CALL FOR ARTISTS 2021

ROTARY
for the young people
Ticino artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 2021

ROTARY
for the young people
Ticino artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 2021

ROTARY

for young Ticino artists

THE ROTARY PROJECT FOR TICINESE YOUNG ARTISTS

The Rotary Club Bellinzona, Lugano, Lugano-Lago, Mendrisio, in collaboration with Rotaract Club Ticino are pleased to announce their synergy with the Centro Culturale Chiasso and specifically the management of the m.a.x. museum and Spazio Officina on the occasion of the exhibition Le Stanze dell’arte.

WHAT IS ROTARY

We are 1.4 million professionals united in the goal of bringing positive and lasting change to the communities in which we live and to the world.
The fact that we come from different cultures and countries and to practice the most disparate professions allows us to see reality from a variety of angles. Our shared passion for serving helps us accomplish the impossible.

HOW WE OPERATE

At the forefront of ongoing commitment are our members, who work tirelessly with their clubs to try to solve some of society’s most dramatic problems. The work done locally by Rotarians is supported by Rotary International, the association of all clubs, and The Rotary Foundation with grants funded from donations received. These grants help support the service activities of Rotary members and our partners around the world. Rotary is led by members elected to leadership positions who responsibly carry out the mission and values of the organization.

THE ROTARY PROJECT
FOR THE YOUNG
TICINESE ARTISTS

The Rotary Club Bellinzona, Lugano, Lugano-Lago, Mendrisio, in collaboration with Rotaract Club Ticino are pleased to announce their synergy with the Centro Culturale Chiasso and specifically the management of the m.a.x. museum and Spazio Officina on the occasion of the exhibition Le Stanze dell’arte.

WHAT IS ROTARY

We are 1.4 million professionals united in the goal of bringing positive and lasting change to the communities in which we live and to the world.
The fact that we come from different cultures and countries and to practice the most disparate professions allows us to see reality from a variety of angles. Our shared passion for serving helps us accomplish the impossible.

HOW WE OPERATE

At the forefront of ongoing commitment are our members, who work tirelessly with their clubs to try to solve some of society’s most dramatic problems. The work done locally by Rotarians is supported by Rotary International, the association of all clubs, and The Rotary Foundation with grants funded from donations received. These grants help support the service activities of Rotary members and our partners around the world. Rotary is led by members elected to leadership positions who responsibly carry out the mission and values of the organization.

WHAT IS ROTARY

We are 1.4 million professionals united in the goal of bringing positive and lasting change to the communities in which we live and to the world.


The fact that we come from different cultures and countries and to practice the most disparate professions allows us to see reality from a variety of angles. Our shared passion for serving helps us accomplish the impossible.

HOW WE OPERATE

At the forefront of ongoing commitment are our members, who work tirelessly with their clubs to try to solve some of society’s most dramatic problems. The work done locally by Rotarians is supported by Rotary International, the association of all clubs, and The Rotary Foundation with grants funded from donations received. These grants help support the service activities of Rotary members and our partners around the world. Rotary is led by members elected to leadership positions who responsibly carry out the mission and values of the organization.

Young artists award - creative genesis:

The idea was born from a first contact between the management of the m.a.x. museum and the various committees of the Rotary Club Mendrisiotto and Rotary Club Lugano, a meeting that took place online at the beginning of 2021 after the sudden closure of the Le Stanze dell’arte exhibition, due to the lockdown. On that occasion, the exhibition was visited in digital connection and the enthusiasm on the part of the Rotary Club was such that the m.a.x. museo decided to start a synergy that resulted in cooperation between the Clubs to support young artists.

From the availability of the Cultural Activities Department of Chiasso, of the Cultural Center of the same name and then of Rotary Club Bellinzona, Rotary Club Lugano-Lago and Rotaract who joined with great enthusiasm the two precursor Rotary Clubs, a working group was created very close-knit. The exhibition Le Stanze dell’arte was born from the competition reserved for young artists from the Cantons of Ticino and Grisons, launched last December by the m.a.x. museum and the Municipality of Chiasso with the aim of promoting this generation of talents; the Rotary Clubs have joined the initiative, giving their willingness to carry on the project by linking it to exhibitions related to the art market after the exhibition period at the Chiasso Cultural Center. The exhibition will be hosted at Spazio Officina between 13 and 27 March 2022.

