The Beautiful Demonstration – short version
April 12th 2014 as a finish for the week of action in Bologna, we did a beautiful demonstration in Via Indipendenza in Bologna. For the weather forecast was really bad, we did a short and small version – an extended version is intended to be made soon.
Is Democracy Beautiful? – the Video
Reenacting Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedos painting Il Quarto Stato. Here is the video:
Tell us, is democracy beautiful?
Is Democracy beautiful? Can we find beauty in democratic processes? Do you think that it is completely foolish to search for democratic beauty? Or do you know of beautiful moments, times, events or objects that are related to democracy? Then tell us! Click on the Poll or leave a comment!
Il Quarto Stato – Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo reenacted
Sunday 6th of April 45 volunteers gathered for reenacting Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedos painting Il Quarto Stato in Studio Cloud 4 (the original picture shows 58 persons). We want to thank all participants and especially Stefano Stagni our photographer for exciting discussions of different forms and possibilities of a contemporary version of Pellizzas…
La democrazia siamo noi – the Beuys Photos
Today we could install the first set of Beuys photos collected within the first days of the exhibition: There is more to come!
Il Quarto Stato – Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, democratic version 2014
Today we invited the people from Bologna to participate in reenacting ‚Il quarto Stato‘ – a picture painted by Italian artist Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo in 1901. Our curators Stefano W. Pasquini, Stefano Stagni and Paolo Frascaroli had been busy inviting people to join us today and we got a small crowd together. We decided on…
First day – in search of democratic beauty
While we still had been busy preparing everything, the Italian curator Pier Luigi Tazzi visited Studio Cloud 4. Pier Luigi Tazzi had been one of the curators of Jan Hoets Documenta IX in 1992 and taught at Kunsthochschule Kassel during the time, when Alex was a young student, so after a long time paths crossed…
club désirer – alla ricerca della bellezza democratica – the show
Friday 4th April the project ‚club désirer – alla ricerca della bellezza democratica‘ started in Studio Cloud 4 in Bologna. Here are some impressions of the show: During the week of action and several events the show will fill up with the help of our visitors.