1st Forum: Documentation and Contemporary Languages

Posted on 05.11.2010


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CURATED BY Laura Bardier and Marina Vergiani

The international Forum Documentation and Contemporary Languages, is a three year project curated by the Documentation Center, PAN | Palazzo delle Arti Napoli. It offers a platform to discuss the conditions of art creation and fruition / enjoyment, promoting a systematic reflection on the active role of Centres for the Contemporary Arts regarding the development of the concepts museum, documentation and fruition. The Forum’s venue is Palazzo Roccella, the first exclusive and permanent Centre for the Contemporary Arts of the city of Naples. The main aim of this yearly meeting is to stimulate, to collect and to record, from a critical, shared point of view the different prospects and identities of the international network. Documentation and Contemporary Languages is an occasion for direct and practical exchange among the directors and managers of the cultural institutions representing an important part of the contemporary art system.
The sessions of the forum Documentation and Contemporary Languages will consider the following subjects:
• Artworks and documents, art in the creation of a history
• Art and public commisions
• Information and art languages
• Art, science and technology


Azienda Speciale Palaexpo, Roma, Italia
Basis Wien – Art, Information and Archives, Vienna, Austria
Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, Fance
Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italia
C/O Careof, Milano, Italia
Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology, Montreal, Canada
DIA Art Foundation, New York, U.S.A.
Harvard University, Boston, U.S.A.
Institut National de L’Audiovisuel, Paris, France
M A D R E – Museo d’Arte DonnaREgina, Napoli, Italia
MAXXI – Centro di Documentazione, Roma, Italia
Museo della Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Italia
Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Torino, Italia
NTT Intercommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan
Palazzo delle Papesse – Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italia
PAN | Palzzo delle Arti Napoli, Napoli, Italia
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, U.S.A.
Soprintendenza per i Beni Architettonici e il Paesaggio e
per il Patrimonio Storico Artistico e Demoetnoantropologico di Napoli e Provincia, Napoli, Italia
Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Napoletano, Napoli, Italia
The Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
A video review will be dedicated to the presentation of works and projects of the invited institutions.


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