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The first monograph dedicated to Trisha Baga, published for her solo showat Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan. This volume is a rare opportunity toexplore the work of the artist, one of the most renowed contemporaryAmerican filmmakers of her generation
Published in occasion of the show , “the eye, the eye and the ear” presented at PirelliHangarBicocca, the catalogue is conceived as a Sci-Fi narration that expands theartist’s personal universe. Structured like a mise-en-abyme, the volume alternatesexcerpts of writings from the scientific, literary and artistic worlds. It also presentsvarious critical texts: an essay by Lucia Aspesi and Fiammetta Griccioli, curators ofthe show, a visual essay in collaboration with Trisha Baga, edited by Herb Tam, curatorof the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York, an essay by Pavel Pys´,curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, a conversation between Trisha Bagaand the artist Lucy Raven as well as an essay by Elisabeth Sherman, assistant curatorat the Whitney Museum in New York. The catalogue also contains a vast photo documentationof the show in Milan and a complete filmographyby the artist.Trisha Baga (Venice, Florida, 1985, lives and works in New York) is an American ofFilipino origins and one of the most innovative artists and filmmakers of her generation.Her works combine different languages and media, drawing upon TV andcinema imagery, as well as amateur videos, to investigate topics like gender identityand the relationship between the real and the digital worlds, while allowing a differentperspective of contemporaneity to emerge.
Lucia Aspesi and Fiammetta Griccioli are Assistant Curators at Pirelli HangarBicocca,where in 2019 they co-curated the solo exhibition of Daniel Steegmann Mangrané.