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installation view, "Lettura di un'onda"
Museo Riso, Palermo, Italy

installation view, "Lettura di un'onda"
Museo Riso, Palermo, Italy

installation view, "Lettura di un'onda"
Museo Riso, Palermo, Italy

installation view, Pastificio Cerere, Rome, Italy

installation view, BOZAR, Bruxelles, Belgium

installation view, BOZAR, Bruxelles, Belgium

Installation view, "Intenzione manifesta. Drawing in all its forms", Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Turin

Installation. Glass, iron, Kelvin generator (water, plastic, conductors, sink)
360 x 465 x 520 cm

Sub (detail)
Installation. Glass, iron, Kelvin generator (water, plastic, conductors, sink)
360 x 465 x 520 cm

Maxed media installation. Wood, beeswax, honey, electrical system, audio
330 x 475 x 575 cm

The yellow side of sociality
Installation view, Bozar

The yellow side of sociality
Installation view, Bozar

Maybe Tomorrow
installation view, New Works: 13.3, Artpace, San Antonio

Maybe Tomorrow (detail)
installation view, "New Works: 13.3", Artpace, San Antonio

installation view, "Fomuska", MUSEION, Bolzano

Krasnaja oktjabra
xerox, ink and graphite on wall
diameter 200 cm
installation view, "Fomuska", Secession, Vienna

aluminium, vaporizer, can, high voltage generator
250 x 720 x 200 cm
installation view, "Fomuska", Secession, Vienna

Krasnaja oktjabra
xerox, ink and graphite on wall
diameter 400 cm
installation view, "Fomuska", Secession, Vienna

Senza titolo (porta)
magnet, iron
242 x 91,8 cm
installation view "partoftheprocess3", ZERO..., Milano

Altrove / Elsewhere
electrial equipment, pvc, copper pipes, water, ice, sparks, audio system
447 x 480 x 280 cm
installation view, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

Senza titolo
lighthouse, 2000 Watt intermittent light
154 x 180 x 185 cm
installation view, "Luce di pietra", Palazzo Farnese, Rome

Chizhevsky Lessons
copper plates, steel wires, cascade generator, transformer, voltmeter
dimensions variable
installation view, "Chizhevsky Lessons", Kunsthalle Basel

magnets, iron
336 x 418 x 2,5 cm
installation view, "Chizhevsky Lessons", Kunsthalle Basel

Free Fall in the Vortex of Time
copper pedestal, book of drawings
120 x 40 x 40 cm

25 x 100 x 130 cm

air, iron , electric wires, glass, sparks
500 x 500 x 258 cm
installation view, "Sogni e Conflitti: La Dittatura dello Spettatore", 50th Venice Biennale

refrigerant cell (-35°C/-31°F), switchboard, sparks, chair with electrical resistance (36°C/96,8°F), thermostat
210 x 220 x 350 cm
installation view, "Cheasing Napoleon", Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Inner Disorder
vitrines, ink and graphite on paper
variable dimensions
installation view, "Fomuska", Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

Senza titolo
graphite on book, ceramic pedestal
20 x 15 x 0,8 cm, 121 x 50 x 50 cm
installation view, "Fomuska", MUSEION, Bolzano

Micol Assaël

Born in Rome 1979,

lives and works in Greece and Italy




Philosophy, Università La Sapienza, Rome



solo shows

On Zone, Zoo Zone Art Forum, Rome, Italy


Lettura di un’onda, curated by Bruno Corà e Valentino Catricalà, Museo Riso, Palermo, Italy



Stone Broken Circuit, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

The Picture Club, curated by Ilaria Gianni, American Academy, Rome, Italy



Eddy Current, ZERO... , Milan 



Asymmetry of Probability, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, NY ILIOKATAKINIOMUMASTILOPSARODIMAKOPIOTITA, curated by Andrea Lissoni, HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy *


Fall 2013 International Artists-in Residence Program, Artpace, San Antonio, USA
Maybe Tomorrow, Artpace, San Antonio, USA



Фомушка (Fomuška), curated by Letizia Ragaglia, MUSEION, Bozen, Italy *



Фомушка (Fomuška), curated by Annette Sudbeck, Secession, Wien, Austria *

Inner Disorder, ZERO…, Milan, Italy 

Inner Disorder, Johann König, Berlin, Germany

Фомушка (Fomuška), curated by Rein Wolfs, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany *

