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Assab One
Assab One is an exhibition space in Milan, founded by Elena Quarestani in 2002.

It is located in an industrial complex which was previously the headquarters of a well-known printing plant, GEA (Grafiche Editoriali Ambrosiane). Assab One currently hosts exhibitions and events. The Assab One cultural association produces and promotes cultural events and art projects.

The name Assab One originates from the building's address, which is just a short walk from the Cimiano stop on the green line of the Milan subway system. This neighborhood, as are many other suburban areas in the city, is in a process of change, searching for ways to improve itself and answers. Assab, the name of an African port, becomes a symbol for a place of exchange amongst individuals, different cultures and realities. Assab One is both a physical and a metaphorical space, open to the neighborhood and the city, engaged in an ongoing dialogue with artists, initiatives and institutions in Italy and abroad


Nathalie Du Pasquier

in collaboration with Exile Gallery Berlin


a project by Richard Gorman

Invited arists: Alessia Bernardini, Dafne Boggeri, Vincenzo Cabiati, PierLuigi Calignano, Chiara Camoni, Roberto Caracciolo, Claire Carpenter, Eun Mo Chung, David Crone, Flavio de Marco, Blaise Drummond, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Simonetta Ferrante, Martin Gale, Nuala Goodman, Paul Goodwin, Pamela Gorman, Richard Gorman, Sheila Gorman, Pino Guidolotti, Giovanni Hänninen, Jin Hirosawa, Ronnie Hughes, Felix Humm, Eithne Jordan, Mayumi Kimura, Roisin Lewis, Salvatore Licitra, Claudia Losi, Anthony Lyttle, Antoni Malinowski, Amedeo Martegani, Andrea Mastrovito, Ed Miliano, Yuuka Miyajima, Jyunko Ogawa, Luca Pancrazzi, Steve Piccolo, Federico Pietrella, Andrea Pitzalis, Roberto Rizzo, Francesco Simeti, George Sowden, Alessandra Spranzi, Masaki Tanabe, Charles Tyrrell, Luca Vitone

The exhibitions are open to the public
until may, 6th 2016
tuesday to friday
from 3.00 to 6.30 p.m.


participatory performance

a project by Matteo Lanfranchi + Marco Palmieri
music by Roberto Rettura

wednesday May 11th, from 7.00 to 10.00 p.m.

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Entrance at ASSAB ONE with membership card (one year - 5 euro)
Chris Larson, Shotgun Piano Milano, 2007; Shotgun House, 2007. Courtesy galerie magnusmüller. Photo Ivan Taborri
Chris Larson, Shotgun Piano Milano, 2007; Shotgun House, 2007. Courtesy galerie magnusmüller. Photo Ivan Taborri