The Short Series on the day of “Contemporary Italy”

On the occasion of the annual Italian Contemporary Art Day, the Italian Embassy in Vietnam cooperates with the media and events channel and a Vietnamese television station to premiere the short series “Contemporary Italy” contemporary”, dedicated to the landmarks of contemporary art in Italy.

The short film anthology is produced by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with Sky Arte and TIWI as executive producers.

Four episodes (“Metropoli”, “Open Air”, “Old and new” and “Off road”), dubbed in Vietnamese, will be shown on VTV2 on December 6-9 at 11:00 (Vietnam time). Nam) and will be accessible on smartphones and tablets through the VTV Go app.

Italy is home to many museums and exhibition spaces of great beauty and innovation, and hosts the works of artists from all over the world.

Through this initiative with VTV, the Italian Embassy aims to share with the Vietnamese public Italy’s approach to contemporary art, which is considered global and open to exchanges with cultures. different from a creative vision.

Creativity is one of the values ​​that represent Italy’s image in the world and has been illustrated by a new media campaign: “Italy is simply extraordinary: beIT”, to promote Made in Italy, goods Italy’s exports and the internationalization of the economic system were launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian trade deal in 26 key countries, including Vietnam.

Each episode has an average length of 20 minutes. Art curator Nicolas Ballario will be the narrator, bringing Vietnamese audiences to famous art places in Italy such as Maxxi – National Museum of 21st Century Art, Donnaregina Museum of Contemporary Art, China Center for Contemporary Italian Art in Foligno, Pecci Center in Prato…

“Have you ever marveled at the masters of Renaissance art? Did you know that in Italy there are thousands of contemporary art masterpieces; in city squares, in museums, in historic buildings, even in the most unexpected places,” said presenter Nicolas Ballario.

The contemporary art journey begins at the Museo del Novecento in Milan, from the avant-garde to the abstract, which houses all the works of art from the last century, then Nicolas Ballario introduces the audience to contemporary art.

Along the way, Nicolas Ballario chats with artists, curators and curators of art museums to introduce the audience to works that have resonated around the world, such as “Luna” (The Face of the Sun). Moon) by Fabio Mauri (1926-2009). The work is considered to have created a magical space. When visitors pass through an egg-shaped doorway like a spaceship’s door, they enter a space that simulates the surface of the Moon. This installation has made a name for itself among the great Italian artists.

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