Jimmie Durham. Sound and Silliness – meeting and book presentation at MAXXI in Rome

On the occasion of the exhibition Jimmie Durham. Sound and Silliness, at MAXXI through to 2 June 2016, the artist, poet and political activist, known for his lyrical and ironic art, will be meeting the MAXXI public to discuss the themes of his work. During the seminar the exhibition catalogue published by NERO and the book Galleria Pieroni 1970-1992 published by Paolo Edizioni will also be presented.

Speakers:

Jimmie Durham artist
Achille Bonito Oliva critic and curator
Hou Hanru Artistic Director, MAXXI
Mario Pieroni e Dora Stiefelmeier – RAM radioartemobile
Introduced by
Giulia Ferracci, co-curator of the exhibition

The exhibition and the catalogue Jimmie Durham. Sound and Silliness have been produced with the support of RAM radioartemobile.

Graziella Lonardi Buontempo Hall – Admittance €5, free for myMAXXI cardholders
€5 discount for the exhibition catalogue Jimmie Durham. Sound and Silliness who show the entrance ticket

MAXXI – Via Guido Reni 4A – 00196 Roma
Tuesday 17 May 2016, 6pm–7pm