Liku Maria Takahashi at Florence Biennale 2019

The artist Liku Maria Takahashi will present the project Maris National Flag Project at Florence Biennale 2019 and will exhibit the artwork Change the World realized with the Maris Method. LIKU MARIA TAKAHASHI Liku Maria Takahashi is a Japanese painter, sculptor, designer, art theorist and educator, and martial artist. She is also the President of…

LABA Projects at Florence Biennale 2019

SLIGHTLY MODIFIED LOOKING GLASSES A selection of multimedia projects curated by Veronica Citi Libera Accademia di Belle Arti (LABA), Florence.   Most of the ten selected works included in this project have been prepared by LABA students from the Photography and Graphic Design & Multimedia departments for their dissertation. Three of them obtained a prize…

Epimimesis by Joanna Hoffmann & EpiLab

EPIMIMESIS – EPIZONE V: SHIFTING IDENTITIES Joanna Hoffmann & the EpiLab Team   Drawing from the theme of the XIIth Florence Biennale, Ars et Ingenium: Toward Leonardo da Vinci’S Legacy of Similitude and Invention, the compound-word ‘Epi-Mimesis’ identifying this artistic project is meant to refer to the impact of environmental data on (epi) an individual…

The XIIth Florence Biennale Awarded Exhibitors

The twelfth edition of the Florence Biennale – International exhibition of contemporary art and design, held from 18 to 27 October 2019 at the Spadolini Pavilion of the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, hosted 747 exhibitors (484 artists and 263 designers) from 78 countries, and ended, as usual, with the awarding of prizes to the…

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Adoratorio at Florence Biennale 2019

Adoratorio, digital creative agency, has chosen Florence Biennale 2019 to present the One World One Face project, ideated by the photographer Erminando Aliaj During the XIIth Florence Biennale, Adoratorio and Erminando Aliaj will present One World One Face, a work-in-progress project aimed at revealing the “Face of the World”. Ideated by Erminando Aliaj and the Adoratorio…

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Shan Shan Sheng, Universal Elements

At the XIIth Florence Biennale, thanks to the patronage of the governmental authorities of the city of NingBo, China, Shan Shan Sheng presents a new project, Universal Elements. Composed of five elemental colours, Sheng’s new media interactive sculptural installation creates a vivid, continuously changing atmosphere with cascades of colour evoking water, nature, growth, and the…

Interview with Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo

In the ’20s, Salvatore Ferragamo moved to California, where he started working for the film industry: what can you remember from that period? Some milestones characterise my father’s story in California: his departure from Italy in 1915; the third-class trip across Astypalaia to reach his elder brothers who left a few years earlier for North…

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Woodstock and the others

Woodstock and the others, Fifty photographs of peace, love and music October 3, 2019 to October 29, 2019 The Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Exhibition Center, Via dei Pucci 16, Florence; free admission. Exhibition conceived by Marco Ferri, curated by Amalie R. Rothschild and Marco Ferri, and coordinated by Jacopo Celona More than 50 photographs – in…