Attilia Fattori Franchini is an independent curator and writer based in London and Vienna. She is the curator of BMW Open Work by Frieze for which she has realised solo presentations by Madeline Hollander (2020), Camille Blatrix (2019), Sam Lewitt (2018), Olivia Erlanger (2017); Curva Blu, a residency project for International artists happening yearly on the island of Favignana, Sicily; and the Emergent section of miart Milan. She investigates technology and power structures, hegemonic systems and archetypal tropes and the narrative they produce. Her practice unfolds as dialectics exercised through collaboration.
Selected projects include: Falling Awake, again, KinoSüd, (2020); Tony Cokes, Gabi +, Wien, (2020); The Wasserman Kids, Et Al, San Francisco, (2020); The Obvious, Michael’s Santa Monica, (2020); Bits of girl left out to dry, Bits of boy left out to die, Marianna Simnett, Disappearing Berlin, Schinkel Pavillon, (2019); It might Include or avoid feelings, Hyphen Projects, Milan (2019); Falling Awake, a film program for Vienna Contemporary (2019); Could you visit me in dreams? curated_by 2018, Vienna (2018); Red Lake, Point Centre for Contemporary Art, Nicosia (2018); and ARS17+, Kiasma, Museum, Helsinki (2017); Europa and the Bull at LambdaLambdaLambda, Pristina, Kosovo (2016); Kuvan Kevät, Kuvat Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki (2015); Bold Tendencies, London (2015); and HAND, Barbican Centre, London (2013). She contributes essays and reviews to international catalogues and publications such as Mousse, CURA., and Flash Art International and is cofounder of the nonprofit platform Opening Times.
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