BorderBody - Mixing Cities

 
Organization International ArtExpo
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Opening starts at November 28,2013 06:00pm
Opening ends at November 28,2013 10:00pm
Address Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33, Bari, Italy
Phone
Website http://www.lucacurci.com/artexpo/borderbody-bari-opening.htm
Start November 28, 2013
End December 6, 2013
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BorderBody - Mixing Cities

International video-art, photography, installation and performing art festival

Opening: November 28th, 2013

 

BorderBody - Mixing Cities” festival will be held in the prestigious Palazzo Barone Ferrara in Bari (Italy), from November 28th to December 06th 2013. Thirty-four international artists have been selected to take part in this exhibition.  

 

BorderBody – Mixing Citiesexhibition will be the first of 3 events held in Palazzo Barone Ferrara during the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. BorderBodycycle will consist of “Mixing Cities”, “Mixing Identities” and “Mixing Future” exhibitions. “Mixing Cities” deals with modern urban changes and their influence on citizens, on hybridization between identities and urban settings in contemporary time. Artworks’ selection is based on the main concept of fluidity, motion, changing networks and cities transformations. People, backgrounds, societies, progress and all their inputs creates hybrid identities, modifying each other and being mixed in prospect to shape a better world.

 

Palazzo Barone Ferrara is a magnificent historic building of XIX century, symbol of importance and progress of the city. Located in the centre of Bari, is the headquarters and exhibition space of Banca Apulia bank.

 

organizer: International ArtExpo

curator: Luca Curci

press office: It’s LIQUID

 

exhibition & screening place: Palazzo Barone Ferrara, Bari (Italy)

dates: from November 28th to December 06th 2013, from 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM and from 03.00 PM to 06.00 PM, at Palazzo Barone Ferrara, C.so Vittorio Emanuele II n.102/A, Bari (Italy)

 

opening: November 28th, 2013, at 06.00 PM, at Palazzo Barone Ferrara, C.so Vittorio Emanuele II n.102/A, Bari (Italy)

 

.featured artists
Candaş Şişman
. Turkey | Di Mainstone . UK | Jalila Essaïdi . The Netherlands | Paul Amlehn . New Zeland

.video artists

Sheryl Cheung . Taiwan | Fred. L'Epee . Switzerland | Kate MacDonald . Canada | AUG Ferdinand . USA | Toni Simò . Spain | Dénes Ruzsa . Hungary | Antonis Kourkoulos . Greece | Fouilhoux Biliana . France | Merve Goulding . Turkey | compagnie fabienne berger . Switzerland | Linda Riseley . Australia | Gabriella Parisi . Italy | Katarina Kaplarski . Serbia | Gregory Steel . USA | Peter Palvén . Sweden | Remapping Europe . European project | Elika Zarei . Iran | James Leonard . USA | Mia Dudek . UK

 

.photo artists

Erin Solomons . UK | Antonis Kourkoulos . Greece | Andrea Colangiuli . Italy | Sabina Izu . Spain | Nicola Boccadoro . Italy | Carlos Torres Machado . USA | Sultana Raza . Luxembourg | Malgorzata Basinska . Poland  

 

.installation artists

Antonella Zito . Italy | Simone Tripaldi . Italy | Robert Kirov . Switzerland | Alejandro Schianchi . Argentina

 

During the event will be presented the stunning digital videos “Flux” and “Eff Lux” by Turkish artist Candaş Şişman; the amazing project “Human Harp” by  London based artist Di Mainstone, and “Bulletproof skin” video by the founder of “BioArt Laboratories” Jalila Essaïdi.

Candaş Şişman has received several awards since 2007, among which are an Honorary Mention from Prix ARS Electronica Computer Animation/Film/VFX and Best Prize in Sound Design from Roma Viedram Video Festival. London based artist and researcher Di Mainstone creates sculptures that connect to the body, designed to initiate movement and storytelling. Human Harp is a collaborative creative project led by Di Mainstone and supported by Queen Mary University of London. Jalila Essaïdi is an artist who uses biology - in particular ecology and the life sciences - as an artistic medium, and in 2010 she was a recipient of the Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award and got in 2012 a Honorary Mention in the Category of Hybrid Art of the Prix Ars Electronica 2012.

 

In the exhibition area it will be possible to listen to the sound artworkPaul Amlehn, John Cage, and William S. Burroughs - Interzone” by Paul Amlehn, who has collaborated on music projects with musicians from the bands of Lou Reed, David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, Tom Waits, and others, and with members of the Kronos Quartet, and Philip Glass Ensemble.

 

The event is supported by Banca Apulia

 

International ArtExpo is an art organization that provides a significant forum for cultural dialogue between all artists from different cultures and countries. ArtExpo is grateful to all of the institutions, corporations, and individuals who support our artistic projects. We work with a number of national and international galleries as well as publishers, museums, curators and critics from all over the world. We help artists through solo and group exhibitions, gallery representation, magazine reviews and advertisements, press releases, internet promotion, as well as various curatorial projects.

 

International ArtExpo

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33

70122 Bari (Italy)

+39.0805234018

+39.3387574098

lucacurci@lucacurci.com

www.lucacurci.com/artexpo

 


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