Gdzie indzej, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland

GAKONA, curated by Marc Olivier Wahler, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France *



Inaudito, curated by Daniela Cascella, GNAM, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

Edicola Notte, Rome, Italy



Galerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany (in collaboration with Mika Vainio)

Chizhevsky Lessons, curated by Adam Szymczyk, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland *



Free Fall in the Vortex of Time, ZERO…, Milan, Italy



D-segni, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy *

Sleeplessness, Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy



La Folie de la Villa Médicis, curated by Chiara Parisi, Villa Medici, Accademia di Francia, Rome, Italy *



Galleria Studio 34, Salerno, Italy

group shows



Take Me (I'm Yours), Villa Medici, Accademia di Francia, Rome, Italy



The place to be, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, MAXXI, Rome, Italy

Take me (I’m yours), curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Chiara Parisi and Roberta Tenconi, Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Le Paradoxe de l’Iceberg, curated by Keren Detton, Frac Grand Large, Hauts-de-France, Paris, France

Trigon, curated by Jürgen Dehm, Grasz Kunstlerhaus, Grasz, Austria
The act of drinking a Coke by yourself is the lowest form of art, Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milan, Italy

Good Boy - Bad Boy, curated by Keren Detton, Kunstencentrum Ten Bogaerde, Koksijde, Belgium



Partoftheprocess7 (Imitatio Christe’s II), FuturDome, Milan, Italy

The Milky Way, Fondazione Marconi, Milan, Italy

Scarecrows, Sigalas Vineyard, Santorini, Greece

The Picture Club, curated by Ilaria Gianni, American Academy in Rome, Italy



We Fragment, Collect and Narrate, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
519+40, curated by Marcello Smarrelli, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, Italy
Andy Warhol sul comò, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy
Collecting for Tomorrow: New Works at Museion, MUSEION, Bozen, Italy



The Yellow side of sociality, curated by Nicola Setari, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

Intenzione Manifesta. Il disegno in tutte le sue forme, curated by Beatrice Merz, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy *

Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea, curated by Giulia Ferracci, MAXXI, Rome
Sculpture Unchaperoned - contemporary international positions selected by artist Michael Kienzer, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna, Austria

Imitatio Christie´s - (partoftheprocess6), ZERO…, Milan, Italy

Video screening 25, ZERO…, Milan, Italy
We Fragment, Collect and Narrate, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany


Des Mondes Possibles, Frac Franche-Comté, Besançon, France

New Works: 13.3, international artist-in-residence, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas, USA

New works #1, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, SPROVIERI, London, UK
Have you seen me before? Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Dread - Feat in the age of Technological Acceleration, De Hallen Haarlem, Netherlands

Future Generation Art Prize 2013, curated by Bjorn Geldhof, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy

Of Love, Pain, and Passioned Revolt (Then Farewell, My Beloved, ‘til It’s Freedom Day), Invited by Alice Conconi and Antonio Scoccimarro, ZERO…, Milan, Italy
Extra Large, MACRO, Testaccio, Rome, Italy
Jorge Peris, Micol Assaël, Nunzio, Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy



Future Generation Art Prize 2012, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
Arrivi e Partenze Europa, Fondo Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy



Space Ship Earth, curated by Dobrila Denegri, Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun, Poland
When in Rome Thirty works of art between now and then, Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, CA, USA
Out of Storage, Maastricht, NL


Spazio, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy

Press Art - Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel, Museum der Moderne - MdM Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria

Director’s Choice, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark

Mutinity seemed a probability, curated by Adrienne Drake, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy *

21x21, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy *

Star City, The Future Under Communism, curated by Alex Farquharson, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK


Aspects of collecting, Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria

Barock - Arte. Scienza. Fede e Tecnologia nell'Età Contemporanea, curated by Mario Codognato, MADRE, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy

Italics. Arte italiana fra tradizione e rivoluzione, 1968-2008, curated by Franceso Bonami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

Chasing Napoleon, curated by Marc Olivier Wahler, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France *
Gakona, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

