Wednesday, 6 October 2010

The Mock and other superstitions - Le Magasin Grenoble

Le MAGASIN is devoting the 2010 autumn season to SI Sindrome Italiana, a number of events dedicated to the young curatorial and publishing scenes in Italy subsequent to the generation of Maurizio Cattelan.

Some 40 of these artists, born in the 1970s and 1980s, have been invited to present recent works, or ones created for the occasion, in thematic groups developed in the exhibition galleries and the central glass-covered space known as! “la Rue”. Associated with the exhibition is a a colloquium devoted to the contemporary Italian publishing and curatorial scenes The Practitioners!: Curating & Publishing, which will take place on the opening day, Saturday 9 October, and the Open Office project, organized with young Italian independent publishers. The newspaper Transmission will accompany the exhibition.

List of artists (not comprehensive): Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Meris Angioletti, Salvatore Arancio, Francesco Arena, Rosa Barba, Francesco Barocco, Rossella Biscotti, Lupo Borgonovo, Alex Cecchetti, Danilo Correale, Lara Favaretto, Luca Francesconi, Linda Fregni Nagler, Christian Frosi, Giuseppe Gabellone, Martino Gamper, Francesco Gennari, Piero Golia, Sabina Grasso, Massimo Grimaldi, Renato Leotta, Claudia Losi, Rä di Martino, Patrizio di Massimo, Marzia Migliora, Seb Patane, Pennacchio Argentato, Diego Perrone, Paola Pivi, Riccardo Previdi, Pietro Roccasalva, Matteo Rubbi, Andrea Sala, Manuel Scano, Marinella Senatore, Giulio Squillacciotti, Alberto Tadiello, Santo Tolone, Luca Trevisani, Patrick Tuttofuoco, Nico Vascellari, Francesco Vezzoli.

Colloquium The Practitioners!: Curating & Publishing

Saturday 9 October from 2pm to 5.30pm - Auditorium of Le Magasin

With the intervention of Italian independent curators, art critics, directors of institutions, publishers and some French actors, this colloquium should enlighten about the relationships between Italian editorial and curatorial scenes: the question of international positioning of the Italian scene, the place of alternative spaces and independent actors, and the French and

Italian models...

Participants : Alessio Ascari, Chiara Figone, Marianne Lanavere, Luca Lo Pinto, Francesco Manacorda, Simone Menegoi, Chiara Parisi, Francesco Pedraglio, Alessandro Rabottini, Elodie Royer & Yoan Gourmel-220 jours, Andrea Viliani, Elena Volpato.

Open Office!

Salon du Magasin - from 10 October 2010 to 2 January 2011

The young generation of Italian publishers, represented by the magazines Archive Books, Mousse Magazine, Kaleidoscope,! The Mock and other superstitions and NERO present a selection of rare publications,!special projects, and!artists" books.

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