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Attilia Fattori Franchini

Deconstructing curating


Özgür Kar, MACABRE, Kunstverein Gartenhaus 2021

Attilia Fattori Franchini's work deals with the creation of experimental contexts for the production and display of contemporary practices, exploring technology and power structures, moving image and the cinematic, late-capitalism and the creation of alternative forms of subjectivity and representation. In this lecture, Fattori Franchini will look at curating as a diverse generative practice rooted in exchange and experimentation taking the form of exhibitions and events.

Attilia Fattori Franchini is an independent curator and writer based in Vienna. She is the curator of BMW Open Work by Frieze for which she has realised solo presentations by Madeline Hollander (2021), Camille Blatrix (2019), Sam Lewitt (2018), Olivia Erlanger (2017); Curva Blu, a residency project on the island of Favignana, Sicily; the Emergent section of miart Milan. Since 2021 she runs the independent space KUNSTVEREIN GARTENHAUS, Vienna. 

Fattori Franchini contributes essays and reviews to international catalogs and publications such as Mousse, CURA., Flash Art International, Camera Austria, Spike Magazine and has authored catalog essays for monographs on the work of Jakob Lena Knebl andAshley Hans Scheirl, Andreia Santana, Hervé Guibert, Diego Marcon, Tatjana Dannenberg, Rosa Rendl, Anaïs Horn, Superflex. She is currently working as a researcher at the Institut für Kunst und Kulturwissenschaften at the Academy for Fine Arts, Vienna.

Instagram: @attiliaff

Guest lecture, 16.03.2022