1989 – 2009. Overview, Celebration, Critique, Galleria Civica, Trento, Italy

Espellos = Espejos = Mirrors, curated by Gyonata Bonvicini, MARCO, Vigo, Spain *

Life Forms, curated by Sara Arrhenius, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden *

Second Hand, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria

Short Circuits, Peter Blum, New York, USA
Italian Open, Annette Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam



In living contact, 28a Bienal de São Paulo, curated by Ivo Mesquita, Bienal Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

Italics. Arte italiana fra tradizione e rivoluzione, 1968-2008, curated by Franceso Bonami, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy *

Partoftheprocess3, ZERO…, Milan, Italy

When a clock is seen from the side it no longer shows the time, Johann König, Berlin, Germany

After Nature, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, New Museum, New York, USA *

Revolution – forms that turn. 16th Biennale of Sydney, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Power House - Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia *

... 5 minutes later, curated by Susanne Pfeffer, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany*
Ad Absurdum – Zeitgemäße Aperate, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
Impronta globale, Ex Magazzini Generali, ISA Istituto Superiore Antincendi, Rome, Italy


Marta Schweight. Garde le silence, le silence te gardera, curated by Jan Hoet, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany *

La parola nell'arte. Ricerche d'avanguardia nel '900. Dal Futurismo ad oggi attraverso le Collezioni del Mart, Mart, Rovereto, Italy *

Schmerz, curated by Eugen Blume, Hamburger Bahnohf, Berlin, Germany *

Oú? Scenes du Sud: Espagne, Italie, Protugal, curated by Françoise Cohen, Carré d’Art Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nimes, Nimes, France *

Silence. Listen to the Show, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy *

Luce di pietra, curated by Henry-Claude Cousseau e Marcello Smarrelli, Palazzo Farnese, Rome, Italy *


My Private escaped from Italy, curated by Barbara Casavecchia and Anna Daneri, Centre International d’art et du paysage, l’île de Vassivière, Vassivière, France *

Inaugural Exhibition, Johann König, Berlin, Germany

Of mice and men-4th Berlin Biennale, curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali

Subotnick, Former Jewish School for Girls, Berlin, Germany *



T-1 La sindrome di Pantagruel, curated by Carolyn Christoph-Bagargiev and Francesco Bonami, Turin, Italy 

Sempre un po’ più lontano, curated by Rosa Martinez, Biennale di Venezia-51° Esposizione Internazionale di Venezia, Arsenale, Venice, Italy *

Bidibibobidiboo, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy*

Work Time/Life Time/Material Time, curated by Jessica Morgan, Reykjavik Art Festival, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland *

Radio Days, curated by Claire Staebler, CTP of The Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Non Toccare la Donna Bianca, curated by Francesco Bonami, Castel dell’Ovo, Naples, Italy *

Dialectics of hope-1°, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, curated by Joseph Backstein, Birnbaum, Nicolas Bourriaud, Iara Boubnova, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Rosa Martinez, Former Lenin

Museum, Moscow, Russia *



Rendez-Vous, La Jeune Creation Contemporaine, curated by Hauviette Bethemont, Isabelle Bortolotti, Yves Robert and Dirk Snauwaert, Museé d’art Contemporain, Lyon, France

Non Toccare la Donna Bianca, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy *

With all due Intent...Manifesta 5, curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Marta Kuzma, Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain *

Great Expectations!, curated by Charlotte Laubard, Chiara Parisi, Alessandro Rabottini, Marcello

Smarrelli, Fuori Uso, Pescara, Italy *

Micol Assaël, Nico Dockx, Rikrit Tiravanja, Museum in Progress, curated by Chris Dercon and Hans Ulrich Obrist, San Gimignano, Siena, Italy



Sogni e Conflitti: La Dittatura dello Spettatore, curated by Francesco Bonami, Biennale di Venezia-50° Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Sezione: La Zona, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Venice Giardini, Venice, Italy *

Sub-Real-Reality Survival Strategies, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fatamorgana, ZERO..., Piacenza, Italy



Exit, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy *

Fullcontact, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Salvatore Lacagnina and Caroline Corbetta, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy


Prototipi 0.1, curated by Stefano Chiodi and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Fondazione A.Olivetti, Rome, Italy *

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy 



Affinites Electives 2, Galerie du Jour-Agnes B., Paris, France

Offered Spaces-Spazi Offerti, curated by Simonetta Lux e Chiara Parisi, San Casciano Dei Bagni, Siena, Italy



Young International Artists, Palazzo Rialto, Rome, Italy





Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev 2012.



