NOW collaborations

DEVENIRS n. 0000 presentation 

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Friday 7th July from 8 PM at Chiostro dei Tolentini, Iuav, Venice (Italy)
Music selection by Horso.

NOW is very happy to support DEVENIRS: an editorial project, web and paper platform that gathers in the same place some works, both of design and research, of IUAV University of Venice students.
Devenirs is realized with the contribution of Sds IUAV and is curated by Gianmarco Causi, Egidio Cutillo, Elena Gianelloni e Lorenzo Lazzari.

Details at: http://cargocollective.com/devenirs

Follow Devenirs on: Facebook / Instagram

 

 


Listen NOW @ DANCITY FESTIVAL 2017

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NOW – New Operation Wave is proud to be partner of Dancity Festival 2017 edition held in Foligno from 30/6/2017 to 2/7/2017.

NOW will propose a series of sound actions in the historic center of Foligno, inspired by the Dancity / Art Session program. Following the different topics proposed, you will hear a distorted echo reverberating in the city, a sound reflection that finds other times and other spaces parallel to the festival.

Cafés, squares, corners, benches, lanes … Turn your ears on!

A temporary RAM radioartemobile station run by Luca Vitiello during Dancity days will broadcast locally and remotely the material of the actions and will collect interviews, extracts from lectures and field recordings from the Festival.

info:

newoperationwave@gmail.comhttp://nownetwork.club

info at: http://dancityfestival.com/

https://nownetworkclub.wordpress.com/listen-now-dancity-festival-2017/

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#newoperationwave #dancity #dancity2017 #listennow #radioartemobile


δυω (m’immergo)

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MODICA (RG) – Un’immersione aerea, geologica e cognitiva per un nuovo progetto all’interno del Mas – Modica Art System a cura del CoCA archivio biblioteca arti contemporanee.

E’ ‘δυω’ (m’immergo), un progetto di Francesco Fonassi, insieme ad Ossigeno e Valeria Cavinato, con la collaborazione di Barbara Nardacchione e la supervisione di Francesco Lucifora, che si svilupperà per un’intensa settimana dal 23 al 29 maggio. Due le fasi racchiuse in ‘δυω’: una iniziatica, con ‘Ossigeno’, progetto fra suono e neuroscienze di Saori D’Alessandro e Ilenia Berra, in collaborazione con Luca Garino che, in questa occasione e insieme a Francesco Fonassi, modulerà forme sonore che reagiranno e si infrangeranno sulla costa del litorale Ibleo accompagnando tre sessioni di respirazione “circolare”. L’altra, chiamata ‘Primo avamposto’, finalizzata alla costruzione di un ambiente/rifugio panacustico per la trasmissione/ricezione radiofonica di segnali coast to coast. Questo ambiente, che sarà realizzato nel corso del 2018 – in collaborazione con l’architetto Valeria Cavinato – verrà realizzato mediante una tecnica di costruzione chiamata Superadobe, sviluppata dall’architetto iraniano Nader Khalili, fondatore di Cal-Earth in risposta alla fondamentale necessità umana di avere un ricovero: prevede infatti l’utilizzo di sacchi riempiti di terra e sovrapposti, tenuti insieme dalla tensione geometrica stessa e assicurati da un filo spinato posto fra loro.

Un progetto corale / a più voci, che vedrà impegnati artisti e professionisti in una specie di battesimo del territorio, inteso come figura trans-culturale e astorica che si muove tra le linee programmatiche del Modica Art System incentrate sugli approdi dell’arte contemporanea e le inesplorate questioni dell’identità mobile dei territori.
Con ‘Ossigeno’, una pratica mutuata dal mondo terapeutico e trasferita a quello simbolico / performativo, si avrà modo di accedere a un’esperienza di “coscienza aumentata”, attuando un particolare tipo di respirazione abbinato a sonorità sperimentali nel corso di tre session, il 24, il 26 e il 28 maggio (sul litorale Ibleo), svolte con un numero limitato di partecipanti. Al termine di ciascuna giornata avranno luogo conversazioni e confronti sul materiale emerso durante le session, così da comporre una traccia dell’esperienza condivisa e aprire uno spazio d’indagine e relazione intorno a ciò che potremmo definire ”architettura del sé”.

‘Primo avamposto’ prende contatto diretto con la terra e con il suo utilizzo in architettura – che fa parte della tradizione di tutti i popoli da sempre, materia socialmente ed economicamente egualitaria. Il rifugio, che verrà progettato in situ durante la settimana, avrà una doppia funzione di stazione radio e di luogo di ascolto della radio stessa. La programmazione della radio verrà prodotta nel corso del 2018 in collaborazione con diversi ricercatori, artisti e musicisti provenienti dall’area del Mediterraneo.

