Opening; Contemporary Venice

Palazzo Flangini, Venice

Dec. 15, 2014, 06:00 pm

Canareggio 252 Canal Grande

Contemporary Venice – It’s LIQUID International Art Show
Palazzo Flangini, Venice – December 15th 2014, January 12th 2015
Opening: December 15, 2014

It’s LIQUID Group and International ArtExpo, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI

CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS, are proud to announce the opening of Contemporary Venice –

It’s LIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography,

painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art. During the event,

will be also presented Hybrid Identities, international experimental video and

performance art festival. The exhibition, curated by Luca Curci, under the patronage

of the city and province of Venice, will be held in Venice, in the prestigious

Palazzo Flangini, from December 15th 2014 to January 12th 2015.


The opening of the event will be on December 15, 2014 at Palazzo Flangini, starting

from 06.00 PM (free entry).

organizers: It’s LIQUID Group & International ArtExpo
curator: Luca Curci

project coordinator: Maria Caterina Denora
collaborators: Sara Veronese, Francesca Bersani, Valentina Altamirano, Nicola

press office: It’s LIQUID

venue: Palazzo Flangini, Cannaregio 252 – 30121 Venice, Italy
dates: from December 15, 2014 to January 12, 2015, from 10.00 AM to 06.00 PM, closed

on Monday and holydays – FREE ENTRY

The event is curated by Arch. Luca Curci (Founder of LUCA CURCI ARCHITECTS,

International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group) and organized in partnership with


The first winter edition of Contemporary Venice is focused on the theme of IDENTITIES

and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition

will explore the lifestyles and ways of being that run on a parallel level of our

ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies

we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character

becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life.

Pauline Thomas France | Daria Krasilnikova Germany | Demian Bichsel Switzerland |

Francoise Gaujour France | Roberta Marroquin USA | Argento Germany | Fiona Ai Bubble

Monaco | Sebnem Cakalogullari Turkey | Paula Haapalahti Finland | Dilan Bozyel Turkey

| Menno van der Meulen The Netherlands | Istvan Switzerland | Carme Ollé & ei point

Spain | Maxim Wakultschik Germany | David Jenner UK | Katerina Giannopoulou Germany |

Eginbon Taiwan | Marco Tessarolo Italy | Pedro Lacerda Brazil | Kai Germany | Toni

Simó Spain | Ester Eva Damen & Suzan Tunca The Netherlands | Eduardo Darino Uruguay |

Maurizio Viscido Italy | Umut Yalim Turkey | Natalija Usakova Germany | Giuseppe

Fucsia Italy | Abby Sin USA | Ruben Vincent USA | Raffaele Federici Italy | Manakyan

Tatevik Russia | Zrinka Dusper Bosnia and Herzegovina | Alessio Larocchi Italy |

Daniela Grifoni Italy | Tetiana Horush Ukraine | Mar Garrido Spain | Arba Bekteshi

Albania | Kathy Rose USA | Marcello Mura Italy | Edson Luli Italy | Silvia Lasmar

Faraco USA | Jim Costanzo USA | Stefanie Sixt & Markus Mehr Germany | Anja Spajic

Croatia | Lior Nordman Israel | Maria Providencia . USA

My Johansson Sweden | Danica Hilton Australia | Hakan Dagdelen Turkey | Fenia

Apostolou Greece | Alexandra Foffano & Angelica Stecchi Italy | Compagnia Eliadi

Italy | Anthony Lo Giudice UK | Claudia Passaro Italy | Progetto K Italy

Palazzo Flangini, located in the heart of Venice, nearby Santa Lucia railway station

and overlooking Grand Canal, is a luxury, elegant and noble palace, a typical

expression of the Venetian Baroque. Built since 1644 and projected by the famous

architect Giuseppe Sardi, the palace is still finely decorated with sculptures,

“stucchi”, frescos and paintings, with a monumental façade on Canal Grande. It is

perfectly and entirely restored and fully equipped for hosting any type of events and

exhibitions. In addition to an exclusive entrance directly from Campo San Geremia, it

has a private water entrance and a dock alongside the facade. The total area of about

850 sq/mt is divided in ground floor (the typical Venetian Fondaco) and the noble

first floor (Portego).

Starting from 2001, Luca Curci with International ArtExpo and It’s LIQUID Group, have

curated and organized more than 80 contemporary art events, with the participation of

about 2.500 international artists from all-over the world (UK, Spain, Italy, France,

Austria, Portugal, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland,

Greece, Germany, Turkey, Poland, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Israel, UAE, Russia,

Thailand, etc.) with an average of 45 artworks exhibited in each show (with a maximum

of 108 artists involved in the great MORPHOS festival held in Venice during the

Architecture Biennale 2014). The organization has international partnerships with art

venues in Italy, Turkey, USA, Spain, Argentina, UK, Middle East, etc., and

collaborates with museums, galleries and institutions such as MuMo – Museum

Montanelli in Prague, Laura Haber Gallery in Buenos Aires, MIXER gallery in Istanbul

and MECA art center in Almeria.

It’s LIQUID Group
c/o Luca Curci Architects
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 33
70122 Bari (Italy)
[email protected]

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