Liceo Virgilio, Roma 2007

Fachhöchschule Nordwestschweiz, Basel 2013

Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli (TO) 2016

De Ateliers, Amsterdam 2016



Public Collections


Fondazione Giuliani, Rome


Museion, Bozen

Nomas Foundation, Rome

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

Frac Franche-Comté, Besançon

La Gaia, Turin

Colección Inelcom, Madrid





Micol Assaël, edited by Ester Coen, Electa 2007

Фомушка (Fomuška), edited by Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Secession, Wien,

Museion, Bozen, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2010


Publishing 2016



Selected Bibliography




“Defining Contemporary Art – 25 years in 200 pivotal artworks”, texts by Daniel Birnbaum, Connie Butler, Suzanne Cotter, Bice Curiger, Okwui Enwezor, Massimiliano Gioni, Bob Nickas, Han Ulrich Obrist. Phaidon, London. 398-399.



“21X21. 21 Artisti per il 21° secolo”, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino

“Fomuska”, curated by Rein Wolf, Olesya Turkina, Massimiliano Gioni, Museion, Bolzano

Mutiny Seemed a Probability, curated by Adrienne Drake, Fondazione Giuliani per l’arte contemporanea, Roma

“Micol Assaël. Museion – Bolzano”, FLASH ART, april 2010



“Vitamin 3-D, New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation”, Phaidon Press Limited, 2009

“Gakona”, by Anne Deleuze, ART MONTHLY, may 1st, 2009

“Une bonne décharge publique”, by C.L., TELERAMA SORTIR, april 22nd/28th

“Expérience aux frontières du réel”, by Julie Portier, LE JOURNAL DES ARTS, april 3rd/16th 2009

“Gakona”, by Philippe Cornet, FOCUS VIF, april 10th 2009

“[…]”, by Sisi Yang, U LIFE MAGAZINE, april 2009

“Exposition”, BEAUX ARTS MAGAZINE, april 2009

“Voyage à Gakona”, by Bénédicte Ramade, L’OEIL, april 2009

“Palais de Tokyo, Micol Assaël”, ART & YOU.FR, april 2009

“Gakona ou les particules impopulaires”, by Ornella Lamberti, PLANET CAMPUS.COM, april 2009

“Le visibile et l’invisible”, MOUVEMENT, april/june 2009

“Qui connaît Gakona”, by Alexis Jakubowicz, LIBERATION, mars 31, 2009

“Voir et ressentir les énergies”, by Claude Laurent, LA LIBRE BELGIQUE, mars 30, 2009

“L’exposition Gakona au Palais de Tokyo”, PAPERBLOG.FR, march 17th, 2009

“Gakona”, by Judicaël Lavrador, LES INROCKUPTIBLES, march 10th/16th, 2009

“Micol Assaël hérisse le poils”, by Charles Barachon, TECHNIKART, march 2009

“Gakona”, by Isabelle Soubagné, PARIS-ART.FR, march 2009

“Gakona”, by Rhama Khazam, ARTFORUM.COM, march 2009

“Ligne haute tension”, BUY BUY.COM, march 2009

“De l’électricité dans l’air au Palais de Tokyo”, by Laurent Wolf, LE TEMPS, february 20, 2009

“High voltage”, by Michel Verlinden, FOCUS VIF, february 20th, 2009

“Hautes fréquences au Palais de Tokyo”, by Sophie Rosemont, ARTNET, february 18th, 2009

“Un villane d’Alaska au Palais de Tokyo”, by Anaël Pigeat, FEMMES.COM, february 18th, 2009

