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Matteo Lucchetti v.s Aria Spinelli

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Il 15 giugno Radical Intention chiude il progetto Things Can Change Quickly invitando Matteo Lucchetti a discutere con Aria Spinelli sulle dinamiche dei sistemi di produzione e distribuzione dell’arte in Olanda, confrontandoli con il sistema Italiano. Inoltre, Matteo Lucchetti introdurrà Former West, un progetto quinquennale di ricerca su scala internazionale, pensato per riflettere sulle dinamiche di cambiamento sociale, politico e culturale, intercorse dal 1989 a oggi.

Matteo Lucchetti (1984) è storico dell’arte, curatore indipendente e critico. Laureato in Storia dell’arte contemporanea all’Università di Firenze sta attualmente ultimando un MA in Arti visive e Studi curatoriali presso la NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano. La sua tesi di specializzazione indaga retrospettivamente i rapporti tra comunità urbane e pratiche artistiche. È attualmente ricercatore in residenza presso il BAK di Utrecht dove sta collaborando in qualità di editor con il progetto quinquennale Former  West. Dal 2006 ha collaborato con Marco Scotini per una serie di progetti che includono: We Do It. The Isola neighbourhood in two inadequate descriptive systems (Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2009); Disobedience Archive (HDLU, Zagabria, 2008 e MNAC, Bucarest, 2009); e Cities from below (Fondazione Teseco, Pisa, 2006–2007). Tra i suoi progetti curatoriali: Practicing Memory – in a time of an all-encompassing present (Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, 2010) Altri Discorsi.Attraversamenti  dell’archivio video DOCVA (Careof, Milano, 2009); ReadyMade Life, di Marco Villani (CHAN, Contemporary Art Association, Genova, 2009); una partecipazione a Public Turbulence di Bert Theis e Alberto Pesavento (quartiere Isola , Milano, 2009); The Power of the Artist #1 (Spazio Dinamico PME, Pisa, 2007). Collabora a magazine e riviste di settore come Flash Art ed Arte e Critica. Collabora inoltre con il network per l’arte contemporanea UnDo.net ed è membro del board editoriale di No Order – Art in a Post-fordist Society. Nel 2009 ha cocurato Everybody Talks About the Weather. We Don’t, presso la NABA di Milano, un forum per giovani curatori internazionali sulla relazione tra curatela, istituzione e potere; nel 2008 è stato invitato al Laboratorio di interpretazione per curatori, progetto speciale di Manifesta7. Lucchetti vive tra Milano e Utrecht.

Aria Spinelli è curatrice e vive e lavora a Milano. Laureata in Storia dell’Arte Contemporanea presso l’Università La Sapienza (Roma), ha ottenuto un master in Arti Visive e Sudi Curatoriali presso la NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (Milano). Ha curato mostre personali di giovani artisti italiani, in Italia e all’estero. Dal  2009 fa parte del collettivo Radical Intention. Attualmente sta conducendo una ricerca sui rapporti tra arte e politica in Iran. Collabora con CHAN – Contemporary Art Association (Genova) e Isola Art Center (Milano). Tra i progetti recenti: Things can Change Quickly – Radical Intention (gennaio – giugno, 2010);  Horror Vacui – Occupare il Presente, Isola Art Center (aprile-giugno, 2010), Suberting Dualities – Caterina Silva, Project Room, Galleria VM21 (maggio-luglio, 2010); Being Visibile, in cerca di espressione, Spazio Dogana, Palazzo Ducale, genova (giugno -luglio, 2010)

Alla fine del Talk Radical Intention invita i partecipanti ad un aperitivo di chiusura del suo primo progetto Things Can Change Quickly.

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On June 15th Radical Intention will close its first project Things Can Change Quickly by inviting Matteo Lucchetti and Aria Spinelli to discuss issues on systems of art distribution and production  in Holland, in comparison with an Italian Context. The talk will also be on the introduction to Former West, a long term interdisciplinary project on the political, social and cutural changes from 1989 till today, a project which Matteo Luccheti has been recently working on in collaboration with BAK, basis voor actuele kunst (basis for contemporary art).

Matteo Lucchetti (born 1984) is art historian, independent curator, and critic. After completing his studies in Contemporary Art History at the University of Florence he is finishing an MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies at NABA – New Academy of Fine Arts of Milan. For his master’s thesis he’s currently working on an overview of the relationships between urban communities and self-organized art initiatives. He is currently a researcher in residence at the BAK in Utrecht where he is working as an editor of the five-year project Former West. Since 2006 Lucchetti has collaborated with Marco Scotini on a number of projects including: We Do It. The Isola neighbourhood in two inadequate descriptive systems (Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2009); Disobedience Archive (HDLU, Zagreb, 2008 and MNAC, Bucharest, 2009); and Cities from below (Fondazione Teseco, Pisa, 2006–2007). His curatorial projects include: Practicing Memory – in a time of an all-encompassing presentAltri Discorsi. Crossing the DOCVA Video Archive (Careof, Milan, 2009); ReadyMade Life, by Marco Villani (CHAN, Contemporary Art Association, Genova, 2009); participation in Public Turbulence by Bert Theis and Alberto Pesavento (Isola neighbourhood, Milan, 2009); The Power of the Artist #1 (Spazio Dinamico PME, Pisa, 2007), among others. He contributes to the magazines Flash Art, Arte e Critica, and Rd’A. Lucchetti also contributes to the Italian online contemporary art network UnDo.net and is a member of the editorial board of the magazine No Order – Art in a Post-fordist Society. In 2009 he co-curated Everybody Talks About the Weather. We Don’t, at NABA, Milan, a forum for young curators on the relationship between curatorship, institutions, and power, and in 2008 he was invited, with other young Italian curators, to participate in the Interpretation Laboratory, organized within the Manifesta 7 program. Lucchetti lives and works in Milan and Utrecht.

Aria Spinelli (1981, New York) is a curator who lives and works in Milan. She graduated in Contemporary Art History at the University La Sapienza (Rome), obtained an MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial  Sudies NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (Milan). She has curated exhibitions of  Young Italian artists in Italy and abroad. Since 2009 she is part of the Collective Radical Intention. She is currently conducting research on the relationship between art and politics in Iran. She Collaborates with CHAN – Contemporary Art Association (Genoa) and Isola Art Center (Milan). Recent projects include:  Things Can Change Quickly – Radical Intention  (Jan-Jun, 2010); Horror Vacui – Occupying the present, Isola Art  Center (April-June, 2010); Subverting Dualities – Caterina Silva, Project Room, Galleria VM21 (May-July, 2010); Being Visible – Looking for Contemporary ways of signification, Spazio Dogana, Palazzo Ducale, Genova (June – July, 2010).

After the talk, Radical Intention will offer a drink to celebrate the end of its first project (Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, 2010); Things Can Change Quickly.

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