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.
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 Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing celebrates its 10th anniversary with the exhibition 40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography (1976-2017).
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.
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.
On May 12th, The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography in Moscow is opening the exhibition New Spread, presenting works and books of modern Russian photographers as part of the PHOTOBOOKFEST 2017.
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.
The 6th edition of the Visible White Photo Prize is open for entries until March 14th, 2017. Photographers are invited to submit individual images or projects under the theme In Conflict, as described by the curator of the project Laura Serani.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Takashi Homma’s latest book The Narcissistic City, published by MACK, reveals the artist’s fascinating and renovated approach to cities and cityscapes, a recurrent subject of his ever-changing research.
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.
Founded by Giovanna Silva in 2012, Humboldt Books is a publishing house focusing on travel literature. Paying homage to the scientific expeditions of the XVIII and XIX century, it recounts places and countries, travels and travellers, embracing different disciplines such as geography, literature, art and photography.
She tells real stories unfolding in hot locations, but Vittoria Mentasti is neither a journalist nor a reporter; she acts more as a wandering minstrel. Her stories illustrate facts and data through the lens of a visionary.
Delfino Sisto Legnani brings his experience as an editorial and commercial photographer into his personal research. This is primarily visible in the style of his images, in which the most typical traits of the professional practice – i.e. lighting and staging – constitute an inevitable reference scheme.
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.