Would you like to live an enriching experience of free creativeness in strict contact with nature, history and contemporary art, discussing and working among many artists, philosophers, designers and scientists, absorbed in the genius loci of Etruscan landscape north of Rome?An intriguing dimension rests in the midst of landscape, history, archaeology and modern fluxus of artistic expression. In Summer 2017 you can join us for two weeks for a stimulating and creative experience. “ART – ENVIRONMENT – HERITAGE: Italy the new etrurian landscape is a non conventional course, rather it’s a meeting of talents and a workshop of free minded artists, designers and scholars. And why etrurian land? In addition to QDU excellent art and design department, the site is a great place for a summer experience. We’re right in the heart of the etrurian country full of cultural heritage above and below ground, the coast and all Italy’s major attractions within easy reach. We provide to participants a real experience of living and experiencing in Italy, in a lively region rich in witness to history, famous for its ancient centres, caves and countryside.
In particular the workshop is focused on the realization of art installations close to the archaelogical sites of Cerveteri and Tarquinia. The aim is to demostrate the winning role of contemporary art in adding value to landscape and heritage.
Participants will meet and work in Viterbo, the medieval town north of Rome rich of historical heritage in the middle of etrurian country, in workshops made available by University of Tuscia.
QDU one scholarship for every 10 participants is provided for this course. The amount is one half of the participation fee. The scholarship will be assigned to the author of best final work.
Born in Rome, 1943. He made artistic studies at the academy of Rome Academy of Fine Arts followed by a scholarship of foreign cultural exchange in Spain 2004. His teachers: Giuseppe Capogrossi, Giulio Turcato, Afro and Gastone Novelli. Enrolled on a course at the institute of Hispanic culture “Lo Espanol en el Arte” which he completed in 1965. That year he’ll have his first personal exhibition at the “Residencia de Relaciones Culturales” in Madrid. His first Italian exhibition was in 1967 at “Il ferro di cavallo” gallery, presented by Gastone Novelli. In that period his interests were architecture and avantguard theatre. Since 1985 (the year he takes on his name d’art “RENZOGALLO”), his main focus has been on large sculptures, installations and environmental works. He has produced numerous public works in Italy as well as abroad, and many of them are shown in various italian and foreign museums. In 1998 he was nominated a member of “ACADEMIE CYCLADIQUE POUR L’EUROPE”. Given his obvious talent he has been working at the Academy of Belle Arti since 2013 as the head of the biennium specialization painting workshop. In 2015 he was awarded of academic excellence.
Aldo Iori – lecturer and teacher of contemporary history of art
Benedetto Todaro – Architect, scientific director of Quasar Design University and full Professor in Architectural and Urban Design at University La Sapienza