Academy Awards is a three months workshop-based educational program to promote emerging Italian artists and help them in their professional growth.
After seven workshops held between September and December 2015, Viafarini presents the final exhibition project.
The third edition of Academy Awards gather together sixteen students and recent graduated from best Italian Academies (such as Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti di Bergamo, NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino, Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia e Università IUAV, Venice): Dario Bitto, Paolo Brambilla, Giada Carnevale, Nicole Colombo, Lucia Cristiani, Filippo De Marchi, Valentina Furian, Diego Gualandris, Lorenza Longhi, Edoardo Manzoni, Leonardo Mastromauro, Luca Petti, Margherita Raso, Giovanni Riggio, Riccardo Sala, Natalia Trejbalova.
The project is coordinated by five young curators: Mattia Capelletti, Valentina Lacinio, Caterina Molteni, Filippo Lorenzin, Bianca Stoppani.
Concept by Simone Frangi and Giulio Verago, with the contribution of Bonomea, Fondazione Cariplo and Gemmo spa.