[NetBehaviour] ZOOart Festival opening July 4th.

Chiara Passa chiarapassa at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 17:13:54 CEST 2013

Press release : ZOOart, Local art, ZOOincittà, ZOOlive!

ZOOart inaugurates its twelfth edition with a smorgasbord of activities and
events dedicated to the transmission of contemporary art in public spaces,
4 July at 9.30pm at the Fresia Gardens in Cuneo.

The exhibition will again take place over many weeks, bringing life to the
historical centre of Cuneo with its formula of outdoor evening events as
has been proposed since 2002. The Fresia Garden, the old public zoo
transformed into a recreational zone years ago, is the historical location
for the event. It will be the background for installations produced or
adapted for the occasion in a variety of artistic styles.

More than thirty artists from Thursday until Sunday over the first three
weeks of July will present their own artworks, on the theme of the
multiplicity of relations between humans and their natural and cultural
habitat. Performance art featured will involve the direct participation of
visitors, and as the artistic journey develops, collective experimentation
will take place in the streets of the city.

Like each year, the ZOOart program will place an emphasis on the local
artistic context, with the second edition of the project Local art, as well
as attracting an array of international artists.

Local art is a project of the CRC Foundation in collaboration with Art.ur
to support artists from the Province of Cuneo, and will be a key aspect of
ZOOart. Eight young artists selected by a committee made up of Claudio
Cravero, curator of the P.A.V of Turin, representatives of Art.ur and the
CRC foundation will have their artworks displayed during the three weeks of
the exhibition: Paolo Ansaldi, Sara Becchio and Paolo Borghino
(StudioErrante Architecture) con Miriam Fabris e Emanuele Greco, Michela
Depetris, Roberto Fassone, Simone Longo, Vittorio Mortarotti, Alessandro
Quaranta and Enrico Tealdi. The foundation will support the three winners
by purchasing their artworks and promoting their visibility through the
participation in national and international exhibitions.

At the same time, the historical centre of Cuneo will be livened by the
2013 edition of the project ZOOincittà, consolidated by months of work
undertaken by a specifically created workshop which was created in
collaboration with the Order of Architects, the students who participated
in the workshop of Professor Daniele Regis in the Department of
Architecture and Design of the Polytechnic Institution of Turin and the
Association Best Torino. The site specific installations of the theme
“Community” will be located in Via Roma, Via Mondovì, Via Caraglio, Via
Dronero, Via F. Cavallotti, Piazza Audifreddi in Cuneo. They were produced
over the last few months through the ZOOincittà workshops and selected
from hundreds of propositions of young architects, designers and students
within the Cuneo area and will be visible from 4 July to the 31 August.
ZOOincittà has a vast number of participants and was created in
partnership between the Association of Retailers including numerous
businesses from the Piedmont territory and is supported by the Company San

During Thursday and Saturday evenings, in the three weeks of ZOOart from
the 4 – 21 July in the Fresia gardens, the performances and live sets
selected by Art.ur and the independent label Betulla Records will take
place as part of the ZOOlive performances. 6 international performers will
present their works at the ex-zoo or will involve visitors to the garden in
stimulating and poetic collective events.

Finally, the workshop “DlinDlinZumZumPeppé”, part of the ZOObimbi project
will allow children to play with their imagination through the creative
reuse of recycled materials by transforming them into musical instruments.
The workshop ZOObimbi will also include the group theatre-fanfare
coordinated by the French artist Béatrice Bailet, which is inspired by the
fantastical journey in train from Cuneo to Nice, a train line which winds
through the landscapes of the Alps and is currently in risk of being closed.

The workshop will take place in the Fresia Gardens on Thursday and Friday
during ZOOart.

The presentation of ZOOart and the works selected for the exhibition in
public spaces ZOOincittà will take place in the form of a press
conference, Friday 28 June at 5.30pm at the Salone d’Onore (reception hall)
of Cuneo City.

The artists and performers selected for ZOOart 2013 are:
Zara Alexandrova, Grazia Amendola, Paolo Ansaldi , ArriVSCeccarelli,
Béatrice Bailet, Alessandro Boezio, Marco Bonaccolto, Sara Becchio and
Paolo Borghino (StudioErrante Architecture) with Miriam Fabris e Emanuele
Greco, Rada Boukova, Juan Cantizzani, Linda Carrara, Collectif Bancal, Dina
Danish, Fabio Eracle Dartizio, Sandro Della Noce, Michela Depetris, Andres
Donadio, Roberto Fassone , Cristina Gardumi, Wang Haiyuan, Ahmed Khaled,
Glenda Léon, Simone Longo, Natalia Matta-Landero, Vittorio Mortarotti,
Michéle Pagel, Mona Lisa Tina, Chiara Passa, Federica Peyrolo, Irene
Pittatore, Andrea Pregl, Alessandro Quaranta, Jimmy Rivoltella, Andrea
Roccioletti, Enrico Tealdi , Silvia Trappa.

All the initiatives are sponsored and supported by Presidenza del Consiglio
dei Ministri, Dipartimento della Gioventù, Regione Piemonte, Provincia di
Cuneo, Città di Cuneo, GAI, Politecnico di Torino, Accademia Albertina di
Torino, Ordine degli Architetti della Provincia di Cuneo, Associazione

The main sponsors are: Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione CRC, Fondazione
CRT, Il Porticone, Comitato Commercianti di Via Roma, di Contrada Mondovì,
di Via Caraglio, di Via Dronero, Berardo, FerreroLegno, Lannutti,
Nuovarekord, TPL.

The technical sponsors: Abet Laminati, Best, Betulla Records, Castelmar,
Cirifer, Degiovanni F.lli, Dott. Gallina, Edilplastubi, Fuoritempo, Market
Compensati, Milano Assicurazioni di Sciarretta & C., Mollo noleggio, Oxley,
Roagna Vivai, Segheria Pedona, Solaneon, T.M.P.

Media partner:
Espoarte monthly
The weekly newspaper CUNEO7 and the website Cuneocronaca.it

Technical information:

Titles: ZOOart, Local art, ZOOincittà, ZOOlive, ZOObimbi edizione 2013
Organisation: Associazione Art.ur

ZOOart and Local art:
Location: Fresia Gardens, Corso Giovanni XXIII, Cuneo. Inauguration:
Thursday 4, 11, 18 July 2013 at 9.00pm Dates: 4 - 7, 11 - 14, 18 - 21 July
2013 9.00pm - 12.00pm

Location: Via Roma, Contrada Mondovì, Via Caraglio, Via Dronero, Via F.
Cavallotti and Piazza Audifreddi, Cuneo. Inauguration: Thursday 4 July 2013
Dates: from 4 July to the 31 August 2013
Press / presentation conference Friday 28 June at 5.30pm

Location: Fresia Gardens, Corso Giovanni XXIII, Cuneo Dates: 4, 6, 11, 13,
18, 20 Luglio 2013, from 9.30pm onwards

Location: Fresia Gardens, Corso Giovanni XXIII, Cuneo
Dates: Thursday 4, 11, 18 July 2013 4.30pm-6.30pm; 9.00pm - 11.00pm Dates:
Friday 5, 12, 19 July 2013 4.30pm-6.30pm

website: www.zooart.it
email: pqemi at tiscali.it, info at zooart.it information: +39 3396908997
Free entry

Chiara Passa - new media artist
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