Biennale of Art School
On display until January 15 at Palazzo Venezia the works created by the students of 90 Italian art schools and their Spanish, English, French, Chinese, Korean and Estonian colleagues participating in the first "Biennale of art schools". The event, sponsored by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with "ReNaLiArt", the national network of art schools, wants to be an incubator of creativity and innovation, a space for interaction and participation to help young people to understand society and contemporary culture.
This first edition of the Biennial is dedicated to the theme of game and art schools have participated in the announcement realizing works in wood, cloth, paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations. A project, the Biennale, which also received the High Patronage of the European Parliament and is in line with the cooperation between the Ministry of Education and MiBACT activated recently with the signing of a memorandum of understanding.
One of the exhibition hall will be dedicated to the Masters, famous artists who have taught in art schools and the Italian art institutions. In this first edition, the homage to the Masters is dedicated to two sculptors: Libero Andreotti of the Art Institute of Porta Romana in Florence (now Art School "Porta Romana" of Florence and Sesto Fiorentino) and Giovanni Dragoni Institute of Art for the decoration and furnishing of the church of Rome (now art School Enzo Rossi).
At the opening ceremony the jury made by Cristina Comencini, Antonio Natali, Ennio Peres, Piero Pizzi Cannella and Claudio Strinati awarded the prizes to the winners, the first of the Bari Art School, with the wooden piece inspired by the children's game on board the boats in search of a better life in Europe.
During the exhibition musical performances, dance and art have been planned. The Biennale will be open until January 15, 2017.