The Lercaro Collection, on the occasion of ART CITY Bologna 2021 promoted by the Municipality of Bologna as part of Bologna Estate, is pleased to open to the public the ateliers of the seven artists selected for the “Impronte. Young artists in residence ”, from 7 to 9 May.
The Covid-19 epidemic has brought out reflections on man, on the fragility of his existence and on the relationship with nature. The Lercaro Collection has long questioned how to give the public a concrete opportunity to give expression to these themes and, since last autumn, has decided to make available to artists under 30 selected by public tender some exhibition spaces to be transformed in the atelier: this is how the IMPRONTE project was born.
SOFIA BERSANELLI, lives and works in Milan. She studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2010. At the heart of her research is the nature of the image and the power of the language that supports it.
ALESSANDRA BROWN, was born in the United Kingdom in 1992 and lives in Bologna. “Starting from still images of video calls, I am developing drawings that reflect on the essential role of the virtual world with respect to the crisis of our physical and social interactions, in which the paradox of being constantly connected and at the same time feeling a growing detachment is expressed. from each other “.
MATTEO MESSORI, born in Reggio Emilia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. artistic research stems from the idea of integrating pictorial and sculptural language to create pictorial installations derived from the materials that are used.
CATERINA MORIGI (Ravenna, 1991) studied Visual Arts at the IUAV in Venice and Paris 8 – Saint Denis. Her research focuses on changes in matter.
NORBERTO SPINA, was born in Turin in 1995. For more than twenty years he has lived in Milan where in 2017 he graduated in Painting at the Brera Academy. His artistic research focuses on the periphery: the periphery of time, to represent being forgotten, and of space, being lost, on the margins. But, above all, the periphery, in relation to human social life.
During the days of Art City, the public will be able to visit the studios, interacting and interacting freely with the artists.
Reservations are required to access the museum on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 May.