Il 28 maggio infine, alle ore 10.30, al Complesso di Santa Maria del Gesù o presso il Palazzo zonaS3 (sedi operative del CoCA di Modica) si svolgeranno tre incontri aperti al pubblico, relativi a tutte le parti del progetto e all’approfondimento del percorso professionale delle parti coinvolte, a cui prenderanno parte Saori D’Alessandro, Ilenia Berra, Luca Garino e Valeria Cavinato. L’incontro sarà mediato e condotto da Francesco Fonassi e Barbara Nardacchione di NOW.

Tutte le sessioni di Ossigeno sono private e riservate esclusivamente ai partecipanti che hanno aderito e sono stati selezionati tramite call.

δυω, durante il suo sviluppo futuro, potrà contare sull’attenzione e il supporto, oltre che del CoCA di Modica, di NERO, NOW New Operation Wave e RAM radioartemobile.

 Comunicato Stampa δυω


SENTIERI CONTEMPORANEI 2017:

In-Giro / A-round 

No Man’s City / la Città di tutti

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Read the ITALIAN VERSION

#SENTIERICONTEMPORANEI 

SENTIERI CONTEMPORANEI / CONTEMPORARY PATHS

Setting of from Alghero is the first leg of the triennial project Sentieri Contemporanei (Contemporary Paths), promoted by Fondazione di Sardegna with the Voluntary Contemporary Art Association Zerynthia and Decamaster / Master Degree in Law and Economics for Culture and Art of the University of Sassari, in collaboration with the Fondazione META.

In-Giro / A-round
Sunday 30th April 2017, 6:00 PM

Old market in the historic centre, Alghero
 
No Man’s City / la Città di tutti

 site-specific installation by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle

Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 5:00 PM

Piazza Pino Piras and medieval Porta Terra Tower, Alghero

Post-digital design
Self-construction for the regeneration of public spaces

Monday 8th May 2017, 5:00 PM

Department of Architecture / Ex Ospedale di Santa Chiara

Bastioni Marco Polo, 77 – Alghero

In-Giro / A-round is inspired by the Giro d’Italia, this year reaching its hundredth edition, which sets off precisely from Alghero. Bicycles speeding in unison along the rises and falls of the Italian roads, with an infinite variety of beauty that flies by yet remains impressed on the retina. Artistic wheels, circles and bicycles are on show in the old decommissioned market.

Participating artists: Maria Thereza Alves, Getulio Alviani, Marco Bagnoli, Massimo Bartolini, Gianfranco Baruchello, Elisabetta Benassi, Jimmie Durham, Jan Fabre, Marco Fedele di Catrano, Rainer Ganahl, Alberto Garutti, Dan Graham, Laura Grisi, Fabrice Hyber, Felice Levini, H.H. Lim, Gülsün Karamustafa, Luigi Ontani, Luca Maria Patella, Cesare Pietroiusti, Vettor Pisani, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Daniele Puppi, Annie Ratti, Gert Robijns, Maurizio Savini, Remo Salvadori, Ettore Spalletti and Donatella Spaziani.

The exhibition curated by Zerynthia will be accompanied by an unpublished text by the poet Francesco Serrao.

No Man’s City / La Città di Tutti is a site-specific installation by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle composed of 400 wooden circles that in a combinatorial game form a mobile architecture that Friedman adapts each time to the urban landscape.

 “We all know how the cities are. They can, eventually, become different.” Yona Friedman

In the adjacent medieval Porta Terra tower the public will be able to enjoy ample video and paper documentation put together in Italy over the last three years by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle.

The project will see the active participation of students from the University and the Academy of Fine Arts of Sassari and Educational Institutes of Sassari and Alghero, supervised by NOW – New Operation Wave

Post-digital design. Self-construction for the regeneration of public spaces is the title of the open Lecture of the architect Paolo Cascone of COdesignLab.
Participants to the round table:
Domenico D’Orsogna (jurist), Antonello Marotta (architect), Vanni Maciocco (engineer and architect, planner).

Free entry to all citizens.

 

info: 

Zerynthia Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea O.D.V.
zerynthia@zerynthia.it

 +39 064940893

Decamaster / Master in Diritto ed Economia per la Cultura e l’Arte dell’università degli studi di Sassari
decamaster@uniss.it
 +39 079228760

Fondazione di Sardegna:
fondazione@fondazionedisardegna.it

websites:

www.sentiericontemporanei.it

www.zerynthia.it

www.decamaster.it

www.fondazionedisardegna.it

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Jean-Baptiste Decavèle and the students of Architecture during the construction of No Man’s City / La Città di tutti by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle.