On the occasion of the exhibition in Chiasso, the Rotary Clubs will select 16 artists who will be given economic appreciation prizes and will offer them, together with the artists awarded by the judging committee of the Chiasso Cultural Center, the opportunity to exhibit their works in two other locations of the territory:

From March 30 to April 23, 2022, an exhibition space with a strong vocation to support young artists and with a section entirely dedicated to them entitled .YOUNG will go on display in the Kromya contemporary art gallery in Lugano;

From 27 April to 5 May 2022 they will be exhibited in Bellinzona, in the splendid setting of the Sala del Patriziato of the Municipality of Bellinzona, in the center.

The idea of having different exhibition venues stems from the desire to give young artists the opportunity to deal with different realities of the cultural sector: from the art gallery, an essential entity to ensure that the artist meets the market and collectors, to a exhibition venue in the historic center. All in different places in the area, giving the artists further visibility and the possibility of meeting.

Motivating the Rotary Clubs involved and Rotaract Ticino is the desire to work dispassionately for the territory, driven by the spirit of Clubs of service and the intent to implement all the principles that unite the Rotarian essence: from the union of all internal Rotarian resources from Ticino (also helped by the Rotary Foundation for Switzerland and Liechtenstein), at the service of the population of our Canton who will be able to enjoy a unique exhibition of its kind. From the motivation to continue along the path they have chosen despite the objective difficulties caused by the pandemic, to the visibility they so much need, passing through unique training opportunities that will see them exposed to professionals in the art market and supported by professionals internationally renowned and finally engaged in extremely practical matters such as the presence at the various exhibition stages and their setting up and dismantling. All with the precise hope that this experience will enrich them with a unique and indispensable know-how to see them launched towards personal success with resonance far beyond the cantonal borders.

Young artists award - creative genesis:

The idea was born from a first contact between the management of the m.a.x. museum and the various committees of the Rotary Club Mendrisiotto and Rotary Club Lugano, a meeting that took place online at the beginning of 2021 after the sudden closure of the Le Stanze dell’arte exhibition, due to the lockdown. On that occasion, the exhibition was visited in digital connection and the enthusiasm on the part of the Rotary Club was such that the m.a.x. museo decided to start a synergy that resulted in cooperation between the Clubs to support young artists.

From the availability of the Cultural Activities Department of Chiasso, of the Cultural Center of the same name and then of Rotary Club Bellinzona, Rotary Club Lugano-Lago and Rotaract who joined with great enthusiasm the two precursor Rotary Clubs, a working group was created very close-knit. The exhibition Le Stanze dell’arte was born from the competition reserved for young artists from the Cantons of Ticino and Grisons, launched last December by the m.a.x. museum and the Municipality of Chiasso with the aim of promoting this generation of talents; the Rotary Clubs have joined the initiative, giving their willingness to carry on the project by linking it to exhibitions related to the art market after the exhibition period at the Chiasso Cultural Center. The exhibition will be hosted at Spazio Officina between 13 and 27 March 2022.

On the occasion of the exhibition in Chiasso, the Rotary Clubs will select 16 artists who will be given economic appreciation prizes and will offer them, together with the artists awarded by the judging committee of the Chiasso Cultural Center, the opportunity to exhibit their works in two other locations of the territory:

From March 30 to April 23, 2022, an exhibition space with a strong vocation to support young artists and with a section entirely dedicated to them entitled .YOUNG will go on display in the Kromya contemporary art gallery in Lugano;

From 27 April to 5 May 2022 they will be exhibited in Bellinzona, in the splendid setting of the Sala del Patriziato of the Municipality of Bellinzona, in the center.

The idea of having different exhibition venues stems from the desire to give young artists the opportunity to deal with different realities of the cultural sector: from the art gallery, an essential entity to ensure that the artist meets the market and collectors, to a exhibition venue in the historic center. All in different places in the area, giving the artists further visibility and the possibility of meeting.

Motivating the Rotary Clubs involved and Rotaract Ticino is the desire to work dispassionately for the territory, driven by the spirit of Clubs of service and the intent to implement all the principles that unite the Rotarian essence: from the union of all internal Rotarian resources from Ticino (also helped by the Rotary Foundation for Switzerland and Liechtenstein), at the service of the population of our Canton who will be able to enjoy a unique exhibition of its kind. From the motivation to continue along the path they have chosen despite the objective difficulties caused by the pandemic, to the visibility they so much need, passing through unique training opportunities that will see them exposed to professionals in the art market and supported by professionals internationally renowned and finally engaged in extremely practical matters such as the presence at the various exhibition stages and their setting up and dismantling. All with the precise hope that this experience will enrich them with a unique and indispensable know-how to see them launched towards personal success with resonance far beyond the cantonal borders.

IMAGES FROM THE COMPETITION:

The preparations for the exhibition:

IMAGES FROM THE COMPETITION:

The preparations for the exhibition:

THE EXHIBITION:

We are happy to show you some of the works directly from the exhibition:

And here are some moments of the presentation of the artists:

IMAGES FROM THE COMPETITION:

We are happy to show you some of the works directly from the exhibition:

And here are some moments of the presentation of the artists:

modalities of participation:

Each participant can present one or more works (maximum 3), as long as they are unpublished.
The maximum dimensions allowed are: cm 200 x 300 x 200 (h x l x d).
Participation in the contest is free.

Competitors must fill in the form below or send the registration form which can be downloaded from the Centro Culturale Chiasso website complete with all the required information (personal data, address and self-certification of residence and a copy of an identity document (passport or identity card), schools attended with registration document in a Higher Institute of artistic address, possible participation in exhibitions , file of the works presented (with title, size and related insurance limits) by priority mail, indicating as subject:

  • Competition for the Art Rooms exhibition
    c / o m.a.x. museum, Via Dante Alighieri 6, CH-6830 Chiasso

Registration: no later than 21 January 2022

The artists whose applications do not meet the requirements will be notified by e-mail.

The delivery of the works must take place on Friday 18 February 2022 (from 14.00 to 18.00) and Saturday 19 February 2022 (10.00-13.00) at the Spazio Officina in Chiasso. The works must be packed (with the relevant sheet applied above), fitted with hangers or in any case ready for preparation (the author’s collaboration will be required for the installations). In the case of video installations, the audio-video means of the Chiasso Cultural Center will be available; alternatively, the artist can provide the media necessary for correct viewing. Transport costs are borne by the author. Only the works exhibited in the exhibition will be insured. Any damage caused by transport or handling is not attributable to the Municipality of Chiasso or to the curators.

REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED

Registration closed on Friday 21 January.

The artists selected with great commitment and involvement by the individual clubs are:

For the Rotary Club Bellinzona:
– Ylenia Bruzzese, Reminiscenza, 2020, Riverbero, 2022
– Mattia Dellamora ed Elias Dörig, Protofillo artificiale, 2021
– Maria Minussi, Montagne, 2021

For the Rotary Club Lugano:
– Anna Domenigoni, L’incompiuta, 2022
– Amalia Teresa Frigerio, Genesi 3 – Archeano, 2022
– Damiano Mengozzi, Be Yourself, 2021
– Tatiana Pankina, √ play, 2022
– Daniel Walker, fiki, fiki fiki, 2022

For the Lugano-Lago Rotary Club:
– Giulia Ferretti, Cinéma, 2020, Lucciole, 2020;
– Francesca Masserdotti, Senza titolo, 2021;
– Manuel Walter, Microcosmi Virtuali, 2022;

For the Mendrisio Rotary Club:
– Valerio Abate, Skiagraphia (I-II-III), 2021;
– Yuri Bedulli, Travidicedro, 2022;
– Ares Pedroli, XYZ – Distruzione, di nuovo, 2022;
– Sandro Pianetti, Fomes I-II-III, 2021;
– Massimiliano Rossetto, Rock Studies VII, 2021;
* special mention to the artist Andreas Maciocci, New Generation, 2022;

REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED

Registration closed on Friday 21 January.

The artists selected with great commitment and involvement by the individual clubs are:

For the Rotary Club Bellinzona:
Ylenia Bruzzese, Reminiscenza, 2020, Riverbero, 2022;
Mattia Dellamora ed Elias Dörig, Protofillo artificiale, 2021;
Maria Minussi, Montagne, 2021;

For the Rotary Club Lugano:
Anna Domenigoni, L’incompiuta, 2022;
Amalia Teresa Frigerio, Genesi 3 – Archeano, 2022;
Damiano Mengozzi, Be Yourself, 2021;
Tatiana Pankina, √ play, 2022;
Daniel Walker, fiki, fiki fiki, 2022;

For the Lugano-Lago Rotary Club:
Giulia Ferretti, Cinéma, 2020, Lucciole, 2020;
Francesca Masserdotti, Senza titolo, 2021;
Manuel Walter, Microcosmi Virtuali, 2022;

For the Mendrisio Rotary Club:
Valerio Abate, Skiagraphia (I-II-III), 2021;
Yuri Bedulli, Travidicedro, 2022;
Ares Pedroli, XYZ – Distruzione, di nuovo, 2022;
Sandro Pianetti, Fomes I-II-III, 2021;
Massimiliano Rossetto, Rock Studies VII, 2021;
* special mention to the artist Andreas Maciocci, New Generation, 2022;

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    YOUR APPLICATION:

      THE WINNERS

      Photos of award-winning artists with Rotary club representatives.

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