OPENING: BORDERS ART FAIR 2021 | FUTURE LANDSCAPES
Venice | August 30/31 – September 19, 2021
THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space | Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello
ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is proud to announce the openings of FUTURE LANDSCAPES, last appointment of BORDERS – Venice International Art Fair, that will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space (follow the event live) from August 30 to September 19, 2021, and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello (follow the event live) from August 31 to September 19, 2021.
COVID-19 Protection Concept – The health and safety of our staff and visitors are of predominant importance to ITSLIQUID Group. This Protection Concept governs how we intend to operate after Italy’s lockdown has ended, the rules that will be applied inside the exhibition spaces and how these will be implemented in practice.
The festival focuses on the concept of “borders”, between the soul and the body, the human being and the city, the city and the ground. The festival analyzes the idea of human and urban borders, how people live them and how they are modified in contemporary society. Every human being lives in a world in which the limits, the borders, shape their attitudes and behaviors, limiting the freedom and creating a sense of alienation. The human being reacts breaking the limits and finding a new way of life. We imagine a world of “liquid cities”, where differences create new possibilities instead of being social barriers.
Human creativity always spreads all over the world. For thousands of years we have applied our imagination and inventiveness to shape our landscapes. Cities are leading to a new aesthetic change that aims to rebalance the combination of humans and nature, not only to restore natural systems and ecological integrity but also to deliver beautiful, engaging and remarkable landscape experiences. Today we face many challenges that require a big effort in mixing new frontiers to create new extraordinary places and spaces. We aim to generate future landscapes without mental and physical borders, in which the human being is completely free.
THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space
Franziska Becher . Germany | Paolo Bianchi . Italy | Ivana Butković . Croatia | Casa Jaguar Studio . Spain | Geneviève Chaussé . Canada | Andreea Moon Ciucico . UK | André Colinet . Belgium | Nathanael Cox . USA | Corinna Del Bianco . Italy | Gianni Depaoli . Italy | Alice Dimur . France | Nicola Ducati . Italy | Kevin Fernandez . France | Susana Fiorucci Fiorucci . Italy | Carla Forte . USA/Venezuela | Fatima Franks . USA | Dona’ Gillon . Belgium | John Gorman . Ireland | Ellen Grael . The Netherlands | Andrea Hamilton . UK | Eric Hubbes . Germany | Els Janssens . Belgium | Rita Klein . Germany | Mariko Kumon . Japan | Lakonik . Italy/France | Carmen Lindahl . Spain/Sweden | Gloria Marquez . Switzerland | Jose Saul Martinez Castro . Mexico | Andreas Mede . USA | Friedhard Meyer . Germany | Ariadna Novicov . Italy | Oan Kyu . South Korea | Marc Olthoff . The Netherlands | Beste Ozcan & Valerio Sperati . Turkey/Italy | Beatrice Pagani . Italy | Alice Pagnossin . Italy | Consuelo Palma . Chile/Croatia | Valentin Pfeifhofer . Italy| Mario Raniolo . Italy | Lucia Ravens . USA | Jean-Marie Renault . France | Luca Signoretti . Italy/Switzerland | Dieuwke Slump & Maarten Beijleveld . The Netherlands | Maria Stamati . Greece | Fernand Thienpondt . Belgium | Anna Tozzi Atò . Italy | Peter Van Elderen . Belgium | Valerie J.A. Vandermotten . Belgium | Violaine Vieillefond . France | Katia Vitale . Switzerland | Hiroshi Wada . Japan | Isha Will . Jamaica | Joanna Wojtal-Kalinowska . Poland | Peter Woodburn . UK | Ching-Hui Yang . Taiwan/The Netherlands | Root Yarden . Israel
Evelina Agata . Poland | Rachele Amadori . Italy | Jay B. Ballesteros . USA | Julanne Barry . The Netherlands | Gretchen Beck . USA | Fiammetta Bellati . Italy | John Bodkin . USA | Bianca Boroș . Romania | Ivana Butković . Croatia | David Carvill . Ireland | Casa Jaguar Studio . Spain | Chepurna . Ukraine | André Colinet . Belgium | Cosmoselector . Spain | Lynn Creighton . USA | Giulia Del Gobbo . Italy | Joel Douek . UK/USA | ë. Mexico | Ruth Egon . UK | Carla Forte . USA/Venezuela | Chelidon Frame . Italy | Otto Ganz . Belgium | Sonja Horgan. Ireland |Joerg Hummel . Germany | Hans Johansson . Sweden | Aomi Kikuchi. Japan | Rita Klein . Germany | Lakonik . Italy/France | Yuan Liu . China | Manila Wall Art . Spain | Marcela Mannheimer . Brazil | Beatrice Marri . Italy | Jose Saul Martinez Castro . Mexico | Una Marzorati (unamarz) . Italy/UK | Jane Morten . Denmark | Michaela Ortner-Moosbrugger . Austria | Karine Prette . France | Lucia Ravens . USA | Claudia Hilda Rodríguez Pozo . UK | Paulo Rosae . Brazil | Idhem San . France | Mandy Sand . Israel | SAPO-Grég Jomain . France | Luca Signoretti . Italy/Switzerland | Dieuwke Slump & Maarten Beijleveld . The Netherlands | Sylvia Solovyeva . Russia | Rebecca Stenn . USA | Jirachai Tangkijngamwong . Thailand | Paula Temple . France | Rafa Tom . Canada | Peter Van Elderen . Belgium | Marzena Wodziak . Poland | Tasha Wolff . France | John Wûrtz . Denmark | Antanas Zabielavicius . Lithuania
organized by ITSLIQUID Group
curator Luca Curci
in collaboration with ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, Goethe Institut, Venice Events
project manager Giulia Tassi
project coordinators Veronica Piras, Giulia Spagnuolo
collaborators Silvia Baldereschi, Camilla Morandin, Ilde Strobbe
graphic designer Marina Caracciolo
supported by B.B. Art | Children Have Dreams Too, Einstein Electrical Corporation | Enfasia | Fondskwadraat | Haan
THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space
Calle Larga San Marco, 374 – 30124 Venice, Italy
