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O.P.E.N. Orizzonti possibili ed ecologie narrative dal Mediterraneo Opening dei padiglioni 140 e 141 dopo i lavori di ristrutturazione a cura di Kid A Playground Architecture con una selezione di conversazioni e video con artisti e curatori dai programmi Radio Materiality e Terra Piatta a cura di Vessel 8 – 16 settembre 2018 Inaugurazione sabato 8...
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Ehsan Fardjadniya September 6th-16th Workshop and talk with Jack Spittle September 13th, 7 pm Spazio 13, Via Colonnello de Cristoforis, 8, Bari Ehsan Fardjadniya considers art and culture as a catalyst for change through progressive subversion towards justice and emancipation from oppression. As an artist, he positions himself as a...
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Sunday, September 2nd From 3 to 3.30 pm 15 Visit to the Pavillion of the Institute for the Imagination of the Mediterranean with Luigi Coppola presso Fiera del Levante, Lungomare Starita 4, Bari / Monumental Entrance – Pavillions 140/141 From 4 to 6 pm Workshop with Luigi Coppola Casa delle Donne del Mediterraneo, Piazza Balenzano 18B, Bari...
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A view from the “Kitchen”. Resources for Re-Imagining Possible Futures 28 August – 5 September Based on her ongoing research, Barbara Mahlknecht will investigate the relations of the organization, infrastructure, maintenance and care within the specific context of Vessel Art Project from a feminist viewpoint. The aim of her residency is...
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August 4th – 10th Luigi Coppola‘s practice relates to organic agriculture, social activation and the preservation of difference in small communities, not only in regard to their natural environment but also to their political and cultural realm. Since 2017, the artist founded Scuola di Agriculture (School of Agricultures), in collaboration...
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Journey into Relatedness July 23rd – August 6th Following her experience as one of the initiators of the project Bait al Karama in Nablus (Palestine), Beatrice Catanzaro will explore the Apulian context through the lens of the multiple self-organised and grass-roots initiatives taking place in the region – and in particular in Bari...
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Welcome to our new members of staff

Vessel team would like to thank all those who applied for the two positions for their enthusiasm and interest in our programme, we discovered so many wonderful projects and interesting practices! We warmly welcome our new curator, Giulia Palomba, and fundraiser, Maria Gracia de Pedro! Let’s start knowing them better… Giulia Palomba (1988, Cagliari, Italy) Giulia Palomba is...
We are hiring for IIM!

We are hiring for IIM!

Vessel is delighted to announce two job opportunities for a curator and a fundraiser under 35. The deadline to apply is the 30th of June. The curator and the fundraising officer will support Vessel team in the development of the project Istituto per l’Immaginazione del Mediterraneo (Institute for the Imagination of the Mediterranean), starting from July 2018....
Vessel launches the Institute for the Imagination of the Mediterranean (IIM)

Vessel launches the Institute for the Imagination of the Mediterranean (IIM)

The Institute for the Imagination of the Mediterranean is a transdisciplinary pedagogical project that favours the encounter between artists and curators – whose practice adopts cooperative methodologies and whose research manifests itself through social and political processes – and regional groups and constituencies whose multiple forms of engagement operate locally and trans-locally. Through a number...
International Curatorial Workshop 2017 – selected curators

International Curatorial Workshop 2017 – selected curators

We are glad to announce the selected curators for Vessel’s International Curatorial Workshop 2017 which will take place in Bari (Italy) from 21st to 24th, Augurst 2017. Niamh Brown Tom Clark Bernhard Garnicnig Maiza Hixson Sarrita Hunn Lucy Lopez Margareth Otti Zoe Sawyer Savannah Smith Cristina Vasilescu Jennifer Warren Vessel would like local practitioners to join the group. People interested...
Call for applications: Vessel's International Curatorial Workshop 2017

Call for applications: Vessel’s International Curatorial Workshop 2017

August  21 – 24, 2017 Bari, Italy Applications due by July 23, 2017 Applications are now open for the sixth edition of Vessel’s International Curatorial Workshop. ICW 2017 will be articulated around the notion of para-institution and how the process of instituting from a grass-root perspective challenges, complies with, and/or imitates traditional institutional forms. The...
Deadline extended! Call for applications: International Curatorial Workshop 2016

Deadline extended! Call for applications: International Curatorial Workshop 2016

September 22 – 25, 2016 Lucera (FG), Italy Applications due August 20, 2016 Vessel is pleased to announce the 2016 International Curatorial Workshop, which will take place September 22 – 25 in and around Capitanata, Italy. After the last edition of our self-organized ICW, developed in collaboration with the Curatorial Practice Program at MADA (Monash Art Design and...
2666

2666

Vessel in collaboration with Manifatture Knos and supported by Assessorato al Mediterraneo, Cultura e Turismo Regione Puglia, presents 2666 Curated by Marco Petroni Tuesday, 14 April 2015 – h.19.00 Manifatture Knos | Via Vecchia Frigole, 34  Lecce (IT) A dense program of activities is starting in Lecce for 2666, a project curated by Marco Petroni and promoted by Vessel. The public...
ICR 2015 – selected curators

ICR 2015 – selected curators

We are pleased to announce the selected curators for Vessel/MADA International Curatorial Retreat, which will take place in Bari (Italy) from the 9th to 13th of May: Miguel Amado Rachel Dedman Léuli Eshraghi Sarah Ann Farrar Rosemary Forde Maya Mikelsone Melanie Oliver Jesse van Oosten Heidi Rabben Maayan Sheleff Joel Stern Esxter Szakács Christel Vesters Holly Williams...
Giant Step Publication Launch

Giant Step Publication Launch

The Giant Step Publication will be launched at Flat Time House tomorrow March, the 3rd at 18 pm (gmt). Giant Step was a project running from 2011– 2012 that has its theoretical roots in the historical legacy of institutional critique. With partners in Italy (Vessel), Poland (Galeria Labirynt), the Netherlands (Van Abbemuseum) and the UK (Mostyn),...
Rural 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 for re-evaluating issues of sustainability...
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!