New York/Rome © Rirkrit Tiravanija, 2019, courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise
Friday 22 November 2019 ore 19:00 - ore 20:30

Videoart Week. Talk.Rirkrit Tiravanija

MAXXI Auditorium – free entrance until full capacity
10 individual seats reserved for myMAXXI card holders writing to by the day before the event.

The undercurrent complexity of Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Rirkrit Tiravanija.

In occasion of the Videoart Week for Videocittà, a presentation of several short movies by Apichatpong Weerasethakul and an abstract from Rikrit Tiravanija’s documentary on John Giorno is followed by a conversation between the curator Davide Quadrio and Rikrit Tiravanjia to disclose the undercurrent complexity of the two artits’ poetics.

The works presented in this occasion are short movies by Apichatpong Weerasethakul that span from 1997 to a seldom seen short movie that brought him to win the Palme d’Or prize, A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Primitive project), 2009 and an abstract of 90’ by Rikrit Tiravanija of the documentary he made few years back on John Giorno, JG Reads, USA 2008, 16 mm transferred to video, 10 hours and 6 min.

Rirkrit Tiravanija artist
Davide Quadrio curator and producer, Arthub, Shanghai/Hong Kong

From 11 a.m to 8 p.m screenings of a selection of short movies by Apichatpong Weerasethakul and abstract of 90’ of JG Reads, USA 2008 by Rirkrit Tiravanija – MAXXI videogallery.
In collaboration with Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/Rome and neugerriemschneider, Berlin