ANTIKYRA, GREECE 2014
FROM: «Allotropia», People’s Academy of preservation of cultural heritage and contemporary art.
Telephones: 0030.6977.261.015(mobile) and 0030.6936.053.484(mobile)
“Αντικύρας σοι δει”
“What you need is Antikyra”, used to say the Ancient Greeks when someone was behaving in a peculiar way and they urged to Drink Helleborus, the herb that physicians of the time recommended for the cure of madness.
The 5th of September 2014, «Allotropia» People’s Academy of preservation of cultural heritage and contemporary art, organize a series of events and happenings with the title «Πιθ΄ Ελλέβορον» “ Drink Helleborus”, with theatrical performances, youth bands, fine art installations, exhibitions of art works, dances, chorales, symposiums.
In the 1st series of events from the 5th to the 11th of September, in collaboration with the Primo Piano LivinGallery of Lecce, South Italy, thirty two artists from Italy, painters and sculptors will participate. Their works on the theme of folly will be exhibited and will remain in Antikyra for the creation of a permanent collection gallery. The selection of works and care of them, has be done by Dores Sacquegna, from Primo Piano LivinGallery, Italy.
A painting exhibition on folly of Constantine Angelou will also be open to the public.
The concept of the project was curated by Polyxene Kasda in collaboration with Demetra Parasharaki.
Allotropia, has recently created in Antikyra folk halls with a wide variety of exhibits, art halls, a library of 20.000 rare editions, an antique restoration workshop and a hall for Greek traditional folk dance seminars.
The cultural events are under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of Greece, the Department of Mediterranean Culture and Tourism of the Region of Puglia, the Municipality of Lecce, the Municipality of Trepuzzi, the Municipal Unit of Antikyra and the Municipality of Distomo, Arachova and Antikyra.
ITALIAN PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
GIOVANNI ALFONSETTI/Mesagne (BR), ANTONIO BARBAGALLO/ Napoli, ANDREA BUTTAZZO/Lecce; FRANCESCO PERRONE/Lecce, ALICE CARACCIOLO/Lecce, GIORGIO CARLUCCIO/ Tuturano (BR), CHEKO’S ART/Lecce, ORONZO DE STRADIS/Mesagne (BR), PINA DELLA ROSSA/Napoli, LUIGI FILOGRANO/Bari, FABRIZIO FONTANA/Brindisi, MICHELE GIANGRANDE/Bari, GIOVANNI GRAVANTE/Poggiardo (Le), SILVIA MARIA GUARNIERI/Roma, DONATO BRUNO LEO/Brindisi, MARIA LUISA IMPERIALI/Milano, GIOVANNI LAMORGESE/Bari, MARGHERITA LEVO ROSENBERG/Genova, GIANNA MAGGIULLI/Bari, DAMIAMO MALORZO/Brindisi, MASSIMILIANO MANIERI & SIMONA SCHIRINZI/Copertino (Lecce), ANDREA MATTIELLO/Pieve a Nievole (PT), ALESSANDRO PASSARO/Mesagne (BR), LUCIA ROTUNDO/ Catanzaro, DORES SACQUEGNA/Lecce, MARIA ROSARIA SACQUEGNA/Lecce , VITO SARDANO/Monopoli (Bari), MARIA ANTONIETTA SCARINGELLA/Campi (Le), STREET ART SOUTH ITALY/Lecce, MARIA IRENE VAIRO/Salerno, ANTONELLA ZITO/Francavilla Fontana (BR).
GREEK ARTISTS open house: ANGELOU KONSTANTINOS/THIVA, VGONTZAS TAKIS/ANTIKYRA, GOURIOTIS SPIROS/LEVADIA, THEOCHARI MONIKA/ANTIKYRA, SKANTZIS KONSTANTIS/DESFINA, STAMOS GEORGE/LEVADIA, BALAKAS APOSTOLOS/ANTIKYRA
For any information, please contact with Mrs Parasharaki Demetra, telephone numbers 0030-6977261015 , 0030-22670-42698.
Primo Piano LivinGallery “INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS AND SERVICES FOR CONTEMPORARY ART & CULTURE” – CULTURAL ASSOCIATION present PROJECT IN ANTIKYRA, GREECE
On JULY 10th, finished selections for participating in the project DRINK HELLEBORUS. Out of more than 60 candidates were selected 30 contemporary Italian artists (including associated and reserves) for the dialogue between cultures ITALY -GREECE.
The event sponsored (free patronage) from MINISTRY OF CULTURE, GREECE; MUSEUM ALLOTROPYA, Antikyra PEOPLE ACADEMY OF PRESERVATION OF OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CONTEMPORARY ART, GREECE; MUNICIPALITY OF LECCE + FRIENDS OF LECCE 2019; MUNICIPALITY OF TREPUZZI (LE); CHAMBER OF ART, GREECE; DEPARTMENT OF THE MEDITERRANEAN CULTURE AND TOURISM BY REGION PUGLIA is an interesting project by DIALOGUE BETWEEN CULTURES: ITALY / GREECE, will be set up at the Museum Allotropya Antikyra in the beautiful island of HERCULES (20KM from Delphi), rich in vegetation and temples dedicated to the god Apollo.
