DANTE 700TH

2021 Exhibition
03 - 30 September

 

Dante Society London

22, Bryanston Mews West London W1H 2DD


We are pleased to announce the opening of the art exhibition dedicated to the celebrations of the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri entitled ‘Dante 700th London’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kat Mustatea, Voidopolis, 2021

Winner of the Dante 700th London Prize


The exhibition with the participation of a collective of artists from Italy, the United Kingdom, China and the United States of America will take place in London at the Dante Society London premises, during the month of September 2021. The artists accepted the invitation to explore and interpret Dante's writing and its relevance in the 21st century, each with their own unique artistic brilliance. The original interpretations represent an exceptional panorama that celebrates Dante's anniversary in a special manner and offers a contemporary perspective in the various artistic and multimedia representations.

 

The selected artists of Dante 700th London:

Bianca Froese-Acquaye, Despina Symeou, Emilio Guazzone, Francesco Filippini, Giuseppe Pipino, Ilua' Hauck da Silva, Jackie Carter, Kat Mustatea, Laura Parker, Louise Marchal, Maurizio Coglia, Michela Papavassiliou, Paolo Rambelli, Rocco Epifanio, Shadi Almualem, Teresa Cecchi and la classe di chimica ITT ‘G.E.Montani, Ying Zheng.

 

Dante 700th London Prize Jury: Alexandra Lawrence, Dario Pisano, Patrizia Poggi.

Our most heartfelt thanks for supporting this initiative.

 

The winner of the exclusive interview granted by London One Radio, the first Italian radio in the United Kingdom is:

 

Kat Mustatea 

 

Awarded for Voidopolis - a digital performance about loss and memory currently unfolding on her Instagram feed @kmustatea

 

The exhibition at the Dante Society London is open from 3rd to 30th September 2021. 

Visits to the exhibition by reservation only via email at:

info@island2islandart.com and info@dantesocietylondon.com

 

Access to the virtual gallery  Dante 700th London                     

 

Explore the digital Dante 700th catalogue

 

A series of events will accompany Dante 700th London with musical interventions, poetic readings and tasting of Italian delicacies, kindly offered by our sponsor La Dolce Vita London.

 

 

14th September 

Mark Vernon on Dante’s Divine Comedy

 

Please join Mark Vernon on the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death for an online event to mark the launch of Mark's new book:

Dante’s Divine Comedy: A Guide For The Spiritual Journey (Angelico Press).

 

(Events relating to Dante 700th London complies with government directives on the Covid19 pandemic and are subject to relevant local and national changes or restrictions)


 

 

 

An artistic collaboration with

Dante Society London

 

Kindly supported by

 

Comune Citta' di Firenze

Comune Citta' di Ravenna

Associazione CapitRa 

London One Radio

La Dolce Vita London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"ma per trattar del ben ch'i vi trovai"
Divina Commedia, Inferno,Canto I