This week the MACRO Rome will host three exhibition’s with a relevant international flavor, let’s have a look at what’s happening.

The opening of the fifth step of “From La Biennale project of Venice & open to Macro. International Perspectives” created and led by Paolo De Grandis and Claudio Crescentini. At MacroTestaccio, on this very occasion, Alessandro Verdi displays a series of works which draw on 2009 exhibition at Biennale in Venice led by Achille Bonito Oliva entitled Sulla pelle della pittura. This is a series of works that create a connection with the architecture of the space and tell us the complexity of today’s individuals with their strength and fragility.

A.Verdi 2 – No Title – 2016 – cm 107 x cm 160 (diptych) – ink on paper. Courtesy of MACRO Roma

A.Verdi 2 – No Title – 2016 – cm 107 x cm 160 (diptych) – Ink on paper. Courtesy of MACRO Roma

Furthermore, the sixth step of From La Biennale project di Venezia & open to Macro. International Perspectives is for Marco Nereo Rotelli the chance to bring forward his POETRY, a real synthesis of his installations on the occasion of the 49th and 53rd edition of Biennale in Venice. They were joined together in a project called site specific cooperating with the Syrian poet Adonis. This is a work of shapes and words unveiling the most straight expression of inwardness and compositional research of both artists.

Mr Rotelli & Mr Adonis

Mr Rotelli & Mr Adonis – Courtesy of MACRO Rome

Lastly, the third event is a photograph exhibition by Marco Paoli from Florence entitled Ethiopia whose curator is Paolo Cavalcanti. The photographs pay tribute to the magnificence of one of the African countries, Ethiopia in fact, richer in culture, history and architecture. A journey to discover this country, better known for its clichés than real knowledge, showing us unknown truths.

Ethiopia by Marco Paoli – Courtesy of MACRO Roma

Ethiopia by Marco Paoli – Courtesy of MACRO Roma

These three exhibitions open on Wednesday April 12th at 6.30 pm at Macro Testaccio – La Pelanda until May 17th 2017.

…So, it’s safe to say that culture is never enough, seize this opportunity!!!

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Article by Virginia Glorioso

English translation by Chiara Vilmercati