Flavio Favelli, born in Florence in 1967, lives and works in Savigno (Bologna). After graduating in Eastern History at the University of Bologna, he took part in the Link Project (1995-2001).
Join the residence TAM in Pietrarubbia directed by Arnaldo Pomodoro in 1995 and the Advanced Course in Visual Arts at the Ratti Foundation with Allan Kaprow in 1997.
Among his major projects there are: the MACRO (2010), the MAXXI (2012 and 2015), the American Academy (2010), the Fondazione Volume! (2006), the Museum of the 900 (2012) at the Museo della Permanente (2002) and Francesca Minini Gallery (2014) in Milan, the MAMBO (2011) in Bologna, at the Visual Arts Center Pescheria in Pesaro (2010), all ‘ a Project Space (2012) in Palermo, at the Museum of Villa Croce (2005) in Genoa, at the Center for Art Pecci in Prato (2005), the Palace of Papesse in Siena (2002), the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rabaudengo (2007 ), the Maison Rouge Fondation Antoine de Galbert in Paris (2007) and projectspace 176 (2005), to ‘IIC (2003) in London and the IIC in Los Angeles (2004).
Selected group exhibitions at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (2011) Venice, the GAMEC of Bergamo (2011 and 2012), the Castle of Rivoli (2012) and GAM (2006) in Turin, 11th Biennial of Havana ( 2012), all’IBID Project Gallery (2011) and at the festival No Soul for Sale at Tate Modern (2010) in London, the Museo MADRE (2010) and the PAN Museum (2006) in Naples, at the MOCA in Shanghai (2010) , Villa delle Rose (2001) and GAM (2005) of Bologna, at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne (2005), the Museion in Bolzano (2003) and all’Elgiz Museum (2008) in Istanbul.
He has designed and built two installations bars running at MAMbo and at the MARCA Catanzaro and two permanent public places: Hallway in Office ANAS of Venice Foscari Palace and the waiting room in the Pantheon of Bologna in the Monumental Cemetery of Certosa, which welcomes the celebration of secular funerals.