REQUEST ARTISTIC ASYLUM # 4 / OPEN CALL
DIGITAL CONTAMINATIONS + LEONARDO IDEAL MUSEUM
The following announcement, promoted by the Digital Contamination Festival in partnership with the Museo Ideale Leonardo da Vinci is open to individual artists, groups of artists, collectives, companies interested in participating in the Festival at Cormòns or Artegna and to carry out a research period in Vinci by proposing works art media: live performances or installations.
The performance/installation should take inspiration from the works and archives of the Ideal Museum Leonardo da Vinci and from the “Leonardo Vive” exhibition and should centre on the Focus 2019 of the third edition of the Digital Contamination Festival – “Bodies and souls”. The Artistic Commission will select artists who will place at the center of their research the relationship between exteriority and interiority starting from the figurative production of Leonardo, who pays attention on the one hand to anatomical details and proportions, and, on the other to character and to the psychological traits of the subjects to be depicted.
The selected artists will have the opportunity to work within the Vinci Museo Ideale. The artists will be invited to be inspired by the exhibition “Leonardo Vivi” and by the suggestions of archival materials to provide a contemporary interpretation, with the use of new media and science applied to artistic practices, of Leonardo’s thought.