The event has as its main theme of madness/folly in its many interpretations. On 10 July at 11.00 am, the curator and artist DORES SACQUEGNA, assisted by the team of the Association has selected the participating works which will be donated to the burgeoning collection of contemporary art in the land of Greece.
Candidates for artistic residence are included in this list. The list of the selected projects (and their respective authors) will be online as soon as possible, no later than the end of July.
The selected works (next to the names of the respective artists) should be sent by July 31, 2014 and at its own expense to:
DR. DIMITRIS TZOUVALIS
c/o ALLOTROPIA People Academy of Preservation
of Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Art
POST BOX: 11
POST CODE : 32003
ASPRA SPITIA , BEOTIA, GREECE
Telephones:0030.22670.42698, 0030.6977.261.015(mobile) 0030.6936.053.484(mobile)
SELECTED ARTISTS LIST:
GIOVANNI ALFONSETTI – Mesagne (BR), “Doppio sbalzo” sculpture, 2014
ANTONIO BARBAGALLO – Napoli, “Piccola teoria dei segni”, mix media 2014
ANDREA BUTTAZZO – Lecce “Tactical basic jacket Mod. D5-MPS04” Installation, 2014
ALICE CARACCIOLO – Lecce “Moltitudo”, Fine Art print, 2014
GIORGIO CARLUCCIO – Tuturano (BR) “Dare i numeri”, sculpture, 2014
CHEKO’S ART – Lecce, “Doblefix girl”, Stencil, 2014
ORONZO DE STRADIS – Mesagne (BR),”Visioni sostenibili”, oil painting on canvas, 2014
PINA DELLA ROSSA – Napoli, “L’impossibile spazio dei riflessi” Fine Art Print on pvc, 2011
NICOLA ELIA – Lecce
LUIGI FILOGRANO – Bari, “Present and future selfportrait “- graphite on poplar, 2013
FABRIZIO FONTANA – Brindisi, “Andiamo avanti…Maria è dalla nostra parte”, mix media on canvas, 2014
MICHELE GIANGRANDE – Bari, “Gears (Ingranaggi), installation, 2014
GIOVANNI GRAVANTE – Poggiardo (Le), “Deformazioni plastiche colorate” sculpture, 2014
SILVIA MARIA GUARNIERI – Roma “sliver of light that ends in the night”, mix media, 2014
DONATO BRUNO LEO – Brindisi, “ Ken 3”, mix media on canvas, 2013
MARIA LUISA IMPERIALI – Milano, “But I am here”, installation mix media, 2014
GIOVANNI LAMORGESE – Bari, “Ichinen”, Photography, 2012
MARGHERITA LEVO ROSENBERG – Genova, “Cappuccetto Rosso è stato qui”, installation, 2014
GIANNA MAGGIULLI – Bari, “Physis n. 8”, mix media on canvas, 2006
DAMIAMO MALORZO – Brindisi, “Non ne ho dato volutamente, follia pazzia”, Fine Art Print, 2014
MASSIMILIANO MANIERI – Copertino (Lecce), “Il ladro di universi”, Fine Art Print, 2013
ANDREA MATTIELLO – Pieve a Nievole (PT) – “Psychè”, painting, 2014
ALESSANDRO PASSARO – Mesagne (BR), “Estinzione”, oil painting on canvas, 2014
LUCIA ROTUNDO – Catanzaro, “Genesi” sculpture, 2014
DORES SACQUEGNA – Lecce, “ La follia creativa”, Fine Art Print, 2014
VITO SARDANO – Monopoli (Bari), “To Overshoot “Recupero (Tappo)”, installation, 2012
MARIA ANTONIETTA SCARINGELLA – Campi (Le)
STREET ART SOUTH ITALY – Lecce, “La folle: dedicata ad Alda Merini”, painting, 2014
MARIA IRENE VAIRO – Salerno “Relazioni spaziali”, installation, 2014
ANTONELLA ZITO – Francavilla Fontana (BR) “Ordinaria follia”, Fine Art Print, 2014
The calendar will be scheduled as possible with days and hours of events
SILVIA MARIA GUARNIERI (Roma)- Installazione site specific “In the vacuum of the explosion you can see something”
ANDREA BUTTAZZO (Lecce) – Workshop site specific “Basic Tactical Jacket Mod D5-MPS04″.
MASSIMILIANO MANIERI & SIMONA SCHIRINZI (Lecce) – Performance Teatro Sperimentale “Amplexus Nunquam”
ORONZO DE STRADIS (Brindisi) – Food Social Happening & Performance “Le Dernier Restaurant avant la fin du monde”.
PHOTO REPORTER AND VIDEO MAKERS OF ALL ARTWORKS MADE DURING ART RESIDENCY BY FRANCESCO PERRONE AND MARIA ROSARIA SACQUEGNA FROM PRIMO PIANO ASSOCIATION, ITALY.
N.B. RESERVES - No members could be MEMBERS (filling out the REGISTRATION FORM ), no later than December 31, 2014. All members will recognize a card with no. matricula that will be sent to the address shown on the Form effective date. The card is valid for 1 year from the time of enrollment and will benefit other interesting events in Italy and abroad. SECTION DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM ASSOCIATION