The third edition of the Grand Tour d’Italie will be focused on the cities of Bologna and L'Aquila. From the 12th to 16th November 2019 thirty artists selected from across Italy will descend on Bologna and L'Aquila to present their work to representatives from ten international institutions identified as leaders in artistic exchanges and the international dialogue they foster.
for Contemporary Creativity and Urban Regeneration to establish relations between mid-career Italian artists and curators and directors of international artist-in-residence programs and contemporary art centers, to reinforce the promotion of Italian art outside of Italy. The 2019 edition is realized with NOS Visual Arts Production, curatorial branch of the Nosadella.due association.
The MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna and Accademia di Belle Arti L'Aquila will host a closed-door program of studio visits and explorations of the Italian art scene that includes face-to-face meetings between each artist and the host institutions.
The following artists have been selected: Alterazioni Video, Andreco, Sara Basta, Riccardo Benassi, Carola Bonfili, Simone Cametti, Chiara Camoni, Canecapovolto, David Casini, Federico Cavallini, Giulia Cenci, Luca Coclite, Davide D’Elia, Maria Adele Del Vecchio, Roberto Fassone, Giovanni Giaretta, Grossi Maglioni, Valentina Medda, Jacopo Miliani, Giovanni Ozzola, Mattia Paje, Luana Perilli, Mariagrazia Pontorno, Anna Raimondo, Ivana Spinelli, Sasha Vinci, Giacomo Zaganelli, Virginia Zanetti. Flavio Favelli and Angelo Bellobono, have been invited as “Godfathers” respectively of the cities of Bologna and L’Aquila for their works in these two contexts.
The following international institutions have been invited: CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (Bordeaux-Francia); Frame Contemporary Art Finland (Helsinki - Finlandia); Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul – Turchia); Maumaus (Lisboa - Portogallo); Museo Sívori (Buenos Aires – Argentina); Nirox Foundation (Cradle of Humankind, Johannesburg – Sudafrica); NTU CCA Singapore (Singapore); Rotor (Graz - Austria); Rupert (Vilnius - Lituania); Sazmanab (Tehran – Iran).