So close, so far

Where space becomes an opportunity to get lost in the details of the artworks

Credit: Elodie Vethan Sautour

Credit: Elodie Vethan Sautour

Second edition, exclusively for the Rome Art Week

How many times have we experienced seeing things from just one point of view, being restrained by a limited view of existence, closed and trapped behind a lens, without having the courage to explore the new meanings of a wider picture? The collective exhibition “So close, so far” examines the importance of looking and seeing different aspects of reality, creating new understandings that only a careful viewer can catch and appreciate. From afar, one can see and admire the entire work, like a landscape seen in all its majesty and complexity. Going closer and deeper, one can observe and discover the details and secrets that the image contains, like the bark of trees or the light streaming through the leaves. The exhibition will accompany the visitor on a journey where space becomes an opportunity to get lost in the details of the artworks and time is expanded by the perception of the spectator. Close and far are two sides of the same coin. Though sometimes foreign and distant, both play equally meaningful parts in the realization that only one side is not enough.

Curator Cristina Madini

Marie Ǻkerlund (Sweden), Helga Borbás (Austria), Carol Carpenter (USA), Margaret Chwialkowska (Canada), Shubhra Das (India), Martha De La Vega (Mexico), Marie Anne Decamp (France), Maria Emilov (UK), Fadiese (France), Sari Fishman (Israel), GetFreaky (Taiwan), Hirazon (France), Christian Kammerhofer (Austria), Kirsten Kohrt (Germany), Fiona Livingstone (Australia), Oliver Ojeil (USA), Nicole Papaef (Greece), Utaellamarie Peter (Germany), Marco Riha (Austria), Pilar Rivero (Spain), Eva Rossi-Kivimaki (Brazil), Punam Singh (India), Vethan Elodie Sautour (Austria), Jomay Tam (Hong Kong), Kaiyen Tu (Taiwan), Mariëlle Vroemen (The Netherlands)