Special Award: Morehshin Allahyari

Morehshin Allahyari, Guest of honour – Special Award   Morehshin Allahyari is a new media artist, art activist, educator, and curator. She was born and raised in Iran and moved to the United States in 2007. Her work extensively deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day. She thinks about technology as…

Alhambra

Alhambra

Juan Hita Bueno – Invited art historian and photographer Friday, 23 October – h 3.00 / 3.30 pm Fortezza da Basso, Spadolini Pavilion, Theatre Area   Art historian and self-taught photographer, for more than a decade Juan Hita Bueno has set his eyes and camera on the Alhambra, the best preserved and most important architecture of…

Luciano Caruso e il suo archivio

Luciano Caruso and his Archive

Luciano Caruso and his archive, comparing experiences and considerations Curated by Sonia Puccetti Caruso Tuesday, 20 October – h 5.00 pm / 7.00 pm Fortezza da Basso, Spadolini Pavilion, Theatre Area   The biographical and artistic path of Luciano Caruso runs across two cities – Naples, where he grew up, and Florence, where he settled in 1976.…

Migrantes

Migrantes MIGRANTS/CLANDESTINES: The Sea of Herod curated by Marcella Guerrieri Sunday, 18 October – h 4.30 pm / 5.00 pm Fortezza da Basso, Spadolini Pavilion, Theatre Area   Images, numbers, stories. Images of daily chronicles, of flees towards paths of hope along harsh and dangerous routes.Destinations that are unknown as are the days of travel on…

Capolona Bio Music Village

Bio Music Village

Performance musicale del Maestro Roberto Fabbriciani Cooking Show a cura dello Chef Adriano di CoopAgri Luci e regia di Giacobbe Giusti Mercoledì, 21 ottobre – ore 12.00 / 12.30 Fortezza da Basso, Padiglione Spadolini, Area Teatro   Bio Music Village è una performance multi-sensoriale elaborata da FulgorAzione, centro culturale attivo a Capolona, alle porte di Arezzo, sul…

Reading Contemporary Art

Reading Contemporary Art Wednesday, 21 / Thursday, 22 October – h 10.00 am / 12.00 am Fortezza da Basso, Spadolini Pavilion, Theatre Area   The educational project “Reading Contemporary Art” at the Florence Biennale has been designed to engage the students attending primary, secondary and high schools with the art forms of our time. Thanks to…

Renascent Creativity

Conference ELIA: Renascent Creativity

RENASCENT CREATIVITY: Towards a European path in Arts and Cultural Education Saturday, 17 October – h 3.00 pm / 6.30 pm Fortezza da Basso, Spadolini Pavilion, Theatre Area   Organised by the Salone dell’Arte e del Restauro di Firenze in collaboration with the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA), this event brings to the fore creativity…

Preserve Green

Preserve Green

Performance and site-specific installation by Emmanuele Panzarini Saturday, 17 / Sunday, 18 October – h 10.00 am / 8.00 pm Fortezza da Basso, Outside Spadolini Pavilion   Preserve Green is an artwork that will take place at the entrance of the Spadolini pavilion(Fortezza da Basso). In the past, the area housed a green lawn that decorated…