Il Respiro dell’Arte - La mostra / The Breath of Art - The exhibition in Genoa
Il Respiro dell’Arte - La mostra / The Breath of Art - The exhibition
From 4 to 13 September in Genoa, in the Sala Liguria of the Palazzo Ducale, will be presented the exhibition Il Respiro dell'Arte (The Breath of Art), the first stage of the international art project conceived and curated by Virginia Monteverde, to give testimony to the difficult moment that the world is going through struggling with COVID 19, which will then land in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
The exhibition is promoted by the Art Commission with the collaboration of Palazzo Ducale Fondazione per la Cultura and is supported by the Goethe Institut Genua, the Kosmos-Kultur-Stiftung Foundation in Zug (Switzerland) and the International Poetry Festival of Genoa.
The sanitary mask
To the project "Il Respiro dell'Arte", born during the lockdown, has been joined by artists from different countries, invited to interpret and realize according to their vision and technique, what is and will remain the symbol of the fight against the virus: the sanitary mask.
The project is enriched by the Dance and Poetry sections, in collaboration with Davide Francesca and Francesca Pedullà who curated the Dance section, and Claudio Pozzani, director of the International Poetry Festival of Genoa.
Emiliano Alfonsi (Italy), Maria Rebecca Ballestra (Italy), Connie Bellantonio (Italy), Mariella Bettineschi (Italy), Stefano Bigazzi (Italy), Andreas Burger (Germany), Tiziana Cera Rosco (Italy), Marcela Cernadas (Spain and Argentina), Isabel Consigliere (Italy), Carla Crosio (Italy), Pier Giorgio De Pinto (Switzerland), Loredana Galante (Italy), Armida Gandini (Italy), Mauro Ghiglione (Italy), Gianluca Groppi (Italy), Sophie Hjerl (Danimarca), Carla Iacono (Italy), Fukushi Ito (Japan and Italy), Leslie Johnson (Sweden), Friederike Just (Germany), Federica Marangoni (Italy), Florencia Martinez (Argentina and Italy), Luisa Mazza (Italy), Viviana Milan (Italy), Maurizio Nazzaretto (Italy), Giuseppe Negro (Italy), Nikos Moschos (Grecia), Anna Oberto (Italy), Angelo Pretolani (Italy), Paola Rando (Italy), Silvano Repetto (Switzerland), Fried Rosenstock (Germany), Roberto Rossini (Italy), Marco Rotelli (Italy), Alexander Schabracq (Netherlands), Nina Staehli (Germany and Switzerland), Tadzia e Jean Sadao (Italy and Japan), Nano Valdes (Spain), Anne-Claire van den Elshout (Netherlands).
For the POETRY section, "The Voice of Poets"
Videos of the poets: Yang Lian (China), Claudio Pozzani (Italy), Les Wicks (Australia), Endre Szkarosi (Hungary), Roberto Mussapi (Italy), Stefano Bigazzi (Italy)
For the DANCE section “Every Breath I Take I’m Still Dancing”
Video of the performance of 19 international dancers:
Eric Acakpo (Benin/Ouidah), Ornella Balestra (Italy/Turin), Marco Becherini (Italy/Marseille), Anne Cecile Chane-Tune (Reunion Island/Brussels), Francesca Cinalli (Italy/Turin), Frey Faust (USA/Berlin), Gustavo Giocosa (Argentina-Italy/Aix-en-Provence), Olivia Giovannini & Giulia Ferrando (Italy/Genoa), Baris Mihci (Turkey/Münster), Arturo Minutillo & Federica Massaro (Italy/Caserta), Thiago Oliveira (Brazil/Serra Grande), Sara Parisi (Italy/Serra Grande), AnnaClaudia/Didi Pedone (Brazil/Porto Alegre), Francesca Pedullà (Italy/Berlin), Filippo Serra (Italy/Berlin), Francesca Spezzani (Italy/Genoa).
The exhibition will be open every day from 11.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Sala Liguria of Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
Images: 1) Invito Respiro, 2) work of Alexander Schabracq, 3) work of Anne-Claire van den Elshout