The exhibit will take place in the Sala del Coro of the Auditorium Conciliazione of Rome, at 6:30 pm. The press conference with the preview of the exhibition will take place on Monday March 21st at 12pm. The competition, organized by Laura Cherubini, Eugenio Viola, and Alfredo Cramerotti, involves national and international artists in a study of the relationship between contemporary arts and environmental sustainability, with a thematic focus on the relationship among water, humans and nature.
The relationship between human beings and natural world has driven much of Western thought and, constantly, the development in the arts, from its origins to today. Since the end of the 1960s, some artists have begun to pursue new directions of research: Land Art, Environmental Art, Art in Nature, and Ecological Art can be considered the first artistic genres exploring ecological sensibility and awareness. In the last 20 years, various international shows have explored the way in which questions relating to sustainability and environment have entered the language of art, and what might be the role and interest of artists with respect to such issues.