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Artists Fellowship Residence Italy 2012

La Macina di San Cresci (Greve in Chianti, Florence, Italy) residence for artists, member of RES ARTIS, announces that the Provincia di Firenze will award two residency fellowships to artists. The programme invites artists from around the world to apply to work for one month in a studio at la Macina di San Cresci. The theme for the programme is Platform 948, engaging ideas and concepts about the environment:

  • Develop a composition in which the machinery of nature and machine of art become one, through a series of interventions and through the perception of the artists.
  • A research that creates views and operates in-between reality and the different layers of the territory: the past, the contemporary economic culture, the temporal and spatial interrelationships.
  • A reflection on the socio-cultural, architectural, language, habits characteristics of the place, the environment, the village, interlaced with man and the habits he lives of this environment.

Deadline for applications is 10 April 2012.

For more information please contact: Demetria Verduci, Director, La Macina di San Cresci, Pieve di San Cresci 1, 50022 Greve in Chianti (FI), Italy; tel.: + 39 055 8544793; www.chianticom.com