From Kabul to Florence: Shamsia Hassani, the female street artist
Related to the 11th edition of Florence Biennale – International Exhibition of Contemporary Art and on the occasion of the European Day of Justice, Shamsia Hassani (Teheran, 1988) – the first and only female street artist working in the difficult context of the city of Kabul, in Afghanistan – made a mural on the wall outside the ITI Leonardo da Vinci kindly provided by the Municipality of Florence and District 5. Also on the occasion of the European Day of Justice, organized by the Court of Appeal of Florence with the endorsement of the President Margherita Cassano and the President Vicar Maurizio Barbarisi, the Florence Biennale promotes in the spaces of the Palazzo di Giustizia of Florence a photographic exhibition with the works of the series “Dreaming Graffiti” and “Bird of no nation”.
FLORENCE STREET ART – ART CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
For the first time Florence Biennale – International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, presents an event within the program of the Mostra dell’Artigianato in Florence. The project “Florence Street Art – Art Can Change the World”, in collaboration with Street Levels Gallery, Firenze Fiera and the Municipality of Florence, aims to give space and visibility to street artists in the city of Florence, during one of the most important exhibitions in Tuscany. The various Italian and international artists on show include: Stormie Mills, Diego Gabriele, Ache77, Exit Enter, Zed1, Tim Guider and Melinda Garcia. On this occasion it was presented Second Skin, a street art project by Zed1.