Artist Talk in occasion of the International Award for Participatory Art
MAMbo Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna
October 19th at 6 pm Jeanne van Heeswijk, one of three finalists of the International Award for Participatory Art will present her work in a lecture with the title Fields of Interaction at MAMbo Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, via Don Minzoni 14, Bologna. Van Heeswijk qualified for the Award with her long term project The Blue House in Amsterdam, a pilot project of participatory urban planning.
International Award for Participatory Art is a biennial project which started in 2010. The intention of the Award is to support an artistic production beyond market strategies, and to stimulate a source of inspiration for participatory techniques through a biennial call for entries. The jury of the newly founded International Award for Participatory Art, consisting in Julia Draganovic, Rudolf Frieling, Alfredo Jaar, Bert Theis and, for the Legislative Assembly of the Region Emilia-Romagna, Luigi Benedetti, has selected the three finalists of the first edition of the prize. Mel Chin, Jeanne van Heeswijk and Pablo Helguera are invited to spend a research period in Bologna. The purpose of their stay in Bologna is to get to know the territory and to prepare a proposal for a project to be realized in the capital of Emilia-Romagna in 2011.
International Award for Participatory Art
An initiative of the Legislative Assembly of the Region Emilia-Romagna, Italy
in collaboration with LaRete Art Projects
Development of the project and curatorial supervision: Julia Draganovic
Co-curator and production manager: Claudia Löffelholz