“Poetry for Revolutions: A Group Present with Manifestos and Proposals” is an exhibition venture ensuing from the collaboration between Istituto Svizzero and Cabaret Voltaire, going down concurrently in Rome and Zurich. The exhibition refers back to the historic significance and potential of the manifesto as a method of political and inventive expression that challenges dominant energy constructions.
On this context, artists and writers have conceived modern manifestos addressing topical points, together with the ecological disaster, the facility of language and present socio-political points.
The manifestos are exhibited each of their authentic type and as black-and-white copies that guests can freely take from the show specifically created by artist Ceylan Öztrük.
Along with the manifestos, a number of the artists within the exhibition current extra works similar to
the sculptural works of Ceylan Öztrük, Mathis Pfäffli and Sandra Mujina, the images of Shirana Shahbazi, the sound work of Industria Indipendente, the video-installations of Bassem Saad and Ursula Biemann, or the neon-installation by Michèle Graf and Selina Grüter on the predominant entrance of the Villa.
The present additional contains historic manifestos and paperwork by Rivolta Femminile, Le Nemesiache collective and the artist Anna Oberto, providing an immersion into the historical past of Italian feminism within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies by means of the work of actions that performed a major function in redefining feminine tradition and identification in Italy and overseas.
“Poetry for Revolutions” is the results of an ongoing dialog between curators Gioia Dal Molin and Salome Hohl on the political accountability of their function inside the institutional context. At a time of widespread political, social, and ecological disaster, it’s inevitable to ask whether or not what one does is sufficient, and one wonders: what’s the which means of a manifesto immediately? What are the brand new types of insurrection within the present period? And even, what phrases or ideas might be seen on the partitions of Rome or Zurich immediately?
Bassem Saad, Ceylan Öztrük, Guerreiro do Divino Amor, Giorgio Zeno Graf, Industria Indipendente, Ivona Brđanović, Maya Olah, Mathis Pfäffli, Michèle Graf & Selina Grüter, MigrArt/DACZ (Deniz Damla Uz & Niştiman Erdede), Ramaya Tegegne, RM, Sandra Mujinga, Shirana Shahbazi, Ursula Biemann and a historic showcase with archive materials and manifestos by Rivolta Femminile, Le Nemesiache and Anna Oberto
Gioia Dal Molin (Istituto Svizzero) and Salome Hohl (Cabaret Voltaire)
at Istituto Svizzero, Rome
till February 18, 2024