A number of editorial and physical projects whose research and production are connected to the genesis of  Pompeii Commitment. Archaeological Matters will be presented in Autumn 2021. Dates and further details will be announced in due course, in light of the current health emergency.

Gianni Pettena: 1966-2021

In Autumn 2021, artist Gianni Pettena and curator Luca Cerizza will present live on Zoom the new monograph Gianni Pettena: 1966-2021 (Mousse Publishing, Milan) dedicated to the Italian an-architect’s more than fifty years of practice. The book is co-produced by Pompeii Archaeological Park and MAXXI – National Museum of Twentieth Century Art in Rome, Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato and Kunst Meran/Merano Arte. To coincide with the event, a draft of Gianni Pettena’s work Presenza // Assenza (2020), donated to Pompeii Archaeological Park, will be presented. (Image: © Mousse Publishing)

Invernomuto: Black Med-POMPEI

The international preview of Black Med-POMPEI (2020) by Invernomuto (Simone Bertuzzi and Simone Trabucchi) – an experimental work consisting of an algorithm, a server, speakers, sensors, light, temperature and the salinity of seawater – will take place in Autumn 2021. The project, which will enter the collection of Pompeii Archaeological Park, was presented by the Morra Greco Foundation in Naples and was awarded the Italian Council 2019 organized by the Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism. (Image: Invernomuto, Black Med, video still. Courtesy the Artists and Pinksummer, Genoa)