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URBAN TALES:legends and magic of the urban world
Art Exhibition in Lecce
curated by Dores Sacquegna
from 4 to 17 December 2021

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Primo Piano LivinGallery is pleased to announce the new contemporary art project titled: “URBAN TALES” curated by Dores Sacquegna. The exhibition is part of the great URBAN JUNGLE: URBAN ART & POP CULTURES project which is divided into three distinct sessions but which have the final exhibition in common:

URBAN SAFARI – Art Residency from 26th November to 5th December – stay of n. 9 nights in the old city of Lecce;

STORYTELLING EXPLORATION –  Art Exhibition from 4 to 17 December  – experimental project with sharing on major platforms such as Google Arts and Cultures;

URBAN TALES – Art exhibition from 4 to 17 December – 14 days on display at the Palmieri Foundation in Lecce

In URBAN TALES exhibition, the vision is fueled by the narrative. Each participant will be able to describe their own city or its urban legends, through texts, photographs, drawings and works with multimedia technologies. The observation must be understood as an individual who is part of his/her own community, in the city where he/her lives. Through the study of one's own city, it is possible to imagine a city of the future, with implications in the field of inclusion and cultural enhancement of each individual.Urban Tales is an exhibition experiment of narration through contemporary art and architecture, to build a hypothetical map of the city of the future, through projects, photographic explorations and urban legends. Urban art and pop cultures are welcome.

The show included the following services and supplies:

 A) Art project under supervision of the curator Dores Sacquegna

 B)  Exhibition at the renaissance venue of the Palmieri Foundation (14 days)

 C) Catalog of the show with all works published (n. 5 printed copies )

 D) Critical texts in Italian and English version

 E) Video catalogs posted on YouTube Channel, Primo Piano websites and social networks

 F) Kit media press (magazine, newspapers and more)

 G) Certificate of participation signed by curator and Primo Piano

Eligibility and type of works - The exhibition is open to worldwide artists and any media (painting, photo, installation, video, mixed media and more).

 

Art Curator - Dores Sacquegna is a curator and art director of contemporary art. Since 1994 to date, she has worked and reviewed works by recognized artists such as Christo and Jeanne Claude, Louise Bourgeois, Hermann Nitsch, Matthew Barney among others. She has curated exhibitions in Italy and abroad, collaborating with art galleries, museums, foundation, corporates and collectors.

 

Prizes Details: 

Certificate: Artists will receive the Participation certificate on parchment paper, signed by curator and Primo Piano's owner.

Deadline: 
10/10/2021

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URBAN JUNGLE: Art Residency and Exhibition

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URBAN JUNGLE: Urban Art Project & Pop Cultures (Lecce, Italy 2021 November - December)

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Primo Piano LivinGallery is pleased to announce the new contemporary art project titled: “URBAN UNGLE" curated by Dores Sacquegna. The jungle as a mirror and alter ego of the city. A relationship made up of contrasts and strong similarities, which leads to various interpretations of style between urban life and cultural identities. All cities have a voice: beauty, architecture, history, art and other urban curiosities. The project aims to create a collaborative storytelling experiment between local inhabitants and foreign artists residents, to build a hypothetical map of the city, through storytelling, photographic explorations to drawn and shared ideas. An urban safari centered in the old city and in the suburb, in order to obtain important food for thought and materials which will be exhibited in the final exhibition.

The project is divided into three different sessions of which:

  1. URBAN SAFARI - Art Residency from 26th November to 5th December - stay of n. 9 nights in the old city of Lecce;
  2. STORYTELLING EXPLORATION -  Art Exhibition from 4 to 17 December  - experimental project with sharing on major platforms such as Google Arts and Cultures;
  3. URBAN TALES - Art exhibition from 4 to 17 December - 14 days on display at the Palmieri Foundation in Lecce

Eligibility and works

We accept individual artists or groups who work with all artistic disciplines and in particular: photography, drawing, video art, urban art, pop cultures, illustrations and more.

Housing: All residents will be guaranteed accommodation complete with kitchenette, and all supplies including TV screen, coffee or tea machine, air conditioner, sheets, towels, Wi-Fi free and more. Apartments/Villas has double bed for single use (queen room) or single bed with private or shared bathroom.

Exhibition: In the URBAN TALES exhibition, both resident artists (who will have to work on a site-specific project designed for the city of Lecce) and artists who decide not to participate in the art residency and who intend to send their works can take part.Catalog ad press kit included.

The Art Curator

Dores Sacquegna is a curator and art director of contemporary art. Since 1994 to date, she has worked and reviewed works by recognized artists such as Christo and Jeanne Claude, Louise Bourgeois, Hermann Nitsch, Matthew Barney among others. She has curated exhibitions in Italy and abroad, collaborating with art galleries, museums, foundation, corporates and collectors.

Lecce an Opein-Air Museum

The city of Lecce is a crossroads of cultures and sedimentations from prehistoric times to today, has seen its splendor in its wonderful Roman, Messapian, Medieval, Renaissance, Liberty, Arab, Spanish and Jewish’s architecture present in the city and small villages around it.  An open-air museum among the most fascinating in Italy, the pearl of Puglia’s region. Scenic and welcoming, Lecce attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world.

You're welcome!

 

 

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Prize & Award
Prizes Details: 

All artists will receive the certificate of participation on parchment paper and signed by the curator.

Deadline: 
10/15/2021

Entry Fee:

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