WINNERS OF FONTANA PRIZE TO EXHIBIT IN BUENOS AIRES

(VELINO) Roma, 29 Jun - The winners of the third edition ofLucio Fontana prize, Julian Dangiolillo and Valentin Demarco,on June 30 will explore their works along with those of artistswho have received a judges' mention at the San Martin CulturalCentre in Buenos Aires. The award has been organised by theItalian consulate general in the Argentine capital inpartnership with Pirelli Neumaticos SAIC. The competition isonly open to emerging artists of Italian origin residing inArgentina. The winners will be given the chance to spend twomonths in Italy developing their creative skills while exposed

(VELINO) Roma, 29 Jun - The winners of the third edition ofLucio Fontana prize, Julian Dangiolillo and Valentin Demarco,on June 30 will explore their works along with those of artistswho have received a judges' mention at the San Martin CulturalCentre in Buenos Aires. The award has been organised by theItalian consulate general in the Argentine capital inpartnership with Pirelli Neumaticos SAIC. The competition isonly open to emerging artists of Italian origin residing inArgentina. The winners will be given the chance to spend twomonths in Italy developing their creative skills while exposedto Italy's cultural and artistic environment and in particularthe realities of contemporary art in the city of Turin, whichboasts many public spaces and many of the most importantgalleries dedicated to the new creative generation. The artistscan count on the support of tutors of the IGAV - GaruzzoInstitute for the Visual Arts, specialising in artists'residencies and who will accompany the two winners throughouttheir stay in Italy. After this period, the artists will returnhome and organise a presentation of their work in an exhibitionspace run by the city of Buenos Aires. This is precisely whathappened with Dangiolillo and Demarco, who were in Italy inrecent months and then returned to exhibit their works. Theexhibition is taking place as part of "Verano Italiano"(Italian Summer) 2015, a multidisciplinary festival in BuenosAires attended by artists and high level representatives ofItalian culture. The initiative, founded in 2013, is heldannually and is organised by the Italian embassy and theconsulate general in Buenos Aires, the local Italian CulturalInstitute (IIC) and by the Italian Tourist Board (ENIT), theItalian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) and the Ministry ofCulture of the City of Buenos Aires. vel.

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