Election Night and Inauguartion © Chris Suspect 2023-7
Insurrections. Photographs of a protest
Mar 1 – Jun 2, 2024
Flashback Habitat
Turin, Italy

This tripersonal photography exhibition, following an uneven path, tells, in alternating rooms, three times, three protests and three ways of documenting insurrection. Three are thus the symbols that identify the stories and the authors. The viewer’s gaze moves beyond ideologies, accompanied progressively toward the difference between thinking and doing something: the person who previously contested from the couch at home decides to take to the streets and change his own existence and that of others. One exposes oneself.

This exhibition thus becomes a stimulus for important reflections on one’s existential positions. From Chris Suspect’s street photography documenting political protests on Capitol Hill to Enrico Gili’s Yellow Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong to the resistance of American Indians in the 1970s recounted by Angelo Quattrocchi: three exhibitions for a heretical worldview (from the Greek αἱρετικός, “one who chooses”) to question one’s responsibilities as members of a community.

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