February 5th – April 24th 2011
MARTA DE MENEZES/DARIO NEIRA
curated by Claudio Cravero
The exhibition intends to compare the research of the Portuguese artist Marta De Menezes (her first presence in Italy) and Turin based Dario Neira. In the two personal show their works are made out of biological materials (DNA, proteins, cells) used as a new media art and they seem to respond to the latest research and biotech opportunities. In spite of De Menezes and Neira’s practices are very often included in the Bio-art sphere, they works are at the same time witnesses of personal views and creative poetics that explore the body nature, physically and socially.
De Menezes will guide the public a two-day workshop to discover the field of the uncanny body biotic matter.