OPEN SPACES 2018: KANSAS CITY ARTS EXPERIENCE
August 25 - October 28, 2018
Federico Solmi is bringing his multi-channel video installation The Great Farce (2017) to America for the first time in its entirety at Open Spaces 2018: Kansas City Arts Experience. The eight minute long installation will be projected on the walls of the UMKC Gallery. Also featured in Solmi's exhibition are hand-painted artist books, as well as several books of textures which detail the process behind painting the 3D characters seen in the The Great Farce.
SUNSET BOULEVARD BILLBOARDS, LOS ANGELES
August - September 2018
In collaboration with If Innovation Foundation, curator Jessica Rich, and the City of West Hollywood, Federico Solmi brings excerpts from his recent installation The Great Farce to the streets of Los Angeles, CA. The multicahnnel videos will play on billboards at 8410 and 9039 Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood throughout the months of August and September. Catch the show at the top of every hour at 8410 Sunset Blvd. and every 15 minutes at the 9039 Sunset Blvd. billboards.
REPRISE: SUMMER SHOW 2018
RONALD FELDMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY
June 12 – August 31, 2018
Federico Solmi is one of the artist featured in the group show "Reprise: Summer Show 2018" at the Ronald Feldman Gallery. Two of Solmi's video paintings are on display: The Great Expedition (2017) and The Gracious Conquistadors (2016 - 2018).
Along with Solmi, other artists at the show include: Eleanor Antin, Cassils, Nancy Chunn, Eric Dyer, Margaret Harrison, Kelly Heaton, Kim Levin, Oakes Twins, Bruce Pearson, Jason Salavon, Diemut Strebe, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Hannah Wilke, and Gil Yefman.
THE GOOD SAMARITANS
ROCHESTER CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
APRIL 6 - MAY 12, 2018
The Good Samaritans is a solo museum show featuring Solmi's work at Rochester Contemporary Art Center in Rochester, NY. Solmi displays works in multiple mediums, including video paintings, projections, and painted artist books. The exhibition features a new essay by curator and critic Larry Ossei-Mensah addressing Solmi's work.