The complex thematic area of the project The Dark Side, curated by Danilo Eccher, is organized in three expository moments, distributed over three years, and respectively dedicated to: “Fear of the Dark”, “Fear of Loneliness”, “Fear weather”. The first appointment is dedicated to the “Fear of the Dark”. The exhibition The Dark Side – Who’s afraid of the dark? involves thirteen of the most important international artists with large site-specific installations and large-scale works: from masters and recognized throughout the world, such as Gregor Schneider, Robert Longo, Hermann Nitsch, Tony Oursler, Christian Boltanski, James Lee Byars up to new protagonists of the contemporary art scene such as Monster Chetwind, Sheela Gowda, Shiota Chiharu. The Italian component is nourished with works and installations by Gino De Dominicis, Gianni Dessì, Flavio Favelli, Monica Bonvicini. During the inauguration of the exhibition and on a monthly basis in the halls of the museum, an unexpected performance of the “Female Differential” group composed of four Roman actresses takes place.