“Bienvenue à gakona”, by Sophie Bain, LE MOST.FR, february 16th, 2009

“Bienvenue à gakona”, by Géraldine Dormoy, CAFE MODE, february 13th, 2009

“Les mistères de Gakona”, by Karine Porret, STILETTO.FR, february 5th, 2009

“Weird science”, WONDERLAND, february 1st, 2009

“A la base de la création”, LE PARISIEN (Supplément), février 2009

“Ad alta tensione”, by Daniele Perra, KULT, february 2009

“Gakona”, by Simon Castets, VMAN, february 2009

“Tre ingegneri creativi”, by Cloe Piccoli, D LA REPUBBLICA DELLE DONNE, april 30, 2009

“GAKONA at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris”, by Regine, www.we-make-money-not-art.com, april 27, 2009

“ART-Gakona, THE PARISIAN, april 27, 2009

“Pawel Althamer and children from Kassel FRÜHLING - Micol Assaël FOMUŠKA”, E-FLUX, april 15, 2009

“Pawel Althamer e Micol Assaël a Kassel”, IL SEGNO, 01april 2009

“Micol Assaël at Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany, until 21 June”, by Tracy Frost, ART2BANK, april 2009

“Arte: L'immaginario elettrico di Micol”, by Massimiliano Gioni, WIRED april 2009

“Le artiste di Italics: un percorso nella creatività femminile. Palazzo Grassi per la Festa della donna”, VDV MOBILE BLOG, march 8, 2009



“After Nature”, catalogue of the show at New Museum, text by Massimiliano Gioni

“2008 Biennale of Sidney Catalogue: Revolutions – Forms That Turn”, Biennale of Sydney in association with Thames & Hudson

“... 5 minutes later”, catalogue of the show at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin


“After Nature”, by Lilly Wei, ART NEWS, October 2008.

“Micol Assaël. Edicola Notte, Roma”, by Federica Bueti, FLASH ART, August-September 2008

“Sometimes the Darkest Visions Boast the Blackest Humor”, by Ken Johnson, THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19 2008 

“Clean Distortions”, by Francesco Stocchi, Spike, n. 15

 “Micol Assaël”, by Massimiliano Gioni, ART REVIEW, March 2008

“Ci vediamo nel 2038”, by Susanna Legrenzi, IO DONNA, 19 January 2008


“La parola nell’arte”,curated by Melania Cazzotti and Julia Trolp Mart, Rovereto

“Luce di pietra”, Palazzo Farnese, Rome

“Silenzio. Una mostra da ascoltare”, curated by F. Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

“Micol Assaël”, catalogue of the show Chizhevsky Lessons, Basel Kunsthalle. Texts by Ester Coen and Adam Szymczyk, Electa, Milan, 2007

“Schmerz”, catalogue of the show at Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof-Museum für Gegenwart,   Berlin, DuMont Literatur und Kunst Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Köln

“Micol Assaël”, by Barbara Buchmaier, ARTFORUM 13 november 2007

“Micol Assaël. Aspettando l’ignoto” by Adam Szymczyk”, FLASH ART, October-November 2007

“Risk Assessment”, by Polly Staple, FRIEZE, October 2007

“The Wrong Times”, interview, 2007

“Micol Assaël”, by Massimiliano Gioni, FLASH ART, August-September 2007

“Scosse elettriche a Basilea”, FLASH ART, June-July 2007

“Invité mystère sur l’ile de Vassivière”, by Etienne Bernard, BEAUXARTS, January 2007

“Micol Assaël at Kunsthalle Basel”, by Paola Manfrin, L’UOMO VOGUE, May-June 2007

 “Tre ingegneri creativi”, by Cloe Piccoli, D-LA REPUBBLICA, 7 April 2007

“Giochi di luce sulle pietre antiche”, by Lauretta Colonnelli, CORRIERE DELLA SERA, 28 march 2007

“Capolavori Europei per i trattati di Roma”, by Paolo Vagheggi, LA REPUBBLICA, 23 March 2007

“Il giovin signore dell’arte dà speranza all’arte giovane”, by Rossella Sleiter, IL VENERDI’- LA REPUBBLICA, 16 March 2007

“Identità in movimento”, by Adriana Polveroni, D-LA REPUBBLICA, 10 March 2007

“My Private Escaped”, by Chris Sharp, FLASH ART, February-March 2007

“Introducing Micol Assaël”, by Roberta Tenconi, MOUSSE MAGAZINE, January 2007

“Digital New year”, di Mariuccia Casadio, VOGUE ITALIA, January 2007



“Of mice and men-4th Berlin Biennale”, exhibition’s catalogue, Berlin

“Milan”, by Massimiliano Gioni, ARTFORUM, December 2006

“My Private escaped from Italy” by Elisa Del Prete, ARTE E CRITICA, December 2006-February 2007

