miartalks 2016

miartalks 2016


February 24, 2016

April 8–10, 2016

Preview: April 7

pavilion 3, gate 5


miart—the international fair of modern and contemporary art—continues with the established tradition of the “miartalks,” which during the past three years of the fair have brought over 150 international speakers to Milan during the three days in which miart is open to the public.

For the first time, miart is collaborating with In Between Art Film—the production house for artists’ films and experimental video founded by Beatrice Bulgari—to transform the miartalks into a thematic platform of discussion and debate: over 40 international artists, curators, filmmakers, directors of institutions, producers and professionals active in the field of visual and performative arts will discuss how time-based artistic practices are redefining the boundaries of contemporary art and its languages, its institutions, and of both public and private art collections.

The curatorship of miartalks 2016 has been assigned to Ben Borthwick, artistic director of the Plymouth Arts Centre (Plymouth, UK), who has imagined a cross-disciplinary forum that explores the constantly shifting dialogue between the worlds of visual art, cinema, music, video, theater and dance. Three days of interviews, round tables and conversations that will analyze present scenarios of integration between the languages of creativity.

The complete miartalks program can be found at www.miart.it

List of speakers (subject to additions):
Yuri Ancarani, artist and filmmaker, Milan
Umberto Angelini, Artistic Director Uovo performing arts festival, Milano and CEO and Artistic Director Fondazione Teatro Grande, Brescia, Italy 
Knut Åsdam, artist, Oslo
Jérôme Bel, choreographer, Paris 
Frédérique Bergholtz, Director If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Amsterdam 
Martin Bethenod, CEO and Director Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, Venice 
Leonardo Bigazzi, Curator Museo Marino Marini and Special Projects Curator for Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival, Florence 
Philip Bither, William & Nadine McGuire Director and Senior Performing Arts Curator at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, United States 
Francesco Bonami, curator, Milan
Maria Bonsanti, Artistic Director Cinéma du Réel, Paris 
Barbara Casavecchia, writer, independent curator and contributing editor for frieze, Milan
Benjamin Cook, Director LUX, London 
Jacqui Davis, producer, London 
Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio, artists and filmmakers, Torino, Italy 
Chris Dercon, Director Tate Modern, London 
Florence Derieux, Curator of American Art, Centre Pompidou Foundation and Curator-at-Large Musée national d’art moderne – Centre Pompidou, Paris 
Tim Etchells, artist and performer, London and Sheffield, UK 
Eva Fabbris, independent curator, Milan
Helena Fernandino and Emilio Pi, collector, Madrid
Annie Fletcher, Curator of Exhibitions, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 
Franck Gautherot, Co-Director and Curator of Le Consortium, Dijon 
Natasha Ginwala, Curator Contour Biennale 8, Mechelen and Curatorial Advisor documenta 14, Kassel/Athens 
Hendrik Folkerts, Curator documenta 14, Kassel/Athens 
Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi, artists and filmmakers, Milan
Vincent Honoré, Chief Curator at DRAF – David Roberts Art Foundation, London 
Omar Kholeif, Manilow Senior Curator Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 
Masbedo (Nicolò Massazza and Iacopo Bedogni), artists, Milan 
Philippe-Alain Michaud, Curator Department of Film and Cinema, Musée national d’art moderne – Centre Pompidou, Paris 
Aram Moshayedi, Curator Hammer Museum, Los Angeles 
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director for Exhibitions and Programs and Director of International Projects at Serpentine Gallery, London 
Ralph Rugoff, Director, Hayward Gallery, London 
Anri Sala, artist, Berlin 
Nicola Sani, composer and CEO Teatro Comunale, Bologna, Italy
Gabi Scardi, Curator and Supervisor of the project nctm e l’arte, Milan 
Virgilio Sieni, dancer, choreographer, Director for Dance at Biennale di Venezia 
Fatoş Üstek, independent curator and writer, London 
Monique Veaute, President Romaeuropa Fondazione Arte e Cultura and member of the Board of Directors of MAXXI – National Museum of the Arts of the XXI Century, Rome 
Elena Volpato, Curator GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin

In Between Art Film is a film production house founded in 2012 by Beatrice Bulgari and specializing in independent and documentary films based on an interdisciplinary approach and exchange between the various artistic languages of our time. The firm’s main productions include The Lack, the first feature-length work by the Italian video artists MASBEDO; Innocence of Memories, a film about Istanbul, love, memory and loss, based on the novel by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk and presented at the latest Venice Film Festival; Where is Rocky II?, a film by Pierre Bismuth about the artist Ed Ruscha.

Press office miart 2016
Lara Facco: T +39 02 36565133 / T +39 349 2529989 / press [​at​] larafacco.com  

Press office Fiera Milano
Rosy Mazzanti: T +39 0249977324 / rosy.mazzanti [​at​] fieramilano.it 
Elena Brambilla: T +39 0249977939 / elena.brambilla [​at​] fieramilano.it

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