Studio Roma 2016/2017
The Board of Istituto Svizzero in Rome appointed, after a public competition, six artists and six researchers for a residence of ten months within the project Studio Roma …
Heterogeneous languages and grammars to put the category of surplus value into focus, to explore the field of excess and disproportion, extractive practices and tensions in processes of economic value assignment.
The complex network of Logistics, the multiplication of its hubs and spokes, is a vantage point to observe new processes of creation of value and the conflictual forms capable of disturbing the discourse of globalization.
A research in the city, the place of the creation and assignment of value, between formal economy and informal markets. An investigation in the city of Rome, capable of spontaneous self-organization on an environmental and social level.
Different transdisciplinary approaches to think about the alternatives to conventional methods of evaluation. The tension between legitimization and research practices is the focus of the work that will discuss strategies of research and positioning between artists and researchers.