Feedback release: Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED

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Feedback release: Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED

Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, is being held in Venice, in the prestigious Palazzo Flangini, from the 16th to the 31st of January 2015. The exhibition, curated by Luca Curci, under the patronage of the city and province of Venice, has been organized by It’s LIQUID Group and International ArtExpo, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED

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The exhibition opening was a great success of public and critic, with a rich program of video art screenings, it is animated too by amazing live performances and experimental dance numbers. National and international press reviewed the event, which has been promoted on SKY Arte HD and SKY TG24 too.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of Contemporary Venice – EXTENDED.

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The event has been curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS, International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group) and organized in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS. The festival’s program includes exhibitions, video art screenings, movies’ projections, live performances and meetings with artists involved.

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Contemporary Venice EXTENDED is part of Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art. The exhibition, under the patronage of the city and province of Venice, will be held in Venice, in the prestigious Palazzo Flangini, from December 15th 2014 to January 31st 2015.

The first winter edition of Contemporary Venice is focused on the theme of IDENTITIES and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition will explore the lifestyles and ways of being that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life.

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International ArtExpo would like to acknowledge all the artists for their effort, vision, and passion for contemporary art.

ARTISTS
Paula Haapalahti
. Finland | Istvan . Switzerland | Francoise Gaujour . France | Peppe Esposito . Italy | Elisabeth Rass . Austria | Maristela Colucci . Brazil | Tatjana Leuzzi . Germany | Danny Bittencourt . Brazil | Dean Bradley . Canada | Isamari García . Mexico | Antonio Cursano . Italy | Jean Oyola . Puerto Rico | Clayton Westmeier . USA | Lily Koto Olive . Germany | Richard Dykes . UK | Pilar G. Calero . Spain | Sabine Huber & Fido Koelliker . Switzerland | Joshua Goode . USA | Susan Carnahan . USA | DustyEye & Giorgio Finamore . Italy | Kai Georg Wujanz . Germany | Max Sirto . Italy | Lili Colley . UK

PERFORMANCE PROGRAM on January 16th 2015, starting from 04.00 PM
Compagnia Teatro – Danza Weltanschaung . Italy – “Corpo a corpo” – 12 min
Laboratorio Amaltea/Kyméia compagnia giovanile danza . Italy – “Come foglie” – 13 min
Jonathan Tabacchiera . Italy – “Requiem” di Giuseppe Verdi – 20 min
Marta Cinicolo . Italy – “L’epilogo” – 11 min
Performing Danza . Italy – “Kandinsky” – 17 min
Anthony Lo Giudice . UK – 20 min

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Palazzo Flangini, located in the heart of Venice, nearby Santa Lucia railway station and overlooking Grand Canal, is a luxury, elegant and noble palace, a typical expression of the Venetian Baroque. Built since 1644 and projected by the famous architect Giuseppe Sardi, the palace is still finely decorated with sculptures, “stucchi”, frescos and paintings, with a monumental façade on Canal Grande. It is perfectly and entirely restored and fully equipped for hosting any type of events and exhibitions. In addition to an exclusive entrance directly from Campo San Geremia, it has a private water entrance and a dock alongside the facade. The total area of about 850 sq/mt is divided in ground floor (the typical Venetian Fondaco) and the noble first floor (Portego).

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Starting from 2001, Luca Curci with International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group, have curated and organized more than 80 contemporary art events, with the participation of about 2.500 international artists from all-over the world (UK, Spain, Italy, France, Austria, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Germany, Turkey, Poland, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Israel, UAE, Russia, Thailand, etc.) with an average of 45 artworks exhibited in each show (with a maximum of 108 artists involved in the great MORPHOS festival held in Venice during the Architecture Biennale 2014). The organization has international partnerships with art venues in Italy, Turkey, USA, Spain, Argentina, UK, Middle East, etc., and collaborates with museums, galleries and institutions such as MuMo – Museum Montanelli in Prague, Laura Haber Gallery in Buenos Aires, MIXER gallery in Istanbul and MECA art center in Almeria.

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