Feedback Release: HIDDEN ROOMS . Venice

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

HIDDEN ROOMS – IDENTITIES . CITIES . MEMORIES | VENICE
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HIDDEN ROOMS – IDENTITIES . CITIES . MEMORIES, international festival of video art, experimental dance and performance was organized by International ArtExpo, in collaboration with Ca’ Zanardi. The exhibition, curated by Luca Curci, under the patronage of the city of Venice, was held in Venice at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, on November 19, 20 and 21, 2014.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of HIDDEN ROOMS.

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

The event was part of the contemporary art exhibition “Venezia Misteriosa” organized and curated by Andrea Chinellato and supported by Regione Veneto, Provincia di Belluno, Provincia di Padova, Provincia di Rovigo, Provincia di Treviso, Provincia di Venezia, Provincia di Verona and Provincia di Vicenza.

The exhibition was a great success of public and critic. With a rich programmation of video art screenings, it was animated too by amazing live performances and interactive art piece. National and international press reviewed the event, visited every day by international audience.

Click here to download the full photo reportage of HIDDEN ROOMS.

003Image courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

The event was curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS, International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group). The festival’s program included exhibitions, video art screenings, movies’ projections, live performances and meetings with artists involved.

HIDDEN ROOMS – IDENTITIES . CITIES . MEMORIES festival was focused on the revelation of the inner facets of our identities, on the disclosure of the hidden shapes of our being. The concept was divided into 3 sections:

HIDDEN IDENTITIES focused on the closed rooms we have inside. We usually wear temporary identities that reflect environment, societies, places. The exhibition aims to enlighten these rooms, to describe them, to create a new catalogue of human hidden identities.

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

HIDDEN CITIES was about the underground lifestyles that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life.

HIDDEN MEMORIES talked about the invisible common ground that unifies all humans. The event wanted to represent through video art and performance this hidden line that connects all peoples, religions and cultures.

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

For the first time International ArtExpo hosted its new division dedicated to the experimental dance, with live dance performances during the show, coordinated by Alexandra Foffano and Angelica Stecchi.

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

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

.video art
Alejandro Thornton
. Argentina | Rania Fouad . Egypt | Stefanie Sixt & Markus Mehr . Germany | Kathy Rose . USA | Santiago Echeverry . USA | Beatriz Castañeda Díaz . Spain | Maria Cristina Carlini . Italy | Rossella Gilli . Italy | Paula Haapalahti . Finland | Hiroko Okahashi . USA | Isabel Carafi . Italy | Abby Sin . USA | Lea Vidakovic . Singapore | Magda Matwiejew . Australia | Maya Agam . France | Albert Pinya . Spain | Mar Garrido . Spain | Marina H.S Pu Carmo . UK | Lea Dolinsky . Israel | Milan DelVecchio . USA | Tijana Gavric . Canada | Carmen Mavrea . Romania | Eginbon . Taiwan | Mario Fernando Londoño . Argentina | Johanna Nuutinen . Finland | Lior Nordman . Israel | Chelsea Rae Klein . USA | Ryan Davis . USA | Rudi le Hane . South Africa | Alberto Riccardo Messaggi . Italy | Arent Weevers . The Netherlands | Ilaria Pezone . Italy | Caroline Mackenzie . UK | Morgan Teel . USA | Bill Hill . USA | Fido Koelliker & Sabine Huber . Switzerland | Romina Mejak . Croatia | Katrina Mathers & Josie Wadelton . Australia | Lazara Rosell Albear . Belgium | Mia Wewer . Denmark | Chiara Cossu . Italy | Blanca Gimenez . Spain | Alfredo Zubiaur . Spain | Anette Friedrich Johannessen . Norway | Angelika Rinnhofer . USA | Anja Spajic . Croatia | Gloria Campriani . Italy | Karin Bandelin . Germany | Natasha Jozi . Pakistan | Krsto Borozan . Montenegro | Ester Eva Damen & Suzan Tunca . The Netherlands | Nida Ramzan . Pakistan | Sandra Monterosso . Austria | L. Ashwyn Collins . USA | Andrea Éva Gyori . Hungary | Arba Bekteshi . Albania | Eija Temisevä . Finland | Youjia Lu . Australia | Astrid Jahns . Germany | Claudius Pratsch & Sergio Azzolini . Germany / Italy | Sebastien Lefebvre . France | Jasenka Bulj . Croatia | Nathaniel Fox-Pappas . Canada | Eleanor Oakes . USA | Tunç Gençer . Turkey | mag.MA architetture . Italy | Jim Costanzo . USA | Louise Oligny, Maison de la Solidarité . France | Dotti Cichon & Anitta Toivio . USA/Finland

Hidden RoomImage courtesy of Nicola Fortunati, 2014

.experimental dance
Accademia La Maison de la Danse
. Italy | Compagnia Eliadi . Italy | Iuvenis Danza . Italy | Espressione Danza . Italy | Romina dall’Aglio . Italy | Alexandra Foffano & Angelica Stecchi . Italy

.performance art
Luisa Contarello & Arianna Formentin
. Italy | Zorana Matovic . Serbia | Enrique Cárdenes Batista . Spain | Rony Efrat . France

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Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi is a residential palace dating back to the 16th century which, over the centuries, has been added on to by various noble Venetian families and is one of the most evocative and beautiful palaces in the city of Venice; the Serenissima. Sumptuous and possessing particular charm, Ca’ Zanardi is located in a most peaceful setting and has its own delightful private garden as well as a magnificent terrace full of sun and colour. Ca’ Zanardi is located close to the Ca’ D’Oro, the splendid 15th century gothic palace along the Grand Canal.  It is located off the main tourist drag but is still easily reachable by foot, after a two minute walk from the Ca’ D’Oro water bus stop, or by boat using the palazzo’s private pier positioned along the fetching Santa Caterina canal. The refined elegance of the palazzo’s halls and common areas and the delicacy of its original 16th century furnishings create a fascinating setting.

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