“Micol Assaël & Thomas Bayrle: Machines”, THE WRONG TIMES, October 2006

“Wolganmisool”, n. 257, June 2006

“Uomini e topi a Berlino”, EXIBART.ONPAPER, May-June 2006

“Von Menschen und Mausen”, KUNSTFORUM, May-June 2006

“The Berlin Biennale, an antidote to the usual”, by Carla Bianpoen, THE JAKARTA POST, May 2006

“Von Mausen und Menschen”, KUNST 21, May 2006

“Biennale Contemporanea”, by Pietro Marino, LA GAZZETTA DEL MEZZOGIORNO, April 2006

“Berlino, per gli italiani un tifo da stadio”, by Cesare Cunaccia, LIBERO, April 2006

“Vietato non esserci!”, by Arianna di Genova, MARIE CLAIRE (Italy), April 2006

“Stimmungsgeladene Inszenierungen”, by Nicole Büsing and Heiko Klaas, BREMER NACHRICHTEN, March 2006

“Eine irgendwie sehr gefuhlte schau”, by Claudia Wahjudi, ZITTY, March 2006

“Raum fur Unbehagen”, by Ursula Badrutt Schoch, DER BUND, March 2006

“Raum fur Unbehagen”, by Ursula Badrutt Schoch, ST. GALLER TAGBLATT, March 2006

“Von Mausen, Menschen un bosen Machten”, by Nicole Büsing and Heiko Klaas, NURNBERGER NACHRICHTEN, March 2006

“Biennale di Berlino-dov’è lo scandalo?”, by Valentina Agostinis, ANNA, March 2006

“Tre moschettieri per Berlino”, by Paolo Vagheggi, LA REPUBBLICA, March 2006

“L’estro di Cattelan alla Biennale di Berlino”, by Elena Basteri, LIBERAZIONE, March 2006

“Maurizio Cattelan:’così scandalizzerò Berlino’”, by Paolo Vagheggi, LA REPUBBLICA, March


“Of Mice and Men”, by Caroline Corbetta, UOMO VOGUE, March 2006

“Quarta Berlin Biennale. Cattelan-Subotnick-Gioni portano l’arte in chiesa a scuola e al cimitero”, EXIBART.ONPAPER, March 2006

“Berlino-Uomini e topi”, FLASH ART ITALIA, February-March 2006



”Waiting for the Unknown”, “Fryttir”, Vestmannaeyjar – Iceland, 12 pages

“Bidibidobidiboo, Works from Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo”, curated by  Francesco Bonami,  texts Francesco Bonami, Cesare Cunaccia and Ilaria Bonacossa. Skira, Milano.

“Material Time/Work Time/Life Time”. Jessica Morgan and Björn Roth, Questionnaire by Jens Hoffmann. Revolver, Frankfurt am Main

“Sempre un pò più lontano”, by Jessica Morgan, in 51esima ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE D’ARTE LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA, cat. curated by Maria de Corral e Rosa Martinez, Marsilio ed., Venezia.

“Dialectics of hope – 1 st  Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005”, by Massimiliano Gioni,


“Europe as a Cultural Project”, European Cultural Foundation, Asterdam

“Scultori di suono”, by Daniela Cascella, TUTTLE EDIZIONI, april 2005

“Blind Sound”, by Daniela Cascella, SOUND ART/RESONANCE SUPPLEMENT, june 2005

“Biennale di Venezia - Le donne e l' amore del nuovo millennio”, by Paolo Vagheggi, REPUBBLICA 06 june 2005                                                                                                             “Micol Assaël-Alta tensione”, by Ilaria Bombelli, FLASH ART ITALIA, october-november 2005“Future greats”, ART REVIEW, december.

