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BAROQUE BLUE: August SeArt Residency




BAROQUE BLUE: Ionian SeArt Residency

A sensory journey in the past and return to future

From 20 August to 02 SEPTEMBER 2022

Santa Caterina di Nardò (Lecce, Italy)

Curated by Dores Sacquegna

Management: Primo Piano LivinGallery

With this project Primo Piano LivinGallery, is investigating various fields of exploration, which conceive exhibition and creative planning as a device capable of triggering short circuits, involving communities and artists, activating virtuous relationships between disciplines and knowledge. The art project philosophy engaging in loose reflections ranging from a symbiotic human being-nature relationship to the respect for biodiversity, to the concept of travel as an experience and union of styles, cultures, tradition and visions.

SPIRIT OF THE EVENT: Primo Piano Art Residency constitute an alternative educational program for independent artists to work in a community of peers who share a unique and rich in history environment. Our goal is to provide artists with a variety of stimulating experiences with which they can conceive new projects or deepen established creative practices.

EGIBILITY AND FACILITIES: The art residency program includes accommodation, stuff to work on site, round tables, excursions, workshops under the scientific direction of our curator and more.We can can host individuals, artist couples and collective groups of worldwide artists who work with any media.

DATES: The residency art program has a total duration of 14 days (13 nights).

WHERE: Santa Caterina di Nardò, it is an Ionian seaside place in the province of Lecce.  It was born as a defensive outpost against Saracen attacks. The coast is jagged with stretches of rock and sand. The sea is blue flag in the Southern of Italy.

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Prizes Details: 
  • Recognition Certificate signed by curator and Primo Piano’s Scientific Committee.

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Arts Grants Scheme



The Arts Grants scheme welcomes applications from individuals and organisations looking to produce excellent and engaging art projects across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and offers grants of up to £3,000.

The Arts Grants scheme has funded over 350 projects in the last 15 years, which have included creative writing, art workshops, community-devised opera, dance for the over 60s, art bus tours, sound installations, radio and Algoraving (to name a handful)!


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