Exhibition : ASYLUM - where fashion meets art
The participating artists and fashion designers in ASYLUM have several things in common: a slightly surrealistic touch, an interest in the body, and the creation of a persona.
© A-S Dåvik
During the 1930s the photographer Hans Bellmer created gruesome tableaux and sculptures by disjointing dolls and then assembling the parts to form macabre bodies. Seventy years later the fashion designer Ann-Sofie Back created dresses out of parts of design patterns which actually did not fit together—a kind of art historical assemblage-technique, if you will.
Fitting together by sewing became Maria Miesenberger's way into the world of sculpture. Her first objects were influenced by the homemade clothes which her mother had sewn from pattern sheets bought in a textile shop. Pa...
Realtà Manipolate : Come le immagini ridefiniscono il mondoL’esposizione, nata da un progetto del CCCS, con la consulenza scientifica di Brett Rogers (direttore della Photographers' Gallery di Londra), Luminita Sabau (direttrice della collezione di fotografia contemporanea DZ Bank, Germania), Martino Marangoni (direttore della Fondazione Marangoni di Firenze) e Franziska Nori (project director del CCCS), focalizzerà la propria attenzione sul significato del termine ‘realtà’ nelle ricerche artistiche contemporanee che sviluppano diverse possibilità visive di rappresentare il mondo nell’ambiguità tra reale e verosimile, concreto e apparente, presente e passato.
Le diverse discipline scientifiche hanno già definito un cambiamento paradigmatico, affermando che il “mondo reale” non esiste come categoria autonom...
Manipulating Reality : How images redefine de the worldThe exhibition, the idea for which came from a CCCS project that availed itself of the scientific advice of Brett Rogers (director of the Photographers' Gallery, London), Luminita Sabau (director of the DZ Bank collection of contemporary photography in Germany), Martino Marangoni (director of the Fondazione Marangoni, Florence) and Franziska Nori (project director with the CCCS), will be focusing on the meaning of the term "reality" in contemporary artistic research, as it explores different ways of visually representing the world in the ambiguity that lies between the real and the verisimilar, the concrete and the apparent, the present and the past.
Several different scientific disciplines have already defined a paradigmatic change when they contend that the "real world" does not exist as an indep...