Focus on Performance | vessel opens on Thursday 14 April 2011, in Bari (ITALY). It will be an independent, non profit space devoted to contemporary art; a dynamic container which intends to build an arti...Read all
The International Curatorial Workshop, this year at its 3rd edition, will offer fifteen young curators the opportunity to work for three days (3rd to 5th June 2013) with curators and art practitioners of international reputation ..Read all
Siamo lieti di comunicare sul nostro sito questa importante iniziativa organizzata dal nostro partner BLUorG e che vede nel comitato di selezione le curatrici indipendenti Anna Santomauro e Viviana Checchia, fondatrici e ..Read all
Hosted by MOSTYN, this conference looks at the role of institutions within contemporary culture. We bring together artists, curators, creative practitioners and others to discuss and debate how institutions or individuals ..Read all
In Dialogue is an International Symposium that will interrogate how artists and researchers use dialogue in practice.
In Dialogue will focus on performance, translation, as a methodology and curatorial practice, through ..Read all
June 15 to 17, 2012R32; Bari (Apulia, Italy)
Originally supported by the Apulia Region, vessel is an independent non-profit space devoted to contemporary art. It functions as a dynamic container, which intends to build ..Read all
We are pleased to announce the selection of young curators to attend the vessel International Curatorial Workshop 2012, which will be held in Bari from June 15th to 17th, 2012.
Michele ..Read all
Giant Step 1: Enter the Artworld? Marginal Establishments, Cooptation and Resistance
Confirmed speakers: artleaks, Bureau of Melodramatic Studies, Charles Esche, Viktor Misiano, Dan Perjovschi, Francesco Scasciamacchia
Bari, ..Read all
vessel is pleased to announce the first Giant Step Symposium will be held Tuesday through Thursday, June 12-14 in Bari.
Confirmed speakers: ArtLeaks, The Bureau of Melodramatic Research, Charles Esche, Viktor Misiano, ..Read all
Hosts: Corina L. Apostol, Viviana Checchia, Vlad Morariu, Anna Santomauro, Francesco Scasciamacchia, Claire Louise Staunton
Reading Group II belongs to a series of meetings (talks, reading groups, laboratories) unfolding ..Read all
With Elke Roelant and Anna Santomauro
On March 16th vessel presents the research of the artist Elke Roelant at BLUorG gallery. The artist is in Bari to investigate her interest in the Giant Step project and to start working ..Read all
On March 12th, vessel will begin a series of meetings for Giant Step, a project that investigates the current conditions of cultural and artistic production within institutions, as well as the possibilities of critical practice ..Read all
The first Reading Group within the Giant Step project was an important step for the work group based in Bari and for all the people involved in the project. The meeting, which took place at BLUorG gallery and was moderated ..Read all
We are proud to announce that among the dossier we received at the third call for artists, which closed December 18th 2011, vessel’s Scientific Committee selected the portfolios of the two Apulian artists under the age of ..Read all
Tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the MAXXI B.A.S.E. Rome the book “Italian Conversation. Art in the Age of Berlusconi” will be presented. The result of the Italian residence of Fucking Good Art that includes interviews conducted during ..Read all
vessel is an independent art space based in Bari (Apulia, Italy) offering an internship programme, from 1 to 8 months, for two bright and enthusiastic individuals with an interest in the contemporary art scene. Participants ..Read all
The first vessel’s autumn meeting will be held at ARTcore Gallery, Bari (Italy), on November the 11th, at 5 p.m.
Focused on art projects and on the creation of new cultural contexts in marginal areas, the meeting will ..Read all
Dear friends of vessel, we wait for you on the 5th of November at 4 p.m. in Turin, at the “Libreria NB“, via Bellezia 12/c, where we will present the program of the next season of vessel!
Having been invited to participate ..Read all
Arzu Yayınta#1; and Pieter Vermeulen are the first two curators selected for the International Residency Programme. They will join us in May.
Arzu Yayınta#1; lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey. ..Read all
Viviana Checchia, co-creator and co-editor of vessel with Anna Santomauro, will be in Bratislava on the 4th and 5th of October to participate in the “Network and Synchronization” conference and symposium, organized in conjunction ..Read all
vessel is pleased to announce this very interesting project which shares some of our aims and is organized by our partner RAMDOM Association.
CALL FOR ARTISTS
21-30 September 2011
DEFAULT masterclass ..Read all
On August 14th, vessel curator Viviana Checchia as well as vessel curator in residency, Anne-Mette Villumsen met with curator Angela Serino in her hometown of Benevento. After showing the curators the main tourist highlights ..Read all
Monday 8 August, at 7.00 pm, vessel will present the work of Anne-Mette Villumsen, a young Danish curator who will be hosted at vessel for a short residency.
Introduced by Viviana Checchia and Anna Santomauro, curators ..Read all
Monday 25 June, at 6.30 pm, vessel will present the third cycle of young international curators in residency: Gerd Elise Mørland (Norway) and Anna Smolak (Poland).
Introduced by Viviana Checchia, co-curator and co-founder ..Read all
On July 15th, vessel, with curators Viviana Checchia and Raluca Voinea visited Archiviazioni, a project focused on documentation and dialogue. The project is the result of an idea conceptualized by curator Giusy Checcola ..Read all
From July 9th to the 13th, 2011, vessel partnered with the Bari organization, XScape, to provide insight into their project BIR (Borghi in Rete). In the Foggia region, they visited Borgo Segezia, Borgo Cervaro, Borgo Incoronata, ..Read all
Get along with your organization is an opportunity for exchange and reflection, an opportunity to gather ideas and suggestions. Through sharing of experience and research, participants will discuss the possible methods of ..Read all
Wednesday 22 June, at 6.30 pm, at vessel spaces, it will be presented the second couple of young international curators in residency at vessel: Raluca Voinea (Romania) e Annette Schemmel (Germany).
Introduced by Viviana ..Read all
Arzu Yayınta#1; & Pieter Vermeulen
Curators in Residency: 6 – 8 June 2011
Public Presentation: June 7th 7 pm
After Things Can Change Quickly, Radical Intention continues its residency program with Milano open ..Read all
vessel visited Milan from the 6th to the 8th of June, hosted by Aria Spinelli from Radical Intention. vessel guest residency curators Arzu Yayintas and Pieter Vermuelen, as well as Viviana Checchia, vessel curator, made ..Read all
Friday 3rd June 2011, 6 pm
Chiostro SS. Cosma e Damiano, Giudecca – Venice
On the occasion of Open Studios – Atelier BML 2011, the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, in collaboration with Al-bunduqiyya, presents vessel: ..Read all
May 28 to 30, 2011
Bari (Apulia, Italy)
Supported by Apulia Region, vessel is an independent non profit space devoted to contemporary art; a dynamic container which intends to build an artistic and social bridge between ..Read all
A three day workshop about cultural topology, the dynamism of forms and surfaces in relation to the transitory nature of reality, applicable to Eastern/Western Europe and the Mediterranean area.
The workshop methodology ..Read all
vessel is an indipendent art space based in Bari (Apulia, Italy) who’s starting an internship programme from April 1 to August 31 2011 for two bright and enthusiastic people interested in gaining valuable experience of working ..Read all
Thursday 14 April, at 6 p.m., Via Guido De Ruggiero n.6 in Bari (Italy) Vessel, a new non-profit space dedicated to contemporary art, will be presented.
Viviana Checchia and Anna Santomauro, independent curators and creators ..Read all
Great participation Thursday, April 14th, at the conference for the opening of vessel. In addition to the presence of many journalists, representatives of institutions, artists, curators and protagonists of contemporary ..Read all