16th – 18th
-Arrivals & Intro to Cittadellarte
-Information (Surviving kit) – General info about Cittadellarte, Biella and activities during the time spent here in Italy
20th – 23rd
Meeting with Michelangelo Pistoletto, Artistic director and founder of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto
Presentation of ReMida, a cultural project whose purpose is to give new life, through creative reuse, to materials that would otherwise be thrown away, apparently without value.
27th – 30th
Meeting with La Pigna/San Remo community. The residents will participate in a “mini residency” there in August.
Meeting with the Love Difference office. Love Difference is “an association that runs a network of cooperation driven by art to promote a civilization that exalts differences and that encourages the cohabitation between different cultures in the Mediterranean countries”, whose headquarters are here at Cittadellarte.
Visit to Zegna Wool mill and Fondazione Zegna, Trivero
3 day workshop with Emilia Telese -artist, writer and professional practices expert.
Meeting with Francesco Manacorda director of Artissima, the contemporary art fair in Turin and one of the curators for FRAC (the Piedmont Regional Fund for Contemporary Art)
11th – 17th
3 day Workshop with artist/film maker Sally Gutierrez and cultural theorist Jose Bueso, programme includes presentation of work by the artists, theories of the current globbal economic crisis, debate and video exercises
18th -24th July
Love Difference workshop
Visit to Castelo di Rivoli
25th – 31st
Meeting with La Pigna/San Remo community
Visit to the Fondazione Re Rebaudengo, Turin
6th – 15th
16th – 22nd
UNIDEE residence moves to La Pigna, San Remo
The month of september has been kept deliberately clear to allow residents to concentrate on their projects for the final stretch of the residence.
UNIDEE IN PROGRESS – an open studio day at Cittadellarte that serves as a moment for the UNIDEE 2011 residents to display their work made during the last 4 months.