Today we hear from Sara Piccinini, the senior coordinator of Collezione Maramotti. She reflects on the present (and future) of the Collection amidst these particular times, as well as talking about all the different projects the public collection has put in place to support its artists.
I have collated some of my favourite initiatives. and will interview the key players in this wave of change in the following weeks.
As a response to its temporary gallery closures, Marc Glimcher has announced that Pace Gallery have expanded their online viewing room tool to the public, and are publishing a series of thematic and solo artist exhibitions during the period of closures caused by COVID-19 and beyond.
In light of the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus and the French National Government’s announcement on the 16th of March 2020 that France’s borders would close for 30 days and that a national lockdown of 15 days would be enforced, it is in close consultation with the City of Marseille, that Director of Manifesta Hedwig Fijen, together with Manifesta 13 Marseille’s Board members, have officially decided to postpone the 13th edition of the biennial.