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Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli, Bishamonten (Monte Nimba), 2018, silk screen on ink-jet print and glass, 33 x 24 3/8".

Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli

Federica Schiavo Gallery | Milan

Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli, Bishamonten (Monte Nimba), 2018, silk screen on ink-jet print and glass, 33 x 24 3/8".

It is not easy to face the questions posed by Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli’s latest documentary film, which he created in collaboration with director and philosophy researcher Federico Lodoli. Frammento 53 (Fragment 53) (2015) is uncomfortable not because it confronts the subject of war, but because of the interpretation and method Tribbioli has chosen. The filmwas the core of the exhibition “Intorno l’altare di un dio sconosciuto” (Toward the Altar of a God Unknown), which consisted of three other parts, developed from research materials the artist collected with Lodoli for the film: eight portraits of statues from the series “Altari” (Altars), 2018; the book Towards the Altar of a God Unknown: Liberian Notes (2018); and a catalogue of everyday objects, maps, and notebooks, titled Archivio 2011–2016, 2018, displayed in a structure the artist has designed.

Shot in Liberia, Frammento

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