Ho visto un re (The King and I) at Palazzo Reale

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. The show will take place in the rooms of the Apartment of the Prince from September 20th to October 23rd at Milan’s…

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Domingo Milella, Myra, Turchia, 2012. © Domingo Milella, courtesy Viasaterna

Focus on: Domingo Milella for 2016 – On New Italian Photography

Time is the fundamental subject of Domingo Milella’s work. In his often large-scale photographs, traces of the past take the form of a universal writing, which melts with the language of photography to narrate the history of humankind through its relationship with space. Inhabiting, transforming, interpreting and creating are the recurrent actions that determinate Milella’s imaginary and research. The two photographs on view in 2016 – On New Italian Photography,…

All images © Discipula

Focus on: Discipula for 2016 – On New Italian Photography

Discipula is an artist collective working in the field of visual research, founded in 2013 by Marco Paltrinieri, Mirko Smerdel and Tommaso Tanini: a social psychologist, a visual artist and a photographer respectively. Discipula produces image-based art projects; they design, self-publish and distribute printed matter, and hold lectures and workshops. Working across a range of media, Discipula delves into the production,…

All images © Federico Clavarino

Focus on: Federico Clavarino for 2016 – On New Italian Photography

Federico Clavarino works with symbols. His photographs, often close-ups, represent one subject at a time, a detail, and place it firmly in front of the viewer, leaving no chance to distraction. They are the playing cards of an unknown game, forming a syncopated and hyperbolic narration. The Castle is a series dedicated to Europe. Starting from…

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Focus on: Lele Saveri for 2016 – On New Italian Photography

Lele Saveri’s work combines underground culture, fanzines, mysterious atmospheres, classic beauty and vernacular photography. An entangled and immediate melting pot. Barricades, his series on view at 2016 – On new Italian Photography, was made as the 2014 student protests in Hong Kong, against the electoral reform and in support of democracy, unfolded. Fifty years later, we witness…

All images © Bea De Giacomo

Focus on: Bea De Giacomo for
2016 – On New Italian Photography

Bea De Giacomo combines elements hailing from different photographic fields. Fashion, still-life, staged photography and snapshots are mixed and blended together, shaping an innovative and personal language beyond any convention. The protagonist of the body of work in 2016 – On New Italian Photography is maternity, represented through a series of photographs which are so straightforward, that the weight and density of…

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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. Since its inception in 2009, Capo d’Arte has staged an annual show featuring the works of more than 20 major Italian and international artists, often for the first time in Apulia, including Yang Fudong, Soundwalk Collective,…