Marinella Senatore: Building Communities

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Anno

2014

Autore

Marcella Beccaria

Editore

Mousse Publishing

ISBN

97888867491421

Lingua

Italiano-English

Numero Pagine

185 pg.

This first monograph on Marinella Senatore is conceived to document her first retrospective in a museum setting (“Costruire Comunità / Building Communities”, held at the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea from October 5, 2013 to January 6, 2014). It presents a selection of major projects by the Italian artist: from her early works, focused on everyday micro-narratives, to her most recent, aimed at exploring art’s potential to seek dynamic interaction, and rather than relegating the audience to the passive role of spectators, foster the active involvement of participants. As the curator of the exhibition and editor of the publication Marcella Beccaria tells us, “Reflecting on the art of Marinella Senatore means examining a diverse body of work that includes film, video, photography, sound, installation, drawing, and collage, but also writing seminars, dance sessions and workshops on a wide range of subjects. In addition to this variety of languages and techniques, each of the artist’s projects must also be analyzed from a broader angle that includes the context and modes of production that are employed, starting, at least conceptually, from her many conversations and interactions with the people she encounters, because it is on these forms of participatory synergy that the very existence of Senatore’s works is based”.