Lunch Talks @ GDI – Turin | Parlare d’Arte .2
26.10.2023 - 14.12.2023 from 13:00 to 14:00
A program by Castello di Rivoli in collaboration with Gallerie d’Italia – Torino
From Thursday 26 October 2023, 1pm – 2 pm
Gallerie d’Italia – Torino, Arena
Piazza San Carlo 156, Turin
After the success of the 2022-2023 edition, Lunch Talks @ GDI Torino. Parlare d’Arte. Great artists, great shows, great topics, a new program of talks curated by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea at Gallerie d’Italia – Torino will return from October 26, 2023. Lunch Talks @ GDI Torino. Parlare d’Arte. Great artists, great shows, great topics offers an opportunity to approach contemporary art. With a special focus on photography, its birth and evolution, and the relationship that inextricably binds it to other art forms, the themes that will be addressed during this edition of Lunch Talks are an opportunity to learn about the works of some of the most important contemporary artists, delve into epoch-making exhibitions that have redefined the concept of art, and explore the thematic nodes that animate contemporary cultural debate. The talks are held by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of Castello di Rivoli, Marcella Beccaria, Deputy Director, Chief Curator and Curator of the Collections, and Marianna Vecellio, Curator, who will accompany the public on a fascinating journey into the art of our days, sharing their direct experiences and their continuous research work. Lunch Talks propose a new form of “lunch break”. The meetings will take place in the spaces of the Arena of the Gallerie d’Italia in Turin, in a relaxed and informal setting. Participants will receive a lunch box curated by Costardi Bros and can end the experience with a visit to the exhibitions set up in the spaces of Gallerie d’Italia in Turin. The program is curated by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in collaboration with Gallerie d’Italia – Torino.
Lunch Talks @ GDI – Torino
Parlare d’Arte. Great artists, great shows, great topics
Curated by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in collaboration with Gallerie d’Italia – Torino
26 OCTOBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Lee Miller and Artists in a Time of War
The lunch talk examines photographs taken by Lee Miller during World War II and introduces additional artists who lived through wartime contexts and decanted even photographic accounts of the war.
9 NOVEMBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Marcella Beccaria, Otobong Nkanga
The meeting delves into Otobong Nkanga’s art and the ways in which the artist, starting with his early photographic work, addresses important issues such as the exploitation of natural resources and the distance that in many cases separates human beings from the planet that hosts them.
16 NOVEMBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Marianna Vecellio, Fabio Mauri
The event is dedicated to Roman artist and intellectual Fabio Mauri and explores his relationship with cinema, and the use and reuse of photos and films to tell the story and memory of human beings.
30 NOVEMBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Atlantic Thoughts on the São Paulo Biennial 2023
Atlantic Thoughts on Choreographies of the Impossible, 35th edition of the São Paulo Biennial, curated by Diane Lima, Grada Kilomba, Hélio Menezes, and Manuel Borja-Villel and currently ongoing. The history and development of decolonial viewpoints from Okwui Enwezor to the present.
7 DECEMBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Marianna Vecellio, Giuseppe Penone / Paolo Pellion di Persano, Jannis Kounellis / Claudio Abate, Giovanni Anselmo / Paolo Mussat Sartor and Marisa Merz / diverse photographers. For an image of the life of art, photography in art at the turn of the 1960s and 1970s.
The lunch talk addresses the use of photography in Arte Povera, Conceptual Art, and Land Art at the turn of the 1960s and 1970s.
14 DECEMBER 2023 (1-2 pm)
Marcella Beccaria, Light in art
From Caravaggio onward, a journey to discover light in the history of art, not forgetting the birth of photography as an original form of “light writing”.
Reservation required: firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free number 800 167 619 The activity costs € 22 and includes a lunch box by Costardi Bros and the entrance ticket to the museum.
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