Gallery 4 – admittance free
Morteza Khaleghi, a young Afghan filmmaker, together other compatriots from the CivicoZero (SavetheChildren) day centre, recounts the political vicissitudes of his country, the experience of fleeing and the reconstruction of a new identity, in front of the works Le Orme by Alighiero Boetti, together with Matteo Boetti and Stefania Vannini.
An opportunity to remember Maria Grazia Cutuli, the journalist from Il Corriere della Sera killed in Afghanistan in 2001, to whom the secondary school in Herat is dedicated, a school designed by the IAN+, ma0 and 2a+P/A studios with Mario Cutuli and realised by the Fondazione Cutuli.
Following this seminar, on Thursday 26 May at 5:00 PM, in collaboration with the education department of the “Giuseppe Tucci” National Museum of Eastern Art, there will be a visit to the section dedicated to the Islamic civilization.
Stefania Vannini head of MAXXI Public Engagement and curator of the project
Matteo Boetti gallerist and writer
Morteza Khalegi filmmaker
Mario Cutuli architect
Luca La Torre architect
Margherita Guccione Director, MAXXI Architettura, will also be present
On the occasion of the Narration, the MINI Reading Room in the Guido Reni Foyer will host the screening of the short film Polvere di Kabul by Morteza Khaleghi (17’), the winner of a prize at the As Film Festival 2013 awarded by the jury of Gian Mario Gillio, Giuliano Montaldo, Mimmo Calopresti, Santo Della Volpe, Ai Nagasawa and Stefania Sarallo.
Launched in 2014, this project creates new and multidisciplinary paths, permitting MAXXI to be an active participant and a place of meeting, exchange and sharing of experiences. An opportunity to welcome to the museum a plurality of multidisciplinary voices, testimonies and narrations investigated the themes of contemporary art and architecture in an informal context.