SMART Cities & HYBRID Identities . Venice
Opening: January 25, 2013
SMART Cities & HYBRID Identities, an International Art Festival of Photography, Video Art, Computer Graphics, Architecture and Performing Art, will be held in the city of Venice, during the fabulous Carnival of Venice. The Scoletta di San Giovanni Battista e del SS. Sacramento in Bragora, the venue of the event, wll open its doors on Friday 25th of January, until Sunday 27th of January. Thirty-five artists, from different countries, have been selected to be part of this project.
The selections has been based on the main concept of hybridization between identities and urban environment to create a smart life. People, backgrounds, societies, progress and all their inputs creates hybrid identities, modifying each other and being mixed in prospect to shape a better world. Mixing sustainable transport; modern (ICT) communication infrastructure; sustainable economic development; and wise management of natural resources, human, intellectual and social capital, is the key to reach a future better life quality. Be smart. Be hybrid. Be better.
During the event will be presented the Solo Show of the performer Ji-Eun Lee, and the video “Chromatic Revelry” by Evann Siebens, winners of “ID / Identities” Istanbul 2012.
After the event, our organization will select the winning artist of 1 year of participation (6 events) in International art exhibitions organized by International ArtExpo, all over the world.
organizer: International ArtExpo
curators: Luca Curci
exhibition & screening place: Scoletta di San Giovanni Battista e del SS. Sacramento in Bragora, Venice
dates: January 25/26/27, 2013 from 9 am to 1 pm and from 4 pm to 8 pm
opening: January 25, 2013 at Scoletta di San Giovanni Battista e del SS. Sacramento in Bragora at 6:00 pm, Castello 3811/B – Campo della Bragora, Venice – Italy
Prize: 1 Year of participation in International art exhibitions organized by International ArtExpo, all over the world
Laura Potrovic and Darko Jeftic . Croatia | Yuko Asai . Japan | Mar Garrido . Spain | Clara Ruiz . Spain | Gregory Steel . USA | Kyle Trowbridge . USA | Tsai Haoji . Australia | Nikki Lam . Australia | Manuel Schiavi . Italy | Kadet Khune . USA | Colleen Alborough . South Africa | Misawa Daichi . Japan | Andreas Mares . Austria | Roberta Orlando . Italy | Valerie Barnes . USA | Mat&AleCo - Matteo Licitra e Maria Alessandra Columbu . Italy | Johannes Knoops . USA | Kieran Healy . Ireland | Evann Siebens . Canada (winner of “ID / Identities” Istanbul 2012)
Antonella Iovinella . Italy | Ipek Yeginsu . Turkey | Nirit Zer . Israel | Liene Straupe . Latvia | Frédérique and Raphael Roung . France | Linda Riseley . Australia | Nita Zeqiri . Kosovo | Christian Mélot . France | Annamaria Capicchioni . Italy | Ozlem Paker . Istanbul
Chryssanthi Dafopoulou . London | Xiaoqiang Liu . China | Pedone Studio . Italy | Dan Hutchins . USA
.computer graphics artists
Miwa Kaneoya . Japan | Yalda Keramati . Iran | Antonella Iovinella . Italy
Ji-Eun Lee . UK (winner of “ID / Identities” Istanbul 2012) | Mat&AleCo - Matteo Licitra e Maria Alessandra Columbu . Italy
International ArtExpo is proud to present the video “Solipsist” by Andrew Thomas Huang, from the “Autour de Minuit” selection.
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