The time has finally come to present the 40 shortlisted artists for the Arteam Cup 2015, MyTemplArt’ partner.

The exhibition will involve all the shortlisted artists and will take place in Venice the 24th of October at Officina delle Zattere that is also headquarter of Guatemala’s Pavilion, and will close the 22nd of November, date set for the winners awarding. During the opening will be held the performance by Emanuela Mancioppi, one of the exhibited artist, in collaboration with other artists and the intervention of local young people. The performance titled TEMPORARY RELATIONSHIPS second skin, VENEZIA 2015 consists in wearing the so-called relational clothes, they are sweaters sewn up together to share with two or three people, the forced movement will alter the perception of interpersonal relationships related to environment.

AQUA AURA, THE NET n° 3, 2015

AQUA AURA, THE NET n° 3, 2015

On that occasion a jury composed by Luca Bochicchio, Matteo Galbiati, Antonio D’Amico, Anna Lisa Ghirardi and Livia Savorelli, president of Arteam Cultural Association and director of ESPOARTE, will examine all the exhibited artworks and will decide the winner who will be awarded during the finissage of 22nd of November.

There are many prizes to be awarded, some of them diversified for the categories Under and Over 30. To the overall winner will be dedicated the ESPOARTE’ cover of December 2015 and a professional account of MyTemplArt.

Matteo Suffriti, Naked Box, 2013

Matteo Suffriti, Naked Box, 2013

The winner of Under 30 category will be protagonist of a solo show at Banca Sistema in Milan, a reality known to the whole art world to be active promoter of the Italian and international young art. Moreover, as special prizes, the galleries partner of the project such as Guidi & Schoen di Genova e Officine dell’Immagine in Milan will organize many other exhibitions.

We met Paolo Bini, one of the 40 artists and we asked how participating to the contest was and what he expects to the event of 22nd of October.

I think it is always good to put oneself in the test of art awards, residencies and grant which give visibility to the young artists. In the particular case of Arteam Cup, I am really happy and proud of being selected, as I am very fond of Arteam Association, of which I was the first to design the membership card. I trust the award is a real opportunity of visibility; moreover, I am curious to see the artworks setting in the prestigious Officina delle Zattere.

Ilaria Carvani

From http://www.arteam.eu/

Cover image: Rossella Pezzino de Geronimo, Elisir di lunga vita, 2014, Giclee print on fiber paper under plexiglass, 100 x 150 cm

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