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Alessandra Celletti in Paris

Written by Alessandra on October 15th, 2014 Posted in news

celletticalAlessandra Celletti in Paris plays for Giorgio Andreotta Calò

Friday, October 24, at 17:33, at the concert hall of the Italian Institute of Culture in Paris, Alessandra Celletti, will perform an original composition for piano developed in collaboration with Giorgio Andreotta Calò, artist in residence at the Institute that dedicades to his work a retrospective exhibition evocatively titled “Sculpture, dead language.”

The collaboration between Giorgio Andreotta Calò and Alessandra Celletti was born in 2012 when the Roman pianist was involved by Calò for the first and only performance, live from the studios of Radio Rai 3, May 21, 2012, of “Prelude to silence,” a composition for spinet that Celletti wrote for the work of Calò titled “Prelude to silence” (Cembalo borghese).

The notes of the composition path that led to the final form of “Prelude to silence” become the material on which Alessandra Celletti has woven the narrative soundtrack for piano for the event in Paris, thus tending an imaginary line to a unique experience.

Giorgio Andreotta Calò: sculpture “dead language”
Resident artist at the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris during the month of October, Giorgio Andreotta Calo is among the most innovative sculptors of his generazione.Tra 2000 and 2005, he studied sculpture at the Venice and Berlin Kunsthochschule .

Between 2003 and 2007 he worked as an assistant to Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. In 2012 was awarded the Italian Contemporary Art MAXXI (National Museum Art XXI century) and in 2014 the New York prize of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
He was elected as resident artist by Chiara Parisi, director of the cultural programs of the Monnaie de Paris.
From October 8 to 30 the salons of the Hôtel de Galliffet will host his latest works in an exhibition inspired by the famous essay by the great sculptor Arturo Martini, “Sculpture dead language.”

FRIDAY, Oct. 24
5:33 pm >>> FREE ENTRANCE >> Italian Cultural Institute, 73, rue de Grenelle – 75007 Paris

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