The group show Wall Eyes. Looking at Italy and Africa, curated by Ilaria Bernardi and travelling to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Rome between October 2019 and January 2020, is part of the integrated promotion program Italy, Cultures, Africa promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of Pretoria, Wall Eyes aims to spark the dialogue between the following young Italian and African artists on shared themes: Lhola Amira, Rä di Martino, Silvia Giambrone, Jared Ginsburg, Rodan Kane Hart, Bronwyn Katz, Andrea Mastrovito, Elena Mazzi, Luigi Presicce, Marta Roberti, Marinella Senatore, Eugenio Tibaldi, Gian Maria Tosatti, Luca Trevisani, Jessica Webster, Neill Wright. The exhibition is complemented by an illustrated catalogue, published by Prinp (Turin, Italy), with an essay by the curator Ilaria Bernardi, contributions by Paolo Cuculi, Ambassador of Italy in South Africa and Fabio Troisi, director of the Italian Institute of Culture in Pretoria.
Speakers: Ilaria Bernardi (Art historian and curator), Roberto Mastroianni (president, Museo Diffuso della Resistenza, della Deportazione, della Guerra, dei Diritti e della Libertà, Torino)