During the inauguration of HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails at Despar Teatro Italia on 9th May, the catalogue of the exhibition published by NERO with texts by Kenneth Goldsmith, Francesco Urbano Ragazzi and the philosopher Emanuele Coccia will be made available. Furthermore, the publishing house will present the first translation in the Italian language of Uncreative Writing and will host an opening event at Despar Teatro Italia.
The opening reception of the show will start at 7,30pm. At 9:30pm the Italian premiere of THE MIRROR, a new live performance by People Like Us, will be presented.
In Autumn there will be a seminar starting from I Declare a Permanent State of Happiness, a
book by Goldsmith made up of the author’s notes to Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The seminar will be organised under the scientific direction of professors Luigi Perissinotto and Roberta Dreon of the Ca’ Foscari University.
Thursday, September 26th, 2019. 15:30 – 17:30 | Despar Teatro Italia
Michael Lüthy, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.
Introduced by Diego Mantoan and Stefania Portinari, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia.
Friday, September 27th, 2019. 15:30 – 17:30 | Ca’ Dolfin, Aula Magna Silvio Trentin
Wolfgang Huemer, Università degli Studi di Parma.
Micaela Latini, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria.
Introduced by Roberta Dreon and Luigi Perissinotto, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia.
Saturday, October 12th, 2019. 17:30 – 19:30 | Despar Teatro Italia
Francesco Urbano Ragazzi, curators of HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails.
Paul B. Preciado, curator of the Taiwan Pavilion at the 58th Biennale di Venezia.
Organized by Donatella Bernardi and Nicola Genovese, ZHdK; Introduced by Francesco Tenaglia, Mousse Magazine.
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019. 18:30 – 21:30 | Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
Kenneth Goldsmith, University of Pennsylvania.
Introduced by Francesco Urbano Ragazzi with the participation of Roberta Dreon and Luigi Perissinotto.
Following, a selection of films by Stan VanDerBeek.
The educational program, free and open to the public, has been made possible by the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, the Zurich University of the Arts, Zuecca Projects and thanks to the precious contributions of Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana.