alioum’s aprons…

Cameroonian artist Alioum Moussa was a resident last year in UNIDEE 2010, during his time here, his design for the Illy coffee can was selected to go into production. He subsequently was invited to design the outfits for Galleria illy’s attendants…Here is an article about him from Sublime Magazine. If you click on the images and then enlarge, the article should be legible:

postcript Bordeaux

Normally the UNIDEE blog ends with our open studio event, however this year, post the aforementioned event we were extremely lucky to be invited to spend 4 days in Bordeaux. We went to France to attend the opening few days of Evento – Art for an Urban Re-Evolution of which Michelangelo Pistoletto is artistic director.

Residents meeting the people who will host them during their stay in Bordeaux…Incredibly kind, generous and open people who welcomed us into their homes and treated us like family. A HUGE thank you to all of them!!!

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extra photos by Armona Pistoletto and Cai Weidong

The Biennale of Bordeaux 6-16 October…it’s all free and if you can get there in time, you should go!

unidee in progress…preparations

Save the date, October 1st, 6.00pm till 9.00pm. Come to Cittadellarte to see the work in progress of the residents of UNIDEE 2011. Free entry, all welcome, see you there!

Rapha mapping

Karolina constructing

Annie’s library

Olga sewing

Work in Progress – Transit by resident Ibrahim Jawabreh come to Cittadellarte on Saturday to see more…

listen to the radio!

Some of our UNIDEE 2011 residents will be on the radio tonight speaking about their projects at UNIDEE,
Aastha Chauhan in particular is making a radio related work:
Lala Tampa is an interview based audio piece edited for radio broadcast; in conversation with Lucio Piana, the creator and force behind the local radio station “La Tampa” in the village municipality of Molinengo in the region of Piedmont, Italy. “
foto by Aastha Chauhan
Tonight from 8 to 9 if you are in Turin, you can listen to them on radio flash torino 97.6
…or for everyone else click on the links to listen on line:

more details to follow…

friday in F.R.A.C. opening

Friday in F.R.A.C’s second edition opened on Friday, congratulations to all involved…

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getting ready for Friday in F.R.A.C.

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Residents getting ready for tomorrow’s Friday in F.R.A.C. show, hope to see you there at 7.00pm till 9.00pm.

save the date and more news from UNIDEE 2010

Save the date…the second of UNIDEE 2011”s collaborations with FRAC opens this Friday 23 September.


UNIDEE resident Aleksandrija Ajdukovic’ from 2010 has a show in Milan opening this week.

CARTE BLANCHE #5: Fashion in Biella Newsreel 2010
Palazzo Cordusio – UniCredit Branch, Milan
23rd September – 30th December 2011

“The show consists of a video work and a number of photographs by the Serbian artist Aleksandrija Ajdukovic, telling the stories of ordinary people through the clothes they wear in their everyday lives. The reference to the world of fashion emerges from the poses typical of professional models as struck by the protagonists of the photos: Fashion in Biella Newsreel 2010 in fact starts out from fashion only to then reveal the individuals points of view and the way they presents themselves to others.”