Barthes is Back / carte blanche Hans Ulrich Obrist
Introduction by Bernard Comment, , an author and publisher, has written many novels and essays, including Roland Barthes, vers le neutre (Christian Bourgois, 1991). His most recent collection of short stories, Tout passe (Christian Bourgois, 2011), won the Goncourt Prize in that genre. He is the director of the Fiction & Cie collection at Seuil and a programme advisor for ARTE .
Hans Ulrich Obrist is an exhibition curator, critic, art historian and co-director of exhibitions and director of international projects at the Serpentine Gallery in London. As part of the Barthes centenary, he participated in “Focus on Roland Barthes” at the 5th International Photography and Moving Art Fair (MIA) in Milan.
Hans Ulrich Obrist invites:
Lorenza Bravetta, director of Camera, Italian center of photography (Italy)
Ute Meta Bauer, Director Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Gianluigi Ricuperati, writer, essayist and exhibition curator (Italy)