Orizzonte Siena: Mostra di Fine Semestre 13 dicembre

Fall Semester 2014 – Final Exhibition from Siena Art Institute on Vimeo.

Orientamenti project from Siena Art Institute on Vimeo.


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Giovani artisti e studenti provenienti da tutto il mondo espongono opere elaborate durante il semestre di studio a Siena. Dipinti, disegni, fotografie, ceramica, installazioni multimediali, letture di scrittura creativa. Young artists and students from all over the world will showcase their artworks. See their paintings, photographs, ceramics, digital multimedia installations, and interdisciplinary works, hear creative writing readings. I giovani artisti del Siena Art Institute

Image credit: Anna Fabrizi, student

Preparing for the Final Exhibition!

Work is underway for final projects, as we look ahead to our end-of-semester exhibition, which will open at the Siena Art Institute Saturday Dec 13.  (Via Tomasso Pendola 37, Siena)

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End-of-Semester Exhibition, Saturday December 13, 2014 from 4:30-7:30 PM
Presentations of works begins at 5:00 PM 
Mostra di Fine Semestre, sabato 13 dicembre 2014 dalle 16:30 alle 19:30
Presentazione delle opere ore 17:00

Territories Symposium and Open Studio Nov 14-15


Join us Friday 5-7 pm for the Open Studios at the Siena Art Institute, featuring the work of our amazing group of students at the Siena Art Institute:

We hope you can also come to the Territories Symposium event Sunday 2-8 pm in Colle di Val D’Elsa, including the structures created by our students working alongside our Project Fellow Wafa Hourani for the collaborative installation “Today is Tomorrow: The Future of Colle.” Symposium speakers will include Jarrod Beck, Fabio Berti, Daniele Bortotto e Giorgia Zanellato, Emilio Distretti, Justin Peyser, & Wafa Hourani (Siena Art Institute Project Fellow) with Stefano Rabolli Panesera as moderator. For more details please visit: http://www.sienaart.org/news-…/territory-symposium-nov-14-15

Collaborative installation development

Further finalizing the layout for our collaborative installation “Today is Tomorrow: The Future of Colle.”

You can see more of the students’ work-in-progress on their individual pages:

Moving forward with installation plans for “Today is Tomorrow: The Future of Colle”

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Yesterday we had a very productive session with our fantastic group of student participants working alongside our Project Fellow Wafa Hourani to map out the different parts of our collaborative installation “Today is Tomorrow: The Future of Colle”.  Everyone is now finalizing their plans for their individual contributions to this collective work, envisioning how the local cityscape could be transformed in the future.  Students are thinking about what the future results of current dynamics might be such as embracing multiculturalism in the face of increasing immigration, innovative archives allowing more people to access the heritage and resources of the area, and heightened awareness for the need of energy efficiency and urban gardening to respond to the pace of climate change.  Full speed ahead!