Alzheimer Café Trivero

2017

Quadriphonic sound piece, 21’19’’

Copia di Valentina Vetturi_Alzheimer Cafè Trivero_ 2017_ courtesy Fondazione Zegna ALL' APERTO ph_adicorbetta 2

 

What persists in our mind when everything is forgotten? Musical memories, fragments of song, unes. Alzheimer Café is a cycle of works dedicated to these memories, the last ones that, incredibly, survive the neurological degeneration caused by the disease. The memories sang by people who have Alzheimer’s that generated the works.

In Trivero, Alzheimer Café, was commissioned by Fondazione Zegna for ALL’APERTO project curated by Barbara Casavecchia e Andrea Zegna. The work is installed outdoors, in the garden at Casa Zegna, and it is the result of a research done in collaboration with the centres dedicated to the care of Alzheimer patients of the town.

Alzheimer Café, Trivero is a quadrophonic sound piece: four speakers are at the corners of a square, a space in which it’s possible to listen to a collection of short pieces, compositions of varying lengths alternating with silence.

 

Copia di Valentina Vetturi_Alzheimer Cafè Trivero_ 2017_ courtesy Fondazione Zegna ALL' APERTO ph_adicorbetta_1

 

 

Sound engineer: Roberto Matarrese

Thanks to: all the people who have lent their voice to this work, Centro Diurno Alzheimer “Antonio Barioglio”, Casa di Riposo “Sella Borsetti”.

Fondazione Zegna ALL’APERTO, Trivero, 2017, photo credit adicorbetta

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