June 20, 2017

On Monday, June the 19th 2017, Deborah Serracchiani, president of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, came here, in the Vajont area. She first visited the dam, together with the mayors, the vice president Bolzonello, and the people in charge of the enel plant. After the dam, the president went up to Casso, where we met her and told her about Dolomiti Contemporanee and the Nuovo Spazio di Casso, as well as the international artistic contest “two calls for Vajont”, which with this project by Andrea Nacciarriti will change the damn itself. We also made her aware of Paesaggi Contemporanei,
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March 19, 2017

Peak – INTHEMOUNTAINS Saturday April 1st 2017 – Progettoborca Open-studio 2 – 8 PM, former Eni Village, Borca di Cadore (BL) On Saturday, April 1st 2017, Dolomiti Contemporanee proposes an Open-studio at the Colonia (Eng.: summer camp building) of the former Eni Village of Borca di Cadore. During the course of the afternoon, two works in particular will be showcased: Peak, by Nicolò Degiorgis, and INTHEMOUNTAINS, by Giorgio Orbi. The collaboration between Museion and DC icludes the presentation of the Peak artist in Borca. The magazine will be installed onto a structure inside the woods around the Colonia. The
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January 25, 2017

Gianluca D’Incà Levis, ideator and curator of Dolomiti Contemporanee, is part of the Jury of Smach, Constellation of art, culture and history in the Dolomites, 2017.www.smach.it The jury of SMACH Edition 2017 is made up of artists and other art and design professionals:Lois Anvidalfarei (ladin artist, Italy)Gianluca D’Incà Levis (Initiator and Artistic Director of Dolomiti Contemporanee, Italy)Michael Petry (director of the MOCA London, Museum of Contemporary Art London, Great Britain)Letizia Ragaglia (director of the Museion Bozen-Bolzano, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy)Not Vital (grigion artist, Swiss).  Photo: ALUG, Gustav
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August 29, 2016

Progettoborca – Residencies and Lab for Landscape, is the name of the Crowdfounding campaign we’re launching on Semptember 1st 2016, and through which we’d like to put into practice the operative and productive capabilities inside the extraordinary former Eni Village of Borca di Cadore as a whole, and inside the Colonia (Eng.: summer camp building) in particular. We’d like to remind that the Colonia, gigantic architectural compound created by Edoardo Gellner, and later abandoned from 1991 to 2014, has become in that year a pivotal centre for the functional regeneration and re-conception started by Dolomiti Contemporanee together with
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April 16, 2016

There was a lot of  excitement today (April the 16th), as well as hundreds of young people and families, in H-Farm‘s super-lab, where the program and activities for the 2016 Digital Summer Camp were presented.To sum up, a lot of things will happen in those ten weeks of summer labs. And a meaningful development involves Dolomiti Contemporanee directly.For the first time, H-FARM steps out of its headquarters, and takes some of its summer H-Campus labs in an exteral site in Roncade: which one?The former Eni Village of Borca di Cadore, where we’ve been working for two years, partnered with
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March 17, 2016

June the 9th 2015suddenly, as soon as lee was buried, the new vampire raised (blessed kid: he sucks even when there’s nothing to suck): cristopher.Also known as christo.His mum, whom I’ve known for a year, and knows me very well too, isn’t coming back.A first-time-birther abandonment? I don’t know, I don’t know anything at that point.I begin to learn the first things about deers in that exact moment.I’m the curator, absorbed by many cultural and artistic projects, I don’t have time for anything else.But I live in these woods (in borca di cadore, inside the former eni village).And here,
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March 15, 2016

