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Gianluigi Colin. Costellazioni familiari, dialoghi sulla libertà

Palazzo del Governatore - Piazza Garibaldi

Parma (PR)

The exhibition proposes a new voyage within the research of Gianluigi Colin, visual artist, critic and cover editor of La Lettura. Exhibition curated by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle.

Date: the event will be held from Sep 27, 2019 to Dec 01, 2019

Closing days: Monday

Event timetable: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursay from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6pm; Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 10am to 7pm


Family Constellations - Dialogues on freedom is along the rooms of the Palace as an exhibition on the dialogue with other authors: friends first, but also others artists, photographers and poets contiguous to Colin for vision and education, great personalities with whom he worked or a cultural point of reference for him.
The project wants illustrate the relationship between the work of Gianluigi Colin and that of the artists close to him, starting from the comparison with Scultura d'ombra, a powerful permanent installation by Claudio Parmiggiani located on the second floor of the Governor's Palace. The result is a sort of constellation, an astral landscape that reveals coincidences, connections, correspondences and consolidated ties throughout Colin's entire life.

Colin has always been a politician with images: this exhibition highlights his civil commitment through the combination with languages ​​and choices of other great artists such as Getulio Alviani, Aurelio Amendola, Nanni Balestrini, John Berger, Pierluigi Cappello, Danilo De Marco, Mario Dondero, Martino Gamper Emilio Isgrò, Marcello Jori, Jannis Kounellis, Nino Longobardi, Uliano Lucas, Brigitte Niedermair, Mimmo Paladino, Claudio Parmiggiani, Gianni Pettena, Antonio Recalcati, Mimmo Rotella, Mario Schifano, Federico Tavan, Franco Vaccari, Velasco Vitali.

An installation by Colin dedicated to the memory and history is the incipit to the exhibition, an the itinerary with four parts, each of which investigates a specific theme identified by key words: Presente storico, Wor(l)ds, Impronte del presente e Sacche di resistenza.

Entrance: entry fee

Full fee: euros 10,00

Reduced fee: family ticket two parents until two kids euros 10,00; euros 6,00; under 26 euros 4,00

Free entry: I like Parma: entrance free on October 12 and 13.

Information and Booking Centre

Tourist Office Parma
Piazza Garibaldi, 1 - 43121 Parma - Phone: ++39 0521 218889 - Fax: ++39 0521 218887
Weekday timetable:

from 9.00am to 7.00pm.

Weekend timetable:

from 9.00am to 7.00pm. Closed on 25 December and 1 January. December 24th and 31st could change the closing time.

By Parma editorial staff (Sep 27, 2019)

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