Celebrating culture and art to promote the next-generation of creativity
In 2016 Fondazione Furla embarked on a new project under the artistic direction of Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis, founders of Peep-Hole, an independent art center based in Milan. This partnership, an innovative concept for Italy, is grounded in the desire to forge institutional alliances on more than one level, and pool expertise and resources in order to advance and enrich the country’s contemporary art scene. Starting in 2017, with its new "Furla Series" project, the foundation has recalibrated its operations and strategy, strengthening its bond with the arts and renewing its commitment and support to contemporary culture in Italy.
Peep-Hole is an independent contemporary art center founded in Milan in 2009. Peep-Hole wants to encourage people to take a closer look at each artist’s practice through an articulate program that moves between the format of exhibitions, publications, lectures and conversations. During this seven years it has been in operation, Peep-Hole has organized many exhibitions involving some of the most interesting international contemporary artists, published 28 editions of a quarterly journal of artists writings entitled Peep-Hole Sheet and developed projects in partnership with numerous institutions, such as Kunsthalle Zürich, Museion, Bolzano, the Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, CAC Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brétigny, Portikus, Frankfurt, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Museo del Novecento, Milan, FRAC Champagne Ardenne, Reims and CAG, Vancouver.
Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis
General Affairs and External Relations
Curator of American Art, Centre Pompidou Foundation and Curator-at-Large, Centre Pompidou, New York
Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Independent Curator and Critic, Chief-Editor at Moscow Art Magazine, Moscow
Associate Director and Senior Curator, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Artist and Founder of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella