Spring is everywhere! Factum Arte and JamJar Flowers
A new collaboration between Factum Arte, JamJar Flowers and Rupert Wace has recently been experimenting with pressed flowers, using the innovative elevated printing system developed by Factum's long-time partner, Canon Production Printing.
New video: Rematerialisation of Raphael's tomb
Factum Arte created the starting point of the exhibition Raffaello at the Scuderie del Quirinale (June 2nd - August 30th 2020), in Rome: a rematerialisation of the painter's tomb from the Pantheon, with its 19th-century additions removed. Factum Arte is glad to show you the whole behind-the-scenes of this ambitious project in this video.
Piranesi's Carceri d'Invenzione video on show at Bassano del Grappa
The video animation created by Grégoire Dupond for the 2014 exhibition Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini will be on show at Palazzo Sturm (Musei Civici di Bassano del Grappa) as part of the exhibition Giambattista Piranesi. Visioni di un architetto senza tempo (20 June - 19 October 2020).
New works by Shirazeh Houshiary on show at Frieze New York Viewing Room
New works by Shirazeh Houshiary produced at Factum Arte were on show on Lehmann Maupin's online viewing room at Frieze New York 2020 (May 8th to May 15th).
New video: Material Sound: The Dark Hours of the Sun
An emotional musical narrative, a a choreography of cymatic movements of visualised sounds. Material Sound: The Dark Hours of the Sun features data recorded directly from the sun itself and sonified by NASA, together with an original composition by Nathaniel Mann.
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Factum Arte's Diary: Clark Winter
This new video is a celebration of Clark Winter's creative process and generous spirit. The work we produced with him was featured at Factum Arte’s workshop event during ARCO 2020. The Hard Work of Art merges Clark's photography with objects and celebrates the inherent aesthetic qualities and integrity of things made without artistic intent. Watch the full video.
New video: Material Sound: Chladni Plates
The brass plates which make up Material Sound: Chladni Plates vibrate according to the resonant frequencies of the plates themselves when excited by sound. Presented at ARCO 2020, Material Sound is a collaborative artwork made by Factum’s own artists, engineers, sound specialists, and designers. Watch the video
Factum Arte's Diary: Shirazeh Houshiary
Factum Arte has been working with Shirazeh Houshiary since 2015 on a number of projects ranging from Murano glass to aluminium sculptures. In this new video, Shirazeh explains how the dynamic collaboration with Factum Arte brings new possibilities by redefining the nature of the creative process in the making of a work of art. Watch the video
ARCO 2020: The Hard Work of Art
Clark Winter's new production, 'Yokes' and 'Stones' were protagonists of Factum Arte's ARCO 2020 event, on February 28th. The exhibition, titled 'The Hard Work of Art' presented the series of sculptures and photographic prints centred around the idea of works of art as labour. Factum's very own work of art, Material Sound was on show as well. Find out more
Jose Dávila's new production on show at ARCO 2020
The Equilibrium series, Jose Dávila's first project with Factum Arte, was on show in Travesia Cuatro's booth at ARCO 2020. Dávila experimented with different materials to recreate the tension at the centre of this work, the uneasy relationship between balloon and stone. Learn more
The Stranger by Fabio Dartizio on permanent display in London
The Stranger, a 4.50-tall bronze sculpture, Factum Arte's first collaboration with London-based artist Fabio Dartizio, has been installed in the new UK headquarters of Societe Generale in One Street Bank, London.
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Risco Caído: finalising a facsimile for the recently declared World Heritage Site
Factum Arte's craftsmen have been working on the production of an exact facsimile of the Risco Caído cave. In January, it has been installed by our team and will be on permanent view at the new Risco Caído Interpretation Centre in the town of Artenara, Gran Canaria. Find out more