Rural in Action #4 – Curandi KatzRural in Action #4 – Curandi Katz

Rural in Action #4 – Curandi Katz

Masseria Sant’Agapito, c.da Santa Caterina Di Ripatetta 71036 – LUCERA (FG) January 29 – 31 Curandi Katz Doin’ Nothin’ The artists duo Curandi Katz will focus on the question of sustainability by addressing two concepts: “tempo morto” (dead times) and “do nothing” (non fare). These two concepts consider unproductivity as a method...
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Rural in Action #3 - Fernando García Dory

Rural in Action #3 – Fernando García Dory

Masseria Sant’Agapito, c.da Santa Caterina Di Ripatetta 71036 – LUCERA (FG) January 26 – 28 Fernando García Dory Can artists create new living systems? Post-capitalist, alterantive economies and new environmentalism, between theory and practice After the first two sessions led by Luigi Coppola and Asunciòn Molinos Gordo, Rural in Action continues on January 26 with...

ICR – Soon online the list of the selected curators

We would like to thank all those who applied for our next International Curatorial Retreat in collaboration with MADA. Every application is very interesting and the committee is at work on the selection. The results will be published by February 15 on our website. Stay tuned!
Rural in Action. The next workshops

Rural in Action. The next workshops

Masseria Sant’Agapito, c.da Santa Caterina Di Ripatetta 71036 – LUCERA (FG) January 8 – 10 h 10.00 – 19.00 Asunciòn Molinos Gordo On Cultural Sovereignty: new possible understandings of cultural production within marginal contexts. After the first session led by Luigi Coppola, Rural in Action starts again on January 8 with a three days workshop...
Rural in Action. Narratives of experience and transformation of the rural areas through art

Rural in Action. Narratives of experience and transformation of the rural areas through art

Vessel is now focusing on the relationship between art, territory and pedagogy. From December 15 to January 31 a series of laboratories will be conducted addressing social, political and economic processes taking place in the rural area of the Apulia region. Rural in Action aims to activate. The project called Rural in Action aims to...
The 2015 Vessel / MADA International Curatorial Retreat - OPEN CALL

The 2015 Vessel / MADA International Curatorial Retreat – OPEN CALL

Call for applications: The 2015 Vessel / MADA International Curatorial Retreat May 9-13, 2015 Bari, Italy Applications due January 10, 2015 Vessel and MADA are pleased to announce the 2015 International Curatorial Retreat, which will take place May 9-13 in and around Bari, Italy. After three editions of Vessel’s self-organized International Curatorial Workshop, in 2015 Vessel collaborates...
Tre Titoli: un film corale sulla Cerignola di ieri dentro quella di oggi

Tre Titoli: un film corale sulla Cerignola di ieri dentro quella di oggi

A project of Nico Angiuli curated by Vessel in the framework of Terra Piatta  in collaboration with Casa Di Vittorio September 2014 – March 2015 with the support of ARTE, PATRIMONIO e DIRITTI UMANI concorso per giovani artisti e istituzioni culturali conceived and curated by Connecting Cultures with the collaboration of Fondazione Ismu – Settore...

News from Afar

The Dedalus Award research trip is now half way through and Viviana Checchia and Anna Santomauro have met several interesting organization and practitioners so far. One of the first meetings have been with a blade of grass (http://www.abladeofgrass.org/) with which they had a nice informal conversation and afterwards attended an event hosted at their space...
(Italiano) Ramdom presenta FINISTERRAE - Arte Pubblica nelle Terre Estreme

(Italiano) Ramdom presenta FINISTERRAE – Arte Pubblica nelle Terre Estreme

Vlad Morariu presents Giant Step. Reflections and Essays on Institutional Critique

Vlad Morariu presents Giant Step. Reflections and Essays on Institutional Critique

In the context of RSVP_05 Cultural Struggles and the Criticality of Withdrawal, a lecture held by Vlad Morariu April 24, 2014 at Trafo Gallery, art critic and co-curator of the project Giant Step has had the opportunity to present for the first time to the public the volume Giant Step. Reflections and Essays on Institutional Critique....
Vessel curators in the USA

Vessel curators in the USA

Viviana Checchia and Anna Santomauro, co-founders and co-curators of Vessel, being the winners of the 2013 ICI and The Dedalus Foundation Research Award, are at this very moment in the USA. Checchia and Santomauro will conduct research in the United States, with the aim to investigate different curatorial approaches developed from the heritage of the exhibition Culture...
Terra Piatta

Terra Piatta

Mission Terra Piatta (Flat Land) aims to create a HUB of research and artistic, cultural and social production in the “Capitanata” area. The project will promote the cooperation between the already existing local practices run by organizations, associations and individuals working on the regeneration of the area. It will also include an international network of...

Please help us in making Terra Piatta happen!

Terra Piatta is Vessel’s project that aims to create an hub for research and production based on artistic practice, pedagogy and agriculture in the area of Capitanata in the Puglia region. It intends to make existing active practices in the territory interact with international cultural producers in order to reactivate the local context through the...