August 31 – September 19, 2021
09:30 AM – 05:30 PM | Monday – Friday
OPENING August 30, 2021 | 05:00PM
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Cannaregio 4118 – 30121 Venice, Italy
September 01 – September 19, 2021
10:00 AM – 06:00 PM | Monday – Friday
OPENING August 31, 2021 | 05:00PM
Follow our event live
The health and safety of our staff and visitors are of predominant importance to ITSLIQUID Group. This Protection Concept governs how we intend to operate after Italy’s lockdown has ended, the rules that will be applied inside the exhibition spaces and how these will be implemented in practice. Read more.
ITSLIQUID is a web based information platform, founded in 2001 by Luca Curci, dedicated to world wide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. ITSLIQUID has already built a readership of more than 250.000 qualified subscribers. Among them architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world. It provides advertising services, press office services for events and projects, articles and specials published on the website, media partnerships services.
During the last 20 years, ITSLIQUID Group has became a cultural hub between creatives, exhibition spaces and art lovers. Among our international partners, Art Now Fair, Art Vancouver, Design Tokyo, INDEX Qatar, INDEX Saudi, The Big 5 Construct Dubai, The Big 5 Construct Qatar, Photo LA Los Angeles and international magazines like Art Style. ITSLIQUID Group supports some of the most important no-profit organizations, like UNFCCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, SSCS – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, One Tree Planted, The Ocean CleanUp and Plastic Oceans, with the goal to increase public awareness about environmental issues. Click here to find out more.
ITSLIQUID GROUP includes a section dedicated to the organization of international art events, managing exhibitions of painting, photography, video art, installation and performance; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contests. Its object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, to connect artists working in every part of the world.
ITSLIQUID Group manages a variety of art spaces all over the world; among them THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space in the heart of San Marco Square in Venice and different historical buildings, THE LINE Contemporary Art Space in the London city center and other different partners worldwide. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 250 events all around the world, involving more than 5.000 artists, in more than 60 international venues in Italy, USA, Canada, UK, Spain, France, etc. Most of the last events have been realized in museums (CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in Spain, NCCA – National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, etc.), galleries and private foundations.
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THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, located in San Marco square, in the heart of Venice is available to host solo show and group exhibitions of the most talented emerging and established artists, designers and architects selected by our professional team among the numerous show participation requests.
Overlooking the unique San Marco square, THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space presents a rich program of exhibitions, talks, meetings, workshops and courses about art, architecture, design and fashion with architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world. Being part of our program is an exciting opportunity to improve your network and get new inspirations.
THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space is a fascinating and prestigious venue where our professional team will be at your disposal to assist you, offering a unique exhibition experience, giving you the opportunity to display your artworks in Venice, one of the most suggestive cities in the art world, and broadening your artistic career and exhibition background.
Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello is one of the most known palaces of the Renaissance in Venice. It is an historical building dated back to the 16th century, and it has been owned by several noble venetian families, as demonstrated by the frescoed ceilings, the artistic stuccos and the fine furnitures that enrich its rooms. The Palace welcomes visitors with its beautiful private garden on the ground floor, and then it gathers the guests in its large first floor salons, in which past and present dialogue together. The restored Old Masters’ frescoes and the contemporary art masterpieces that are periodically shown in the exhibitions hosted here, make Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello the perfect location for the balance between old and new, between ancient environment and contemporary art, architecture and design.
Today the building is managed by ACIT Venice – the Italian-German Cultural Association – which is considered one of the most important intercultural associations in Europe. Thanks to the ACIT unceasing cultural activity, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello has nowadays frequent collaborations with the Goethe Institute and with other local and international institutions, maintaining its ancient reputation. Because of these relations, it presents a huge program of memorable art exhibitions, conferences, congresses and concerts. Among the last institutional exhibitions, its participation in the 58th Venice Biennale with the Guatemala pavilion, the Dominican Republic pavilion and the Grenada pavilion. ITSLIQUID Group already had the pleasure to held some festivals and exhibitions in Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, as MORPHOS Festival and FUTURE IDENTITIES Festival, both in 2014.
SOME OF OUR LAST EXHIBITIONS