub Festival. The Leitmotiv Issue is a complete exploration based on new body of works and reflections belonging to different series: METRONOM_fuorimappa hosts Summer Collection. Cropped & Reloaded, a research on the…
2016 – Sulla nuova fotografia italiana in Viasaterna, Milan
We are happy to announce 2016 – Sulla nuova fotografia italiana (On New Italian Photography), a group exhibition curated by Fantom for Viasaterna, opening on Tuesday, June 7 at 6 pm.
Beatrice Pediconi, Alien/Alieno
Beatrice Pediconi’s exhibition Alien/Alieno is currently on view at Sepia Eye in New York, until June 18th. Beatrice Pediconi’s work challenges the realm of traditional painting by exploring the water’s reaction to the immersion of different materials, such as ink, acrylic, powder, organic matter and, in the case of this exhibition, oil paint. The melting…
Lukas Wassmann’s Amici at Riviera
The temporary bookshop Riviera has animated the Istituto Svizzero in Milan since February 2016, hosting a variety of events dedicated to visual arts and publishing. Directed by Caterina Riva and Dallas (Creative Direction & Graphic Design Studio founded by Francesco Valtolina and Kevin Pedron), Riviera focuses on the book both as an object and a…
Droste Effect, Debris and Other Problems, Lorenzo Vitturi in Viasaterna, Milan
After the international success of Dalston Anatomy, we are happy to announce the first solo show in Italy by Lorenzo Vitturi (Venice, 1980). The exhibition, curated by Fantom and opening in Viasaterna on Tuesday, April 5, brings together a series of original works produced specifically for the gallery spaces.
Selva Barni for Angelo Azzurro Onlus, Rome: Uno sguardo nuovo
Presented by the Associazione socio-sanitaria Angelo Azzurro Onlus, with the support of Fondazione Vodafone Italia. From a project by Giovanni Calemma and Cristina Nuñez Exhibition. Curated by Selva Barni. Opening on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7 pm; Radisson Blu es. Hotel Via Turati 171, Rome.
Project Room #1: Theo Drebbel in Viasaterna, Milan
We are happy to announce our latest curatorial project: Theo Drebbel – Project Room #1, the first chapter of a special programme of brief exhibitions dedicated to emerging artists and new discoveries, hosted at Viasaterna, Milan.
Inferno – The Movie in Viasaterna, Milan
In collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna and within the exhibition Your Silent Face – Luca Andreoni and Zhou Siwei – the third exhibition of the two-year programme curated by Fantom for Viasaterna –, we are happy to announce the showing of the film Inferno (Italy, 1911), which inspired the exhibited work by Luca Andreoni.
Paul Graham, The Whiteness of the Whale
«Let us try. But in a matter like this, subtlety appeals to subtlety, and without imagination no man can follow another into these halls.» H. Melville, Moby Dick Published contextually to Paul Graham’s current major retrospective at Pier 24 – the first solo show held at the beautiful exhibition space in San Francisco, open since 2010 –, The…