June 2023

ExhibitionPresentation Thursday, June 8th, 7 pm,

Kashi, by Tilby Vattard

"Varanasi, formerly known as Kashi, is a multi-thousand-year-old city in northern India. In a peaceful antagonism, spiritual fervor rubs shoulders with the race to modernity. Here, a sacred fire has been burning for over three thousand years, carrying the bodies of the dead in its smoke towards Moksha, deliverance from the cycle of rebirths. For me, photography is an act that involves the body and the mind, it's a meditation. And Varanasi, the spiritual

May 2023

Through the book(s) Wednesday, May 31, 7 pm,

New Bodies. Gender Practices in Contemporary Art Publishing

We are finally ready to show you the selection of books resulting from the call in collaboration with TWM Factory, which will travel almost in parallel with dedicated space for publications within the Queer Pandèmia exhibition in Milan and with a dedicated book display in the spaces of Leporello, from May 31 until the end of July.The selection of titles on display at Leporello and BASE, with some variation between the two venues

May 2023

Exhibition Saturday May 27, 4 -8 pm,

Open House Rome – Fabio Sgroi, Archivio Volume 1

On the occasion of Open House Rome 2023, Valentina Sestieri will be at the bookstore to tell us about the universe of Fabio Sgroi, and BACO's projects related to his archive. Palermo, 1984. The second Mafia war has ended with the confirmation of the Corleonesi, in July Giovanni Falcone flies to Brazil to talk to Buscetta, paving the way for the maxi-trial and the season remembered as the Palermo Spring; Fabio Sgroi is nine

May 2023

On the road Friday, May 26 - Sunday, May 28,

BOoks – Bologna art books festival, Mambo Galleria d’arte moderna di Bologna

BOOKS is a festival devoted to art books in the spaces of MAMBO that takes a small lateral step with respect to the phenomenon of fairs, maintaining a market aspect, but at the same time trying to propose content and opportunities that tend to the recovery of the direct relationship, of knowledge and exchange between artists and collectors, in this case mediated by the book. A convivial space, animated by meetings and ex

May 2023

Presentation Friday, May 26, 7 pm,

Dictionary vol. 1 by Luca Massaro, published by Artpapereditions

Luca Massaro has been building a solid body of work on ‘the invisible space that separates an image from its caption, photographs from words, in their different forms of production, translation and transmission’. Through an eclectic array of photographs, words, sculptures, installations and artists books, concocted with advertising techniques of manipulation, borrowed from the urban and online accelerated mediascape, such as the proliferation of backlit devices, the repetition of graphic logos and leitmotifs, hi

May 2023

On the road Sunday, May 14,

Incontri visivi, III edition – Villaggio Globale, Ex Mattatoio di Roma

Back for its third edition INCONTRI VISIVI, the event entirely dedicated to visual arts and the contamination of different languages and others: Photography | Video | Reportage | Publishing | Fanzine | Magazine | Illustration | Performance. As per tradition, the event will take place in the historic space of the Global Village, in the former Slaughterhouse in Testaccio, Rome. It will host within it the Roma Photobook Fair, which will welcome photographic projects in book form, fanzines and self-productions dedicate