Artissima 2021 announces the second edition of Artissima XYZ, the digital platform featuring the three curated sections of the fair – Present Future, Back to the Future and Disegni – which will be visible online from 4 to 9 November, and on physical view in three group shows installed at the fair from 5 to 7 November.
3 sections, 6 curators, 30 artists for 30 participating galleries, 10 for each section, narrated in a range of multimedia content: photographs, podcasts, critical writings, self-produced videos and interviews created by the editorial team of Ordet.
An interactive voyage for an in-depth look at the genesis of the works of art, the creative processes and backgrounds of the artists, starting today with the announcement of the protagonists.
The section on emerging talents, curated by Ilaria Gianni and Fernanda Brenner, investigates the theme of mystery this year.
GAËLLE CHOISNE, AIR DE PARIS Paris – ROBERTO FASSONE, FANTA-MLN Milano – JESSICA KAIRÉ, PROYECTOS ULTRAVIOLETA Guatemala City – VOJTĚCH KOVAŘÍK, MENDES WOOD DM Sao Paulo, Brussels, New York – DIANA POLICARPO, LEHMANN + SILVA Porto – PAOLO SALVADOR, PERES PROJECTS Berlin – GOKULA STOFFEL, FORTES D’ALOIA & GABRIEL Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro – TADÁSKIA (MAX WÍLLÀ MORAIS), SÉ GALERIA Sao Paulo – FEDERICO TOSI, MONICA DE CARDENAS Milano, Zuoz, Lugano – YULI YAMAGATA, MADRAGOA Lisbon
BACK TO THE FUTURE
A section on the pioneers of contemporary art, curated by Lorenzo Giusti and Mouna Mekouar, which this year will examine the dimension of the present as dilated time.
REBECCA ALLEN, ARCADE London, Brussels – DOVE BRADSHAW, THOMAS REHBEIN Cologne – SYLVANO BUSSOTTI, CLIVIO Parma, Milano – WALTÉRCIO CALDAS, ALMEIDA E DALE Sao Paulo – RAFIK EL KAMEL, SELMA FERIANI Tunis, London – JOSEPH GRIGELY, AIR DE PARIS Paris – EMANUELA MARASSI, GANDY Bratislava – MARKUS OEHLEN, KARMA INTERNATIONAL Zurich – JULIÃO SARMENTO, GIORGIO PERSANO Torino – ERNEST T., SEMIOSE Paris
The section on drawing curated by Bettina Steinbrügge and Lilou Vidal examines the theme of the grotesque and humour this year.
ANNE BOURSE, CRÈVECOEUR Paris – BERTRAND DEZOTEUX, BERNARD JORDAN Paris, Zurich, Berlin – JUDITH HOPF, DEBORAH SCHAMONI Munich – ANA JOTTA, PROJECTESD Barcelona – JOSÉ LEONILSON, ALMEIDA E DALE Sao Paulo – DIEGO MARCON, ERMES-ERMES Vienna, Roma – KATJA MATER, LAMBDALAMBDALAMBDA Prishtina – OSWALD OBERHUBER, KOW Berlin – LORENZO SCOTTO DI LUZIO, VISTAMARE/VISTAMARESTUDIO Pescara, Milano – JOSÉ ANTONIO SUÁREZ LONDONÕ, GALLERIA CONTINUA San Gimignano, Beijing, Les Moulins, Havana, Roma, Sao Paulo, Paris
* The project Artissima XYZ is supported by Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo. The Present Future section is supported by illycaffè.