The Observatory

The Observatory will be an investigation emplacement on the actors of the contemporary art system in Italy. At variable frequency, it will be offer interviews with artists, curators, museum directors, critics and gallery owners in order to provide a detailed overview on the current situation and how the crisis has impacted on various professions. The interview is necessary mode of reflection for its dialogical component, which is essential in the project PIIGS_An Alternative Geography of Curating.

A first set of interviews will address the reality of Southern Italy, an area that, for numerous reasons, suffered and suffers more the effects of the economic crisis.

Gianpaolo Cacciottolo