From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader

Rosa Barba
Mai 5 – Oktober 8, 2017

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Rosa Barba
From Source to Poem, 2016
35 mm film (color, optical sound)
Duration: 12 min

 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

Exhibition view: From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, 2017

 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2020

 

Photo © Agostino Osio 

From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader

Rosa Barba
Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan
Mai 5 – Oktober 8, 2017
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Pirelli HangarBicocca presents Rosa Barba’s solo exhibition From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader curated by Roberta Tenconi: a project that brings together fourteen works made since 2009, including 35mm and 16mm films, kinetic sculptures, and site-specific interventions.


Barba’s exhibition From Source to Poem to Rhythm to Reader hosted in the Shed space, weaves an intense dialogue between the works on view and the industrial setting that houses them. The five films in the show, seen here for the first time in Italy, include The Empirical Effect (2009), a film set around Vesuvius—for Rosa Barba a metaphor for the complex relationships between society and politics in Italy—, and the artist’s two most recent works: Enigmatic Whisper (2017), shot in the studio of artist Alexander Calder, and From Source to Poem (2016), a densely layered audio-visual narration, increasingly overlapping and condensing, analogous to white noise, filmed in the Audio-Visual Conservation Center of the Library of Congress in Culpeper, Virginia, the world’s largest multimedia archive – a film specifically co-produced for the exhibition.

 

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