Opening and curator’s talk:
November 11, 6 pm


Foto: Danilo Correale, Revolution is..., limited edition, wallpaper 2008

Nov 12 to Dec 20

We do it. The Isola neighborhood in two inadequate descriptive systems

with Adrian Paci, Andrea Sala, Bert Theis, Christoph Schäfer, Danilo Correale,Enzo Umbaca, Yang Jiechang, Maria Papadimitriou, Mariette Schiltz, Millepianimagazine, Museo aero solar (Tomas Saraceno), OUT (Office for Urban Transformation),Paola Di Bello, Stefano Boccalini,, Wurmkos

curator: Marco Scotini
assistant curator: Matteo Lucchetti

The city is the privileged field for the exertion of power. Subjugation procedures are deployed everywhere (on bodies, on language, on places). But nothing is in itself political for the mere fact of hosting the exercise of power relationships, and yet anything, upon the right occasion, can become so. Over the last seven years, the Isola neighborhood—both in itself and within the city of Milan—has become a «political» space. It has become a field of forces, tensions, resistance, desires and aspirations. Perhaps as the heritage of its local past, the Isola has ended up representing a disturbing element for modern urban narratives: speculative projects, spatial police projects, gentrification.  … >>