Please Come Back: The world as a prison?

MAXXI

Via Guido Reni 4/A, Roma


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9 February – 28 May 2017Current exhibition
Tuesday to Friday 11am–7pm
Saturday 11am–10pm
Sunday 11am–7pm
Admission
€12 full price, €4–€8 concessions
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This exhibition, curated by Hou Hanru and Luigia Lonardelli, use the metaphor of the Prison to investigate our hyper-technological and hyper-connected contemporary society and global control. The group show includes 50 works by 26 artists, including Claire Fontaine, Jenny Holzer, AES+F, Chen Chieh-Jen and Gianfranco Baruchello.

Image Credits 1–Claire Fontaine, Please Come Back (K. Font), 2008. Tubi fluorescenti bianchi, acciaio montato su una struttura di ponteggio, rilevatore di movimento Installazione alla Galerie Chantal Crousel, Parigi, 20 dicembre 2008 – 31 gennaio 2009. Photo by Florian Keinefenn ; 2–Chen Chien-Jen, People Pushing, 2007-2008; 3–Yilin Lin, Triumph, 2009. Courtesy l’artista; 4–Elisabetta Benassi, The Bullet-Proof Angela Davis, 2011. Allestimento al MAXXI, foto Cecilia Fiorenza
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