The ArtePollino Award

The ArtePollino Award is a contest addressed to the students of Italian Academies of Fine Arts, to offer a summer school in the Pollino National Park and, thereafter, the possibility to develop an art project inspired by the Park’s natural…

The Myths of Water

On 11 August 2010, the art installation “Earth Cinema” by Anish Kapoor hosted “Water Myths”, the story-telling show performed by the cultural Association “O'Thiasos” and organised by ArtePollino. The show was the result of a workshop of Nature…

Performance by Giacomo Montanaro

In cooperation with the cultural cssociation “Zoe” and the gallery “Il ritrovo di Rob Shazar”, on 14 and 15 May 2011, in Latronico, ArtePollino organised a performance and exhibition of some of the works by Giacomo Montanaro, an artist from Naples…

Nature itinerary “We are like water”

Between 2011 and 2012, ArtePollino, part of the network of Redus Basilicata, collaborated to the implementation of some project activities, aimed at creating a nature itinerary on the thermal spring water of Calda, coordinated by “Il Cielo di Indra”…

WAH!

WAH! We Ar(t)e home Art and social inclusion project in cooperation with the volunteering association “Gioa e Speranza”, based in Senise, to favour knowledge and cultural exchange and promote the social integration among children, those from Senise…

Expo 2015

On 19 May 2015, the cultural association “ArtePollino” took part to Expo 2015, in Milan, to talk about art, water and landscape. The initiative featured in the rich calendar of events held from 8 to 23 May at the exhibition space dedicated to…

Summer in the parks – 2015 edition

The initiative called “Summer in the Parks and Protected Areas" promotes the discovery of the natural heritage of Basilicata and the good practices on land development. The initiative was promoted for the first time in 2011 by the Ministry of the…

Marche Art Centre – Contemporary Art Expo

Since 2011, ArtePollino has become involved in the various editions of “Marche Art Centre - Contemporary Art Expo”. The initiative was launched by Cocalo's Club, Galleria Marconi and Palariviera, three of the most important cultural venues of the…

Team-game “Mercurio frees Giuliana”

Bring your school in 2019 “Mercurio frees Giuliana” is a team-game organised in 2014 by ArtePollino, together with the 4th grades of the primary school of Rotonda (Potenza), for the "Bring your school in 2019” contest, to support Matera 2019…

Contemporary Art Days

Each year, since 2014, the association has been involved in the Day of Contemporary Art, an event promoted by the Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums, to bring the art of our times to the attention of the general public. The first or…

Artissima 2013 edition

In 2013, ArtePollino participated in Artissima, the International Contemporary Art Fair. A symbol for the city of Turin and its surroundings, it is considered one of the most accredited and important art fairs in the world. The 2013 edition’s rich…

Rebirth Day – Third Paradise Operation

The Rebirth day is an annual international event dedicated to rebirth, change and the responsibility that each one of us should take in order to build a balanced relationship between nature and artificiality, represented by the artist Michelangelo…

FAC 2012 edition

A two-day Contemporary Art Festival (28 and 29 April 2012), where artists, curators, institutions and citizens of the Pollino Park had the chance to share ideas and experiences through the languages of art. An artistic event dedicated to the…

Holiday camps for children in Fardella

2013 and 2017 Holiday camps in Fardella Organisation of a daytime holiday camp for children aged from 5 to 13 years in Fardella (Potenza). The holiday camp offers games, and activities related to art and nature.

Painting and Tk 18 performances in Fardella

Collective painting workshop and artistic performance “T.K. 18”, by the artistic duo EllesplusElles, in Fardella (Potenza). The activities featured in the summer schedule of events promoted by the local government of Fardella.

Artistic workshop in the Park of Appenino Lucano

Artistic workshop in the National Park of Appennino Lucano ‘Val d’Agri Lagonegrese’ The dissemination and sharing of our experience outside the Pollino Park are among the association's key objectives and give us the chance to build dialogue,…

LINC 2015

From 29 September to 1 October 2015, Basilicata hosted the “LINC”, the annual event dedicated to “LEADER”, the community-led programme seeking to promote the integrated and sustainable development of rural areas. The programme gathered most of the…

Seminars and Conferences

Over the years, the association has been repeatedly invited to talk about its experience outside Basilicata. Invitations came from various Academies of Fine Arts: Florence, Naples, Bari, Rome, Reggio Calabria, Lecce, L'Aquila. In Bari, during the…

“Potenza dei Libri”: the power of books’ festival

In order to emphasise the value of reading to personal and cultural growth, as well as the civil development of the entire community, the Department for cultural and tourist systems of Basilicata region organised an initiative named “The Power of…

MULA+

Since 2016, ArtePollino has curated the cultural planning of MULA+ Museum & Library of Latronico. The museum was inaugurated in December 2016. In its first year and a half of activity, it has hosted many musical events, theatre performances (for…

Activities performed after the project’s end

At the end of the “ArtePollino Un Altro Sud”project, the association had many chances to talk about it, during seminars and conferences in different Italian cities, festivals, radio and television broadcasts, and at the Academies of Fine Arts. The association has maintained its old collaborations while creating new partnerships, it has organised art performances and actions and continued to carry out its educational activities, mainly aimed at children, to get them closer to contemporary art and, at the same time, foster understanding of their region.

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