Fondazione Merz


The Fondazione alternates exhibitions dedicated to Mario and Marisa Merz as opportunities for reflection and study with major site-specific projects by national and international artists invited to make the most of the space in via Limone and its contents. The Fondazione also undertakes research into the new generations for which exhibition events are regularly organised.

Each exhibition project represents a process of research; it is a narrative, an involvement. The artist is invited to let himself be carried away by his desires and ambitions to create projects with us that often fall outside the canons of traditional museum fare.

Fifteen years have passed since the transformation of the former Lancia factory’s power station into an exhibition space, and each exhibition organised has been the result of the attention and care of the many people involved: artists, curators, staff, technicians.

The success of a cultural project can be determined by the relationship that is established with the ‘actors’ involved. This close relationship of trust provides the way to make dreams come true and to be able to pass them on.