Favelli Flavio - Extra Purple
2014 - collage of chocolate cards, framed - 120 x 180 cm
Flavio Favelli (1967) lives and works in Savigno (Bologna). Favelli's artistic research refers to everyday life and his personal experience, the artist creates performance-actions in which he creates a physical and mental space that changes the perception of the spectators. Architectural elements and furnishings are transformed into visionary elements that allow the emergence of latent emotions, thus revealing the poetry present in everyday reality. After graduating in Eastern History at the University of Bologna, he took part in the Link Project (1995-2001). He designed and built two bar installations operating at the MAMBO in Bologna and at the MARCA in Catanzaro and two public and permanent environments: the Vestibule of Palazzetto Foscari, headquarters of ANAS in Venice and the Waiting Room in the Pantheon inside the Monumental Cemetery of the Certosa di Bologna, which welcomes the celebration of lay funerals. In 2009 he was the artist chosen for Acrobazie # 5 Unicredit project at the Fatebenefratelli Center in San Colombano al Lambro (Mi) and the following year he resided at the American Academy in Rome for the Italian Fellowship. He has exhibited in public and private spaces in Italy and abroad. Among the main personal projects: Centro Arti Visive la Pescheria, Pesaro (2010), Marino Marini Museum in Florence (2009), Maison Rouge Foundation, Paris (2007), Sandretto Re Rabaudengo Foundation, Turin (2007), Projectspace176, London (2005 ), Pecci Museum, Prato (2005), IIC, Los Angeles (2004), Artinprogress, Berlin (2002). Collective exhibitions include: 11th Havana Biennial in Cuba (2012), The story that I have not lived at the Castello del Rivoli Museum (2012), IBID Project in London (2011), Special Projects at MACRO, Rome (2011 ), Under which sky? Rice Museum, Palermo (2011), Spazio, MAXXI Museum, Rome (2010), Italics, Palazzo Grassi, Venice and at the MCA, Chicago (2008); XV Quadrennial of Rome (2008), Elgiz Museum, Istanbul (2008) and Clandestini, 50th Venice Biennale (2003).