24 Mar 2017

Support the Dat film workshop II!


15 Mar - 17 May 2017

The Flying Carpet
Workshop by Farkhondeh Shahroudi


12 Jan 2017

We are pleased that Nora Schultz, Villa Romana Fellows 2011, is on the list of participating artists in the fifth edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster. She will realize a work in the foyer of the museum. Opening: 10 June 2017.


Happy New Year 2017


01 Dec 2016

The Villa Romana Fellows 2017


10 Nov 2016

Dat_ Workshop
Make your film. Tell your story.


02 Nov 2016

International guest artist, November 2016: Natalia Ali


03 Sep 2016

Opening: Tremolino - Artists’ Bar 
With: Beat Thang, FunkeeFlow, MatzeKatze, Big Bass and Roi Yeli (Hip Hop / Electronic)


15 Aug 2016

Composer in Residence 2016: Mauricio Pauly


05 May 2016

We are pleased that Johannes Paul Raether - Villa Romana Fellows 2015 - and Ei Arakawa - Villa Romana Fellow 2014 - are on the list of artists participating at the Berlin Biennale (From June 4 to September 18 2016), as well as atelier le balto, that since 2008 reinterpret the Villa Romana garden.

03 May 2016

We are very pleased to welcome the Syrian artist Rula Ali from May 10 to July 4 as international guest artist at the Villa Romana.


22 Apr 2016

Refuge / Migration: Invitation to create an artists’ network


21 Mar 2016

Unfortunately, the Syrian artist Alice Khatib can not begin her residency
at the Villa Romana (April 1 to June 30, 2016), since the Embassy of Italy
in Istanbul denied her the visa.

Save the Date: 18 Mar 2016

Opening of the exhibition
Villa Romana Fellows 2016
Flaka Haliti, Stefan Vogel, Nico Joana Weber, Jonas Weichsel


26 Feb 2016

Alice Al Khatib and Bassel Al Saadi are the international guest artists at the Villa Romana in 2016.


03 Dec 2015

Petrit Halilaj (Villa Romana-Fellow 2014) is having his first solo exhibition in Italy Space Shuttle in the Garden at the  Fondazione HangarBicocca, Milan from December 3 2015 to March 13 2016.

27 Nov 2015

Mikhail Karikis is presenting at the Carroll/Fletcher Gallery in London in London, Children of Unquiet and several other works from the same project produced between 2013 and 2014 in collaboration with Radio Papesse and premiered at Villa Romana last July 2014. Children of Unquiet is currently touring with the British Art Show 8 and is on show in London from 27 November 2015 to 30 January 2016.

22 Nov 2015

Vincent Vulsma (Villa Romana-Fellow 2011) is taking part from 22 November 2015 to 17 April 2016 in the exhibition TextIlities...and Roses too at Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como.

17 Nov 2015

Anike Joyce Sadiq (Villa Romana-Fellow 2015) is taking part from 17.11.2015 to 20.12.2015 in the exhibition VISIO. Next Generation Moving Images at the Strozzina, Florence (organised by Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival).

16 Nov 2015

Judith Raum (Villa Romana-Fellow 2015) shows on the 16 Nov 2015 at 7 pm her lecture performance ’am of the opinion strike is useful, at careof, Milan.

02 Nov 2015

Photo Edition Villa Romana
Yann Monel


30 Oct 2015

Judith Raum (Villa Romana-Fellow 2015) is presenting her lecture performance ’am of the opinion strike is useful, on 30 Oct 2015 at 6 pm at the Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin.

7./ 13./ 24.11.2015

Perform: Supposing layers of silence
Jeremiah Day, Jacopo Miliani, Francesca Banchelli
a project curated by Villa Romana in collaboration with Kinkaleri/is it my world?


24 Oct 2015, 7 pm

Luciano Bartolini. Pensare all’Oriente, Identificazione di un feticcio
Curated by Paolo Emilio Antognoli
You and your friends are cordially invited to the opening on Saturday,
October 24 at 7 pm.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 2 to 6 pm and by appointment


10 Oct 2015, at 6 pm

Talk: Jacopo Mazzetti


29.09 - 28.10.2015

Alisa Margolis and Anike Joyce Sadiq (Villa Romana-Fellows 2015) are presenting their exhibition The Light in me Weighs a ton from 29.09.2015 to 28.10.2015 at C2 in Florence.

5 Sep 2015, from 5 to 12 pm



25 Aug 2015

Loretta Fahrenholz (Villa Romana Fellow 2014) is presenting her first institutional exhibition Drei Frauen from 28.08.2015 to 08.11.2015 at the Kunsthalle Zürich.


21 Aug 2015

Mona Marzouk exhibition “RENOVABITVR (RENEWAL)” will be extended to Friday, September 11, 2015.

Save the Date: 16 Sep 2015, 7 pm at the Italian Embassy in Berlin.

Opening of the exhibition FLORENZ CONTEMPORARY with the 2014 and 2015 Villa Romana Fellows and Francesca Banchelli, Federico Cavallini, Leone Contini, Gaetano Cunsolo, Giacomo Laser, Juan Pablo Macias, Margherita Moscardini, Filippo Manzini, Robert Pettena and Justin Randolph Thompson.



The Villa Romana 2016 Fellows have been announced


17 Jul 2015

A wonderful reminder of "For the birds" , an artwork of Alvaro Urbano and Petrit Halilaj, Villa Romana Fellows 2014.


02 Jul 2015, 7.30 pm

You and your friends are cordially invited to the opening on Thursday, July 2 at 7.30 pm.
6.30 pm: Mona Marzouk in conversation with Angelika Stepken
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 2 to 6 pm and by appointment


Berlin, 09 Jul 2015 at 8 pm

Book launch Villa Romana Fellows 2014 Loretta Fahrenholz, Sergei Tcherepnin, Alvaro Urbano, Natalie Czech, Petrit Halilaj, Ei Arakawa.
At Bar Babette, 36 Karl-Marx-Allee.
Soundtrack of the evening curated by AUT Records.



Screening: The Things Left to Say
A walk through 40 years of cinema in Syria,
curated by Soudade Kaadan and Charlotte Bank.


13 - 14.06.2015

music@villaromana: FOUR WALLS


25.05.2015 at 7 pm

Artist Talk


13 Mar 2015



09 Feb 2015

Read the interview with Lebanese artist Ghassan Halwani (international guest artist at Villa Romana from September to November 2014). Halwani recently won the film prize for International Cooperation awarded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.


07 Feb 2015

Loretta Fahrenholz (Villa Romana Fellow 2014) was awarded the Hans-Purrmann-Prize.


01 Feb 2015

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