E. Bozkurt, C. Campara, G. Oglialoro, R. Tabilio, F. Venturi
with Rimini Protokoll

PHASE NINE || Urban Solo


A project by ZONA K and Casa degli Artisti

The pandemic emergency led to a division of the social components into systemically relevant and not relevant. For many it was also a psychological polarization: between what is essential and what is superfluous. The artistic professions are not among those socially necessary.

Should we think of a world in which art will no longer play a role? Can we imagine a reality that cancels the existence of art and of those who work there? What relationship can art have with each of us in this state of crisis? Is something that has long since gotten stale about to end? Can such a profound crisis be an opportunity?

PHASE NINE || Urban Solo invites us to ask ourselves these questions in the context of the city. Nine important places for art in Milan – some iconic, others unusual – become the stage for nine audio installations which, through interviews with various experts, are confronted with a provocative question: why does art exist and not nothing?


14 OCT – 14 NOV every 10 min.
Wednesday – Friday from 13.30 to 16.30
Saturday from 10.00 to 13.00

departure Casa degli Artisti, Corso Garibaldi, 89 / A – via Tommaso da Cazzaniga -M2 Moscova-

Info: urban walk for 1 person • duration 120 min. • in Italian
In case of heavy rain the event will be canceled.

Tickets online only: full € 15.00 – reduced € 10.00 (students / under 26 / over 65 / groups)
Ticket collection on the day of the walk at Casa degli Artisti, Corso Garibaldi, 89 / A – via Tommaso da Cazzaniga -M2 Moscova-


On the day of the walk, show up at Casa degli Artisti at least 15 minutes before the start to collect the ticket. A document will be requested as a deposit for the use of the navigator.

As this is a route with mandatory stops, the departure time cannot be postponed.
The walk takes about 120 minutes and will be covered on foot.
The place of arrival is close to the place of departure. It is recommended to wear comfortable and waterproof shoes in case of light rain; in case of heavy rain the event will be canceled.

Artists: Ekin Bozkurt, Chiara Campara, Giulia Oglialoro, Riccardo Tabilio and Francesco Venturi Artistic supervision: Aljoscha Begrich and Jörg Karrenbauer (Rimini Protokoll) Project management: Valentina Kastlunger (ZONA K) Audio coordination and mixing: William Geroli Multimedia implementation: Stripes Digitus Lab In collaboration with: Eataly Smeraldo, Goethe-Institut Milano, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Giardini in Transito – Giardino Comunitario Lea Garofalo, Anteo Palazzo del Cinema, Piccolo Teatro di Milano Main partner Casa degli Artisti: BNP Paribas Thanks to: Feltrinelli bookshop in viale Pasubio, Il Barettino in via Solferino, Armonium Galvan

Photo: Luca Del Pia

** Performative action included in “IntercettAzioni” – Artistic Residence Center of Lombardy: a project by Circuito CLAPS and ZONA K, Industria Scenica, Milano Musica, Teatro delle Moire, with the contribution of the Lombardy Region, MiBACT and Fondazione Cariplo. **

Ekin Bozkurt (sound designer), Chiara Campara (filmmaker), Giulia Oglialoro (author, journalist), Riccardo Tabilio (author and dramaturg) and Francesco Venturi (composer) are the artists that the second open call of Casa degli Artisti on the theme “Work” Selected in March 2020 for the artistic project shared with the German collective Rimini Protokoll.

The work, coordinated and followed by Jörg Karrenbauer and Aljoscha Begrich of Rimini Protokoll in the role of mentors, was completely rethought during the months of lockdown. The theme of work remained central, but he decided to focus in particular on work in the world of culture and art, a theme made even more urgent by the crisis caused by the pandemic. It was decided to work precisely on contingency, considering it an opportunity, investigating the changing perception of spaces and cultural operators.

Rimini Protokoll was founded in 2000 by Stefan Kaegi, Helgard Haug and Daniel Wetzel and over the years has collaborated with various constellations of artists. The goal is to expand the means of the theater in order to create new perspectives on reality. Rimini Protokoll avails itself of the collaboration of experts, whose knowledge and skills go beyond the theater, to produce shows, radio productions and urban interventions that often translate urban spaces and social structures into theatrical formats.

The program is organized in such a way as to respond to national regulations in relation to the current health emergency (DPCM of 17/05/2020 and 11/06/2020 and Ordinances of the Lombardy Region n.547 of 17/05/2020 and n. 566 of 12/06/2020)
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