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Post-Water

22.01–22.02.2019: Museo Nazionale della Montagna CAI Torino, Turin, IT

Water Tapes is a public program from 22 January till 22 February with: Neha Choksi, Marjolijn Dijkman & Toril Johannessen and Julius Von Bismarck.

Post-Water, curated by Andrea Lerda is an exhibition on the theme of water that is articulated through video, photography, drawing and sculpture.
The project includes the works of about twenty international artists, together with a core of photographs and historical documents belonging to the Documentation Center of the Museo Nazionale della Montagna – Cai of Turin. Also on show are some important works from the collections of the Castello di Rivoli - Museum of Contemporary Art, the MAMbo - Museum of Modern Art in Bologna, the Vejle Kunstmuseum and the La Gaia Collection in Busca.

The exhibition is part of a global debate on a theme of great collective urgency. Water, the most essential natural element that generates and guarantees the maintenance of life, is only one of the goods that suffer from the acute crisis of the sense of responsibility of our time. Melting of glaciers, pollution of seas and oceans, desertification of lakes and rivers. These are the most disturbing images that the Anthropocene era was able to produce, altering the natural balance at every level. Recent works, together with some new productions specially made for the exhibition, then raise a series of urgent problems concerning water. Through a journey between present, past and future, the references to the most burning issues that sadly see it as a protagonist alternate with the evocation of possible "post water" scenarios.

With:  ANDRECO, GEORGES-LOUIS ARLAUD, MARCOS AVILA FORERO, OLIVO BARBIERI, GAYLE CHONG KWAN, CARETTO/SPAGNA, JOTA CASTRO, SEBASTIÁN DÍAZ MORALES, FEDERICA DI CARLO, MARIO FANTIN, BEPI GHIOTTI, WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON, ADAM JEPPESEN, FRANCESCO JODICE, JEPPE HEIN, FRANK HURLEY, PETER MATTHEWS, ANA MENDIETA, STUDIO NEGRI, GIUSEPPE PENONE, PENNACCHIO ARGENTATO, PAOLA PIVI, LAURA PUGNO, GASTON TISSANDIER.

MUSEO NAZIONALE DELLA MONTAGNA - CAI TORINO
26.10.18 - 17.03.19
OPENING 25 OCTOBER 2018 H 6.30 PM
CURATED BY ANDREA LERDA