Projects


  Gervasuti Foundation: Could you describe the project you’ve been working on as curator-in-residence at the Gervasuti Foundation? Mike Watson : Joan of Art: Towards a Free Education aims at creating a new, free education system within the art world, utilizing the spaces and human resources of the art world to offer an alternative to the state system, which is often expensive and limited in the subjects taught.  We mistakenly feel...

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Gervasuti Foundation opening events in occasion of the 55th Venice Biennale 27th of May 6pm Opening If a DandeLion could talk curated by Adina Drinceanu 28th of May 12pm press preview Whitney Mc Veigh Hunting Song and Gavin Turk Vanacular 6pm Opening: Gavin Turk: Vanacular! and Whitney Mc Veigh: Hunting Song 6,30pm Intervention Joan of Arc / Macao 7,30pm Montefiori Cocktail Live 8pm Harold DeBree Joan’s Carvery Performance (for Joan...

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PALERMO / WOOD#3 HORTUS SIMPLICIUM, 2013 City Centre /A project for the 55th Venice Biennale Opening 31 May 2013, 12:00pm Exhibition runs from 31 May to 24 November 2013 by artist Francesco De Grandi curated by Laura Barreca & Valentina Bruschi for ArtHub Med Proudly sponsored by Elenka This site-specific mural project transforms the Foundation’s bar area with a work that plays with our sense of the perception of space by...

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PAOLO W. TAMBURELLA GONDOLA Opening 29.05.2013, 6pm Water area opposite Gervasuti Foundation 29.05 – 01.06.2013 Squero del Giunti Castello 364/B 02.06 – 24.11 2013 The Gervasuti Foundation is proud to present Gondola a site-specific research based project by artist Paolo W. Tamburella. Gondola is a work that stems from the Preservation Through Change Project, part of the Foundation’s mission that focuses on an innovative...

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PORTABLE NATION: Disappearance as a Work in Progress – Approaches to Ecological Romanticism A project for the 55th Venice Biennale Opening 29 May 2013, 1:00pm Exhibition runs from 1st June to 24th November 2013 The history of aesthetics in the Maldives is largely undocumented. This unique archipelago is renowned for its stunning beaches and its striking environment. The first representation of the Maldives National Pavilion examines...

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Gavin Turk / Vanacular

Gavin Turk / Vanacular


Posted By on May 24, 2013

GAVIN TURK / VANACULAR A project for the 55th Venice Biennale Opening 28 May 2013, 6:00pm Exhibition runs from 29 May to 24 November 2013 Curated by James Putnam and Fiona Biggiero Ass. Curator Vassiliki Tzanakou On the occasion of the 55th Venice Biennale, the Gervasuti Foundation is proud to present Vanacular, a site-specific project by British artist Gavin Turk. This installation is comprised of a selection of works based on the...

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IF A DandeLION COULD TALK SIGMA1 / Ștefan Bertalan / Constantin Flondor / Doru Tulcan Exhibition runs from May 27 – June 24, 2013 Curated by Adina Drinceanu Organizer Triade Foundation Project by Adina Drinceanu, Andrei Jecza Programmed to overlap with the 55th edition of the Venice Art Biennale’s, If A DandeLION Could Talk features a large spectrum of artworks, video works and documentary materials of sigma 1, a historic group active...

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JOAN OF ART TOWARDS A FREE EDUCATION / Project and Residence This year Gervasuti Foundation will host the project ‘Joan of Art: Towards a Free Education System,’ which aims to deliver a free education system, starting from the very basis of what education is: the sharing of information. In the first stages the very notion of education will be explored so that a new system can be delivered which recognises the value of sharing...

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WHITNEY McVEIGH / HUNTING SONG A project for the 55th Venice Biennale Opening 28 May 2013, 6:00pm Exhibition runs from 1st June to 24th November 2013 Curated by James Putnam Ass. Curator Vassiliki Tzanakou On the occasion of the 55th Venice Biennale, the Gervasuti Foundation is presenting a solo project by London-based American artist Whitney McVeigh entitled Hunting Song. This constitutes a site-specific installation in one of the...

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