Boris Mikhailov

Temptation of Death

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Arnold Odermatt

The Biennial Selection. 32 Photographs for Venice 2001

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ECAL

Guardare l'utopia

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december

28sep(sep 28)17:0016feb(feb 16)18:00Marcello Dudovich (1878-1962) Fotografia fra arte e passioneMarcello Dudovich

08oct18:3008apr18:00Fotografare l’ira. Le distruzioni a Parigi durante la Comune del 1871

10oct(oct 10)18:0007feb(feb 7)19:00Crash / Fragments 26 artisti a confrontoAutori vari

19octAll Day21decControl compound: changing of constantsSalvatore Vitale

19oct(oct 19)14:0012jan(jan 12)20:00Country Girls. Una mostra andata in CRASHSabelo Mlangeni

19oct(oct 19)14:0031jul(jul 31)18:00La fotografia un cantiere aperto

27oct(oct 27)15:0012jan(jan 12)18:00Marion Tampon-LajarrietteMarion Tampon-Lajarriette

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Marcello Dudovich (1878-1962) Fotografia fra arte e passione

Fotografie di Marcello Dudovich

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We are all going home

Fotografie di Aline D’Auria

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The House

Fotografie di Karin Borghouts

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Miky Maoys 1

Fotografie di Esther Kempf, Laurent Kropf, Alfio Mazzei, Valentina Pini

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Natura sospesa

Fotografie di Santiago Carrera

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Guarda che ti riguarda. Room portraits

Fotografie di Menno Aden

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DO NOT DROP

Fotografie di Willi Moegle

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Border soundscapes

Fotografie di Pino Musi

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Ex Barrio 26

Fotografie di Gian Paolo Minelli

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Je t’appelais Seppi. Ich nannte dich Seppi. Ti chiamavo Seppi

Fotografie di Jean-Claude Fontana

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South of no North

Fotografie di Igor Ponti

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Radicalia

Fotografie di Piero Martinello

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Dal reportage alla photographic novel

Workshop con Carlos Spottorno

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History After the End of History

Sessione di ascolto

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La figura femminile nella grafica di Dudovich

Incontro con Giovanna Mori

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We are all going home

L’arte come riflesso della società

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11a Biennale dell'Immagine
Chiasso
5.10 - 8.12.2019

CRASH – a clash, an accident, a fall, a collision, a permanent fracture. CRASH is a thrill, an emotion, fear, pain, death and panic. Having to start over from square one. CRASH is rebirth, hope, liberation, revolution, desire and the stimulus to continue to grow. CRASH is trauma, depression, defeat, a black hole, slipping downwards, into the darkness. CRASH is destruction and construction, stasis and dynamicity, contrast, friction, between past and present, between concreteness and abstraction, spirit and matter.

CRASH is Arnold Odermatt in his flawless police uniform. CRASH is Boris Mikhailov climbing over the gates of the great abandoned crematory in Kiev. CRASH is the young utopians of the ECAL who discover the truth about utopia on Monte Verità. CRASH is all the others, along with their images, be they still or moving, single or multiple, in black and white or in colour. With their spot-on projects, their reasoning perhaps still a little confused yet which will soon become clear. CRASH is a flow of ideas that runs no risk of drying up, one that skids, brakes but then sets off again even faster than before. It’s a fragile yet flexible construction, within which everyone may find their own place and their own point of view. CRASH is photographs, films, words, Polaroids and photographic novels. Time, places, appointments, times and programmes. Two years squeezed into two months. Most of all, CRASH is people who want to express themselves, communicate, speak out, shout out and freak out. Because with CRASH anything can happen, although everyone keeps wondering what kind of world it would be without CRASH.

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