INHUMAN, Barletta Castle

Newly opened to the public at the Barletta Castle , INHUMAN, a collective exhibition curated by Giusy Caroppo featuring work by internationally renowned artists Kendell Geers , Oleg Kulik and Andres Serrano. Intended to encourage the reflection on the universality of human degradation, the violence exercised by the individual or by power against the dignity of the person and their freedoms – also in light of the recent pandemic-induced lockdown and world protests linked to the Black Lives Matter movement – the show touches on the moral and anthropological sphere, beyond history, latitudes, age, gender and religion, showing how “inhumanity” is, in fact, “one of the characteristic qualities of the human being” as already stated in the nineteenth century by Ambrose Bierce.

Here is the link to Arianna Di Genova’s recent interview with Kendell Geers for Il Manifesto:

https://ilmanifesto.it/larte-guarisce-con-febbri-allucinatorie/

Interview with Grazia Varisco on Harper’s Bazaar

Just published on Harper’s Bazaar, an interview penned by Marco Arrigoni with Grazia Varisco, part of the magazine’s focus on women artists born in the 20’s and 30’s who have ascended to notoreity and affirmed themselves as central figures of the contemporary art scene.

« In this difficult period of stop for the pandemic – that has often been compared to war – I recall my first sensory memories: the most present reminder after many years is the word “RECONSTRUCTION”. Of the drawing boards in elementary school and then in middle school, I remember a sheet of paper with the word “RECONSTRUCTION” on it, written with a red pencil, suggesting many bricks stacked to “build” its lettering. Today, in the recent context of CONSTRAINT at home, the proposal of RECOVERY is full of uncertainties … the empty restaurant tables laid with hope … the school and the children at risk of great illusions … to be supported in any case with confidence.»
– Grazia Varisco.

Link to the full article: https://lnkd.in/eHyXqsE