Forme nel Verde 2019
FORME NEL VERDE 2019: Antifragile
The Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia is pleased to announce that Saturday, July 27, at 6:00 pm, the 49th edition of the FORME NEL VERDE 2019 contemporary art exhibition will be inaugurated, entitled Antifragile curated by Gaia Pasi, created by the Municipality with the patronage of the Tuscany Region, the Province of Siena and the European Association of Vie Francigene.
Completely renewed in the offer and objectives, thanks to the agreement between the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia and the Academies of Fine Arts of Carrara and Florence, the longest running art exhibition in Tuscany has turned into a laboratory of ideas , a meeting and exchange platform for young people from different schools and fields of artistic research, an opportunity for young people to work in situ and raise awareness of the territory in the new languages of art, an ideal collection point for preselecting the works for the market and therefore an outlet for artists.
Guest of honor at this year’s event will be the artist Michelangelo Pistoletto with the work Terzo Paradiso, which will be realized in the Horti Leonini by the students during a workshop coordinated by Francesco Saverio Teruzzi, international ambassador of the operation for Città dell’Arte , the Michelangelo Pistoletto Foundation in Biella. The intervention is realized through the PatrimonInMovimento call of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena Foundation.
FORME NEL VERDE 2019 – Antifragile – reviews the works of over 50 students under 35 years old from the Tuscan Academies, installed in the Horti Leonini and Palazzo Chigi. The review this year is a candidate for the funding of the Tuscany Region through the ToscanaInContemporanea call.
A selection of paintings by the students of the painting courses of the Academy of Florence will be visible at Palazzo Chigi; the exhibition will be joined by The Age of Unreason, a special project by the artist Maurizio Savini, produced by the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia for Forme nel Verde 2019.
The artist Sebastiano Pelli, finalist of the call for under 35 architects of our time, launched by the Biennale di Venezia 2019, will be present with a selection of large-format sculptural works, and will conduct the Being Umani workshop, during which they will be realized in the Horti Leonini works in iron with the sight welding technique.
Again by Sebastiano Pelli the street art workshop, an integral part of his welding intervention, which realizes works of street poster on sheet metal and graphic installations on three benches of the Horti Leonini, one of which dedicated to the awareness campaign on breast cancer.
Connected to the Third Paradise, located in the Horti Leonini, Sebastiano Pelli in collaboration with Francesco Saverio Teruzzi and Davide Carnevale, will carry out the installation of mirrors and metal pipes entitled Omaggio a Pistoletto, located in the inner courtyard of Palazzo Chigi Zondadari.
The exhibition will be open from 28 July to 30 September, with the following hours: Horti Leonini: 08: 00-20: 00 – Palazzo Chigi: 10: 30-18: 30. www.formenelverde.it – infoline 0577 899728