Take a video tour of the opening of In-Giro / A-Round!


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Luoghi Comuni

L’arte connette città e paesi

Giovedì 30 Marzo 2017 ore 18.00 tavola rotonda e presentazione del libro
Montesilvano Oggi / Now 2015 – 2016 (Di Paolo Edizioni, 2017)

Belvedere di Montesilvano Colle
Largo Belvedere 9, 65015 Montesilvano Colle (PE)

Zerynthia Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea O.D.V. vi invita alla presentazione del libro Montesilvano Oggi / Now 2015 – 2016, Giovedì 30 Marzo 2017 alle ore 18.00 presso il Belvedere di Montesilvano Colle.

La pubblicazione testimonia due esperienze di arte contemporaneache hanno trovato in Montesilvano terreno fertile per potersi sviluppare: l’opera site-specific L’Albero della Cuccagna di Felice Levini, parte dell’omonimo progetto italiano curato da Achille Bonito Oliva, e l’esperimento didattico NU Sèm Scopriamo l’Abruzzo giocando con l’arte!curato da NOW – New Operation Wave, e promosso da Villa Maria / ELAHOTEL S.R.L., nell’ambito di Abruzzo Open Day Edizione Winter 2016.

È come un albero che raccoglie tutte le coordinate elementari dell’idea dell’uomo, della terra, dell’animalità, del viaggio. È un punto fermo però anche è un punto mobile.
(F. Levini in Montesilvano Oggi / Now 2015 – 2016, Di Paolo Edizioni, 2017)

Montesilvano Oggi / Now 2015 – 2016 è un punto di partenza per rispondere, avvalendosi di nuovi linguaggi, alla necessità di dialogo e di apertura nel territorio.

La tavola rotonda rifletterà su come sviluppare nuove dinamiche nelle città e nei paesi tramite l’arte. È un appuntamento per riportare l’attenzione sulla dimensione sociale e sull’importanza di abitare un luogo creando esperienze di respiro internazionale attraverso la collaborazione di amministrazioni pubbliche, imprenditori, artisti, operatori legati al luogo.

INTERVENGONO:
Francesco Maragno, Sindaco di Montesilvano
Enrico Valentini, Sindaco di Catignano
Gabriele Starinieri, Sindaco di Loreto Aprutino
Mario Pieroni, Zerynthia Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea ODV
Elena Petruzzi, Imprenditrice, Villa Maria / ELAHOTEL S.R.L.
Bruno Peca, Imprenditore, BR1 Cultural Space
Paride Petrei, Artista

MODERA:
Carla Capodimonti, NOW New Operation Wave

Scarica il Comunicato Stampa in PDF: Cs Montesilvano e territorio_30 Marzo 2017


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GRAND OPENING

Peninsula e.V. Project Space + Studio Yvonne Andreini + Studio Alexandra Wolframm

Saturday 19th November, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Lehrter Straße 36, 10557 Berlin

 LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES

 Ida-Marie Corell @ 7.30 pm

 Nico Lippolis @ 9 pm

AFTER SHOW MUSIC
Augusto

Media Partner
NOW – New Operation Wave

PENINSULA is a group of artists, designers, curators and art critics largely Italian, who have settled in Berlin during the past decade.
The aim is to provide an area of expression for architects, writers, musicians and all those with an interest in contemporary culture. Peninsula takes its cue from the concept of ‘Third Culture’ as a ‘Third Space.’ It is an idea of culture constantly reconstituting and rewriting itself beyond geopolitical boundaries.
An open territory in which communities of intentions and ideas are shared, in dedication to Jean-Luc Nancy’s Being Singular Plural as metaphor of a social and intercultural encounter and exchange that takes its momentum from the shared experience of Berlin by Peninsula’s members.

Berlin provides the perfect setting to create this Third Space. It is a city rich in social and cultural exchange, where different nationalities and identities co-exist. This space is not separate from the world. It is not an island, but a peninsula. We see ourselves as an outcrop, a space within a space, still attached to the mainland, but able to stretch towards new horizons. We have the freedom to invent and imagine, and build fluid links between other cultures.

At the beginning of the new millennium, the concept of artists and scholars as nomads between art and science and nations, has even greater relevance and application. At the forefront of this, is Peninsula.

