KaninchenHaus artist-run-organization is glad to announce the new international open call to collect proposals to organize a program of workshops for the year 2019 in the spaces of viadellafucina16 condominio-museo, in Turin, Italy.
The call is addressed to artists of any nationality and discipline, experienced in teaching to other artists and interested in exploring the cultural scene of Turin, Italian capital of contemporary art, and the specific context of viadellafucina16, one of the most innovative residency programs for artists in the world.
Our goal is encouraging new occasions of international mobility and mutual learning and bringing to our city the most innovative and experimental experiences in every fields of contemporary creation.
To the artists who are going to apply is requested to indicate a fee for their workshop session/masterclass comprehensive of roundtrip costs from their town to Turin.
Accommodation will be offered by KaninchenHaus within the condominium-museum.
Workshops can last from one to three days (Friday to Sunday).
They can be addressed indistinctly to professionals, amateurs or both.
In case of selection, the activation of all workshops will depend on the reaching of the minimum number of subscribers in order to cover the costs.
The project is supported by fUNDER35.
– viadellafucina16 is the first international experiment of a Condominium-Museum started by KaninchenHaus in 2016 within an old building in the heart of the Porta Palazzo district in Turin. The aim of the project is to renew and to requalify the common spaces of the old building – inhabited by more than two hundred people of all nationalities and to initiate a process of social transformation, participation and collective care. The condominium-museum hosts, in its common areas, artworks realized by young artists who came in residence, as well as by great masters such as Giorgio Griffa and Michelangelo Pistoletto. viadellafucina16 is part of the initiatives of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. https://condominiomuseo.it
– KaninchenHaus is an artist-run-organization founded in 2009 that operates in the production of innovative projects for contemporary art. It is based in Turin in the Porta Palazzo district and in Milan in the Isola district. The organization boasts the collaborations with important artistic institutions, museums and with the business world. With the project viadellafucina16 it was ranked first in some of the most innovative open calls and bids from the main public and private institutions at the national level. Our mission is to redefine the role of the artist in society: not a mere creator of artwork but an activator of shared processes. https://kaninchenhaus.org
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An artist-in-residency within VIADELLAFUCINA16 Condominio-Museo. An experiment of urban regeneration and collective transformation through the power of art. Turin, Italy. CONTEXT viadellafucina16 was launched by Kaninchen-Haus in 2016, with the aim of giving life to the world’s first experiment of a Condominium-Museum. The project occurs within a majestic 19th-century building, that we find today in a state of decline, in the heart of the Turin’s district Porta Palazzo, close to the city centre, where the biggest open air market in Europe rises. Through an international open call, whose 1st edition received over 400 candidacies, the artists have been invited to realize their artwork in the common areas of the building, with the purpose of promoting its regeneration and activating a dialogue among the tenants. The winning projects were selected by the inhabitants themselves (about 200 people of various nationalities, living in 53 apartments) with the support of our Scientific Committee of curators and insiders, on the basis of the artists’ ability to engage the community in the design and production of the artworks, to interpret the community’s desires and to activate new forms of sociality through a process of co-creation and collective care. “Condominium” is a Latin word formed […]