IMAGE CAPITALFondazione MAST, Bologna
September 22, 2022—January 8, 2023
via Speranza 42, 40133 Bologna, Italy
Authors: Estelle Blaschke & Armin Linke
Curator: Francesco Zanot
A cooperation by Fondazione MAST, Bologna, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Frankfurt/Eschborn
Project management and coordination, Armin Linke Studio: Martina Pozzan and Kati Simon
Production: Chiara Badiali, Maria Anna Cramm, Olga Frydryszak-Retat, Nadine Isabelle Henrich, Luca Marenzi, Marie-Luise Mayer, Matthias Pfaller, Marina Rotondo, Cornelia Siebert, Jaël Steiner and Petra Steinhardt
Graphic design and website development: Laure Giletti and Gregory Dapra (Eurogroupe)
Exhibition design: Martha Schwindling
Exhibition architecture consultancy: Antonas Office
Image printing: Elena Capra
Video recording: Giulia Bruno, Laura Fiorio and Armin Linke
Video/audio editing and post-production: Giulia Bruno, Giuseppe Ielasi, Armin Linke and Martina Pozzan
Printing assistance and studio archive: Paola Spagnuolo
Copyediting: Estelle Blaschke and Vanessa Vasić-Janeković
Open access publication: image-capital.com
We would like to thank the following institutions for lending us exhibits: ADS8 Data Matter, Royal College of Art; Biblioteca dell’Archiginnasio, Biblioteche di Bologna – Comune di Bologna; Istituto; European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland; École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL); Museum Folkwang, Girardet-Archiv, Essen; Historisches Archiv Krupp, Essen; Istituto Geografico Militare (IGM), Firenze / Italian Military Geographic Institute (IGMI), Florence; Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (KHI); Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team, Cagliari; Meta Office, Delft.
Estelle Blaschke and Armin Linke would like to express their gratitude particularly to the Fondazione MAST, its President, its staff and the curator Francesco Zanot. For their support in realizing this project thanks go to Peter Gorschlüter, Thomas Seelig, Laurent Le Bon, Florian Ebner and Anne-Marie Beckmann, the Museum Folkwang, the Friends of the Photography Collection at Museum Folkwang, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Cologne, the University of Basel, the Centre Pompidou, the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation.
The research project was partly made possible with the support of The Rockefeller Foundation, The Huntington Library, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, and Arts at CERN, as part of its Guest Artists program.
Image Capital was first presented in an early iteration at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart and was awarded the Kubus.Sparda Art Prize in 2019.