Rural in Action. Percorsi di esperienza e trasformazione del territorio agricolo attraverso l'arte.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...
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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...
Visible Award - attendees will be part of the jury!

Visible Award – attendees will be part of the jury!

Vessel is up for the Visible Award for “Paese Nuovo/New Country Borgate” a project by Fernando Garcia-Dory with Inland, Vessel, Degaetano/XScape. In just two weeks, on December 14th, it will be on display with the 9 other shortlisted projects at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven. The project in Foggia, Italy centered around borgate, structures created and imposed upon the local population during the Facist period and...

(Italiano) Laboratorio di Pratiche Sociali – ultimi 3 giorni a Progetto Mondialità

(Italiano) Lunedì 18 – Laboratorio di Pratiche Sociali si sposta alla Mediateca Regionale Pugliese

Socially Engaged Art Practices: New Models of Sustainability in Contemporary Art

Socially Engaged Art Practices: New Models of Sustainability in Contemporary Art

Workshop of social practices is an initiative by Vessel that will take place in Bari from the 11th to 23rd of November at Progetto Mondialità. The project is realized by the Laboratori dal Basso program promoted by Puglia Regional Council; it consists of two weeks of seminars and workshops free of charge and open to the...