The talk will tackle the (photo)book as a field of intervention. Departing from Natasha Christia’s research diaries and a handful of personal curatorial projects produced in the course of the last five years, it will offer an expanded narrative on her personal relation to (photo)books. More to this, it will illustrate how this relation has grown into an autonomous whole, and how it has fuelled her curatorial practice, enriching and subverting
Quanto 2 title is “The Big Mouth that devours everything, even itself”.
It is a narrative re-edit of the Phd thesis of French anthropologist Raymond D. Berger: an ethnography of the Bintù people, a community of hunters-gatherers from Eastern Congo, whose beliefs system was shaken by the crash of a plane in the woods next to their village in 1994. The cargo contained Coca-cola cans and VHS tapes in which the village shaman thought
In keeping with the poetics of his previous works, in A Swimming Pool, Tagliaferri immerses us in his love–hate relationship with routine: on the one hand, he attempts to escape from it, but on the other, he is aware of his need for it and thus seeks the pleasure of daily life.Throughout all seven chapters of the book, we experience pleasure similar to that of simple common rituals, recognising the repetitions and