Alighiero e Boetti Day by
curated by Luca Cerizza, Massimiliano Gioni and Francesco Manacorda
Saturday, 28 May 2011
12:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Auditorium RAI – Via Rossini 15, Turin
Artissima and the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi are presenting Alighiero & Boetti Day, a twelve-hour, non-stop event, curated by Luca Cerizza, Massimiliano Gioni and Francesco Manacorda, which will explore the complex, multifaceted figure of Alighiero Boetti.From noon to midnight on Saturday, 28 May 2011, in the evocative setting of the Auditorium RAI in Turin—designed by Carlo Mollino in 1952—artists, art historians, critics, writers, musicians, scientists, and collaborators and friends of Alighiero Boetti have been invited to come together and investigate the wide-ranging, influential work and ideas of one of the 20th century’s most significant, yet most enigmatic artists..
Salman Alì, Stefano Arienti, Stefano Bartezzaghi, Thomas Bayrle, Achille Bonito Oliva, Robert Cailliau, Clino Castelli, Maurizio Cattelan, Germano Celant, Laura Cherubini, Francesco Clemente, Lynne Cooke, Pino Corrias, Roberto Cuoghi, Mariangelica De Gaetano, Mario Dellavedova, Pietro Derossi, Dexter Sinister, Patrizio Di Massimo, Peppe Frana, Guido Fuga, Giorgio Galli, Mario Garcia Torres, Piero Gilardi, Mark Godfrey, Emidio Greco, Rolf Lauter, Corrado Levi, Giorgio Maffei, Randi Malkin Steinberger, Andrea Marescalchi, Massimo Mininni, Jonathan Monk, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Luigi Ontani, Giulio Paolini, Francesca Pasini, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Paola Pivi, Christian Rattemeyer, Maria Teresa Roberto, Pier Luigi Sacco, Daud Khan Sadozai, Salvo, Federico Tiezzi, Tommaso Trini, Andrea Valle, [iaŋ] [voo], Adelina von Fuerstenberg and Lawrence Weiner are just a few of the names who have enthusiastically signed onto the project, and who will be paying tribute to the figure of Alighiero Boetti in many different ways.
Through the stories they can contribute—as extraordinary travelling companions, or simply as artists, thinkers and critics who look back on Boetti’s work with fascination—Alighiero & Boetti Day will offer a fresh interpretation of Boetti’s pivotal role in Italian culture and the international art scene.