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Claudio Zecchi

Country(activity based):
Italy / Portugal
Genre:
Curation

Profile

Final educational background is MA, Contemporary Art History, Faculty of Conservation and Cultural Heritage.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are

- Sino alla fine del mare, workshop, Lastatio/Ramdom, Gagliano del Capo (LE), Italy, 2017

- São Paulo, Out of reach / São Paulo, Fora de Alcance, PIVÔ, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017

- Public Sphere: Process and Practices, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, U.K., 2016

- Practice as an Intersection in a Fragile Environment #2, Residency Unlimited, New York, New York, 2015

- Practice as an Intersection in a Fragile Environment #1, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy, 2014


Other activities are

- A. Gemmi and M. Marmiroli, Ogni Opera di Confessione, Film, 2015, Itlay, curated by C. Zecchi and M. Trulli

- Mediterranea 16th, Errors Allowed, Ancona Italy, 2013, co-curation


Claudio Zecchi is an independent curator whose field of research aims at investigating new visions and readings of the public sphere exploring the mutual relationship between the practices - artistic, curatorial and institutional - the territory and the local communities.


Website:

http://performativepractices.blogspot.jp, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtPKbN-ZZZszmPKndgr8dpg, https://sinoallafinedelmare.tumblr.com/?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma

Supported by BJCEM, UKYA, RAMDOM and BCC Cassa Rurale

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About works / performance

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Sino alla fine del mare, October 2017, Workshop, Lastation, Gagliano del Capo (LE - ITA), Photo Courtesy, Claudio Zecchi

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Caderno de Campo: A Cidade sem Imagem, July 2017, Workshop, São Paulo (BRA), Courtesy Helena Cavalheiro and Plana, Ph. Claudio Zecchi

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Public Sphere Process and Practicess, April 2016, Workshop/Public discussion, New Art Exchange, Nottingham (UK), Courtesy Roberto Memoli

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Panel discussion (Institutional models), May 2015, Residency Unlimited, New York (USA), Photo Courtesy Residency Unlimited

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Public discussion, December 2014, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan (ITA) , Courtesy Isola Art Center, photo Claudio Zecchi

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Ogni Opera di Confessione, Alberto Gemmi-Mirco Marmiroli, 2013-2015, Film, 1h7'28'' , Frame from film, Courtesy A. Gemmi e M. Marmiroli

Comment

Focusing on the relationship between art and the public sphere in a state of cultural nomadism, Zecchi’s long-term research is the culmination of months of conversations with artists, Institutions, and communities across the city. Seeking to explore the fragile relationship between these two entities and its legacy, his research has so far investigated topics such as the activism (Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan); the role that artists, curators, and Institutions perform in the contemporary society at large (Residency Unlimited, New York); the topic of the language (New Art Exchange, Nottingham) and the topic of the architecture and urbanism (PIVȎ Pesquisa, São Paulo, BRA). Informed by the discourse, the outcome it’s been always different.
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