Artissima Art Week


Artissima 2018

OVAL Lingotto Fiere

Massimo Bartolini Flowerbed (Oporto), 2007. Courtesy Massimo De Carlo Milano/London/ Hong Kong. Ph. Attilio Maranzano

Artissima 2018: Special Projects

OVAL Lingotto Fiere

Dama art fair Turin

Dama 2018

Palazzo Saluzzo Paesana

Flashback art fair Turin

Flashback 2018

Pala Alpitour


Of Kosovar origin, Petrit Halilaj (Kostërrc, Skenderaj-Kosovo 1986)is the winner of the art section of the second edition of the Mario Merz Prize, the biennial international award for art and music promoted by the Fondazione Merz. In this new solo show at Fondazione Merz – which is the final point of a three-part project curated by Leonardo Bigazzi – Halilaj continues the investigation into the historical roots of the town of Runik, intervening on the ground in order to change the processes of constitution of collective history and bring the community closer to its origins. The first part of the project was a performance that took place on July 7 at the ruins of the Cultural Centre of Runik... Read More
Petrit Halilaj, "Shkrepëtima"; Installation view, Fondazione Merz, Turin,2018
Hito Steyerl, Stand-in for work to be finished for the opening. Courtesy Castello di Rivoli.
Hito Steyerl’s interest revolves around the role of media, technology and the circulation of images in the era of digital nativism. Her first show at Castello di Rivoli is based on her research into Artificial Intelligence industries, surveillance technologies... Read More
Mike Nelson, Cloak, 2016 - Vue d'installation - Photo NMNM/Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

Mike Nelson: L’Atteso

OGR Torino
01/11/2018 - 03/02/2019

Binario 1 at OGR For his commission at OGR, Mike Nelson has produced an immersive installation transforming Binario 1’s nave, inviting the audience to enter an environment that alters the usual coordinates of the space. Nelson is know for his massive... Read More
Zheng Bo, "After Science Garden", 2018, Courtesy the artist.
The first Italian solo show for Chinese artist Zheng Bo will inaugurate the exhibition season at PAV, Turin, dedicated to the topic of the relation between art and ecology in the Asian continent. “Weed Party” is the third appointment of... Read More
Fabrizio Cotognini. Reverse Theatre exhibition view, courtesy of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Born in Macerata in 1983, Fabrizio Cotognini has a profound interest in history and archaeology, his approach is usually focused upon a constant comparison between different historical periods and the present. In “Reversed Theatre” Cotognini re-reads... Read More


Faust Fest

01/11/2018 - 04/11/2018

Faust Fest from November 1st to 4th at Faust in Via della Rocca is the brainchild of and curated by Gianluigi Ricuperati, offering an incredibly rich programme, which wouldn’t look out of place in a large museum in London or New York, radiating from a small nocturnal bookshop in Via Della Rocca and occupying thought into the beyond. Ricuperati and his team (co-curators Giulia Nomis and Maurizio Cilli) have brought together some of the most fundamental names in the contemporary world of research, alongside curators and critics such as Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Donatien Grau, architects such as Italo Rota, designers such as Patricia Urquiola, philosophers such... Read More
Gernot Wieland, "Thievery and Songs" (Still Frame), 2016, Courtesy of Cripta747, Turin
Cripta747 opens the doors to the public for artists Andrew Wagner and Gernot Wieland’s open studio, as completion of their residency period. Taking place from November 1-16, 2018, the open studio presents the results of the artists’ researches,... Read More
Club to Club Festival

Club To Club Festival 2018: La Luce al Buio

Various Venues in Turin
01/11/2018 - 04/11/2018

Club to Club Festival the most avant-garde of electronic music festivals in Italy takes place during Turin art week with the main stage at Lingotto and various other locations around the city. The 2018 edition, entitled “La Luce al Buio”,... Read More
Luca Vanello, "Generous Images Unable to Reach", 2017, Courtesy of Nesxt

Nesxt 2018

Dora Docks - Via Valprato 68
30/10/2018 - 04/11/2018

Nesxt is an interdisciplinary network and festival dedicated to independent contemporary arts practice, involving artists, curators, researchers and professionals. 2018 marks the third edition of the festival which takes place from October 30th to November... Read More
Courtesy of Viadellafucina16 Condominio-Museo, Turin
On the occasion of Notti delle Arti Contemporanee, November 3, 2018, the new artwork conceived by artist Giorgio Griffa for the space of Viadellafucina16 Condominio-Museo opens to the public. The initiative is part of the programme “Nuovi Committenti”,... Read More

Features Artists

© Ilja C. Hendel

Mike Nelson


Petrit Halilaj. Photo by Enver Bylykbashi

Zheng Bo


Marzia Migliora. Ph by Simon Perethoner

Art Spaces

Museums, Foundations, Galleries and No-profits selected by our Editorial Committee
Fondazione Merz, Turin. Image courtesy of Silvano Artico.

Fondazione Merz


Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. Image courtesy of Silvano Artico
GAM Torino

GAM Torino


MEF, Museo Ettore Fico, Turin

Museo Ettore Fico


Castello di Rivoli
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
Norma Mangione, Turin

Norma Mangione



Alberto Peola


Chaos as an underestimated principle of order. Installation view - Galleria Giorgio Persano 2015. Photo Nicola Morittu, Courtesy Galleria Giorgio Persano

Giorgio Persano


Camera, Torino. Courtesy of Silvano Artico
Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin. Courtesy of Pinacoteca Agneli
Aerial view of PAV, Turin

PAV Torino



Restaurants, bars, hotels and bookshops selected by our Editorial Committee
Scannabue, Turin



Spazio 7, Turin

Spazio 7


Tre Galli

Tre Galli


Sotto la Mole, Turin

Sotto la Mole


Orso, Turin
NH Santo Stefano, Turin
Grand Hotel Sitea, Turin
Hotel Victoria, Turin
Town House 70, Turin
NH Piazza Carlina, Turin
Duparc Contemporary Suites
Bristol Art Hotel