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Florence, November 16 – 20, 2022
Online until November 27

The Focus of the 15th edition of the Festival is dedicated to Rosa Barba. 
Opening night with Insurrection, Andres Serrano‘s film on the assault on Capitol Hill.
International art meets cinema in new productions by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Éric Baudelaire, Pauline Curnier Jardin, Mitra Farahni, Theaster Gates, Assaf Gruber, Jumana Manna and Gerard Ortín Castellví
The protagonists of the documentary films are Jesse Krimes, Jean-Michel Basquiat, David Hammons, the encounter between Marina Abramović and Ulay, the architecture of Leonardo Ricci, the aerospace art of Trevor Paglen and the investigation between art and politics by Juul Hondius.

Florence, October 20–23, 2022

Programme of 4 films on free streaming for the users of the Libraries of the Metropolitan City of Florence with which Lo schermo dell’arte intends to explore social, environmental and cultural issues affecting the contemporary world through cinema and contemporary art.

In programme: Letizia Battaglia – Shooting the Mafia by Kim Longinotto; Sono innamorato di Pippa Bacca by Simone Manetti; The Women of the Bauhaus by Susanne Radelhof; White Cube by Renzo Martens.

The open call for the 11th edition of VISIO closed with a record number of applications: 188 artists of 60 different nationalities, 20% of them non-European.

More than twice as many as in 2021, when we received 94 applications from 29 different nationalities!

The 8 selected artists will be announced on 12 October 2022.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Florence, November 15–20, 2022

After 10 years VISIO launches the VISIO Production Fund, a €40,000 production fund conceived in partnership with Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci (Prato), Fondazione In Between Art Film (Rome), FRAC Bretagne (Rennes) and Seven Gravity Collection. Eight artists will be selected and invited to Florence for the 15th Schermo dell’arte and will have the opportunity to develop their own original project in dialogue with international curators and producers.
Funds will eventually be awarded to four winning artists who will produce the works and premiere them at the Festival in 2023.
This new edition of VISIO will also be accompanied by the release of a publication dedicated to the first ten years of the project (2012-2021).
The project is curated by Leonardo Bigazzi.

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