OPENING: ANIMA MUNDI 2022 – VISIONS
ITSLIQUID International Art Fair
Venice | June 16 – July 06, 2022
Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello | Palazzo Bembo – Venice Grand Canal
ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, and EGO’ Boutique Hotel is pleased to announce the opening of VISIONS, third appointment of ANIMA MUNDI 2022, that will take place in Venice at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello (follow the event live) from June 16 to July 06, 2022, and at Palazzo Bembo – Venice Grand Canal (follow the event live) from June 17 to July 06, 2022, during the 59th Venice Biennale of Art.
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 ANIMA MUNDI, which according to several historical cultures, religions, and philosophical systems, is an intrinsic connection between all living entities on the planet, which relates to the world in a similar way as the human soul is connected to the human body.
ANIMA MUNDI is the invisible energy behind all the natural and artificial elements that allow the planet to live. Thanks to the hidden connections of ANIMA MUNDI, all the ecosystems of the Earth, before and after the appearance of mankind, found their equilibrium, their ways to live and develop themselves, to transform and evolve. All the beings of the planet, plants, minerals, animals are permeated by a secret force that has always stimulated human thought and research.
The festival aims to discover these multiple forms of hidden connections between the soul and the body, mankind and the natural elements, the natural spaces and the cities. We invite artists to show their reflections on the various ways in which the ANIMA MUNDI expresses the relationships among all the existing entities and the natural and cultural systems and to represent by their artistic works the processes of the evolution of the world in which we all live. Artists, designers and architects are invited to talk about ANIMA MUNDI through photo reportage of cities, hidden places, photographic documentaries, personal experiences, presenting their works of photography, painting, sculpture/installation, design and architecture, video art and live performance.
Adriana Barsanti . Italy | Stella Brajterman . Brazil | Fritz Bayer . Switzerland | Yves Bercion . Guadeloupe | Christina Bertsos . USA | Bonobithi Biswas . Belgium | Anat Bodasher . Israel | Isabelle Catucci . Brazil | Tara Chadwick . Belize/Canada/USA | Jean Cherouny . USA | Francois Chevalier . France/Switzerland | Jill Chu . USA | Wendy Cohen . Australia | Marguerite Copeland . USA | Lynn Creighton . USA | The Angels Factory Dobri Gjurkov . Germany | Maya Elias . Germany | Terry Flaxton . UK | Edward Gia . USA | Martina Girlanda . Italy | Marilyn Green . USA | Julie Hammonds . UK | Lucy Haydon . UK | Lok Henny . France | JUSToh . South Korea | KAFT DESIGN . Turkey | Angelika Kallenbach . Germany | Celine Kobierzynski . Belgium | Dominika Köck . Austria | David Köfler . Austria | Michael Kopplstätter . Austria | István Jenő Kovács . Hungary | Valerijana Krasniqi . Switzerland | Lausen . Switzerland | Emily Law . Hong Kong | Jacek Limanowka . Australia | Magnus Lindblom . Sweden | Martha Madrigal . Mexico | Dorothea Magonet . UK | Mackenzie Maisel . USA | Nick Malone . UK | Luna Maluna Gri . Austria | Stéphane Martineau . Germany | Brian McSherry . USA | Niyamat Mehta . Italy | Eileen Meyer Architect . Germany/Italy | Lara Nasser . Lebanon/USA | NATHA Out Of the Blue . Thailand | Jim Nickel . USA | Yongwon Noh . Korea/The Netherlands | Finn Nichol . Ireland | Simone Origio . Italy | Janet O’Riordan . UK | Britta Ortiz . Denmark | Judith Paone . Italy | Parth . India | Ella Pattison . Canada | Utaellamarie Peter . Germany | Faye Postma . The Netherlands | Willow Record . USA | Paulina Ree . Norway | Maria Regina Ruiz . USA | Renato Rocha . Brazil | Lexygius Sanchez Calip . USA | Joanna Sieradzka . Poland | Christina Sirmons . USA | Giulia Soldan, Elena Cuboni & Daniele Rizzitano . Italy | Kostas Spiropoulos . Greece | Curtis Steele . USA | Zahra Tharani . UK | Holger Triltsch . Germany | Mauro Trincanato . Italy | Janusz Tworek . Poland | Julia Überreiter . Austria | Polina Urvantseva . Sweden | Alevtina Valentine . France | Bruno Van Hooijdonk . The Netherlands | Lucely Vargas Preciado . Austria/Colombia | Annamaria Vidotto . Italy | Paolo Vignati . Italy | Anna Weichselbaumee . Austria | Stef Will . UK | Dusty Wright . USA | Root Yarden . Israel
Palazzo Bembo – Venice Grand Canal
