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DISPATCH N° 15
01:59:59

Dispatch is a podcast created exclusively for the museum’s website. An audio bulletin of knowledge which brings together excerpts from books, essays, aphorisms, poems, press releases, soundtracks, and stories in a diachronic dimension.


MACRO — Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome
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03/02 – 31/12

RETROFUTURE
With works by Federico Antonini, Riccardo Benassi, Ruth Beraha, Carola Bonfili, Costanza Candeloro, Ludovica Carbotta, Giulia Cenci, Alessandro Cicoria, Gianluca Concialdi, Giulia Crispiani, Giorgio Di Noto, Roberto Fassone, Irene Fenara, Giorgia Garzilli, Lorenza Longhi, Eleonora Luccarini, Beatrice Marchi, Diego Marcon, Jim C. Nedd, Francis Offman, Real Madrid, SAGG NAPOLI, Parasite 2.0, Francesco Pedraglio, Margherita Raso, Davide Stucchi, Ilaria Vinci and others to come.

#Retrofuture
22/06 – 31/12

FRANCO MAZZUCCHELLI
Quadreria 2050

#Supplement
29/09 – 19/02

DIEGO PERRONE
Pendio piovoso frusta la lingua

#Solo/Multi
28/10 – 12/03

ÅBÄKE
Deep Publishing

#In-Design
28/10 – 05/03

readymades belong to everyone®
Philippe Thomas declines his identity
With works by Claire Fontaine, Christopher D’Arcangelo and The Offices of Fend, Fitzgibbon, Holzer, Nadin, Prince and Winters

#Polyphony
28/10 – 12/03

Hanuman Books 1986 – 1993
With a contribution by Francesco Clemente and Raymond Foye

#Bibliographic Office
28/10 – 19/03

FATIMA AL QADIRI
Isekai

#Chamber Music
24/11 – 21/05

ROBERT SMITHSON
Rome is still falling
Opening 24 November, 6 pm – 9 pm

#Rehearsal
24/11 – 19/02

Pier Paolo Pasolini and Ezra Pound. A Pact
Curated by Giuseppe Garrera
With contributions by Allison Grimaldi Donahue, Olaf Nicolai, Luca Vitone.
Opening 24 November, 6 pm – 9 pm

#Arrhythmics
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30/11

Lorenzo Castore
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Screening and conversation with Lorenzo Castore, Guido Costa, Luca Lo Pinto

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DISPATCH N° 15

In this episode:

1. We are witnessing a crime against humanity, article by Arundhati Roy, The Guardian, 28 April 2021.

2. Tropical Parula, Indaiatuba, São Paulo, Brazil

3. Self Portrait, poem by David Whyte.

4. Press release of the exhibition SOMETIMES DOING SOMETHING POETIC CAN BECOME POLITICAL AND SOMETIMES DOING SOMETHING POLITICAL CAN BECOME POETIC by artist Francis Alÿs at David Zwirner Gallery, New York, from February 15 to March 17, 2007

5. Sud e Magia, text by Ernesto de Martino, Feltrinelli publicher, Milan 1982

6. Antico Adagio, music by Lino Capra Vaccina

DISPATCH N° 14

This new Dispatch episode has been realized by sound artist and performer Ramona Ponzini, whose vinyl Trees are Columns with Clouds on Top (2019) is on display in the show Autoritratto come Salvo

 

This Dispatch is dedicated entirely to Salvo. 

 

In this episode: 

1. Franco Battiato, Di passaggio, from L’imboscata, PolyGram, 1996 

2. Salvo, 40 nomi, Gravestone, 47,24 x 18,11 in, Private collection, 1971 

3. Salvo, Io sono Salvo, in Salvo – Sette incisioni e sette poesie, Marco Noire edition, 1983 

4. Gian Marco Montesano, …Il catalogo è questo! (Aria del catalogo), in Salvo-Landscapes, Trento, Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, 2000 

5. Aleksandr Blok, Notte, strada, lampione, farmacia…, 1912 

DISPATCH N° 13

For this new episode of Dispatch, I invited Giulia Crispiani, one of the artists on show in my RETROFUTURE section, to curate a special episode. Drawing inspiration from the city of Rome, its sounds and an imagined rain that features as a sort of MacGuffin in her writing. Here, she reads Monsone perpetuo, which could be called a prelude to Il Futuro è finito ieri, the work which you can find in my physical space.

 

In this episode:

Giulia Crispiani reads Monsone Perpetuo, 2018

Sound by Federico Antonini

DISPATCH N° 12

In this episode:

1. Roger Callois, The Writing of Stones

2. Fairy Pitta, Lake Miike, Miyazaki, Japan

3. Lucy Lippard, The Pink Glass Swan

4. Steve Reich, Come Out (Nicolas Jaar Remix)

5. Alfredo Jaar, The Eyes of Gutete Emerita

DISPATCH N° 11

In this episode:

1. Marguerite Duras, an excerpt from da Scrivere

2. Common Sandpiper, Luspebryggan, Sweden

3. Wyslawa Szymborska, Possibilities

4. Laurie Anderson, Language is a virus, 1986

5. Press Release Irrigitation Veins: Ana Mendieta and Carolee Schneemann

DISPATCH N° 10

This new episode of Dispatch comes out on the occasion of the #Giornatadelcontemporaneo organized by AMACI — Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums.

