Established by Elena Tettamanti, architect and expert of applied arts, Eight Art Project is focused on the organization of cultural events in contemporary art and design.
The mission of Eight Art Project: to be a cultural enterprise
Eight Art Project selects themes of contemporary art and design: creates a project around the subject; shares the project with institutions which make available their facilities and networks for its realization.
Founder of Eight Art Project, she has focused her work in contemporary art and design.
She was a board member of the Fondazione La Triennale di Milano.
She was founder and President of the Associazione Amici della Triennale, which was awarded with the Ambrogino d'Oro, the highest honor conferred from the City of Milan.
She promotes and participates in conferences on topics of cultural patronage and artistic curation.
In 2011, she organised an exhibition that was held at Palazzo Reale’s Sala delle Cariatidi in Milan, dedicated to artist Roberto Ciaccio and in collaboration with curators as Remo Bodei, Kurt W. Forster and Arthur Schwartz.
In 2014, she organised the exhibition "Copper Crossings. Copper Shapes in Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture" held at the Triennale of Milano, of which she was both creator and curator.
In 2015, she coproduced with My.Prototype the exhibition “February 30th… be inspired!”, held at Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia of Milan.
In 2017, she was curator of an international art context for the “Three Thresholds” sponsored by Generali, won by Alberto Garutti in 2019, with which began the project for the enhancement of Ca' Corniani, the historic Genagricola estate, in the province of Venice.
In 2023 she organised the exhibition “Mario Nigro. Works 1947-1992” held at Palazzo Reale and Museo del Novecento in Milan.
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