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Jaume Ferrete joined us yesterday and will be in Bari until June 30th. He will be working at the local edition of Voz Rare thanks to the collaboration of local associations as Arcilesbica Mediterranea, Arcigay Bari, Un desiderio in comune, Agedo Puglia, La Taverna del Maltese, and of all individuals, activists or not, who care about issues related to sexuality and affectivity. We will publish updates about her survey shortly.

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Radio Materiality is step by step becoming structured as a platform that shares knowledge about the cultural vicinity between the Mediterranean and the Region of Puglia.

After the realization of the project, Blu Oltremare by the Italian artist Leone Contini and 41°08’24’’ di latitudine Nord e 16°50’49’’ di longitudine Est, the initial exploration on the ground by Claire Bosi on the relation between the sea and the work of fishermen, Vessel is now hosting the artist and researcher Hakan Topal, who will work on the status of migrants in the region through a selection of music, chosen on the basis of their individual tastes.

Also this Thursday, the 4th the artist Jaume Ferrete and the curator Kari Conte will present to the public their practices.

This Thursday, the 4th at Doppelgaenger :
at 7.30 pm:

Jaume Ferrete will present to the public his on-going project Voz Rara and in particular he will talk about the outcomes of his workshop with the LGBT community in Bari. The project focuses on the use of voice in relation to politics, society, sexuality and affectivity. Jaume Ferrete is one of the artists invited to take part to Radio Materiality.

at 8.20 pm :
Kari Conte, now in Bari visiting Vessel, will speak about her research on artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ work ballets at 6.30 pm at Doppelgaenger. Work ballets is a series of large-scale collaborative performances involving workers, trucks and barges that took place between 1983 and 2012 in Givors, Echigo-Tsumari, New York, Pittsburgh, and Rotterdam.
Conte is the editor of Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Seven Work Ballets –the artists’ first monograph – published by Sternberg Press later this year.
With the support of Doppelgaenger


Kari Conte is a curator and writer, and Director of Programs and Exhibitions at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), a residency-based institution in Brooklyn, New York. Conte's forthcoming projects include Fieldwork, an exhibition for the Aichi Triennale 2013 and the book Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Seven Work Ballets.

Jaume Ferrete (1980) works on the subject of uses, functions and accidents of voice. Has developed its activities in the visual arts field: Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, or Urban Video Project, New York. In the education field: Master of Communication and Art Critic of the University of Girona; Barcelona's Culture Institute Creators in Residence; or the Master of Sound Art of the University of Barcelona. Performance arts and music fields: Barcelona's Mercat de les Flors, Antic Teatre, or LEM Festival, in the same city; and "Poetas por Km2" in Madrid, among others. His work has been recognized by the National Council of Culture and the Arts of Catalunya or Helsinki Artist In Residence Program. Since 2008, co-coordinates and teaches at the sound pedagogy project Sons de Barcelona, initiated by the Music Technology Group of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona.

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This announcement was published on 01/06/13