“Fairer Fare”, by Claire Bishop, ARTFORUM, june 15

“Biennale, sceglietevi la musica per il vostro funerale” by Natalia Aspesi, LA REPUBBLICA, june 9

“Pappagalli in Biennale”, by Anna Detheridge, IL SOLE 24 ORE june 5

“Arsenale di star / attenti a questi cinque”, GULLIVER, june

“La Biennale Gemellare”, by Nicola Davide Angerame, EXIBART.ONPAPER june

“Bidibidobidiboo, 200 opere della collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo”, supplement of ARTE, june

“Biennale di Venezia – Italiani, chi sale e chi scende”, by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, ARTE, june

“Feast for the Senses”, by Edward Weinman, ATLANTICA, may/june

“Iceland Hopping”, by Mark Sladen, ARTFORUM, may 19

“Biennale 51 – Come in un vulcano”, by Cloe Piccoli, LA REPUBBLICA DELLE DONNE, may 21

City report: Moscow”, by Ekaterina Degot, Dan Fox and Jennifer Higgie, FRIEZE issue 90, april

“Russian Front: The Moscow Biennale”, by John Kelsey, ARTFORUM, april

“Così le artiste infrangono le regole”, by Valentina Bruschi, IL MESSAGGERO march 21

“Una Biennale quasi senza italiani”, by Paolo Vagheggi, LA REPUBBLICA march 8 2005



“Files”, MUSAC. Museo de arte contemporáneo de Castilla y León. pag.12

Francesco Bonami, “non toccare la donna bianca/don’t touch the wite woman”, in: "non toccare la donna bianca" curated by F. Bonami. Texts by F. Bonami and I. Bonacossa. Hopefulmonster editore, Torino.

Massimiliano Gioni, this wild darkness, in: …WITH ALL DUE INTENT – MANIFESTA 5 curated by Marta Kuzma and Massimiliano Gioni. Actar, Barcellona.

Francesco Bonami, Nella vigna del disegno,+ interview with Ilaria Bonacossa, in: “D-segni”, cat. curated by Ilaria Bonacossa and Massimo Massara, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino.
“Non Toccare La Donna Bianca”, by Filippo Romeo, ARTFORUM november 11

“Infrazioni al femminile dell’ordine prestabilito”, by Gabi Scardi, IL SOLE 24ORE, october 17
“Tremate, tremate, le artiste son tornate”, by Ludovico Pratesi, IL VENERDI’ DI REPUBBLICA, september

“Manifesta 5”, by Anne Colin, ARTPRESS n.304 september
“E io ricomincio da me”, by Flavia Matitti, L’UNITA’, august 28


Studio-Israeli art magazine, july-august

“Manifesta 5”, Thomas Wullfen, KUNSTFORUM INTERNATIONAL july-august
“Manifesta 5 Unmögliche wahrheit”, by Ursula Badrutt Schoch, DER BUND july 30

“Pasaia versus Donostia”, by Ismael Manterola Ispizua, BERRIA, july 13

“Manifesta 5, la Biennale Europea approda in Spagna”, MOOD, june 24

“El manifesto de la Manifesta 5”, by Laura Revuelta, BLANCO Y NEGRO CULTURAL, june 19

“Manifesta 5: una bienal sin ADN”, by Angela Molina, BABELIA El Pais, june 19

“Architectur der Grenze”, by Gregor Jansen, DIE TAGESZEITUNG, july 14

“San Sebastian – Manifesta 5”, by Jelka Sutej Adamič, Ničvečradikalnosti DELO, june 14

“Biennale nomade d’Europa”, D- REPUBBLICA, june 12

“San Sebastian se empapa de arte”, by Teresa Flano, CULTURA & OCIO, june 11

“Arte garaikidearen unibertso zabalean murgiltzeko deia”, by Juan Luis Zabala, HARIAN, june 11

“Comienza en San Sebastian Manifesta 5, una radiografia de la vanguardia artistica”, by M. Marin, EL PAIS, june 11

“Donostia eta Pasaia arteak inbadituta”, by Dani Blanco, ARGIA june

“Micol Assael – Bonomo”, by Antonella Marino, FLASH ART ITALIA n° 245 aprile-maggio.

“Micol Assaël”, by Andrea Villiani, BOILER #4, march.

