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|International Exhibition of
Contemporary Art, XV Edition
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|24 September 29
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COMO - Italy
International Exhibition of Contemporary Art
24 September - 29 October 2005
Thursday 7 July 2005 - 11.00 am
Saturday 24 September 2005 -
1991-2005 A YARN 15 YEARS LONG - Unveils the
24 September in Como, Italy the FILOFILO 2005
miniartextilcomo international contemporary art exhibit,
The review curated by Luciano Caramel, is conceived by the cultural foundation Arte&Arte - Nazzarena Bortolaso and Mimmo Totaro. The exhibition is funded by the Ministry per i Beni e le Attività Culturali with the support of the Municipality of Como, Province of Como, Lombardia Region, Industrial Union of Como, Como Chamber of Commerce, SPT Public Transportation Company of Como and Didactic Museum of Silk.
Filophilo, is the title that has been selected for the 2005 edition and is intended to recognize the artists, authors and promoters of the event, Miniartextil, that in 15 years have been able to place on the map contemporary textile art and bring to Como, Italian textile city of excellence, prominent artists and their works. A tribute to artists that with yarn have been able to weave with passion, commitment and dedication to this niche of the arts.
Among the 211 artworks arrived on site of Arte&Arte in Como from 32 different countries, fifty six art works (minitextiles) will be exhibited in the Saint Francis Church selected by the jury of FILOPHILO 2005miniartextilcomo, chaired by Luciano Caramel with Marisa Bronzini and Susannah Handley. Over 100 artworks will be exhibited in different locations throughout the City of Como. The diversity of the site locations captures the union of textile art and the reality of entrepreneurship in the textile industry in the region, like the Chiostrino of SantEufemia, Space la tessitura Mantero, Roberta Lietti Gallery, Milly Pozzi Gallery, Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Unions, Municipality Lombardia Region, Didactic Museum of Silk
This year the yarn continues to be the inspirational theme and protagonist of the exhibit. The event, unique in its genre in Italy, offers an international review of the fibre and textile art with the exploration of new techniques color and materials. The yarn used in an artistic form from cotton, linen, copper, wood, glass, gold, plastic, silicone, stone, plexiglass to light it assumes a new autonomy through the artistic creativity.
Exhibitor Site locations and Artists.
of Saint Francis: 56 art works select by FILOPHILO
2005miniartextilcomo; nine artists
"Historical" from the Foundation Toms Pauli
At the entrance of the Church you can see artwork of Enzo Santambrogio.
SantEufemia Chiostrino: Three art installations by Peter Hol, Patrizia Guerresi Maimouni and Salvatore Sava.
La Tessitura Mantero Space: 24 selected artworks of small dimensions from the Bortolaso - Totaro collection; three art installations by Jagoda Buic , Pierluigi Fucci , Beatrice Meoni.
Didactic Museum of Silk : Exhibition of Ruth Guggenheim Nivola.
Roberta Lietti Gallery: Exhibition of Marya Kazoun;
Chamber of Commerce : Installation by Giovanna Bolognini;
Milly Pozzi Gallery: Exhibition of Giovanna Bolognini;
Municipality of Como : Installation by Vito Capone;
Province of Como : Installation by Carla Tolomeo;
Headquarters of Lombardia Region : Installation by Armanda Verdirame
This year the exhibit will feature the participation of William Kentridge, from South Africa, and the Canadian-Lebanese artist Marya Kazoun, who will also attend the 51st Art Biennale of Venice.
Like last year two awards have been assigned the Antonio Ratti Award (a bronze sculpture from the artist Nicola Salvatore) prize established in 2003 by Arte&Arte in memory of Cavalliere del Lavoro Antonio Ratti to Germination-s of Michiko Sakuma, regarded as the best art piece of small dimension and the Mantero la tessitura Award to Circe B-M of Yoki Kataoka as the best artwork made from recovered materials.
From Como to
The minitextil exhibit will be housed in Nule (SS - Sardinia) from 15 December 2005 to 15 January 2006
In February 2006, the exhibition will move to Montrouge, near Paris, at the Salon de lHotel de Ville.
The event, entitled Miniartextil in Montrouge, will take place between 22 February, to 8 March 2006.
The catalogueis a bilingual publication (Italian/English) by Cesare Nani Editions Como - which captions the artworks with an editorial by Luciano Caramel, and contributions by Elena Di Raddo, Roberto Borghi and Emma Gravagnuolo.
Main Sponsor MANTERO SETA s.p.a. la tessitura
Gentili-Mosconi spa, Gentili srl, Mosconi Seterie srl, Sirio Tendaggi srl, Daniela Vecchi snc, Puntocomo srl, Tes srl, Artestampa spa, Biseta srl, Comotessile srl, Texal spa, Peverelli arredamenti snc, Gidaltex, Europ Marchini srl, OMAN snc, Stamperia Nuove Iniziative srl, Carboncini spa, Achille Pinto spa, Achille Pinto spa, Enzo Sonvico Disegni, JL Aldo Coppola, Cartoleria Centrale.
With the participation of Milly Pozzi and Roberta Lietti contemporary art galleries in Como
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