GEORGE_Microzine n.01 opening/presentation of fanzineSaturday, March the 19th 2016, 6 PMArthur Cravan Foundation Via Aleardi 11, Mila Cose Cosmiche and the Arthur Cravan Foundation are launching the first issue of George, a pocket microfanzine gathering all the weapons we’d put in our own pockets.The first issue will be distributed on the occation of the Studi festival #2 in Milan from the 15th to the 19th of March 2016. The revolutionary knows that the escape is revolutionary. Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari It is possible I may flee, but as I flee I seek a weapon. George Jackson The revolutionary knows
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Quotidiana is a project for the contemporary arts active since 1995, promoted by the Youngsters Project Office of the Padua Municipality. The exhibit for the 2016 edition will be held from March the 18th to May the 6th 2016 at the Altinate San Gaetano Cultural Centre. Among the new activities offered in Quotidiana 16, the selected artists will be granted a seminary held by Gianluca D’Incà Levis, curator of Dolomitit Contemporanee.That will be an opportunity to confront media, tools and possibilities of the contemporary’s practices.The aim is also to propose a more in-depth study or theoretical reflection among the
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March 3, 2016

The Museum Ladin Ćiastel de Tor of San Martino in Badia will host the fifth edition of the Trienala Ladina, a collective exhibit intended to enchance and support the production of ladina art.We’d like to remind that the ladina region includes the 5 ladina valleys (Badia Valley, Gardena Valley, Di Fassa Valley, Livinallongo and Ampezzo), the Dei Grigioni Canton (CH) and the friulan area.  One can take part in the Trienala through a contest hosted by the museum.The contest announcement can be found here. From the 10th to the 11th of March, the jury has been determining the following
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February 28, 2016

Dolomiti contemporanee takes part in the T.I.N.A. (This Is Not an Art) prize.Deadline: March the 31st, 2016 T.I.N.A. is a global platform that allows for the interaction and creation of new projects betwen galleries, curators and artists.During this phase the format is being launched in the Veneto Region, Moscow and Sydney.Other cities that have already joined in are: Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid, Los Angeles, Lisbon, Amsterdam. The fourth open call introduced by T.I.N.A. in January, has its deadline on March the 31st, 2016. It is accessible to any artist, with no restriction based on nationality, age or techniqueDuring
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cristopher (for an ungulate curatorship)

June the 9th 2015
suddenly, as soon as lee was buried, the new vampire raised (blessed kid: he sucks even when there’s nothing to suck): cristopher.
Also known as christo.
His mum, whom I’ve known for a year, and knows me very well too, isn’t coming back.
A first-time-birther abandonment? I don’t know, I don’t know anything at that point.
I begin to learn the first things about deers in that exact moment.
I’m the curator, absorbed by many cultural and artistic projects, I don’t have time for anything else.
But I live in these woods (in borca di cadore, inside the former eni village).
And here, for at least 10 months, I’ve been feeding the fox, in the exact spot where he’s now lays on his belly.

 

If, then, at the end of that first day, I’d decided not to take him in, the little one would never have reached the second one.
Thus, for those who believe in life, and not death, there wasn’t a choice to make, but rather a thing to do.
All the other peculiar knowledge (and ingnorance) come AFTER.
All that knowledge and ignorance, of those who have felt the need to explain to me (often without knowing anything about it) what is nature and what is animal, was going to come after death, in this case:
These claims where belated, short-sighted, and even irresponsible.
Nature isn’t certainty of death, but possibility of life.
Reality isn’t a scheme, or a notion.
And history is an action (in duration: few historians know this: few historians are in-action).
In this particular story, when faced with the factual truth that I have now summarised, every other consideration is secondary, schematic, childish.
Life is an adjective, wild in an adjective.
The choice is care. Curatorship.

We will tell the whole story, eventually, further down the line, and we’ll tell it well.
And we could call it: a way of curating.
Seeing as it won’t be a cute bambi tale.
(there are more than enough little, trivial books on animals and woods, we’re on the other side, the opposite one).
Rather, it will be an essay on war. The war of fixed opinions.
A metaphor of curatorship, of an idea of curatorship.
We’re working on it.
But, like always, this will, too, is up to Cristopher.
Who is, now, nine months old.

gianluca d’incà levis, march 2016, borca di cadore