“Great Expectations”, by Maria Rosa Sossai, FLASH ART ITALIA febbraio-marzo

“Gli “interventi” di Micol”, by L.P., LA STAMPA feb. 13

“Micol, la piccola macchinista dell’arte”, by Pietro Marino, LA GAZZETTA DEL MEZZOGIORNO, 12 february.

“Se l’opera d’arte è una cella frigorifera”, by Marilena Di tursi, CORRIERE DEL MEZZOGIORNO, 12 february.

“Fumo e ghiaccio, l’arte estrema di Assaël”, by Antonella Marino, LA REPUBBLICA, 8 febbraio.

“Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev on Micol Assaël”, First Take, ARTFORUM, January Issue.


”Je veux”, Onestar Press 2003, pag.179. Paris, january

“Great Expetations!”, curated by C. Laubard, C. Parisi, A. Rabottini, M. Smarrelli. Fuoriuso 2003, XIV edizione. Pescara Ferrotel, Italy.

Massimiliano Gioni, La Zona, in: “SOGNI E CONFLITTI – LA DITTATURA DELLO SPETTATORE” 50esima. ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE D’ARTE LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA, cat. curated by Francesco Bonami and Maria Luisa Frisa, Marsilio ed., Venezia.
G.K. Batchelor, The Theory of Homogeneous Turbulence, indicated by Lukas Liechtenstein, in: La Folie de la Villa Médicis, cat. curated by Chiara Parisi, Silvana Editoriale, Milano.

“Fame”, Premio Querini Stampalia FURLA per l’arte, curated by Chiara Bertola, exhibition catalogue, Postmedia Books, Milano, Aprile.

“Occhio alla Biennale. Una scultura fatta di angoscia”, by Francesco Bonami, LA STAMPA, august 20.
“L’arte è il nervo scoperto della società? Conversazioni dalla biennale”, AA.VV., Perché/?, # 4.
“L’Urgenza dello spazio. Sopravvivenza, immaginazione, disorientamento”, by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, FLASH ART, june/july
“I giovanissimi sono più urbani”, by Gabi Scardi, IL SOLE 24ORE, june 15.
“Gli ultimi frammenti di una civiltà, quel che vedrebbe un extraterrestre”, by Ester Coen, LA REPUBBLICA, june 13.

“Venice Biennale 2003, a marathon vernissage in venice”, by Larissa Harris, ARTFORUM DIARY, june 12.
“Biennale 2003 made in italy”, by Bartolomeo Cosulich, GULLIVER, june.
“Bonami on the Biennale, Artists in Uniform, and More Bonami expands on Biennale”, by Jennifer Allen, ARTFORUM, march 31

“Biennale di Venezia ai tempi di guerra”, by Paolo Vagheggi, LA REPUBBLICA, march 24.
”Mental Location, SUB REAL- Reality Survival Strategies”, SMART Papers, april 5 – may 11.
“Assael, Caretto, Courbot, Davila. Zero, Piacenza”, by Daniela Bigi, ARTE CRITICA, january/march.


“EXIT Nuove geografie della creatività italiana”, cat. curated by Francesco Bonami, Piccola biblioteca Oscar Mondadori, Milano.
”Prototipi. Laboratorio di cultura artistica contemporanea”curated by Stefano Chiodi e Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, texts by Stefano Chiodi, Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Joseph Kosuth, Fabio Mauri, Cesare Pietroiusti, Luca Sossella Editore.

“Italian Caravanserraglio”, by Angela Vettese, IL SOLE 24ORE, september 22.
“SiracusaFullContact”, by Elisa Fulco, FLASH ART ITALIA n° 235.
“FullContact, Siracusa”, by Paola Nicita, Galleria Civica Montevergini, EXIBART, july 11.
“FullContact”, by Marcello Smarrelli, TEMACELESTE, may/june
“Prototipi.01”, by Marcello Smarrelli, TEMACELESTE, march/april

“Niente tele e pennelli ecco le opere 'prototipi’”, by Ludovico Pratesi, Repubblica — 03 february 2002
“Arte & Tecnologia”, by Ludovico Pratesi, LA REPUBBLICA,  february 3
“In vetrina i "prototipi" delle nuove generazioni”, by Paola Magni, IL GIORNALE, january 24
“Sconfinamenti d'arte”, by Edoardo Sassi, IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA, january 24

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