Arte Fiera - Eastwards conference
Scheduled for the 27th through the 30th of January is the 2006 edition of ARTEFIERA ART FIRST, a major international contemporary art fair that vaunts the participation of more than 200 prestigious international gallery and a busy programme of events.
Among the many new features this year is EASTWARDS - Emerging Markets, a programme of initiatives focused on the artistic prospects of the Eastern European nations and the more dynamic and promising realities of their artistic communities.
The event, sponsored by the UniCredit Group, is the first serious discussion in Italy on the role of contemporary art in the 'New Europe'.
The Eastwards conference features the participation of important curators, institutional figures, critics and collectors from the countries of the New Europe, who will exchange views and information on subjects ranging from the contemporary artists and art systems of their respective nations to the possibility of cooperation, networking and cultural promotion, from artistic trends to the peculiarities of the art market.
Eastwards also investigates the role of contemporary art and culture as a common language for an evolving Europe in search of identity, so as to stimulate a climate of shared knowledge and networking between Italy and the countries of the New Europe.
Please find attached a brochure of the event.