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Sissi - Manifesto Anatomico

From: 22/01/2015 - To: 8/03/2015

Date of last update: 20/03/2015, 15:58


Museo di Palazzo Poggi
22 January -  22 February 2015

Collezioni Comunali d’Arte - Museo Civico Archeologico - Biblioteca dell’Archiginnasio
22 January - 8 Febrary 2015

Manifesto Anatomico (Anatomic Manifesto)  is the exhibit project by Sissi, curated by  Gianfranco Maraniello and Sabrina Samorì, specially created for  ART CITY Bologna 2015.
An exhibition-organism  which presents the artist's personal concept of “parallel anatomy” through installations, videos, drawings, sculptures, performances. The exhibition is developed in four different venues:
Museo di Palazzo Poggi (22 January -  22 February 2015)
Palazzo Poggi hosts an installation on the theme of Anatomia Parallela - “Anatomia Parallela I”,    “Anatomia Parallela II “, and the video Animatomie (2013). A performance and publishing project which started out in the late ‘90s as Sissi’s thesis at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna and is still today at the center of a process of germination that assumes ever different forms. It is a work conceived as a sort of ‘emotional manifesto’ that proposes a new idea of corporeality: a re-reading of the organism and its functions in relation to the emotions that course through it, transforming it internally.
Collezioni Comunali d’Arte (22 January - 8 March 2015)
Here the artist has chosen to show the organic circuit of Anatomia Parallela with the installation "Apparati di un discorso organico" (2014) - a series of metal structures of varying dimensions display 3-dimensional elements in ceramic, painted and embroidered canvas, garments with sculptural extensions and large-scale drawings with gazes magnified on an anatomical body, and "Il naufrago: ondeggia ubriaco perdendo la testa" (2012), an installation of a human skeleton composed of small fragments of driftwood.
Museo Civico Archeologico (22 January - 8 March 2015)
In the spaces of the Archaeological Museum the artist intervenes in the prized collection of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture with an incursion that comments on the ancient statuary, in a game of mimetic comparison, by placing mannequins dressed in clothes and accessories from "Addosso 1995/in progress", the archive of the wardrobe-creature composed of the clothing and accessories handcrafted by the artist herself.
Biblioteca dell’Archiginnasio (22 January - 8 March 2015 - Extended to May 10))
At the Archiginnasio Palace, in the Ambulacro dei Legisti, an installation entitled Confronti, dedicated to the artist’s anatomical enquiry.  A series of ten display cases, each containing work tables. The materials exhibited include drawings, diaries with work notes, ideas, studies, small relics and objects painstakingly classified. Besides, in the Teatro Anatomico, on Sunday, January 25 at 5.30 pm there will be a performance by the artist which is the conclusive appointment with the Anatomia Parallela in Tour (Parallel Anatomy on Tour) project.



  • From: 22/01/2015
  • To: 8/03/2015

Museo di Palazzo Poggi: Tuesday to Friday 10.00 – 16.00; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.30 – 17.30; closed on Monday
Collezioni Comunali d'Arte: Tuesday to Friday 9.00 – 18.30; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.00 – 18.30; closed on Monday
Museo Civico Archeologico: Tuesday to Friday 9.00 – 15.00; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.00 – 18.30; closed on Monday
Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio: Monday to Saturday 9.00 – 19.00; Sunday and holidays 10.00 – 14.00


Opening hours during ART CITY Bologna 2015

Friday 23 January: Museo di Palazzo Poggi > 10.00 – 20.00; Collezioni Comunali d'Arte > 9.00 – 20.00; Museo Civico Archeologico > 9.00 – 20.00; Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio > 9.00 – 20.00
Saturday 24 January : Museo di Palazzo Poggi > 10.00 – 24.00; Collezioni Comunali d'Arte > 10.00 – 24.00; Museo Civico Archeologico > 10.00 – 24.00; Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio > 9.00 – 24.00
Sunday, 25 January : Museo di Palazzo Poggi > 10.30 – 20.00; Collezioni Comunali d'Arte > 10.00 – 20.00; Museo Civico Archeologico > 10.00 – 20.00; Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio > 12.00 – 20.00


Museo di Palazzo Poggi
Via Zamboni 33 - Bologna

Collezioni Comunali d'Arte
Palazzo d'Accursio, Piazza Maggiore 6 - Bologna

Museo Civico Archeologico
Via dell'Archiginnasio 2 - Bologna

Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio
Piazza Galvani 1 -  Bologna

Museo di Palazzo Poggi full € 3,00; reduction € 1,00
Collezioni Comunali d'Arte full € 5,00; reduction € 3,00; free for holders of Museo Civico Archeologico admission tickets
Museo Civico Archeologico full € 5,00; reduction € 3,00; free for holders of Collezioni Comunali d'Arte admission tickets
Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio free admission

During ART CITY Bologna 2015 (23-25 January) admission is free for the holders of Arte Fiera tickets

Opening on Wednesday, January 21st from 4.30pm to 8pm. On this occasion the exhibition can be visited for free. Sissi will be present during the opening in the different venues as follows: at 16.30 c/o Museo di Palazzo Poggi -  at 17.30 c/o Collezioni Comunali d'Arte - at 18.30 c/o Museo Civico Archeologico -  at 19.00 c/o Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio.