The announcement for the third edition of Premio Shanghai 2017 will award six residencies to young artists of Italian and Chinese nationality. The initiative is promoted by IGAV - Istituto Garuzzo per le Arti Visive, by DGAAP (former acronym of the current Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity of the Ministry of Culture), by the Directorate-General for the Promotion of the Country System of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the Italian Cultural Institute of Shanghai, the Shanghai Promotion Center for City and Design (SPCCD) and the East China Normal University of Shanghai - School of Design (ECNU-SOD).
The winners will be awarded six residencies, three in China for young emerging artists of Italian nationality and three in Italy for young emerging artists of Chinese nationality. The competition intends to implement the institutional tasks assigned to the aforementioned institutions, for the achievement of the objectives regarding the training of young artists and the promotion of their works and projects, within the framework of a profitable and stimulating relationship of collaboration and cultural exchange between Italy and China. The announcement is published on the websites of the promoting institutions.
The six winners, selected by two Commissions made up of experts in the sector representing the promoting organisations, will spend two months, starting in October 2017, in Shanghai and Torino respectively and, at the end, will present the projects realised during the residency, as part of dedicated exhibition events. The winners will be selected by two Commissions made up of experts in the sector representing the promoting organisations.
Deadline for applications: 19 June 2017 at 24:00
Premio Shanghai – 3rd Edition - Announcement
Premio Shanghai – Press release
Daniele Pio Marzorati, Alberto Tadiello and Matteo Valerio are the three Italian winners, chosen by the Italian Commission composed of Cristiana Perrella, Alida Moltedo and Massimiliano Tonelli. The Commission also deemed the following worthy of mention, in the following order: Fabio Roncato, Matteo Locci, Paolo Puddu, Caterina Silva, Alberto Scodro, Pamela Diamante. Following Alberto Tadiello's renouncement of the residence award, Fabio Roncato took his place, thus becoming a full-fledged winner.
Li Zhaopeng, Lu Yuyi and Fan Zhiye are the three Chinese winners, chosen by the Chinese Committee composed of Wei Shaonong, Ni Zhiqi and Zhang Yongjun. The Committee also deemed the following worthy of mention, in the following order: Zhang Zhenyan, Liu Xinyao, Bao Rong, Zhou Haoran, Sun Xiaoyu, Gu Tingting.