Pietro Meloni, Ph.D - researcher at the Ethnology, Anthropology and Cultural Studies graduate school of the University of Siena - presents a lecture on the use of the body in contemporary art, from Gina Pane to Orlan, from David Nebreda to Stelarc, Otto Mühl, Hermann Nitsch and the Wiener Aktionismus.

Meloni’s lecture focuses on the use of the body, its pain, its role in modern rituals, it analyzes concepts of physical and technological obsolescence at the crossroads of body art, schizophrenia, therapy and social denunciation.

The lecture is in Italian only.

Gina Pane, Autoportrait, 1973.

This website uses cookies and similar technologies. We use analytical cookies to offer visitors to the website the best possible user experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device.