October 2020

Guido guidi, photographer

La figura dell’Orante. Appunti per una lezione, vol.1, Edizione del Bradipo, 2012 The following text is a free transcription of telephone conversations between Guido Guidi and Benedetta Cestelli Guidi I am interested in how things look, not in what they are – I am definitely not a philosopher or an Indian guru! I explore different vantage points in accordance with the temporal nature of observation. Movement and time are my concerns. I&

September 2020

Alena Alexandrova, cultural theorist and indipendent curator

Three exhibitions and a book in development Sascha Pohle, Attachments, 2015 Capturing Metamorphosis, exhibition at the Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, 2010 Hypothesis of a Lost Fragment, exhibition at YGREC, École nationale supérieure d'arts de Paris Cergy, 2015 Anarchic Infrastructures: Recasting the Archive, Displacing Chronologies, exhibition + symposium + now a book draft  There are two exhibitions I curated, which resonate with, and are inspired by Warburg’s approach. In the f

September 2020

Giulia Marchi, artist

Everything move ahead with the strongest of time, multiplo, 2019 Turin, winter 1888-1889. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, 44 years old, German, professor of Classical Philology, retired for almost ten years is living in Piazza Carlo Alberto. Here he sees a horse being beaten and whipped by a coachman. The intellectual, since a long time span devoted only to philosophy and music, runs towards the animal, embraces it and faints to the ground. Fr

September 2020

Ines Schaber, artist, photographer, writer

Notes on Archives 1—Obtuse, Flitting by and Nevertheless There—Image Archives in Practice, Archive Books, Berlin and Camera Austria, Graz in 2018 Notes on Archives 5—Unnamed Series, with Stefan Pente, Archive Books, Berlin and Camera Austria, Graz in 2019 Notes on Archives is a series of five publications about archives and the practices we conduct in relation to them. Produced over the course of more than ten years, the publications feature a series

September 2020

Carlo Birrozzi, architect, MiBACT

In Alto-arte sui ponteggi, public art installation at Milan 2003-2005 In Alto-arte sui ponteggi, was born in Milan (2003) within the framework of the then Superintendence for Architecture for the authorization of advertising on public buildings.  At the very start of XXI century advertising was still a prosperous business and all the construction sites presented advertisings, sometimes even those that were not under restauration, so that commercials were extremely present. In

September 2020

Clare Strand, artist

10 Least Most Wanted, 2011 10 Least Most Wanted is comprised of ten vernacular images displayed in a custom-built, free-standing museum cabinet.  Now held in the Centre Pompidou collection, it was last exhibited in A History of Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980s to Today. Curated by Christine Macel. Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2014 Since being a teenager, and with an amount of ambivalence, I have cut and paste images in