AlbumArte is partner of
BORDER CROSSING 2019
Curated by Lori Adragna, Border Crossing, Bridge Art, Chambre à air
Assistents: Valentina Chiarello, Martina Guglielmo
Palermo, different venues (Dimora OZ a Palazzo Sambuca, KaOZ, Piazza Magione, Teatro Garibaldi)
Friday, May 31: exhibition opening and talk
Saturday, June 1: Videoartforum Mediterraneum
From May 30 to June 1, 2019 comes back to Palermo, Border Crossing, the project born from an idea of Bridge Art, Dimora Oz and Casa Sponge, curated by Lori Adragna and Andrea Kantos, inaugurated in 2018 among Manifesta 12 collateral events. The 2019 edition proposes the preview of a periodic format that will bring a selection of spaces and cultural projects within the Sicilian territory.
Border Crossing elaborates a synergy of public and private spaces to host productions and talks: Dimora OZ, at Palazzo Sambuca, KaOZ and the Garibaldi theater, three spaces within the program of Palermo Culture and Contemporary Magione, in a system of places of research, comparison and cultural production.
The first appointment will be with Geografico #Sicilia, a project conceived by Chambres à Air, a platform created by Pietro Fortuna in Brussels. The project, which is coordinated by Lori Adragna and organized by Bridge Art / Border Crossing, involves a traveling journey by Marc Buchy (France), Pietro Fortuna (Italy), Richard Höglund (United States), Lior Gal (Israel) at various venues and art centers: (Bridge Art, Noto – Dimora Oz / KaOz, Palermo – Farm Cultural Park, Favara – Site Specific, Scicli – White Garage, Catania).
The final event organized by Border Crossing will take place in Piazza Magione, with the artists of Geografico #Sicilia and an exhibition curated by Lori Adragna, with Sonia Andresano, Fabrice Bernasconi Borzì, Marc Buchy, Simone Cametti, Barbara Cammarata, Daniele Di Luca , Pietro Fortuna, Richard Höglund, Lior Gal, Giuseppina Giordano, Piotr Hanzelewicz, Andrea Kantos, Carmelo Nicotra, Isabella Pers, Tiziana Pers, Rossana Taormina, Sasha Vinci.
Border Crossing will close with the VideoArtForum Border Crossing_Mediterraneum curated by Lori Adragna and Andrea Kantos, a marathon of videos and talks presented within the Garibaldi Theater which will involve some independent projects, on the various suggestions stemming from the theme “Mediterranean”.
The spaces invited to the VideoArtForum are: AlbumArte, Rome – Art House, Scutari – Atla(s)now, Morocco – Bridge Art, Noto (SR) – Art sites / La Ville Ouverte, Viterbo – Casa Sponge, Pergola (PU ) – Dimora Oz, Palermo – Dolomiti Contemporanee, Dolomites – Fusion Art Center, Padua – GAP Guilmi Art Project, Guilmi, (CH) Abruzzo – NOS Visual Art Production, Bologna – Ramdom, Gagliano del Capo (LE) – RAVE East Village Artist Residency, Trivignano Udinese (UD) – Site Specific, Scicli (RG) – ViadellaFucina16 condominium-museum, Turin.
The artists presented by each space for the video review are: Elena Bellantoni (AlbumArte), Angelo Bellobono (Atla (s) now), Simone Cametti (Dolomiti Contemporanee), Davide D’Elia (NOS), Andrew Friend (Ramdom), Lek M. Gjeloshi (Art House), Arash Irandoust (Bridge Art), Elena Mazzi (GAP Guilmi), Alfredo Meschi (Fusion Art Center), Egle Oddo (Dimora Oz), Anna Raimondo (Cantieri d’Arte), Collective RAVE ( RAVE), Filippo Riniolo (Sponge House), Lucio Viglierchio and Miha Sagadin (ViadellaFucina16), Matilde Sambo (Site Specific).