“Second Life: Everything Comes Back”. This is the name of the competition that was created to enhance the creativity of young artists committed to launching through their works a message of attention to environmental sustainability, recycling and recovery of the material. It is promoted by Alia Servizi Ambientali Spa. Marco Meneguzzo, professor of art history at the Brera Academy with great experience as curator of exhibitions for the most important Italian public and private institutions. He will be the curator of the competition for young artists who want to try their hand at creating works on the themes of recycling made on any support and with any material (painting, sculpture, photography, audio-video). «Art, beauty and environmental sustainability. New languages to talk about sustainability. All this is “Second life: everything comes back”, which after the competition wants to become a traveling exhibition »admits Meneguzzo.
Membership? Important, right from the start: “the successful participation in the competition, in a short timeframe, confirms that the themes of recycling, reuse and sustainability are extremely dear not only to a young generation of artists, but also to generations of artists in general. which these artists are expression of ». Until November 26th there is time to send applications for the competition dedicated to youth art and creativity organized by Alia.
«I am delighted to be part of the Second Life project. – explains Arturo Galansino, general manager of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation in Florence – Everything is back that aims to stimulate a reflection that is more current than ever on the theme of sustainability through the gaze and practices of contemporary artists. For years now, Palazzo Strozzi has been carrying out new collaborations and practices that aim at raising awareness on this issue of our audience but also at a change of pace in our work. The synergy with Alia fits perfectly into this perspective, offering a concrete platform for young artists and, at an institutional level, a fundamental alliance in the enhancement of the network between local institutions “.