Barbara Casavecchia

Silence and (the language of) the Other

House of Literature, Bergen (Fossestova)
Østre Skostredet 5, Bergen Map

At 16:00–18:00

During the workshop, silence as a topic and radical means of expression will be examined in relation to the works of Italian women artists, writers and feminist theorists from the ‘60s (Ketty La Rocca, Maria Lai, Carla Lonzi, Anne-Marie Sauzeau), as well as to the practices of contemporary artists such as Shannon Ebner, Pauline Bodry & Renate Laurenz, Susan Hiller, Olivia Plender.

Barbara Casavecchia

Barbara Casavecchia is a writer and independent curator based in Milan, where she teaches at Brera art academy. She is a contributing editor to Frieze, and her articles and essays have appeared in in among other publications Art Agenda, Art Review, D/La Repubblica, Flash Art, Mousse, L’Officiel Art, South As A State of Mind/d14 and Spike, as well as in artist books and catalogues. In 2014, with Lorenzo Giusti, she co-curated the retrospective Maria Lai. Ricucire il mondo at MAN, Nuoro. In 2018, she will curate the exhibition Susan Hiller: Social Facts at OGR, Turin.

With funding from City of Bergen. Volt’s programme in 2018 is funded by the City of Bergen, the Arts Council Norway.

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