Albert Watson – Pierre Gonnord

Forma- International Centre of Photography, was born in 2005, after a collaboration between Fondazione Corriere della Sera, Contrasto a project for photography, and ATM. The exhibition space is an ex tram station of Ticinese area in Milan; Forma is nowadays a space about photography and all the related fields like education, artists meetings, workshops.

Current exhibitions

Il Coniglio Bianco: Albert Watson (Edimburgh 1942, lives in New York) acts as the white rabbit of Alix in Wonderland and invite the public to follow him into the marvellous world of his shootings. American landscapes combined with fashion printings are presented together, representing the vibrant personality of the artist.

Testimoni/Testigos: Pierre Gonnord (France 1963) presents at Forma a series of portraits, his research is mainly about the concept of community and the result of his analysis is a vision about people crossed in the street, mixed with Goya and spanish suggestions that makes almost alive the portraits.



Posters collection – Artissima Turin


PRESENT FUTURE: an important launching platform for the latest generation of emerging talents, the work of 18 artists have been selected by a team of international curators.

NEW ENTRIES: 19 galleries from 8 countries have been admitted and taking part in the fair for the first time.

CONSTELLATIONS: this extraordinary section proposes a museum-type exhibition of installations, sculptures, videos by famous and emerging artists.

ARTISSIMA CINEMA: Black Curtains proposes a three days program of screenings exploring the relationship between art, theatre and cinema.

THE STORE: a project devised by a young English curator, Adam Carr. By making purchases from the goods on offer viewers will in effect be curating their own shows.

LISTEN TO THE WRITER: for the fifth year running critics and journalists are at the disposal of visitors, outstanding “guides” when visiting the stands.

BLINDING THE EARS: for the first year a non-stop five-day event devoted to the interaction between the visual arts and the theatre

ARTISSIMA FUMETTO: will be featuring the Canadian artist, Geneviève Castrée, who will be making her debut in Italy.

ARTISSIMA VOLUME: devoted entirely to music this section of the fair will be staging a big concert as part of a project with Teatro Carignano, Teatro Stabile and Club to Club.

CONTEMPORARY ARTS NIGHT: Sat the 7th special opening of the city’s galleries, museums, foundations; the streets of Torino will be decorated by “Luci d’Artista”, whilst concerts ad dj-sets will go on into the night.

Last, like every year the off-event Paratissima will go on in San Salvario.





Selected by Ingrid Melano