12-26 May 2018
Hernandez Art Gallery, Milan.
We are pleased to announce the dates of “YICCA 17/18” final exhibition, which will be held over a two week period from 12 to 26 May 2018 in Milan, in the spaces of Hernandez Art Gallery, at via Copernico 8, Milan - Italy.
The exhibition presents works by 18 international artists: Agnieszka Kobyłecka – Kamińska (Poland), Alicia Proudfoot (Canada), Christine Kettaneh (Lebanon), David Dejous (France), Edgar Mauricio Salcedo Barrera (Colombia), Horacio Gabriel Herrera Ulibarri (Uruguay), James Hannaham (United States of America), João Miguel Barros (Macao), Karis Painter (United States of America), Leos Suchan (Czech Republic), Marie Maitre (France), Natalia Gonzalez Martin (United Kingdom), Sébastien Notre (Italy), Sinisha Kashawelski (Republic of Macedonia), Subin Son (Belgium), Suresh Babu Maddilety (India), Taka Kono (Japan), Tommaso Buldini (Italy).
Each artist, through different mediums, investigates the multi-facet perspectives and shades of the human being, displaying new innovative concepts. The works of the various artists included in this exhibition resonate with major contemporary cultural, economic and political realities experienced as part of everyday lives and across the globe.
Edgar Mauricio Salcedo Barrera, Peripheral Integrations, Assembly and masonry, 140x70x50 cm, 2018.
This exhibition traces the emergent contemporary art’s current trends, spanning different generations, their practices traversing the disciplines of contemporary artistic creation. Therefore, despite the predominance of painting, sculpture and photography, the show also spotlights digital works, audiovisual pieces and installations.
Among all participants of the exhibition, one will be awarded with a cash prize of 3000€, another one with a cash prize of 1000€, and 2 others will be awarded with 2 art residences, one in Italy and one in Chile. The jurors of this edition were: Agnès Violeau (France) - Giovanni Rendina (Italy) - Violeta Janeiro Alfageme (Spain). The curators: Massimo Toffolo (main curator of Yicca, Italy) and Margherita Jedrzejewska (curator of Yicca, Italy/Poland).