Liquid Borders | Bari 2013
Strada Lamberti,4; piazza del ferrarese
Liquid Borders | Bari 2013
The press conference will be on Friday the 28th of June 2013 at 11.30 AM, in the Multimedia Hall of Castello Svevo (
The openings of the event will be on Wednesday the 3rd of July 2013 at Castello Svevo (
The event will last until July 31st 2013.
The Festival is based on the main concept of the hybridization among art, culture, physical and social identities in contemporary cities, and the mixing between people and space. Urban environments, people, rules and limits are no more distinct realities, but they constantly modify and get mixed together, generating new connections and hybrid results, with undefined ethic, social, sexual and religious borders. Forty-two artists, from all over the world, have been invited to present their artworks related to the theme, during the festival which will be hosted in the three venues of the city of
In the Sala Sveva, at the ground floor of Castello Svevo, will be projected the video “Solipsist” by Andrew Thomas Huang, American filmmaker and artist, showcased at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (USA), the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase at Cannes Lions (France), the Hammer Museum (USA), MOCA Taipei (Taiwan), the ZKM Media Museum in Karlsruhe (Germany) and the ASVOFF festival at Centre Pompidou in Paris (France). His short film “Solipsist“ was honoured at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase at Cannes Lions and won Best Experimental Short Film at the Slamdance Film Festival. The film caught the attention of Icelandic polymath Bjork, leading Andrew to direct her music video for “Mutual Core”, premiering at the
Furthermore the projection will include the video-architecture works “Ordos”, “
Andreas Mareš, a passionate Austrian artist, will present his new video “KUH”. His artworks have been exhibited at Videoholica“ (
In the Sala Bona Sforza of the Castle, will be installed the artwork “Levitation” of Daniel Pešta, Czech, represented by MuMo Muzeum Montanelli of Prague (Czech Republic); his artworks are exhibited in numerous contemporary museums, collections and events such as the Contemporary Art Museum of Prague (Czech Republic), the Contemporary Art Museum of Osnabrück (Germany), the Contemporary Art Museum of Solingen (Germany). His project “I was born in your bed” is presently showcased at the Biennale of Venice, 55 edition.
At the second floor of the Castle, in the Sala Angioina, will be showcased the “Feminist” photographic series by Catrine Val, talented German artist, which took part in “Falsefakes” exhibition at Centre de la photographie di Ginevra (Switzerland); “FIVAC Festival” of Camaguey (Cuba); ”Internationale Frauen film festival” of Dortmund (Germany); “European Chronicles - Photography Festival” of Cardiff (UK); “Gaze on what I gaze” at Art Museum at The Art Park in Hsinchu (Taiwan); “HUMAN RIGHTS” at Fondazione Opera dei Caduti of Rovereto (Italy).
In the Sala Angioina, will be presented the photographic work of Nora Schöpfer, Austrian artist which artworks have been presented in many museums, galleries and events such as: Städtische Galerie Wollhalle of Güstrow (Germany), “KunStart
In the Sala Bona Sforza, there will be the experimental photographic works on glass by Antonio Trotta, which was one of the founder of “Gruppo SI” in 1960 and took part in the Biennale of Venice in 1968.
Daniela Corbascio, Italian artist which exhibited her works in numerous events such as the Padiglione Puglia of the Biennale of Venice in 2011 and “Ritorno a Venezia” exhibition by Museo Pino Pascali in 2011, will present her new installation “Call your mother”, in the central yard of the Castle.
The installation “Extemporary blankets” by Emanuele Saracino will be connected with the sound-art artwork “This is me - Speaking through the voice of another” by Heather Connelly, in the Sala Murat.
During Liquid Borders exhibition, “
In the Multimedia Hall of the Castle and in the Conference Hall of Santa Teresa dei Maschi, will be projected the video works of the artists: Benna (Italy), Christine Istad (Norway), Debbie Davies (USA), Fred L'Epée (Switzerland), German Arrubla (Colombia), Gianluigi Maria Masucci (Italia), Gregory Steel (USA), Grè (Italy), İpek Okyar (Turkey), Johannes Knoops (USA), Kate Macdonald (Canada), Katrina Stamatopoulos (Australia), Launa Bacon (USA), Laura Potrovic & Darko Jeftic (Croatia), Lucia Flego (Italia), Maureen Bachaus (The Netherlands), May San Alberto (Spain), Takeshi Furuya (Japan), Todd Fuller (Australia), Toni Simò (Spain), Tony Neto (Brazil) and Vera Arjoma (Finland).
In the Sala Angioina and Sala Bona Sforza of the Castle, will be presented the photo works of Alessio Larocchi (Italy), Alice Giacone (Italy), Labib M. Sharfuddin (Bangladesh), Sanja Jovanovic (Serbia), Paul Tarpey (Ireland), Giouli Tsatsopoulou (Greece), Javid Tafazoli (Iran) and Eran Gilat (Israel).
In Santa Teresa dei Maschi there will be the installations of Mohd Arif (
July 31st 2013, at the end of the Liquid Borders, there will be the selection of the winners of one International exhibition organized by International ArtExpo and offered by It’s Liquid Group, 3 art residences at Palazzo Calò in
The catalogue is edited by Adda Editore.
Information regarding the venues
The Castello Svevo (Swabian Castle), symbol of the city of
Castello Svevo. Everyday, 9.00 AM - 6.30 PM
Sala Murat. From Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 AM - 1.00 PM, 6.00 PM - 9.00 PM
Santa Teresa dei Maschi. From Monday to Friday, 9.00 AM - 2.00 PM; Tuesday and Thursday, 3.00 PM - 6.00 PM
Special thanks to Piero Laterza (Global Banker), Antonello Colaninno (Team Manager) and Claudio Colaninno (Global Banker), Banca Mediolanum Family Banker, as main sponsor.
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)