Contancts:
info@peninsula.land
http://www.peninsula.land/

 


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INSIEME (TOGETHER)
Paths of study between art and territory

Paliano, Saturday 15th October 2016

The Paliano Town Council presents INSIEME (TOGETHER), curated by Zerynthia, an innovative educational project involving the Fine Art Academies of L’Aquila, Frosinone, Roma and Urbino for the development of a venture linked to the area of the Municipality.

Last July, the tutors of the participating Academies selected a few students, chosen for their study paths concentrating on the relationship between art and territory.

After two visits to get to know the town and territory of Paliano, the group of participants will be accommodated by the Council for a residency of three days during which they will be able to prepare and put together their projects, all of which strictly site-specific.

On Saturday 15th October 2016 at 15.00 in the Tapestry Room of the Palazzo Colonna a D/A/C(Shared Artistic Denomination) meeting will be held entitled: L’arte contemporanea per la valorizzazione del territorio (Contemporary Art for the valorisation of the territory), involving the participation of artists and curators alongside businessmen and administrators both public and private from the Frosinone Province. This meeting will be included in the programme of D/A/C – which considers artistic creativity a catalyst for productive processes and human relations – following the meeting on 30th September 2016 at the Antonio Ratti Foundation in Como.

The meeting will be broadcast on RAM LIVE http://live.radioartemobile.it/ and subsequently on theD/A/C website www.dacmeetings.com.

At 17.00 there will be the presentation of the INSIEME (TOGETHER) project with the exhibition of the works created for the project, set up around the historical centre of Paliano and in exhibitive spaces made available by the Town Council itself.

Frammenti di storia all’ascolto (Fragments of History to Listen to): in conjunction with this event, a selection of sound art works from the RAM radioartemobile archive will be installed in the Paliano Correctional Facility for the inmates. Guided tours will be available at the following times: Saturday 15th October from 16.30 to 19.00, Sunday 16th October from 10.00 to 13.00.

INSIEME (TOGETHER) is in line with Zerynthia’s previous educational activity at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan throughout 2015, in collaboration with the Paris HEC (École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) and in participation with the training courses at the IUAV University of Venice, the University of Udine and the Venice Academy of Fine Arts.

The exhibition will be open until 23rd October.

Info:

Ufficio di Gabinetto del Sindaco e della Giunta Regionale di Paliano tel. +39 0775 570835
www.comune.paliano.fr.it / ufficiogabinetto@comune.paliano.fr.it
www.zerynthia.it
/ www.dacmeetings.com/ zerynthia@zerynthia.it / t. +39 06 4940893 / cel. +39 347 5431457
www.nownetwork.club / newoperationwave@gmail.com

With the support of MIBACT – Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo

Explore: #insiemeapaliano on Facebook and Instagram


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Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle

La Montagne de Venise

28thSeptember – 1st October 2016

Venice – Arsenal, Punta della Dogana, San Marco Basin, Biennale Gardens, Giudecca, Zattere, Fondamenta Nove

curated by Chiara Bertola and Giuliano Sergio

project realized in collaboration with the Querini Stampalia Foundation, the IUAV University and Fine Arts Academy of Venice

promoted and coordinated by Zerynthia Contemporary Art Association

Supported by the Municipality of Venice 

with the support of the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory, the Dena Foundation, EuroprogressGroup, Livio Felluga, the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, the Ugo and Olga Levi Foundation, the Antonio Ratti Foundation, Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, Re-Cycle Italy, the University of Udine, Wake Forest – University of Venice Campus

We all know how cities are. They can, eventually, become different. Y.F.

La Montagne de Venise is the third stage of an architectural itinerary by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle in Italy, after the Vigne Museum for the Livio Felluga company in Friuli and No Man’s Land – belonging to everybody – in Loreto Aprutino.

Venice will host an architectural action realized in one of the Arsenal’s hangars, made from a mobile, transformable chestnut wood structure seven metres in height mounted upon a floating jetty reaching from the 28th to the 30th of September various points of the lagoon: Arsenale, Giardini della Biennale, Punta della Dogana, Bacino di San Marco, Zattere, Giudecca, Fondamenta Nove.

The project will be presented by Yona Friedman with Jean-Baptiste Decavèle at the auditorium of the Querini Stampalia Foundation on September 27th at 6 pm.

“Why not build a mountain in Venice?”: the proposal by Yona Friedman brings together irony and the knowledge that only a participatory architectural action can respond the Venetian dynamics. Building a mountain means changing the landscape, modifying the vision one has of a place, and enables a new point of view of what surrounds us.

