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Hidden Cities & Hybrid Identities | Rome (Italy)

Events | July 2, 2012 |

Hidden Cities & Hybrid Identities | Rome (Italy)

General Information
Hidden Cities & Hybrid Identities, an international video art festival and photography exhibition, will be held in the city of Rome. The Ripa Hotel & Riparte Cafè, the venue of the event, will open its doors on Friday, July 06th until Sunday, July 08th. Forty-four artists, twenty-nine video artists and fifteen photo artists from different countries have been selected to be part of this project.

The selections have been based on the main concept of “Hidden Cities & Hybrid Identities” which analyses the hybridization of physical and social identities in contemporary cities. The theme is about all the cities and places around the world.

“The colours of the hidden cities with his hybrid Identities merge the day and the night, the neon light that illuminates the facades, the patchwork of contaminations, the passers, layers from top the bottom, undergrounds, built geometric shapes in which to play and invent memories. The urban landscape, and his human bodies, are not only formally captured but also perceptually. Its dynamics and features: into excess, in the immobile, or in the unfinished. Migrations and transformations are self-generated in these cities. We can see them as voracious bodies which reconstruct utopias. Seductive idiosyncrasies in which the imitation, the repetition, the symbol and the sublime are connected to the estrangement of modern alienation. Image yourself in these streets, between the blocks and the buildings, portrayed as an unexpected passerby of the film flow of an unstable and polymorphic scenery”.  Camilla Boemio, 2012

.organizer: International ArtExpo
.curators: Luca Curci, Fabiana Roscioli
.project coordinator: Claudia Dionesalvi

.exhibition & screening places: Riparte cafè & Spazio Suite, Rome – Italy
.dates: photo exhibition: July 06 – August 05, 2012 / video screenings: July 06–07–08, 2012

.opening: July 06, 2012 at Ripa Hotel & Riparte Cafè (h. 6:30 pm), via degli Orti di Trastevere, 3 – 00153 Rome – Italy (www.ripahotel.com)
.talk: July 07, 2012 at Sala Modigliani (Ripa Hotel) at 6:30 pm – ‘Profili inediti delle metropoli’ edited by Camilla Boemio with the intervention of Shaun Gladwell, Franco Belsole and Luisa Zanzani

Talk edited by Camilla Boemio
Speaker: Luisa Zanzani – Franco Belsole – Shaun Gladwell
Hidden Cities are the first point analysis of this talk. With the screening of Luisa Zanzani’s video. The photographic serie “Adria” presents, in a pure documentary genre, a province which has never been so well narrated. The absence of man is the hallmark of the documentary genre.

.media partners: It’s LIQUID Group (www.itsliquid.com), Artports (www.artports.com), Matters of Art (www.mattersofart.net), Rearte Gallery (www.rearte-gallery.at), Artinasia (www.artinasia.com), CLIC-HE’ (www.clic-he.it)

.press Office: It’s LIQUID Group c/o Luca Curci Architects
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33 – 70122 Bari (Italy)
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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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