Summer Camp

Starting from the fragments of Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks and Southern Question, during the summer school in Calasetta, the participants will face different methodologies, guided by Beatrice Catanzaro and Valeria Graziano, Marcell Mars and Tomislav Medak, the initiators of Pirate Care project.

The artist Beatrice Catanzaro will guide the group through a process of unlearning, where participants are invited to reflect, embody and situate theoretical contributions into their researches and praxis through a series of dialogical and imaginal processes.

Building on the experience and the technological framework of the Pirate Care Syllabus  – the project in which they have explored the disobedient organising of care emerging in response to the neoliberal austerity and criminalisation of care – Valeria, Marcell and Tomislav propose a collective process of thinking and writing toward the creation of a notebook. It will constitute an iterative experimental publication, functioning as a website changing on a daily basis and a ready-to-print pamphlet. It will document the work by gathering thoughts from discussions and contributions, as well as annotations to a selection of Gramsci’s fragments dealing with the issues of exploitation, extraction and unequal exchange. 

During the last days, the artist Marcello Cualbu will coordinate a Risograph and Typo workshop, as additional tools aiming to communicate the outcomes to the local community.

The Camp foresees giving space to every contribution, artistic or in other forms, that participants might be willing to propose.

All the activities will merge into a multidisciplinary Notebook Publication, that can include text, sketches, images and sounds.

Furthermore, documentation of the processes and the research will be collected into an exhibition that will take place in Cagliari, as the final restitution of the Summer Camp.

Participants of the first edition of the Summer Camp are:

Raytrayen Beakovic Lauria
Giacomo Boschi
Chiara Caredda
Beatrice Giovannini
Nicoletta Grillo
Kevin Kenjar
Clemence Malleret
Claudia Sanna
Dario Sanna
Sunaina Talreja
Emilia Verginelli