How does a cultural community take shape? What does it mean to participate? How can the roles of artist and public be redefined? Starting from some crucial questions in current artistic debate, Marinella Senatore investigates processes on the basis of which contemporary art can reaffirm its social function, acting as an element that can bring people together, giving them back an active role in the process of the construction of culture.
After an early series of works in which she utilizes elements of film language to analyze aspects of daily life, Senatore’s work, since 2006, has emphasized the social dimension, opening up new horizons related to the definition of so-called “participatory art.” [...]