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Datum | 10.05.2016, 12.00 h
Ort | Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Kurzbauergasse 9, 1020 Wien, Projektraum 2, 104


Left: Hippolyte Bayard, Statue on a rooftop, 1839
Right: Giuseppe Gabellone, Untitled, 2007


Simone Menegoi (1970) is a critic and curator based in Milan. Since 2005, he has curated exhibitions in private and public spaces in Italy and abroad, often focusing on the dialogue between sculpture and other media (photography, performance, sound, etc). Recent exhibitions on this subject include the cycle The Camera’s Blind Spot (MAN, Nuoro, 2013; Extra City Kunshal, Antwerp, 2015; Palazzo de’ Toschi, Bologna, 2016) and The Warm Statues. Sculpture – Body – Action, 1945-2013, Museo Marino Marini (Florence). He has written critical texts on a variety of artists that have appeared in the publications of a number of international institutions, among which Ludwig Museum (Budapest), Kunstforum Aachen, Camden Arts Centre (London), Fondazione Prada (Milan and Venice), S.M.A.K. (Ghent).  Simone Menegoi is Curator in residence at Belvedere - XXIer Haus, Vienna