A. E. Ted Aub . USA | Shawnalee Anderton . USA | Stella Brajterman . Brazil | Giulia Carini . Italy | Mathias Casaer . Belgium | Isabelle Catucci . Brazil | Jean Cherouny . USA | Roberto Colombo . Italy | Elizabeth Crewther . UK | Grazia Danti . Italy | Giulia De Martino . Italy | Fedor Deichmann . Germany | Anne Dieste . France | Adina Ding . Australia | Lord Nicolaus Dinter . Germany | Viviane Fallah . UK | Nicola Farina . Italy | Marcelo Ferreira . USA | Terry Flaxton . UK | Peter Frigo . Austria | François Gagné . Canada | Alan Gaynor . USA | Luca Giardini . Italy | Martina Girlanda . Italy | Gitta Goletz . Germany | Maria João Gonçalves . Portugal | Gøneja ✷ . Germany | Marilyn Green . USA | Barbara Gundlach . USA | Leo Hainzl . Austria | Ulla Hasen . Austria | Suzana Henriqueta . Portugal | Manuel Hernandez . Spain | Judy Hudson . Australia | Constance Jaeggi . USA | Journou . France | KAFT DESIGN . Turkey | Corina Karstenberg . The Netherlands | Liubov Kolbina . UAE | Ku, Chi-Chun . Taiwan | Vincenzo Laera . Italy | Clarisse Lamotte . France | Emmanuel Lendenmann . Switzerland | Luna Maluna Gri . Austria | Ludwig G. Mannhalter . Germany | Eva Marc’h . France | Giorgio Mercandelli . Italy | Heinz Marzohl . Switzerland | Brian McSherry . USA | Eileen Meyer Architect . Germany/Italy | Léa Monnier . France | Amanda Moore-Karim . USA | Jane Morten . Denmark | Simone Cosac Naify . USA | Finn Nichol . Ireland | Pedro Noir . Czech Republic | Michael Pantuso . USA | Charlotte Lund Petersen . Denmark | Olivier Petit-Helle . France | Giorgia Pezzoli . Chile | Kim Piffy . UK | Valerio Pisano . Italy | Marina r Pozner & Naama Mor . Israel | Andreia Rocha . Portugal | Renato Rocha . Brazil | Julia Rowlands . UK | Christine Rosario Saldaña . USA | Lexygius Sanchez Calip . USA | Vethan Sautour . Austria | Christopher Schaller . Switzerland | Vanessa Schiavone . Belgium | Joanna Sieradzka . Poland | Christina Sirmons . USA | Giulia Soldan, Elena Cuboni & Daniele Rizzitano . Italy | Luana Stebule . UK | Stryber 2017 . The Netherlands | Thanakorn Chai Telan . Thailand | Leonardo Terenzi . Italy | Torres . Ecuador | Angelica Trimble-Yanu . USA | Yvon van der Weide . The Netherlands | Lucely Vargas Preciado . Austria/Colombia | Sine von Schonen . Germany | T. Whitney . USA | Dusty Wright . USA | John Wurtz . Denmark
organized by ITSLIQUID Group
curator Luca Curci
in collaboration with EGO’ Boutique Hotel, ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association
project manager Giulia Tassi
project coordinators Amaride Ferrante, Maddalena Masotto, Veronica Piras
collaborators Marcella Bellifemine, Maria Teresa Cafarelli, Carla De Rosa, Elisabetta Eliotropio, Massimiliano Fabris, Francesca Facchini, Ilaria Falchetti, Giulia Morroni
graphic designer Marina Caracciolo
supported by Helene N. Sims – Claudette Fulton | Invicta project shipping srl | Trinity Church Wall Street
Associazione Culturale Italo-Tedesca (ACIT)
Cannaregio 4118, Venezia, Italy
OPENING June 16, 2022 | 05:00PM
June 17 – July 06, 2022
09:30AM – 05:30PM | Monday – Friday
Free entry | Book your ticket here
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Palazzo Bembo – Venice Grand Canal
Riva del Carbon, 4793 – 4785, Venice, Italy
OPENING June 17, 2022 | 05:00PM
June 20 – July 06, 2022
09:30AM – 05:30PM | Monday – Friday
Free entry | Book your ticket here
Follow our event live
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Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello is one of the most known palaces of the Renaissance in Venice. It is a 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 furniture 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.
Palazzo Bembo, located in the historic district of San Marco, the heart of Venice, is available to host solo shows 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.
Palazzo Bembo is one of the late Gothic Venetian buildings built in the right middle of the famous Canal Grande, a few meters from the renowned Rialto Bridge. Its name comes from the humanist and literary cardinal Pietro Bembo, known for the so-called “linguistic question” during the Italian XV century.
The facade of the building, with all its gothic pentafore, is as fascinating as the interior which is divided into three floors and characterized by large salons. The seventeenth-century staircase overlooks the internal courtyard that leads to the noble floor, where decorations are dating back to the same century, in Baroque style. The exhibition space, on the first floor, overlooks the Canal Grande and the Rialto Bridge, giving a suggestive view both day and night.
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