Public days: 3 - 5 November 2023

Artissima 2022: applications are now open

8 March 2022 Journal News

The next edition of Artissima will take place from 4 to 6 November 2022 (opening: 3 November) in Torino, under the guidance of Luigi Fassi.

The only Italian fair exclusively focusing on contemporary art, Artissima stands out on the international scene for its experimental, cutting-edge and sophisticated identity, and for the high quality exhibits.

The 2022 edition of the fair is composed by 4 flagship sections (Main Section, Monologue/Dialogue, New Entries, Art Spaces & Editions) and by 3 curated sections (Present Future, Back to the Future, Disegni) presented both physically at the fair and virtually on a dedicated digital platform.

A new theme will symbolically cross the sections: TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCE. A transformative experience is capable of radically changing the person who goes through it, throwing rationally envisioned expectations into crisis and opening up a perspective on the unknown. The encounter with art is undoubtedly transformative and at the same time revelatory experience: an intense acceleration towards an unknown but desired future, capable of altering us in cognitive and personal terms, while providing new tools for interpretation of the world.

▶︎ Applications to participate, with information on the Selection and Curatorial Committees, are available at our website
▶︎ 25 May 2022: deadline to submit the application for Main Section, Monologue/ Dialogue, New Entries, Art Spaces & Editions
▶︎ 10 May 2022: deadline to submit the application for Present Future, Back to the Future, Disegni

▶︎ Main Section brings together outstanding galleries from the international art world: established names offer collectors and art lovers an event of the highest quality.
▶︎ Monologue/Dialogue is reserved to emerging galleries or galleries with an experimental approach applying with either a monographic booth or with a dialogue of works by 2 artists.
▶︎ New Entries presents the most interesting emerging galleries from the international art scene, that have been open less than 5 years and taking part in Artissima for the first time.
▶︎ Art Spaces & Editions is a special section of Artissima exclusively devoted to galleries and non-profit spaces presenting editions, prints and multiples by contemporary artists.
▶︎ Present Future showcases emerging talents, preferably less than 40 years old. The artists, presented by their reference galleries, are selected on the basis of a specific project.
▶︎ Back to the Future presents solo projects on great pioneers of contemporary art, whose work has played a key role in art history. The selection gathers works made from 1960 to the present.
▶︎ Disegni is the only section in Italian art fairs dedicated to this medium. It presents projects conceived as solo shows that enhance the authenticity and autonomy of the work on paper.

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