Shilpa Gupta, "For, In Your Tongue, I Cannot Fit", 2017-2018, installation view, La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, 2019. Photo by Ela Bialkowska, OKNO Studio
Friday 31 March 2023 ore 18:00 - 19:00

talkFor, In Your Tongue, I Cannot Fitwith Shilpa Gupta and Salil Tripath

Carlo Scarpa hall
free admission subject to availability
event in Italian

The story of resistance and courage behind the book and installation of the same name.

Conceived in dialogue with artist Shilpa Gupta’s multimedia installation, For, In Your Tongue, I Cannot Fit brings together many of the poets featured in the artwork, each persecuted for their words. Curators Shilpa Gupta and Salil Tripathi have also involved other poets, writers and activists, many of whom have suffered persecution.

Bartolomeo Pietromarchi MAXXI Arte Director

Edoardo Albinati writer and lecturer
Shilpa Gupta artist, editors of the book
Burhan Sönmez lawyer, writer and journalist
Ma Thida surgeon, writer and activist (video intervention)
Salil Tripathi writer, curator of the book

On the occasion of the exhibition “Marisa Merz Shilpa Gupta. visibileinvisibile” at MAXXI L’Aquila. In collaboration with Galleria Continua

individual seats reserved for myMAXXI card holders by writing to, by the day before the event