Curated by: Davide Mariani, Paolo Cortese
The exhibition "The other face of the moon", organized by the Stazione dell'Arte Foundation, in collaboration with the Mirella Bentivoglio Archive in Rome and with the support of the Municipality of Ulassai, the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and the Foundation of Sardinia, represents the first retrospective dedicated to Mirella Bentivoglio (Klagenfurt 1922 - Rome 2017) by a museum institution in Sardinia and will be inaugurated on Saturday 25 September, at 18:00, in the evocative spaces of the former train depot.
"After the success of the Stefano Boeri exhibition, we are happy for this new and important occasion that comes on the threshold of the centenary of the birth of Mirella Bentivoglio - declares Gian Luigi Serra, Mayor of Ulassai and President of the Stazione dell’Arte Foundation. - Thanks to the collaboration with the Archive dedicated to her we are able to offer another important exhibition event in Ulassai, which will attract many enthusiasts and tourists and which will allow to highlight and enhance another extraordinary woman and artist, friend and colleague by Maria Lai ».
Curated by Davide Mariani, director of the Stazione dell'Arte and by Paolo Cortese, curator of the Mirella Bentivoglio Archive, the exhibition highlights the complexity and depth of his poetics, through the exhibition of over fifty works, photos, videos and sketches that allow you to appreciate the most relevant moments of his artistic and curatorial career, stimulating reflections and dialogues on topics that are more current than ever today.