Iniziano domani, con una conferenza stampa, i due giorni dell’arte contemporanea leccese. A Palazzo Carafa (Lecce) alle ore 11.00 ci sarà la presentazione di questo evento dedicato all’arte e alla creatività, organizzato dall’Assessorato alle Politiche Comunitarie del Comune di Lecce nell’ambito di Creart-network of cities for artistic creation, progetto europeo di cooperazione culturale per la promozione della creatività artistica della durata di cinque anni (2012-17).
In questi giorni la nostra Firenze del Sud dovrà mostrare la sua capacità di diventare Capitale della Cultura 2019.
Ma cos’è CreArt- network of cities for artistic creation?
The collective exhibition – set-up and managed also from some young students of Artistic School “Ciardo-Pellegrino” in Lecce – is not the only meeting in the city, that moreover coincides with The Day of Contemporarysupported by A.M.A.C.I. (Association friends on contemporary art museum of Italy), but it is also the opportunity to reflect and speak about art. How? Proposing to our european partners and artists, that joined this itinerant project, to dialogue with Francesco Arena, an apulian artist born in1978, who has participated for several years, in the international environment and now is one of the protagonist of Padiglione Italia curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, in the Biennale internazionale d’arte in Venice. This because CreArt wants to be debate, discussion, meeting between artists and cultural operators, of today and tomorrow, but also between artists and citizens.
The meeting with Arena is included in a dense agenda, started some months ago, with a meeting dedicated to Luigi Presicce, which wants to put together artists under 45 that already work in the national and international contest, with students of the Fine Arts Accademy of Lecce, artistic high schools of the territory, and in this special situation also artists and coordinators that belong to the european project CreArt. The accademy of fine arts, with his director Claudio Delli Santi and its teachers, will contribute to the success of the project. They will take part of the dialogue in the conference hall of the Must Museum directed by Nicola Elia – where there is also one of his works of art included in a project of apulian sculpture, created by Toti Carpentieri – with Arena, that has been a student of The Academy in Lecce.
Isn’t it the meeting, the debate, one of the essential aspects of making art today? The real dialogue – not only the one with technological prosthesis – isn’t it a method to improve and take-charge of the experiences of other people? The name of Arena is not random, because the coordination of CreArt Lecce wants to propose apulian artists working in the international contest, hoping to meet, in the next future, the other protagonists of this spacial flow: from Rossella Biscotti to Massimo Grimaldi, from Sarah Ciraci to Pierluigi Calignano and many more others. To exchange ideas and proposals, to describe our path in the complex world of art.
Paolo Perrone – Sindaco della cittá di Lecce”
Maggiori info su: http://www.creart-eu.org