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Arte Fiera 2019 about to open in Bologna, from February 1-4

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The 43rd edition of Arte Fiera Bologna is about to open its doors to the public from February 1-4, 2019, under the curatorship of the new artistic director Simone Menegoi.

The 141 galleries selected this year are divided into two sections: The Main Section includes 128 galleries and spans several areas of interest, from modern and post-war to contemporary art. 18 galleries are included, on the other hand, into the section dedicated to video and photography. Named “Photography and Moving Images”, it is directed by the curatorial platform Fantom.

Besides the two sections, the public programme includes five substantial projects, set up within the spaces of the fair.

The collective  exhibition “Solo figura e sfondo”, hosted inside the fair and curated by Davide Ferri, opens the cycle of art displays titled Courtesy Emilia-Romagna, dedicated to the celebration of the local cultural heritage. Silvia Fanti curates “Oplà. Performing activities”, a programme of performances by five Italian artists: Alex CecchettiCristian ChironiCesare Pietroiusti and Nico Vascellari.
The third project consists of the educational workshops titled “micro//macro”, presented by Fondazione Golinelli, focused on the relation between art and science. Moreover, the magazine Flash Art is entitled of a programme of art talks, hosted inside the fair. Finally, the artist Flavio Favelli creates the last project, a space called “Hic et Nunc”, dedicated to all the visitors of Arte Fiera.

More info and complete programme at :

Arte Fiera 2019
Quartiere Fieristico, Bologna, Italy
February 1-4, 2019
February 1-3, 2019: 11am-7pm; February 4, 2019: 11am-5pm

Alessandra Bellomo

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