Published in occasion of the show , “the eye, the eye & the ear” presented at Pirelli HangarBicocca, the catalogue is conceived as a Sci-Fi narration that expands the artist’s personal universe. Structured like a mise-en-abyme, the volume alternates excerpts of writings from the scientific, literary and artistic worlds. It also presents various critical texts: an essay by Lucia Aspesi and Fiammetta Griccioli, curators of the show, a visual essay in collaboration with Trisha Baga, edited by Herb Tam, curator of the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York, an essay by Pavel Pys´, curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, a conversation between Trisha Baga and the artist Lucy Raven as well as an essay by Elisabeth Sherman, assistant curator at the Whitney Museum in New York. The catalogue also contains a vast photo documentation of the show in Milan and a complete filmographyby the artist.
About the Author
Trisha Baga (Venice, Florida, 1985, lives and works in New York) is an American of Filipino origins and one of the most innovative artists and filmmakers of her generation. Her works combine different languages and media, drawing upon TV and cinema imagery, as well as amateur videos, to investigate topics like gender identity and the relationship between the real and the digital worlds, while allowing a different perspective