Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Sarajevo Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that this week the short movie No darkness will make us forget by Hüseyin Karabey (segment of THEN AND NOW Beyond Borders and Differences) will be screened in the Short Competition Programme of Sarajevo Film Festival.

Hüseyin Karabey is also the artistic director and one of the producers of the collective film Do not forget me Istanbul that will be screened on July 28-29 in the Focus Section of the Festival. The film includes seven shorts by internationally acclaimed directors aiming to remind that Istanbul's past does not only belong to the current peoples of Turkey (short movies by Aida Begić, Stefan Arsenijević, Stergios Niziris, Eric Nazarian, Omar Shakrawi, Hany Abu-Assad, Josefina Markaria).

Sunday, 17 July 2011

The Mediterranean Approach: video by IkonoTV

A short video realized by IkonoTV  featuring the exhibition The Mediterranean Approach in Venice.
IkonoTV is a pioneering art television channel showcasing art only and broadcasting in the Middle East, North Africa and soon in Europe.

Friday, 15 July 2011

The Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan

This week the feature film THEN AND NOW Beyond Borders and Differences has been screened at the The  Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, along with a special screening of the segment Chimères Absentes by Fanny Ardant.

At the grand opening of the Festival on July 10,  Fanny Ardant was awarded with “Parajanov Taller” for her outstanding contribution in the world cinematography . The prize was handled by the author of the festival opening film, Abbas Kiarostami.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Recent work by Varsenik Khatlamajyan

Varsenik Khatlamajyan is a young Armenian artist who lives and works in Yerevan.
In 2000 she was selected for a scholarship at the KulturKontakt Foundation in Vienna and in 2002 she attended the Corso Superiore di Arte Vsiva at the Fondazione Ratti in Como (Italy). Her work has been exhibited, besides Armenia, in Belgrade, Frankfurt (in the contest of Manifesta 4), Salzburg, Como and Milan.

Varsenik is currently ART for The World's artist in residence in Venice at Palazzo Zenobio.

We are pleased to present her most recent work, the impressionist photos shot in Venice and reminding us of Monet's painting.

Monday, 11 July 2011

Recent works by Anna Scovacricchi and Olga Trevisan

Anna Scovacricchi and Olga Trevisan are two young artists who live and work in Venice. They both study at the IUAV-Visual Arts and Performances in Venice and  are collaborating with ART for The World for our exhibition The Mediterranean Approach at Palazzo Zenobio.
We are pleased to present their most recent works.

Anna Scovacricchi, Siluri (2011)

Olga Trevisan, Gift (2011)

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

The Mediterranean Approach: dinner in Venice

Before the opening of The Mediterranean Approach, the gallerist Riccardo Crespi offered a nice dinner in Venice for all the artists, gallerists, collectors and people involved in the project. 
Here are few shots of that night.