, Iranian, student at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna, Rafika Ferchichi
, Tunisian, enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bari, Salma Hilmi
, Moroccan and Khatereh Safajoo
, Iranian, both from the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti of Turin are the four artists of Arab Muslim origin and culture - students of Fine Arts Academies, selected among those who responded to the Call sent to all the Academies of B.. B..AA. and the Italian Faculties of Arts and Performing Arts. (All details in the dedicated bio)
Together with four young women of the same age of similar nationality and religion, active in the field of intercultural mediation,they will be the protagonists from 23 to 27 May 2023 of the Artist Residency
on gender equality and women's violated rights, twelve years after the Arab Springs.
During the Artist Residency, they will have the opportunity to put their artistic idea or project to the test, verify it and compare it with teachers, experts, Italian mediators.
The work of the residency will unfold through a dense programme of workshops and moments of dialectical and experiential confrontation with professors, critics and art experts. They will take place between the "S. Castromediano" Museum and the former Palmieri Boarding School - "N. Bernardini" Library.
Alongside the activities of the artist residency, a rich calendar of cultural events and multidisciplinary collateral meetings open to the public.