Room 6: Marcello Maloberti and Flavio Favelli
1. About the Artist: Marcello Maloberti
Marcello Maloberti is best known for orchestrating social situations, spaces, and interventions that stimulate public interaction, drawing critical attention to contemporary issues. Maloberti’s early photographic works also had performative elements, and frequently featured as subjects his close relatives. Read more.
Images: Un certo presentimento, 2005, Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese; Portrait: Marcello Maloberti; La voglia matta, 2013, Courtesy the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
2. About the Artist: Flavio Favelli
Flavio Favelli frequents flea markets and vintage dealers to source objects, furniture, and images he feels an intimate connection to. These second-hand discoveries are woven into personal and social narratives based on Favelli's relationship to the objects and the environments in which they are displayed. Favelli was born in 1960s Italy, where the wake of WWII inspired a national zeal to modernize provincial life. Read more.
Images: Lettiga, 2005; Portrait: Flavio Favelli, Photo: Daniele Venturelli; La Cupola, Courtesy l’artista, Photo: Lorenzo Palmieri