A series of live tweets on opensource.london
Taking inspiration from (link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5e3HqCSBgzoaEk5VUR5eldFNDQ/view text: Letters to a Young Artist popup: yes) a special edition of Art on Paper published in the summer of 2005 (itself based on Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet, 1929), ‘4REAL DEAR’ extends an invitation to a group of five artists based in London to reflect on their current way of living and producing art in the city. Using a similar open letter format to that encountered in both Art on Paper and Rilke’s anthology, the artists will answer questions about life, art making and producing in the form of tweets, accessible on the OPEN SOURCE webpage.
Attilia Fattori Franchini is an independent curator based in London and co-founder of the online platforms (link: http://bubblebyte.org text: bubblebyte.org) and (link: http://www.otdac.org/ text: Opening Times popup: yes).
Between 2013 and 2014 she has initiated and curated The Basement at Paradise Row Gallery, a parallel programme dedicated to young unrepresented artists.
Fattori Franchini's work is exploring in particular networked cultures and the creation of hybrid platforms for the production and display of art.
Current and Upcoming projects include: Morphing Overnight, Seventeen Gallery, February 2015; Curator MFA degree show 2015 at Kuvat Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki and Curator of Bold Tendencies 2015 Young Commissions. Fattori Franchini is current resident at Tank Tv with the project (link: http://www.sanssoucirealty.com/ text: Sanssouci Realty popup: yes).
Past selected projects include: 'Under a Thawing Lake' by Dark Arts International, Mexico City, 'Last Night', Material Art Fair for Parallel Oaxaca, Mexico City, 'Alternative Equinox', Performance Programme, French Riviera, London, January, 2015; The Basement, Paradise Row, London, (2013-2014); 'HAND', project commissioned by Create London to artist Hannah Perry; Barbican Galleries July, 2013; 'Guide to The Galaxy' at Gloria Maria Gallery, Milan, March 2013; 'Chimera Q.T.E.', Cell Project Space, 2012.