To present, ABCOnlus TURIN chose Venice, the city where it has its headquarters, the non-profit organization that has been promoting in Italy and abroad, the "Italian Liberty", in which the Turin exhibition "2 steps in Liberty inTurin contemporary re-readings between art and history" fits with its own identity, characterized the encounter between the languages of contemporary art and historical reappraisal.
The choice of the site for the exposition, made possible thanks to the availability of the Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria which allowed the construction within its historic rooms are characterized by the preciousness of the original furnishings of the era, expresses the policy and the poetics of the project, developed with an itinerant concept in order to bring attention to places. Places that like Venice Lido, from Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria, where you host (built in 1905), sees a series of manors in style worthying great attention.
The itinerant exhibition is structured on a complex interdisciplinary work and sees artists and curators involved for months in a work-in-progress on a multi-year development plan, that starts from the exploration of Liberty in the known and unknown aspects of eco materials, carefully used for the entire production.
The collaboration between five visual artists mentioned above, and the equally young musician and composer Richard Soffietti Heavy Metal, comes "Libero ma Inquieto" a 17-minutes musical performance to be enjoyed as a sound opera.
Feature of the exhibition is to propose an artist at each stop outside the Group, in this case, Andrea Speziali, creator of “Romagna Liberty”.
"2 steps in Liberty in Turin contemporary re-readings between art and history" is conceived as a site-specific, whose layout is cared by the whole team.
It offers a preview that consists of a series of selected pieces from the cycle of work in progress to the appropriate areas of the Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria, and presents works of painting, sculpture, installation, photography, inside which will include differents languages such as Artist's book , the Works bright, the Jewel as Wearable art and Fiber Art.
The works presented observe and explore the values and philosophy of an extraordinary moment in history, the Liberty, but elaborating the essence, are a poetic freedom of expression of all
The day after each vernissage, the artists will implement a series of sketches of the city that will host the exhibition, creating “cahiers de voyage”: testimony touched the stage, and material that will be added to those in the next steps of the exhibition.
In connection with Venice, the exposition will be represented in Marostica about the showing dedicated to Mirko Vucetich, while 18th to 21st October 2012 will be hosted at the show "SAIE - rebuild Italy" in Bologna, then will tap Liberty Italian and foreigner places.
The exhibition is free admission with a time 10.00/18.00
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