ISTANBUL CITY HILLS ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DISPERSION AND STATES OF AGGREGATION
Talk and Book Launch
Saturday, October 11 2014 5:30 – 7 p.m.
MAXXI – Museum of XXI Century Arts, Auditorium, Via Guido Reni 4A, Rome (Free Entrance)
On the occasion of The Day of Contemporary Art, promoted by the AMACI – Association of Italian Museums of Contemporary Art.
The event will also provide an opportunity to officially communicate the purchase of Margherita Moscardini’s artwork ISTANBUL CITY HILLS ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DISPERSION AND STATES OF AGGREGATION in MAXXI Art Collection.
The book is part of Margherita Moscardini’s project ISTANBUL CITY HILLS ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF DISPERSION AND STATES OF AGGREGATION (2013).
Produced by: AlbumArte, the Embassy of Italy in Turkey, the Italian Institute of Culture in Istanbul; with the support of AGIVerona Collection and Visioni Future. The exhibition was curated by Maria Rosa Sossai – as part of Anteprima #2, a project by Cristina Cobianchi | AlbumArte – at the Italian Institute of Culture in Istanbul (September, 12 – October 3, 2013) and it was also a Parallel Event of the 13th Istanbul Biennial of Contemporary Art.
Speakers: Hou Hanru Artistic Director of MAXXI; Anna Mattirolo Director of MAXXI arte; Pippo Ciorra, Senior Curator of MAXXI Architettura; Cristina Dinello Cobianchi, President of AlbumArte, Rome; Maria Rosa Sossai Artistic Director of AlbumArte, Rome; Aldo Colella, President of Visioni Future, Potenza; Moira Valeri, Architect and Profesor at Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Yeditepe University, Istanbul; Luca Gasperini, Senior Research Scientist at Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR), National Research Council (CNR) of Bologna; Alper Sen, artist and member of Artkisler Videocollective, Istanbul-Ankara; Rusen Aktas, curator, researcher and writer Istanbul-London; Alessandro Cuccato, Director of Vetroricerca Glas&Modern, Bolzano. Moderate: Margherita Moscardini.
Production Manager and Researcher: Eugenio Crifò; Design: Niccolò Mazzoni; Publishing: Libria.
The book is produced by Visioni Future, Potenza (Italy).
AlbumArte and Margherita Moscardini would like to thank: Gianpaolo e Barbara Scarante, Anna Mattirolo, Margherita Guccione, Pippo Ciorra, Alessandra Barbuto, Simona Brunetti, Ilenia D’Ascoli e Irene de Vico Fallani, Maria Luisa Scolari, Cataldo Colella, Giorgio Fasol, Virgilio Perez, Muhammet Aydin.
Photo: Margherita Moscardini, Istanbul City Hills – On the Natural History of Dispersion and States of Aggregation, 2013. Cover cm 17,5×2,5×13,5, Blu Ray disc, print on paper gr.200, book, AAVV, 142 pp., color, LIBRIA ed, printed in Istanbul in September 2013. Courtesy MAXXI Foundation.