Julian Rosefeldt - Manifesto

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Julian Rosefeldt - Manifesto - Exhibitions Palace


From 26 February to 22 April 2019 at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. The written work, directed and produced by Julian Rosefeldt, It was commissioned dall'ACMI - Australian Center for the Moving Image in Melbourne, l’Art Gallery of New South Wales di Sydney, dalla National Gallery - National Museums in Berlin e dallo Sprengel Museum Hanover di.

Julian Rosefeldt

Born in Monaco of Bavaria in 1965, He studied architecture in Barcelona and Monaco. Member of Bayerische Akademy Schoen der Künste in Division Film and Media Art, He teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Monaco Digital and Time-Based. From the late nineties he exhibited all over the world from Athens to San Paolo, New York to Montreal. Besides his works are in the permanent collections including the MoMA-Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Saatchi Gallery in London, Burger Collection in Hong Kong, the Museum of Castilla y Leon, the Spregel Museum in Hannover. His art of inspiration from the history of cinema and art. Using the language of film builds a surreal dimension where the provocation and irony lead the viewer into curious and unique places. His Manifesto This admirably summarizes his art. Shot in 12 days in 2014 in Berlin, it was also presented as a feature film to Sundance festival in January 2017 and the bologna Biografilm Festival in October of the same year.


The installation is divided into 13 large screens each, through a character, It expresses a different story. After a prologue unroll all female characters with the exception of one male. Monologues that gradually add up becoming the choral narration of today's society, seeking answers to questions from the contemporary age. And here is the artistic provocation which incorporates the texts of artistic manifestos and not of the twentieth century. Dadaism, Futurism, Situationism, Dogma 95, Fluxus, until the The Communist Manifesto, along with the individual reflections of artists such as Umberto Boccioni, Claes Oldenburg, André Breton and other, fill the flow of words in an overwhelming. The critique of a society that seems to come at the end of a journey, and therefore obliged to start all over again, It adds to the discussion of the role of the artist.

So the homeless, la broker, the working of a waste incineration plant, the CEO, punk, the scientist, the speaker at a funeral, the puppeteer, the mother of a conservative family, choreographer, Television journalist and teacher evoke dreams, excite, interrogate the present with the voices of the past, referring to the possible new dimension of surrealtà. Here comes the intense involvement of wave that invests the viewer, thanks to the extraordinary presence of Cate Blanchett who plays all female figures. The talented and versatile actress manage to live human beings so different and contextualized in unexpected areas, so as to enhance a game of contrast and opposites that feeds the thought and reflection.

The surprise of this exhibition is that it is not necessarily important to know all of Futurism and Dadaism or other movements, you warn, anyway, such as statements produce a new energy because it ignored, and reflection will be more fruitful.

During the days of the exhibition, precisely 14 March at 18.30, It is also scheduled to meet with Julian Rosefeldt in the Cinema Room always in Palazzo delle Esposizioni. Admission is free subject to availability and can be accessed one hour before the event. Furthermore, always in the Cinema Room, the 2, the 9, the 16 and the 23 March at 17 They are provided projections of videos and movies, ranging from 1998 al 2017, in which to further deepen the art of Rosefeldt. The entrance will be always free until seats that will be assigned one hour before the screening.


Info, Timetable and prices

Julian Rosefeldt - Manifesto

From 26 February to 22 April 2019

Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale 194

Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 at 20.00.
Friday and Saturday from 10.00 at 22.30.
Monday closed. The entrance is allowed up to one hour before closing.

Ticket Adults € 10,00, Reduced € 8,00, Children aged 7 to 18 years € 6,00
Free admission for children up to 6 years
Open ticket € 13,50

It is possible to reserve, via call center or website, for individuals the entrance round the exhibition
(€ 2,00 excluding the cost of the ticket) and access to the exhibition from the entrance of the booked avoiding the row.

Tel. 06 39967500