ACME Art Lab
Curatorial group & more!
ACME Art Lab is a curatorial collective aimed at enhancing and disseminating contemporary art in the national and International territory through exhibition projects, performances, educational workshops, conferences and other artistic events, highlighting emerging artists and realizing events able to involve a wide audience through an ad hoc educational proposal.
ACME Art Lab born in 2018 from an idea by Alessia Belotti, Melania Raimondi and Camilla Remondina.
The curatorial group inaugurated its activities in March 2019 with three exhibitions, Contaminazioni, curated by Alessia Belotti, Bunker, Brescia, Geminantis, curated by Melania Raimondi and Transient, curated by Camilla Remondina, Spazio contemporanea, Brescia, involving four international level artists which dialogued in Brescia for the first time: Francesca Pasquali, Laura Renna, Silvia Inselvini and Antonio Scaccabarozzi.
Recent activities include: curators of the exhibition Contemplare l’invisibile. Valery Franzelli / Stefano Riboli (March – April 2022), selected for Trento Art Festival 2022 and displayed at SPAZIO15 in Brescia; curators of the exhibitions /biàn·co/ (January – February 2022) and Érebos (December 2021 – January 2022) for the period dedicated to young artists, Fondazione l’Arsenale in Iseo; curators of the collective exhibition AT WORK! Lavoro, Società, Comunità nell’Arte Contemporanea, MO.CA – centro per le nuove culture di Brescia (November 2021 – January 2022) and Spazio Berlendis in Venice (November 2021 – February 2022); curators of The Coketown Effect project (November 2021) winner of the open call for curators by The Others Art Fair in Turin; curators of the virtual exhibition [C]OSTRUZIONI (February – March 2021) selected for Trento Art Festival, curators of two exhibitions of Meccaniche della Meraviglia 14, Brescia and Puegnago del Garda (September – October 2020); exhibition GestoZero. Istantanee 2020, Museo della Città Santa Giulia, Brescia (August – September 2020), Museo del Violino di Cremona (October – November 2020) e Ex Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena di Bergamo (June – July 2021).
ACME in the dictionary is defined as “culminating point, moment of greatest splendor, productivity, prosperity (of a civilization, of a nation, or even of a person)”.
ACME is the imaginary factory in the Looney Tunes universe.
ACME derives from the Greek ακμή which means excellence.
ACME is an acronym used in the ’20s by American companies to appear on the first pages of the phone book and meant: A Company Making Everything.
We are ACME. A is Alessia, C is Camilla and ME is Melania.