| Energie sponsors the Inbetweeness art exhibition, the first and most important Italian event about Balkans’ contemporary art. The brand will support the new emerging artists generation from: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldavia e Turkey.
The exhibition has been arranged within the World Bank International Conference in co-foundation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs_ Development Cooperation, and will take place at the The Monumental Complex of San Michele at Ripa in Rome, from 22nd of May till 15th of June.
“ Inbetweeness” because it means to be between a place and another. It’s a condition that strongly characterizes those who come from the Balkans: it’s a political and social status, but even more an existential, mental and psychological one. Balkans are a meeting point between East and West, a passing place, land of conquers and changes. An hybrid territory characterized by a deep cultural heterogeneity. These young artists, have already conquered their success and most of them now live around Europe and the United States, confirming and making visible this typical “Trans-Balkan” condition. A way of being and feeling that emerges from their works in themes such as nomadism, mobility, discrimination and cultural diversity. These works tell personal stories and collective experiences about a condition of continuous transition and transformation dealt with different approaches: critical, tragic, ironical, irreverent…
The artists present are: Maja Bajevic, Maja Beganovic, Pavel Braila, Mircea Cantor e Gabriela Vanga, Nemanja Cvijanovic, Nezaket Ekici, Nicu Ilfoveanu, Pravdoljub Ivanov,
Sejla Kameric, Daniela Kostova, David Maljkovic, Ebru Ozsecen, Adrian Paci, Tobijas Putrih, Anri Sala, son:DA, Mica Staicic, Erzen Shkololli, Jelena Tomasevic, Slavica Tosevska, Nikola Uzunovski, Vesna Vesic, Natalija Vujosevic