INSTALLATION BETWEEN ART, ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE
The operative workshop for the creation of art installations in the landscape of Landworks Calabria 2017 is an international experimental program based on the operative method between art, architecture and landscape for the enhancement of the landscape and cultural heritage goods, and it is presented as a large on-site research and open-air atelier, designed to trigger or accelerate the development processes of the historic center of Cosenza.
Together with local actors and under the guidance of internationally renowned professionals, the workshop participants will be divided into different groups who will work under the direction of team leaders of their choice for 10 intense days, in which they will realize temporary or permanent installations to help the innovative restoration, renewal and economic recovery of the outstanding Calabrian village.
With the participation of:
Isabella INTI | Temporiuso.net | Milan
Ferdinand LUDWIG+Sergio SANNA | Baubotanik.org | Stuttgart
Christian PHONGPHIT | SoA+D | Bangkok
Antonio SCARPONI | Conceptualdevices.com | Zürich
AREA OF INTERVENTION
The workshop will place particular emphasis on:
- District of Saint Lucia
Specific area: The district "Saint Lucia" is in the northern part of the historical centre of Cosenza, occupying the entire slope going down to the confluence of the rivers. It is characterized by an urban fabric--dense and spaced out with narrow passages. The only unoccupied spaces are empty footprints left by the collapse of old buildings.
Principal activities and participatory elements: The neighbourhood has a strong residential vocation and hosts a significant part of the weaker sections of the population. Ritual buildings represent the main architectural features.
- High School Bernardino Telesio
Specific area: The area is one of the most valuable elements of the entire old town. Some of the most important routes of the old town criss-cross this area and are lined by buildings of significant historical and architectural value. The building fabric is interspersed with numerous public and private gardens.
Principal activities and participatory elements: In addition to residential use, activities of the tertiary sector can also be found in the area.
DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION
12th May 2017
Thanks to the contribution and hospitality by the City of Cosenza, the Cultural Association Landworks for the edition "Landworks Calabria 2017" in Cosenza, apply a special discount on the participation fee.
INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY UNTIL 12 OF MAY:
WORKSHOP OFFER 550 euro instead of 760!
The participation fee includes:
Architecture, landscape architecture and photography conferences (20 hours)
10 nights accomodation (from May 18 until May 27 included) at the artistic residences BOC-Art of Cosenza, shared by 2/3 people, depending on availability and gender. Each residence is equipped with private bathroom (www.facebook.com/BocsArtCosenza)
10 days full-board (from 18 May dinner until 28 May breakfast). Breakfast and dinner are served daily in the BOCS-Art canteen, next to the residences, while lunch can be packed according to time and schedule of activities
Welcome kit (T-shirt+bag)
Safety clothing (gloves +safety mask + protective coverall)
Insurance in case of injuries (18 to 28 May)
It is NOT included in the participation fee:
Airplane tickets from/to Lamezia Terme Airport or any other Italian airport
shuttle bus from / to Lamezia Terme airport to / from Cosenza (30 € each way per person)
50 € Deposit, to be paid by cash upon arrival, which will be returned upon departure, if there will be no damages to properties or working tools
lunch on the first and the last day (18 and 28 May)
WORKSHOP'S OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Italian + English
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
The overall hours of the workshops correspond to
4 credits ECTS in the related fields: landscape architecture (ICAR 15), architecture workshops (ICAR 14), urban design (ICAR 20/21) and photography, and will be certificated with a workshop diploma for approval by the participants’ home institution.