Trained in music, fine arts and film, her practice is characterized by public participation, initiating a dialogue between history, culture and social structures. Rethinking the role of the artist as author and the public as recipient, Senatore’s work merges forms of protest, learning theatre, oral histories, vernacular forms, protest dance and music, public ceremonies, civil rituals and mass events, reflecting on the political nature of collective formations and their impact on the social history of places and communities.

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Marinella Senatore
Cava de' Tirreni, 1977
Italy

Current Exhibitions

The Street. Where the World is Made

Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo – MAXXI

07 Dec — 28 Apr
The exhibition gathers more than 200 works by around 140 artist to pay an homage to the street, investigated not just as a fundamental infrastructure, but also as a place crossed by multiple meanings as well as the stage of visual and physical bombardment,...

Past Exhibitions

Marinella Senatore: Renn Lieber, Renn

KOW
08/09/2018 — 10/11/2018

Marinella Senatore: Palermo Procession

from Piazza Santa Chiara to Foro Italico 16/06/2018 — 16/06/2018

Marinella Senatore: Piazza Universale / Social Stages

Queens Museum
09/04/2017 — 30/07/2017

Par tibi, Roma, nihil

Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill 23/06/2016 — 18/09/2016

New Works #1 at Sprovieri Gallery

Sprovieri
18/10/2013 — 23/11/2013

Solo Shows

2018
TBT, Kunsthraum Innsbruck

2017
Queens Museum, New York
Future Climates. Weather Permitting, curated by A.Alampi and I.Fokianaki, State of Concept, Athens
The School of Narrative Dance Paris, curated by Kathryn Weir, as part of MOVE, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon, (P) MétallOpérette,Thalie Foundation, Brussels

2016
The School of Narrative Dance, Miami, curated by C. Tancons, as part of Tide by Side, Faena Forum, Florida
Modica Street Musical, exhibition and public performance curated by M. Lucchetti, Galleria Laveronica, Modica
Le Jardin essentiel, curated by J. Wielander, G. Karjecsky and A. Roemer, Brussels Per4m, curated by If I can’t dance, Artissima, Turin
MétallOpérette, Les Laboratoires d‘Aubervilliers, Paris
Marinella Senatore: The School of Narrative Dance and other surprising things, curated by A. Cramerotti, Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales, UK

2015
Scenografia Cut Out, Peres Projects, Berlin

2014
Facing Circles. The Word Community feels good, Mot International, London Estman Radio, curated by N. Mayr and I. Zamboni, INSITU, Berlin
Public Secrets, curated by G. Carmine, Kunst Halle St. Gallen

2013
Marinella Senatore. Building Communities, exhibition and public parade curated by M. Beccaria, Castello di Rivoli, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli – Turin, travelled to Museum of Contemporary Art of Santa Barbara, California
Gotham Prize, curated by L. Barreca, Italian Institute of Culture, New York

Group Shows

2017
Action! curated by M. Varadinis, Kunsthaus Zurich (CH)
Pune Biennale, curated by Z. Colah, L.Cerizza, Pune (IND)
Good luck with your natural, combined, attractive and truthful attempts in two exhibitions, exhibition and public performance curated by F. Oliveira and E.Turpin, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Evora (P)
Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond VA (US)

2016
Quadriennale di Roma, curated by M. Lucchetti, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome Hotel des Arts, curated by V. Collard Bovy, Toulon
The Big Other, curated by P. Doepfner, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin
Long Night of Ideas: Unlearning the Given, curated by B. Soh Bejeng Ndikung and E. Agudio, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin

2015
13e Biennale de Lyon “La Vie Moderne”, curated by R. Rugoff, Lyon 5th Thessaloniki
Biennial of Contemporary Art Between “Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will”, curated by K. Gregos, The State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Good Luck with your Natural, Combined, Attractive and Truthful Attempts in Two Exhibitions, curated by F. Oliveira and E. Turpin, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
Do D!sturb, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The School of Narrative Dance, New York (public procession), curated by M. Lucchetti and J. Wielander, as part of “Visible on the High Line: Making Collaborations“ – Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum NYC, High Line, NY
The School of Narrative Dance: Die Große Parade, Festival of Regions, curated by G. Hattinger, Ebensee (A)
Community Symphony, curated by Statens Konstrad Public Art Agency, Stockholm Re:Verb | At:Sain curated by CALL-Culture Action Llandudno, Wales, UK
The School of Narrative Dance, Venice (public parade), curated by M. Lucchetti and J. Wielander, a spart of “The Night Art Made the Future Visible – Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum, Venice

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Cava de' Tirreni Country of birth: Italy Date of birth: 1977 Lives in: Paris and London