It's only been three months since it opened Space Vitalthat the project has already doubled in size and is becoming a foundation. The announcement of the opening of a space at Via Vitale 5, a Verona, which would host cultural activities exploring the relationship between technology and humans. The project – inspired by research based on a rethinking of the relationship with technology – has become something new Spazio Vitale FoundationThe doubles its rooms in the former textile warehouse (and abandoned student dormitory) in the border district of Veronetta.
The new face of Spazio Vitale in Verona
The mission of Spazio Vitale is to stimulate critical reflection on the relationship between technology and people, with the aim of rebalancing it and putting the body and the emotional and narrative components of human intelligence back at the center. “After the opening of the Spazio Vitale in October, we received many positive impressions. We understood that the direction we were taking was the right one and that it was worth continuing to enjoy the satisfaction of organizing a high-level cultural program“, commented David BonaminiHead of the Spazio Vitale Foundation and founder together with David Giarolo from the main sponsor VTENEXT: “The reflection that underlies the creation of this place becomes more important and necessary every day. We want to carry out programs through the visual arts, a narrative journey with guests who address these themes transversally“.
Programs for 2024 of the new Vitale Foundation
So, next steps? Construction will begin in February and will double the area, renovate and update the basement, and expand from 300 to 600 square meters for exhibition, storytelling and training activities. He tells the story for the 2024 program Artribune the curator Dominik Fourtyare provided”two group exhibitions. The first, smaller scale, will continue to mainly affect the ground floor; the second, planned for autumn, will bring together a larger number of artists and will be spread over two floors. The first is a deep dive into the big identity problem of the last few months: intelligence and its counterpart. We want to try to address thatartificial intelligence not so much as a threat, deity or replacement, but as a mirror of humanity, an existential technology that shows us something about ourselves and our relationship to the world. The second deals with the topic that is close to our hearts Symbiosis between people and technology, collection of works that examine the forms of this relationship, explore its problems, address the reasons for contemporary discomfort – with particular attention to primary needs linked to the physiology of the body and its safety – and sometimes suggest treatment perspectives. Will be the true manifesto exhibition of the Fondazione Spazio Vitaleaccording to the teasers of this first year of activity“.
In addition to the exhibitions, narrative moments will take place Francis Varaniniwhich will open a meeting with guests about the relationship with technology, and activity Training is aimed at both children and adults to raise awareness of the daily use of technical tools.
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