Presenting preparatory drawings for the new series Professional Secrets at WIELS Brussels

19.06.2024     H 19:00 – 1:00

With drawings by Danai Anesiadou, Kasper Bosmans, Thea Djordjadze, Rossella Biscotti, Laure Provost, Mario Garcia Torres, Pélagie Gbaguidi, Gabriel Kuri, Ghislaine Leung, Thao Nguyen Phan, Sophie Nys and Laure Prouvost, Diego Tonus amongst others.


Awarded Kunstenaar Basis by Mondriaan Fonds for further development of the artistic practice 2024-2028

Ca’ Pesaro – Polifonie Italiane

curated by Camilla Salvaneschi and Angela Vettese


27.02.2024 – 17.03.2024
Opening h 12.30


Salotto Longhena
Ca’ Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna Venezia

Occult Economics
A special edition of ‘The Added Value’ is on show in ‘Occult Economics’ curated by Yannik Guldner at Huidenclub Rotterdam.
With artists: Haseeb Ahmed (US), Timo Demollin (NL), Þórður Hans (IS), Tom K Kemp (UK), RYBN.ORG (FR), Narges Mohammadi (AF/NL), Diego Tonus (IT)

In collaboration with Elisa Caldana
ON VIEW at MAXXI Museum Rome 

28 June 2023 > 25 February 2024


curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi


Videogallery – FUORI TUTTO
curated by Irene de Vico Fallani, Giulia Lopalco

With artists: Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Yuri Ancarani, Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoîne, Elisa Caldana, Cao Fei, Gea Casolaro, Chto Delat, Tomaso De Luca, Gianluca & Massimiliano De Serio, Chia-En Jao, Malik Nejmi, Vladimir Nikolic, Oliver Ressler, Mario Rizzi, Shahzia Sikander, Diego Tonus, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Wang Jianwei, Mary Zygouri


Screening of Topography of Terror (19.12.2016) and Never Again:

5 September – 8 October





MOUSSE Magazine

Never Again, Again text by Charles Esche



From the Publication Diego Tonus and Elisa Caldana: NEVER AGAIN



Diego Tonus. From State To State
Curated by Lorenzo Benedetti


Exhibition: 25 February 2023 – 30 April 2023
Opening: 25 February 2023 11 am
Talk, Book launch: 28 April 5.30 pm CSAC – Abbey of Valserena


CSAC –Study Centre and Communication Archive
Abbey of Valserena, Strada Viazza di Paradigna, 1 (Parma)


Opening Hours
Friday, 9 am – 1 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am – 7 pm
From Tuesday to Thursday for group visits only, pre-booking required.

For info and booking: servizimuseali@csacparma.it

PAC2021 – DGCC

From State To State (2009-2022) enters the CSAC Parma permanent collection, as part of the PAC2021 Award promoted by Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity of the Italian Ministry of Culture. 

The Award grants the acquisition of the work From State To State and a dedicated exhibition curated by Lorenzo Benedetti within the CSAC’s spaces of the Abbazia Valserena (Parma), with the artistic direction of Francesca Zanella (CSAC) and the collaboration of Pietro Rigolo (Getty Research Institute Los Angeles). For the occasion, a new publication by Electa will be released.

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Lorenzo Balbi in conversation with Diego Tonus discussing the series Fragments of a Conversation with a Counterfeiter, presented on the occasion of the Italian Council Award (3rd edition) and that entered the permanent collection of MAMbo Museum Bologna (IT)



Studio Views of the complete series Portrait realized together with Attilio Maranzano

DCR Den Haag 2022

For What It’s Worth

A selection of works from the series Fragments of a Conversation with
a Counterfeiter on view at Garage Rotterdam


April 30 – July 10, 2022
Opening 29 April – 8pm


With artists: Juan Peréz Agirregoikoa, Priscilla Fernandes, Silke Schönfeld, Jonas Staal, Julius Thissen, Diego Tonus, Salvador Miranda and Sanne Vaassen


Curated by Youri Appelo

No, Neon, No Cry

The State of Things on view at MAMbo Museum Bologna (IT)

May 12 – October 4, 2022


Curated by Gino Gianuizzi

BLAST Verona

Topography of Terror (19.12.2016) exhibited at BLAST – Estetiche della Violenza

Promoted by UrbsPicta for ArtVerona XVI


15-19 October 2021
Opening 15 October 21.00-22.00
Palazzo Poste Verona



From State to State

The digital archive of From State to State is now on view at www.fromstatetostate.com


Supported by Mondriaan Fonds Amsterdam 2021

Topography of Terror

Whitechapel Gallery London
15 October 2020, 7pm
Online Event


Book launch of the publication Never Again (Mousse Publishing, 2020)


Elisa Caldana and Diego Tonus in dialogue with Gareth Evans


YOUTUBE LINK to the Whitechapel Gallery Event

Speculative Speeches (Workers of the World – Relax)

Speculative Speeches (Workers of the World – Relax) is exhibited within Wat ik je nog wilde zeggen (curated by Rianne Zijderveld and Dean Bowen) at TENT Rotterdam


On show from 25.11.2020 t/m 20.12.2020

MMOMA 99/19

‘I Want Everyone’s Money’ exhibited on the occasion of MMOMA 99/19 curated by Diana Dzhangveladze and Maria Doronina, for the 20th anniversary of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

MMOMA Moscow (RU) December 19, 2019 – September 13, 2020

MMoMA Moscow Permanent Collection

I Want Everyone’s Money entered the permanent collection of MMoMA – Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Russia)



Topography of Terror (19.12.2016) is on view at ROZENSTRAAT Amsterdam as part of the cycle Topography of Terror in the exhibition Never Again by Elisa Caldana, a project supported by the Italian Council (7th Edition, 2019).


Upcoming publication with Mousse Publishing (Authors: Gareth Evans, Charles Esche, Emanuele Guidi and Mark von Schlegell among others)


* These first two films of the cycle Topography of Terror, will enter the permanent collection of MAXXI Museum Rome (IT)

MAMbo Museum Permanent Collection

Fragments of a Conversation with a Counterfeiter entered the permanent collection of MAMbo Museum in Bologna (IT). With the support of the Italian Council Award, 2019.

View of the sculpture A Moment of Darkness in the section ‘Officina d’Arte Italiana. New artistic creativity 1988-2018’

Come Closer at Kasteel Oud-Rekem

Curated by Annemie Van Laethem and Erik Croux

13 July – 29 September

Opening 13 July, 15pm

Kasteel d’Aspremont-Lynden, Groenplaats 1 – 3621 Oud-Rekem (Belgium)

Diego Tonus. Artist’s Proofs

Diego Tonus. Artist’s Proofs 
Spazio Cordis Verona (IT)
Curated by Jessica Bianchera

Opening on June 27, 2019

* The show is open for viewing by appointment until August 10, 2019

Forms of Life of Forms

Timepiece presented in Forms of Life of Forms
Curated by Rob Ritzen
24 June – 13 July 2019
Brussels, a.pass artistic research

Mondriaan Fonds

Awarded Contribution Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent Mondriaan Fonds for International Presentations Program 2019-2022


Diego Tonus and Anonymous

Solo Exhibition curated by Huib van der Werf

Van Eyck Maastricht: April 26 – May 24



Fragments of a Conversation with a Counterfeiter

Diego Tonus and Anonymous

Solo Exhibition curated by Huib van der Werf

Stroom Den Haag: March 1-May 24



Italian Council Award

Winner of the Italian Council Award 2018 for the exhibition Fragments of a Conversation with a Counterfeiter.

The new series of work produced will enter the permanent collection of MAMbo Museum Bologna (Italy)