I invited Nicola Pecoraro, artist and creator of my avatar, to curate this special episode. Drawing intuitively from the landscapes that surround him, he proposed for my podcast a remix of heterogeneous contents, such as the sound elements taken from everyday life and the fragments of songs that trace his research or his collaborations and make up a collage of voices.

In this episode:

1. Intro

2. Nicola Pecoraro, Respire L’infinir, 2020 (excerpt)

3. Interlude 1

4. Edited posts from the electronic music forum on www.gearslutz.com

5. Interlude 2

6. Introduction chapter from The Last Man, by Mary W. Shelley, 1826 (part 1)

7. Interlude 3

8. Introduction chapter from The Last Man, by Mary W. Shelley, 1826 (part 2)

DISPATCH N° 9

In this episode:

1. Randy Kennedy, Language as Sculpture, Words as Clay on New York Times

2. Leonard Cohen, First of all, from The Book of Longing

3. Brown Thornbill, Ambleside, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

4. Etel Adnan, taken from The cost for love we are not willing to pay

5. John Cage, In love with another sound

6. Press Release Lo Savio, la Galleria D’arte Selecta, Rome, 1960

DISPATCH n° 8

This podcast was made during Pauline Julier’s residency at the Swiss Institute of Rome, in occasion of the evening Event Horizon — Là où commence le ciel conceived with Filipa Ramos (September 2002).

Sources are, by order of appearance:

1. Anne Carson, Lecture on the History of Skywritings, © The Louisiana Channel, Louisiana

Museum of Modern Art, 2019

2. Forensic Architecture, Cloud Studies, 2020

3. Quinn Latimer, Dear Drone, Letter in response to Pauline’s video, 2020

4. Vinciane Despret in conversation with Filipa Ramos, 2020

5. Michelangelo Antonioni, Au-delà des nuages in Rien que des mensonges, 1991

6. Helmut Völter, The Movement of Clouds Around Mount Fuji, Photographed and Filmed by

Masanao Abe, 2016

Produced by the Swiss Institute of Rome, in collaboration with MACRO, Rome.

DISPATCH n° 7

In this episode:

1. Celso Amorim, A Post-Pandemic World Order, on Progressive International

2. Fernando Pessoa, Autopsicografia, from Una sola moltitudine

3. Spotless Starling, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

4. Emanuele Coccia, extract from Astrologia del Futuro, Flash Art

5. 99chants, chant#1: DAVID AUGUST — DCXXXIX A.C.

6. Press release of the exhibition Under the Sun, by Lawrence Weiner, in 2009 at Espai d’Art Contemporani Castelló

DISPATCH N° 6

In this episode:

1. Jörg Heiser, Artists in Quarantine, public intellectuals, and the trouble with empty heroics

2. Eurasian Wren, Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

3. Giorgio Caproni, Sassate

4. Press release of the exhibition Soul of a nation: art in the age of black power, 2017, Tate

5. Amiri Baraka, Who Will Survive America?

DISPATCH N° 5

In this episode:

1. Slavoj Žižek, What I like about coronavirus, on Spectator Usa

2. Yellow-Fronted Parrot, Wondo Genet Forestry College, Southern Nations, Ethiopia

3. Patrizia Vicinelli, febbraio 1962

4. Wolfgang Tillmans, On My Own, 2018

5. Press release of the exhibition Visual and Non-Visual Art Expression in 1940 at The Museum of Modern Art

6. Arundhati Roy, Il nostro compito è fermare il motore, from Comune Info.

DISPATCH N° 4

In this episode:

1. Bruno Latour, Immaginare gesti-barriera contro il ritorno alla produzione pre-crisi, from Antinomie Scritture e Immagini

2. Laughing Falcon, Sendero Ojo de Agua, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

3. James Lee Byars, Text of The Hundred One Page Stone Books

4. Arvo Part, Salve Regina, 2006

5. Press release announcing the Robert Morris exhibition at the Tate Gallery, scheduled 28 April — 6 June 1971

DISPATCH N° 3

In this episode:

1. Filipa Ramos, What the virus wants, from The Contemporary Journal

2. Northen Cardinal, Merritt Island, Florida, USA

3. Bernadette Mayer, Fish & Chips, from Poetry Foundation

4. Giacinto Scelsi, Chukrum

5. Press Release of the exhibition The Clock, Christian Marclay

DISPATCH N° 2

In this episode:

1. Giorgio Agamben, Distanziamento sociale, from Una Voce on Quodlibet.it

2. Chipping Sparrow, Washington, Maryland, USA

3. Open Letter II, by Storm de Hirsch, from Mythology for the Soul: The Collected Poems of Storm de Hirsch

4. Sabbie Vergini, Albergo Intergallatico Spaziale

5. Press Release of the seminal exhibition Information, which took place at the MoMA in 1970

DISPATCH N° 1

In this episode:

1. Timothy Morton, Thank Virus for Symbiosis, from The Corona Essays

2. Melodius Blackbird, San Josè, Costa Rica

3. Patrizia Cavalli, from Le mie poesie non cambieranno il mondo

4. Aphex Twin, Tha2 (world scam mix)

5. Paul Preciado, The loser conspiracy, from Artforum

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press@museomacro.it

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