International Departure : Gate 10

Contemporary European Photography

Former Sant’Agostino Hospital, Modena - Italy
12 June - 11 July 2010

Opening: Saturday, 12 June 2010, 6 pm

Twenty six young artists from different countries are going to “land” in Modena (Italy) in the expository venue of the former Sant’Agostino Hospital, on the occasion of International Departure: Gate 10, a show promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, devoted to the students of some of the most important European institutions dealing with Photography and Fine Arts, from 12 June to 11 July 2010.

On display there will be the works of 26 students selected among 11 institutions of 6 different European countries, which distinguish themselves in the field of education.

The exhibition, curated by Filippo Maggia, intends to emphasize the work of young artists who are approaching the international art scene, giving them the opportunity to exhibit in an institutional contest and to confront themselves with other European “colleagues”. This is in line with the educational aims of Fondazione Fotografia, the cultural project promoted by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Modena in parallel with the creation of a collection of contemporary photographs.

International Departure: Gate 10 presents the works of

EKUA MCMORRIS - EMILY KEEGIN - NINA MANGALANAYAGAM (Royal College of Art, London) DAMIAN UCIEDA - CORTES JENNIFER - HOOD TOR JONSSON (Stills – Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh) ANAIS LOPEZ - WILLEM POPELIER (Academie St. Joost, Breda, The Netherlands) C MICHAEL GANGEMI - SANDRA KOSEL - ITAI MARGULA (Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna) KATHARINA GRUZEI - CONNY HABBEL - CHRISCHA OSWALD (Kunstuniversität, Linz) IRENE HOPFGARTNER - YUKO ICHIKAWA (Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna) ULRIKE HANNEMANN - MARCEL NOACK- CATHLEEN SCHUSTER (Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig) MARIELA APOLLONIO - VICENTE TIRADO DEL OLMO - LAURA VALLÈS VÌLCHEZ (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia) TURIANA FERRARA (Accademia di Belle Arti, Catania) MARGHERITA CESARETTI (Fondazione Marangoni, Florence) MARA COSTANTINI - ENRICA QUARANTA (CFP Bauer, Milan)

Ex Ospedale Sant’Agostino
Largo Porta Sant’Agostino 228, Modena - Italy

Open from Wednesday to Sunday, 4pm – 8pm
Entrance free
Info +39 335 1621739

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