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Gallerie delle Prigioni

The Ground We Have in Common

documentary and contemporary art exhibition

Fondazione Benetton and Gallerie delle Prigioni present an exhibition dedicated to the 30th edition of the International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens, which this year is awarded to The Tea Gardens of Dazhangshan in China. For the first time, the exhibition, which is part of a wider programme of events to celebrate the Prize, will add…

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Gallerie delle Prigioni

Poetic Boom Boom

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection, Gallerie delle Prigioni

Gallerie delle Prigioni is pleased to announce its third exhibition as part of the continued research and interpretation of the Imago Mundi project The exhibition focuses on visual poetry and is linked to the Imago Mundi collection Visual Poetry in Europe, which consists of 210 artworks. This unique collection is the first to be structured…

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A three-year period of investigation into the environment and photography

photographic exhibition of the collective Synap(see)

The Synap(see) collectivegathers several Italian photographers who have long been examining environmental and territorial issues, each with their own auteurial viewpoint. In the last three years, supported by curator Steve Bisson, Synap(see) has conducted a series of investigations covering nine regions, thirty case studies and dozens of public events. The activity primarily focused on specific…

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Treviso Comic Book Festival exhibitions

Fumetti in TV and La miniera di polvere

In 1968, the first comics invaded the small screen during the Italian television advertising show Carosello: it was the Pupa and Bob Bobseries for Zoppas, produced by Paul Film of Paul Campani and Max Massimino Garnier. “Fumetti in TV” [Comics on TV] then became popular in the famous RAITV television programmes Gulp! (1972) and SuperGulp!…

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Gallerie delle Prigioni

I Say Yesterday, You Hear Tomorrow. Visions from Japan

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection, Gallerie delle Prigioni

Gallerie delle Prigioni is pleased to announce its second exhibition I Say Yesterday, You Hear Tomorrow. Visions from Japan, part of the research and interpretation of the numerous narratives within the Imago Mundi project. This new stage in the journey through the Imago Mundi collections of Japan and, for the first time, the Hiroshima /…

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Venezia, Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

Experience China Arrives in Italy – Contemporary China Miniature

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection, Venezia

Imago Mundi presents for the first time, in the hall of the Monaco & Grand Canal hotel, a selection of the “Contemporary China 1949-2019” collection. It is a preview of the project that began in November 2016 and which will conclude next year: three years dedicated to the research, representation and cataloguing of the creative expressions…

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Trieste, Salone degli Incanti

Join the dots/Unire le distanze

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection, Trieste

May 2018. The art of Imago Mundi comes to Trieste, like a ship of Ulysses that brings together and unites peoples and lands, ideas and religions. The imaginative realities of the Mediterranean basin, the variegated culture of the Balkans, the Nordic inspirations of Mitteleuropa, the legends of the beautiful blue Danube, the spiced colours of…

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Gallerie delle Prigioni

Sahara: What is Written Will Remain / Sahara: Ciò che è scritto rimarrà

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection, Gallerie delle Prigioni

 The opening exhibition of Gallerie delle Prigioni interprets the world art encyclopedia of Imago Mundi as a laboratory of knowledge. In a journey through the numerous narratives found in its Collections, this first show focuses on text and language in the art of the nomadic Tuareg people of the Sahara Desert and four countries they…

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The Céide Fields within Irish landscapes

A journey of discovery in a site many millennia old

Friday 23 March at 6 pm, at the auditorium of Fondazione Benetton, public conference with Irish archaeologists Gretta Byrne and Séamas Caulfield on The Irish landscape seen through the archaeological gaze to mark the public opening of the photography and documentary exhibition of the 2018 Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens, curated by Patrizia Boschiero and Luigi…

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The Human Journey

collettiva di opere pittoriche realizzate da richiedenti asilo

Palazzo Bomben hosts the exhibition The Human Journey, organised by Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, in cooperation with the Prefecture of Treviso, offering a small selection of paintings by five Nigerian asylum seekers hosted by a reception centre in the Province of Treviso, which were made during a recent art workshop that started as an activity…