Light on San Servolo

May-9-2007
Light on San Servolo

Light on San ServoloLight on San Servolo is a wide range event that will animate the island of San Servolo during the 52nd International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, in the whole month of June, with a rich programme of artistic events, photo exhibitions and installations. 

In the island of San Servolo, located at few minutes of vaporetto from the Biennale Gardens, the 8th and 9th June 2007 will be presented the second edition of V|07 Venice Videoart Fair: 25 international galleries will present in Venice, at the same time with the Inauguration of the 52nd Venice Biennale of International Art, the best of videoart and video artists on the international scene.
Directed by Raffaele Gavarro, V|07  Venice Videoart Fair, will be prepared inside the central building of the Island and will present exhibition’s areas of 14 square meters perfectly equipped in order to show videos on monitors, video-projections and video-installations.

Together with the fair, the exposition Shot and Go. A vision of today’s international photography, an exhibition that collects the works of 15 artists from the international rising scene.
Curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Shot and go will be opened Thursday 8th of June at 5 p.m. and will last until the 31st of July.

The event will also host two video exibitions: Video report Italy 2004_2005, curated by Andrea Bruciati, in collaboration with the Galleria Civica di Monfalcone, will present the best italian video production of the last years and VideoRastro (para terminar con el Video) El video en Latinoamerica curated by Alejandro Burgos and Simona Metalli, a deep look into south America video art.

In the gardens of the Island the Polish video artist Dominik Lejman will realize an installation site specific.
The event is realized in collaboration with and under the sponsorship of the Polish Cultural Institute of Rome.

On the occasion of the 52. Art’s International Exposition by Venice Biennale and at the same time with the project Light on San Servolo, in the same island will be present also the Pavilion of Slovenian Republic.

«Light on San Servolo»

From 7 june to 31 july
Island of San Servolo
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