What Time is Love?
by Anna Franceschini, Italy, Netherlands, Germany 2017, 11'

Anna Franceschini (born in Pavia, 1979, lives and works Milano). Her work has been presented and awarded in several film festivals, including: the IFFR / Rotterdam Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival and TFF/Torino Film Festival, MFF/Milano Film Festival and Courtisane Film Festival in Ghent.

Solo exhibitions include: Kunsthalle Sao Paulo, GAM – Torino, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Spike Island – Bristol, Museion – Bolzano, Fiorucci Art Trust – London, MACRO – Rome , Institut Culturel Italien – Paris, Peep Hole – Milan, Bielefelder Kunstverein; Kiosk Gallery – Ghent, Objectif – Exhibition – Antwerp, Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice.

She took part in group exhibitions at CAC – Vilnius ,Kunstraum – London, Quadriennale –Rome, The Breeder Gallery – Athens, Villa Croce – Genoa, Matadero – Madrid, MARCO, Vigo, MAXXI – Rome, Nomas Foundation – Rome, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo – Torino, PAC – Milan, MACRO – Rome, Futura – Prague,  Villa Medici – Rome, Museo do Chiado, Lisbon, among the others.

Her works are part of institutional and private collections such as the Museé National d’Art Moderne / Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, MACRO in Rome and Les Abattoires | Frac Midi Pyrénée, Fiorucci Art Trust in London.

She is one of the recipients of the Italian Council Grant in 2017, and she currently is a PhD candidate in 
Visual & Media studies at IULM University – Milan. 

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film  What time is love?

T.U.V. is a corporation qualified in providing european certificates of suitability to goods and commodities. Its Nuremberg headquarters, where the video has been shot,  is specialized in toys and infancy products examinations. This video, in between documentary and fiction, through a procedural journey in the completion of the test that becomes the making of the video itself, investigates the concept of 'suitability' and wonder how high is the price for being accepted by a community.

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