In an age as fluid as the present, the path of pollution seems to be the most appropriate to find innovative solutions to the new and old problems that plague our present. Science and creativity are increasingly finding opportunities to join together: just look at the great European project Green New Deal who – which Ursula von der Leyen It started with enthusiasm, with the participation of top professionals from every sector within the large EU family to find cutting edge strategies in combating pollution with alternative methods to traditional methods.
The model is also effective in the case of a project hosted by a museum maxi Rome, publicly available from 15 October: Arts S + T +And the present repair It is an initiative of the European Commission that promotes dialogue between science, technology and art to explore solutions that improve the global ecosystem, where art plays an essential role in building alternative and innovative visions of the future. A seemingly high and complex but effective purpose to promote the establishment of cooperation between different professionals.
The new group exhibition is the second of three exhibitions of the S + T + ARTS project, sponsored by Manuel SirocchiAmin Guggenheim in Bilbao and manager Where is Idea Barcelona, which combines research by ten different artists from radically different backgrounds. However, in their diversity, the pathways have proven to be able to open up to confrontation, reflecting on the application of the wildest rules of nature, many of which are still being studied by researchers and scholars, to contemporary human and social life systems. “These tripartite galleries provide a normative narrative for navigating the diversity of residence projects in present repair In the general problem of contemporary urgency. In critical human conditions – such as global warming and related extremes, epidemics, resource scarcity, ongoing wars and environmental extermination – we must take our concept of cooperation beyond humankind and recover, redesigning the technologies available today and in the near future »says the exhibition curator Manuel Sirocchi.
Suzy Juche Project development Trashan interactive audiovisual facility, an island of waste that, through a combination of “big data”, shows the unexpected and surprising dynamics of the waste disposal process in Italy. Olga KiselevaIn cooperation with Leo Power Realize Cities live like treesAn invitation to reflect on innovative perspectives to improve the quality of life in cities. Work takes into account research Leonardo Da Vinci on tree structures. It seeks, in fact, through an important set of data, new ways of integrating trees into the urban landscape and keeping city structure alive. The result is an equation reproduced through mural painting with the aim of renewing the relationship between man and nature.
Samira Beniny Ellawat Gifts GEO-LLUM, a performative act seen as a growing organic being, in which the role of man is to take care of it. The artist analyzes the role of public lighting in urban green areas, focusing on terrestrial bacteria that have the ability to generate free electricity during the biological cleaning of contaminated soil. GEO-LLUM It was also included in the first bioremediation pilot program in the Hort del Clot district of Barcelona. One and care of many From Penelope Kane It is a visual narrative of science, wonder, and hope through the world of micro-lichens. Rootless lichen, neither plant nor animal, absorbs carbon dioxide and is therefore an important part of ecosystems. The project reflects on the benefits of resettling this type in cities.
philip van dingen And the David Chungu with susquette visions They investigate how the folklore tradition, SUSSKEWIET, once re-contextualized, can reveal a potential collective intelligence orchestrating our dominant relationship with non-human entities. Adriana KnovHe works as an artist, writer, and xenologist, focusing on topics such as media, space art, and the alien and moving future. TX-2: Shading the Moon It’s a virtual satellite building experience. Handcrafted solar sail showing an exotic and post-colonial future.
Karst From Log O’Neill It is a three-dimensional sound installation, recorded and performed on the spot, allowing artistic and performative interaction with the venues. Waterbodiesby designer duo Anya Labach And the Annika Unger subordinate Labach Studio | EngageIn cooperation with Joanna Schmer studio, is a work of art that uses specific rocks from the geological layers of the city of Berlin to modify the quality of other water so that its mineral content and flavor are similar to the drinking water of the German capital. The project is the result of a geohydrological survey of Berlin’s regional groundwater systems, their specific characteristics and challenges.
The curator concludes, “The artists and studios at Repairing the Present demonstrate an amazing ability to undertake multiple efforts in fields as diverse as epidemiology, bioengineering, waste policy, cultural criticism, new materials and cryptography, to name a few.” . Each cycle appears : REWORLD: REWILD: RETOOL It will be an opportunity to experience developing their research and find inspiration through direct contact with the business.
Fix the Present: Reconfigure
Sponsored by Manuel Sirocchi
Artists: Samira Bennini Bonuses, Penelope Kane, Philip Van Dingenen, David Chongo, Adriana Knauf, Log O’Neill, Studio Labach Unger & Joanna Schmer, Suzy, Juche and Olga Kiseleva.
MAXXI – National Museum of 21st Century Art – via Guido Reni, 4A, Rome
All information: maxxi.art/events/repairing-the-present-rewild
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