On 1st October, for the closing evening, the Montagne de Venise will take on a new form inside the Arsenal. Art, music and theatre performances will accompany the event.

Venice has always had a style of its own, a style which is unique in Europe and which has influenced the Orient. The Mountain is part of an attempt to create a style which is lacking in present day architecture. It is part of a small series which has already been realized (in other parts of the world). I do not know where this will lead but it is worth trying. I believe it could be an opening. Y.F

NOW will document the entire event via sound, video recordings and interviews.
Info: fondazione@querinistampalia.org / comesta@iuav.it / zerynthia@zerynthia.it / newoperationwave@gmail.com

Explore: #montagnedevenise on Facebook and Instagram 

DOWNLOAD the press release here: English / Italian

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PROGRAM – ITINERARY:  Download the program

27th SEPTEMBER6 PM > Querini Stampalia Foundation – Auditorium Botta Press conference and meeting with Yona Friedman and Jean-Baptiste Decavèle

28th SEPTEMBER
12 AM > Arsenale North, Tesa 99
3 PM > Giardini della Biennale
5 PM > Zattere, Fine Arts Academy of Venice: 5.30 PM Concert-ritual landing FIGURA D’INTERVALLO n.2Per Santur e strumenti rituali / 6.30 PM Concert Laboratorio Novamusica

29th SEPTEMBER
11.30 AM > Zattere, San Basilio
Meeting Re-Cycle Italy by IUAV
5 PM > Punta della Dogana
Jazz Concert by the students of Benedetto Marcello Conservatory

30th SEPTEMBER
11 AM > Fondamente Nove
Rendezvous and lunch with the Remiere
5 PM > Giudecca
Rendevous with the Rowers Remiere Giudecca and Bucintoro

1st OCTOBER

6 PM > Arsenale Tesa 99

Reconfiguration ashore of La Montagne and student party


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CORPI SEMPLICI II – FELICE LEVINI

“On ne peut conclure du calme de nos parages à la monotone tranquillité de l’univers
(L.A. Blanqui)

Curated by Anna Cestelli Guidi
in collaboration with RAM radioartemobile
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Eleventh event of the One Space / One Sound project

On ne peut conclure du calme de nos parages à la monotone tranquillité de l’univers.
(L.A. Blanqui): this is the title chosen for the visual and sound exhibition project by Felice Leviniwhich opens at the Parco della Musica Auditorium on Tuesday the 12th of July, at 7 pm.

The exhibition will be taking place in two stages in the two exhibit spaces. In the first, ‘daytime’ hall, megaphones will be playing a mix of music pieces, sounds, speeches and poetry, creating an interplay of circularity and chaos. This is the hall of the great chessboard, of politics and strategy, of history and its end – of Western collapse, of the last scream, of the heroic act for an unavoidable end, of a babel of democracies…

The next space is the ‘night’ hall – a realm not of darkness but of shadows, its reflection – like the light from a dead star. Everything has already been said and written: the real spur in art lies not in innovation but in reliving the same things – nature, humanity – from other angles, other perspectives. The essence of things lies in the problems posed, not their solutions. Time is punctuated by natural events: the seasons, the months of the year, the movement of the planets, the gifts of the gods, and the mercy of the saints – as though it were impossible to accept the world without the mediation of human hands.

Thanks to: Sauro Radicchi Allestimenti, Karolina Lusikova, Enrica Petrarulo from Galleria La Nuova Pesa

offical sites:

Auditorium Parco della Musica – www.auditorium.com

RAM radioartemobile – www.radioartemobile.it


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NO MAN’S LAND

Site-specific Installation by Yona Friedman
and Jean-Baptiste Decavèle

Contrada Rotacesta – Loreto Aprutino (Pescara)

During several months NOW has actively participated to the realization of  No Man’s Land and was glad to be present at its activation on May 14th, 2016 .

The project was born from the effective collaboration between the artists, ARIA, Cecilia Casorati, the foundation artistic director, Zerynthia Association and Mario Pieroni, who donated the ground on which the installation has been constructed.

The installation is the largest ever made by Friedman: extending over two hectares of countryside, it is a tapestry made out of a huge amount of white river stones, a bamboo structure that recalls Friedman’s museum without walls and an imaginary dictionary carved by the artists into more than 200 walnut trees.

Contrada Rotacesta – Loreto Aprutino (Pescara)

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official sites:

Fondazione Aria – www.fondazionearia.it

Zerynthia – www.radioartemobile.it

NOW Radio special episode podcast – www.radio.nownetwork.club


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