Share

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea verified

Roma, Lazio, IT closed Visit museumarrow_right_alt

closed I say I

Curated by: Cecilia Canziani, Lara Conte e Paola Ugolini

The show

I say I - I say I is the title of the exhibition that opens on March 23 at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, curated by Cecilia Canziani, Lara Conte and Paola Ugolini. Loosely based on Carla Lonzi, I say I - I say I was born from the need to speak and speak in first person, to affirm one's subjectivity, composing a single multitude, a multiplicity of I that resonates with consonances and dissonances. Conceived as an open investigation into the present, I say I - I say I pulverizes schematic patterns and preordained statutes, tracing a non-linear path: a narrative that sediments stories, looks, imaginations.

 

A selfie, a self-portrait, an adventure. The exhibition brings together Italian artists of different generations who in different historical and social contexts have narrated their adventure in search of authenticity, restoring their way of living the world through a constellation of visions. Self-representation, the gaze that challenges roles, writing as a practice and self-narration, the body as a measure, limit, boundary, resistance to homologation are just some of the themes around which the exhibition builds a layered path, reversing points of view, creating new visions and narrations. I say I - I say I escapes any retrospective gaze and is in the present; it does not invent new words, but looks deeply into what we have - feminism - by presenting different and singular ways of giving it body. From the Central Hall, the driving and irradiation nucleus, the exhibition branches off along the path of Time is Out of Joint, weaving other stories about its plot. It occupies the rooms and the liminal areas of the museum and connects to the path that, from 23 April, presents the materials of the Carla Lonzi Archive to the public for the first time. Here, the exhibition activates Lonzi's legacy, a crucial figure in Italian art criticism and feminism and invites us to reflect also on the transmission of his radical thought.

Works on display

Timetable and tickets

Address

Viale delle Belle Arti, 131
00197 Roma

Contacts

More planned

date_range Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

Cosmowomen

Until 10 October 2021


Other exhibitions in Roma

in scadenza date_range Fondazione Pastificio Cerere

Giulio Bensasson

Until 30 July 2021

date_range Villa Medici

ECCO

Until 08 August 2021

date_range MAXXI

A story for the future.

Until 29 August 2021

date_range MAXXI

Luca Vitone

Until 12 September 2021

Related searches

in scadenza date_range Reggia di Venaria

Valerio Berruti

Until 25 July 2021

in scadenza date_range Palazzo Fava - Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Nicola Samorì

Until 25 July 2021

date_range Palazzo Re Rebaudengo

Before the rooster crows

Until 01 August 2021

date_range Torre Viscontea

Window on the Mediterranean

Until 01 August 2021

You don't know about Artsupp yet?

Artsupp is the new museum portal that was born to bring together all the highlights from the world of art and Italian museums on a single platform.

About us
spinner-caricamento