Preparations are underway for next week’s Mid-Term critique and Open Studio, in conjunction with stARTers presentation with architect Annunziata De Comite!
Collaborative Project work-in-progress:
Designs for laser-cutting and animation project by Razvan Anghelache:
You can find information on our current participants ongoing projects on their individual profile pages:
English poet, Ruth O’Callaghan shared with the public a selection of her poetry, including a reading of her recent publication “Vortices” which travels in time from the Biblical era to a prediction of the future by Einstein.
For more info, check out Ruth’s bio: http://sienaart.org/Dettaglio-figura/id:274/
The Biblioteca Briganti, part of the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, is a great resource, a library filled with beautiful maps (including Piranesi’s views of Rome) and references for Art History and Contemporary Art and local history in general.
We visited Galleria Continua in San Gimignano to see their current exhibits of contemporary artworks by KADER ATTIA, NEDKO SOLAKOV & LEILA ALAOUI.
Many thanks to the gallery staff for their availability to arrange a guided visit of their exhibition spaces for our group.
You can find info about Galleria Continua’s current shows on their website: www.galleriacontinua.com/exhibitions
With our Collaborative Project Student Liaison, Razvan Anghelache, leading the charge, and with many thanks to our partners at the University of Siena’s FabLab for their technical assistance, we have some exiting brainstorming and test runs underway!
Brainstorming in the Art & Society course with student Jake Nolan and instructor Bernardo Giorgi…
Mid-term projects are underway, both for individual projects and the development of our collaborative digital online platform mapping points of inspiration and conceptual intersections between contemporary art projects.
You can find information on our current participants’ ongoing projects on their individual profile pages:
Our hands-on activities have been augmented by reference readings from a variety of sources:
Inspiration from Aldredo Jaar:
Alfredo Jaar: Images are Not Innocent from Louisiana Channel on Vimeo.
We’ve also been surveying an array of websites for design inspiration for our own ideas for the visualization and communication of ideas, such as:
Visiting the Museo d’Inverno today here in the center of #Siena to see the current exhibition: Io. Noi. Voi… Luca Pancrazzi.
The Museo d’Inverno is a #contemporaryart project space created and directed by #artists Eugenia Vanni and Francesco Carone, both of whom we were privileged to have with us during today’s visit with our#studyabroad #students!
#FrancescoCarone #EugeniaVanni #MuseoDInverno #tuscany#toscana #cultura #culture #contemporary