07.10.2023 > 07.10.2023
Talk with Laura Pugno and Samuele Voyron
Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 11:00 AM
Peola Simondi Gallery, Turin
On the occasion of the Nineteenth Giornata del Contemporaneo promoted by AMACI, Peola Simondi Gallery presents Mushrooms redesign the world, a dialogue between art and science featuring Laura Pugno and Samuele Voyron, a research technician from the Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology (DBios) at the University of Turin. The discussion will explore the world of mushrooms, with a particular focus on their metabolic properties, which allow them to break down and recycle waste materials such as lignin, crude oil, polyurethane, and even trinitrotoluene (TNT).
During the talk, the exhibition catalog for SYMBIOSIS. The Interconnected Threads of Fungi will be available.
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AMACI - Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museum is a non-profit association that today brings together twenty-four of the most prestigious italian museums. Founded in 2003 with the aim of promoting the languages of contemporary art and supporting the development of institutional policy on contemporaneity, AMACI is focused on being a point of reference for the diffusion of study and research into contemporary museological practices both in Italy and abroad.
The central theme of the nineteenth edition of the Giornata del Contemporaneo will be ecology, bound up with that of sustainability: global issues that place us before the need to rethink the contemporary art system through a renewed awareness and a more widespread sensitivity.