Hu Hanru, MACP faculty-at-large, co-curates exhibition at MAXXI entitled "PLEASE COME BACK. The world as prison?"

March 2, 2017

PLEASE COME BACK. The world as prison?
curated by Hou Hanru, Luigia Lonardelli
February 9–May 21, 2017 

MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts 
Via Guido Reni 4A 
00196 Rome 
Italy 

 

Now that global communication also means global control, that disciplinary methods are applied to the community in the name of the “war of terror”, that the sharing born out of the Internet and social networks has dismantled our privacy, the word prison takes on very new meanings.

 

26 artists and over 50 works present prison as a metaphor for the contemporary world and the contemporary world as a metaphor for prison: technological, hyperconnected, shared and increasingly controlled...
 
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