2015 | NYC | Curator
Curator name: Luigi Fassi
Dates of residency: June
Lives and works: Graz, Austria
Education: MA in Moral Philosophy, University of Turin, Italy
Luigi Fassi is Visual Art Curator at the steirischer herbst festival in Graz, Austria. He was the Director of ar/ge kunst Galerie Museum in Bolzano, Italy (2009-12), where he curated, amongst other, monographic exhibitions of Runo Lagomarsino, Chto Delat?, Mark Boulos, William E. Jones, Eva Kotatkova, Alejandro Cesarco. Fassi is a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program (2008-09), he has organized several exhibitions internationally, including “Forms of Distancing”, steiricher herbst, Graz, 2014, “Liquid Assets”, steirischer herbst, Graz 2013, ‘Artscape: Italy’, Galeri Vartaj, Vilnius (2010); ‘Theoretical Practice’, ISCP, New York (2009); ‘Archeology of Mind’, Konstmuseum, Malmö (2008); ‘Baltic Mythologies’, Prague Biennale 3, Prague (2007); and ‘In Search of the Miraculous’, V Triennial of Finland, Kunsthalle, Helsinki (2007). Fassi has written extensively for publications such as Mousse, Artforum, Klat and Site, and is a co-author of “Clement Greenberg. L’avventura del modernismo” (Johan & Levi, 2011) and “Time Out of Joint: Recall and Evocation in Recent Art” (Yale University Press, 2009).
SUPPORT: Luigi Fassi’s month long residency is made possible with support from the steirischer herbst festival, Graz, Austria.