The City of Cassano d'Adda presents for the year 2013, the second edition of "Ecoismi" a contemporary art event that takes place in the Natural Park of the Island Borromeo.
As already in 2012, the theme of "Ecoismi 2013" is the combination of man and nature.
The exhibition includes the construction of 12 (twelve) site-specific works in complete harmony with the area of the Park. "Ecoismi 2013" wants to be a meeting point between contemporary culture and the deep roots of the territory. The works will be able to create a natural and osmosis between art and the environment, culture and local identity and will have an aesthetic-cognitive value, in relation to the processes and changes that affect the environment and present condition, to trigger a reflection on the ecological dynamics and sustainable.
The island of Borromeo Cassano d'Adda is a wonderful piece of land between the river Adda and the Muzza canal, park and natural area. Come to life for the summer months hosting the best works of young artists, selected by a panel of experts.
The open call is free, is open to artist of all nationalities aged up to 35 (born after January 1, 1978). Each candidate can participate with a unique project.
The call includes a contribution of 1.000,00 euro for the realization of each project, board and accomodation for the 4 days of residence, work in progress.
The steps of Ecoismi 2013:
23 March and 2 April 2013 - visit to the Island Borromeo
20 April 2013 - close call
6 May 2013 - publication of selected projects
29, 30, 31 May and 1 June 2013 - residence & work in progress
2 June 2013 - opening Ecoismi, at 11 am
The exhibition runs until September 22, 2013
Ecoismi 2013 is sponsored by the Regione Lombardia, Ecomuseo Leonardo Adda, Adda Nord Park, FAI-Italian Environmental Fund, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, GAI-Young Italian Artists, BJCEM-Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean
The open call can be downloaded from the internet:
www.ecoismi.org - www.comune.cassanodadda.mi.it
www.facebook.com / ecoismi