Torino, Italia – A Living Library at Parco Arte Vivente: Exploring Through Exhibition, People, Public Talk, Food

A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden – Bonnie Ora Sherk’s new installation on A Living Library is now open at Parco Arte Vivente (PAV), and will continue through October 21, 2018. As one of the invited international artists in the exhibition, The God-Trick, curated by Marco Scotini, and one of the speakers at the International Conference “Anthropocene, Ecological Crisis and Transformative Potential of Art”, she travelled to Torino, Italia last month. Below are a few images from her stay and travel in the city while enjoying the hospitality, warmth, and love of the people around.

Scene from A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden, Bonnie Ora Sherk's installation, with Lucia Ranabaldo at PAV, Torino, Italia

Scene from A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden, Bonnie Ora Sherk’s installation, with Lucia Ranabaldo at PAV, Torino, Italia

A Living Library at PAV, Turin

Opening of A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden, Bonnie Ora Sherk’s installation at exhibition ‘The God-Trick’ on May 04, 2018

Bonnie Ora Sherk with Marco Scotini, Curator, The God-Trick & Enrico Bonanate, Director, Parco Arte Vivente

Bonnie Ora Sherk with Marco Scotini, Curator, The God-Trick & Enrico Bonanate, Director, Parco Arte Vivente reflected in the installation

Marco Scotini at PAV, Turin

Marco Scotini, Curator, The God-Trick at the opening of the exhibition at PAV, Turin, Italy

Bonnie Ora Sherk with Enrico Bonanate, Director, Parco Arte Vivente at the Exhibition The God-Trick

Bonnie Ora Sherk with Enrico Bonanate, Director, Parco Arte Vivente in A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden, with Torino friends, Tiziana Scandaletti and Riccardo Piacentini

At PAV, Turin, Italy

Bonnie Ora with Steve Kurz from Critical Art Ensemble & Nomeda Urbonas, artists also participating ‘The God Trick’ at the opening of the exhibition at PAV on May 4, 2018

At PAV, Turin

The opening of ‘International Conference on the Anthropocene, Climate Change and Related Ecological Issues’ at PAV, Turin, Italy

Marco Scotini at PAV, Turin

Marco Scotini at International Conference on the Anthropocene, Climate Change and Related Ecological Issues, PAV, Turin, Italy

Enrico Bonanate, Director, PAV and

Enrico Bonanate, Director, PAV with Giulia Mengozzi, Assistant Curator, PAV

Selfie with Lucia Ranabaldo and Marco Scotini

Selfie Time! – Bonnie Ora Sherk with Lucia Ranabaldo and Marco Scotini at Parco Arte Vivente

At PAV, Turin

Giulia Mengozzi, Assistant Curator, PAV with Sue Spaid, an international curator and writer on ecological art from Belgium who was a speaker in the Conference.

At PAV, Turin

Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas at International Conference on the Anthropocene, Climate Change and Related Ecological Issues, PAV, Turin, Italy

At PAV, Turin

Bonnie Ora Sherk with Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas in front of their installation Folke Stone Power Plant ,at PAV, Turin, Italy

At Lucia Ranabaldo’s and Enrico Bonnante’s home in Torino, Italia

The warm Italian hospitality, at Lucia Ranabaldo and Enrico Bonnante’s home in Torino, Italia  

A view of the city from Lucia Ranabaldo’s and Enrico Bonnante’s home in Torino

Beautiful Bonsai outside the kitchen window in Lucia Ranabaldo and Enrico Bonnante’s home in Torino

View from Lucia Ranabaldo and Enrico Bonnante’s kitchen in Torino

View from Lucia Ranabaldo and Enrico Bonnante’s kitchen in Torino

You are what you eat! Literally!

The first EATALY was founded in Torino ~ You are what you eat! Literally! EATALY is a big participant in the Slow Food Movement.

 Italy is not only about pizza and pasta !

Italy is not only about pizza and pasta !  This world famous, arboral rice is grown in the Piemonte Region near Torino

At Turin, Italy

At EATALY, Turin

In Turin, Italy

In and around EATALY

At Turin, Italy

The motto of life !

Exploring the elegance and history of Torino

In Turin, Italy

Around Palazzo Madama in Piazza Castello in Turin, Italy

In Turin, Italy

A mural showing many historic buildings in Turin, Italy

Exploring Turin

Near the Medieval Castle in Torino

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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