storie di non indipendenza

rita canarezza &
pier paolo coro

october 14th, 2017 - march 3th, 2018
museo della carale
archimuseo adriano accattino
Ivrea (to) italy

Rita Canarezza & Pier Paolo Coro
Storie di non indipendenza

in dialogue with art works by
Vincenzo Accame, Adriano Accattino, Nanni Balestrini, Dino Bedino, Mirella Bentivoglio, Ugo Locatelli, Martino Oberto, Gianni-Emilio Simonetti, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Emilio Villa, William Xerra.

curated by
Alessandro Castiglioni and Lorena Giuranna

opening: Saturday, October 14th, 6 pm

October 14th  2017/ March 3th, 2018

free admission

Museo della Carale Archimuseo Adriano Accattino
Via Miniere 34 10015, Ivrea (TO)

Itís 1950. The border between Italy and San Marino is blocked by a heavy police presence: the microstate has just opened a casino despite opposition from Italy.
On 30th September that same year, Eugenio Montale won the first and the only edition of the San Marino Literary Prize with a set of forty-seven poems that would go on to make up the volume The Storm and Other Things, eventually published in 1956. In order to be awarded the substantial prize of one million lire, Montale had to walk across the border, like an illegal migrant.
Rita Canarezza and Pier Paolo Coro recount this story through a previously unreleased project, drawing on both words and imagery, in which we are pre- sented with the poems as part of a video and photographic research project. Here, the fragments featuring short passa- ges from Montaleís poems relate the whole work to an unknown dimension, one detached from the Montalean episode. It is a crossing of borders, languages and practices, like the many crossings that artists themselves have often had to make on their journeys of discovery. The event recounted also has broader symbolic potential, and it can be inhabited, re-enacted and rewritten in a form of circularity so dear to Montale.

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Museo della Carale, Ivrea (TO)