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Venice

November 23, 2018

ON WALKING AWAY

On Walking Away is the title that the seven young curators of the IED Venezia Master course in Curatorial Practice chose for their final exhibition, showcasing the works of Luiza Baldan, Manuel Cilli, Benedetta  Fioravanti, Turki Gazzaz, Yves Leblanc, Mohsen Meysami and Mehdi Meysami, Valentina Rosa, Nikita Sacha and Suryan & Dang.

Hosted by Spiazzi cultural space (Castello, 3865) from December 7th 2018 to January 6th 2019, the exhibition explores the topic of “distance” through different lenses. The project aims at peeling off the notion of detachment while revealing its sociological manifestations, whether they reflect on the human response to space and time or the promised utopia of technology, yet to shorten the gap between visitors and artwork in the way they perceive it.

By visiting On Walking Away, the viewers are invited to investigate the concepts of absence and presence, proximity and remoteness, as Nilo Amlashi, Fernanda Andrade, Zahra Bundakji, Yasmine Helou, Virginia Lupo, Sanjana Pillai and Lucia Trevisan have experienced over their one year-long programme and now consolidated through the selection of works on display.