Between September and October David Medalla was a guest of the Galleria Enrico Astuni to prepare the exhibition Locus Solus. Homage to Arthur Rimbaud curated by Lorenzo Bruni, which opened on December 2nd. The artist has created especially for the gallery a new series of works conceived as a kind of interior diary in which […]
A new play conceived by one of the protagonists of the contemporary art world has gone on stage in two dates at Teatro Argentina in Rome. It talks about the old Belgium and the new one in a festive, eccentric, aesthetic key. The great supremacy of the image as an ideal object has lost long […]
Ann Hirsch‘s irreverent artistic research of (1985, Baltimore, lives and works in Los Angeles) explores the role played by women in online space and the tacit conventions that constrain the expression of female sexuality.
On 15 November 1974, De’ Foscherari gallery inaugurated the exhibition “Ghenos, Eros and Thanatos” where the curator Alberto Boatto, one of the most radical critics of art in that period, brought together 13 artists dedicated to eroticism intended as a driving force connecting the two extremes of birth and death.
Candide is a pure spirit which decides to embrace the world, immersing himself in the real, touching, smearing his face with the misery of mud and his hands with the violence of blood. Candide challenges supposed beliefs of a destiny that is not built on happy coincidences, but on an often tragically flawed human arbitrariness.
The cyborg is a creature in a post-gender world; it has no truck with bisexuality, pre-oedipal symbiosis, unalienated labour, or other seductions to organic wholeness through a final appropriation of all the power of the part into a higher unity […]” (Donna Haraway, ‘A Cyborg Manifesto’, 1985).
In which way are we accomplices of the past that we inherit and of the history that we consume in the present? The Old Continent, which today feels besieged and invaded by the inevitable and unstoppable flow of immigrants, is still totally unprepared to handle the emergency and assume effective sustainable future strategies:
Its third year in the form of biennial, the Venice Performance Art week reopenS the doors of Palazzo Mora and Palazzo Michiel from 10 to 17 December 2016, with a program that sees international artists, dealing with the theme ‘Fragile Body – Material Body’.
curated by Luciano Marucci In the period William Kentridge was busy carryng out his work “Triumphs and Laments” on the embankment wall along the Tiber all well as other works abroad, he didn’t find (have) time to answer my queries. I therefore contacted him in a later moment and he kindly forwarded the audio file […]