Alessandra won an Italian Council award
We are excited to share some great news - our pillar and engine, curator and researcher, writer and publisher, mover and shaker - Alessandra Pomarico won an award of the Italian Ministry of Culture - Italian Council 2022: Edizione XI.
She is the one among 17 researchers, critics, and curators in the field contemporary art who have been granted support for their ongoing research. Alessandra’s research is titled Wider ecologies of knowledge: art, pedagogy, and community.
This opportunity will give her to continue the processes she was cultivating together with Free Home University among other constellations and projects she is engaged with in the past decade.
Congratulations to Alessandra, complimenti, auguri and in bocca alla lupa!
Here we quote her acknowledgements she published on her social media page:
thrilled to have been selected by Italian Council Edizione 11 ambito 3/ Direzione Generale Creatività Contemporanea - Ministero della Cultura - with a grant to continue my research on Ecology of knowledge: art, pedagogy, and community. My deepest gratitude to the jury of the prize, and the institutions that invited/supported me: Alejandra Labastida at MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, WHW at Kunsthalle Wien,Judit Angeltranzit.sk, Margarethe Makovec and Anton Lederer at <rotor>, Shawn Van Sluys and Musagetes. thanks to all who inspired and informed my research in these recent years, in particular the Zapatista companeroas, my beloved comrades at Chto Delat International, my family at Ecoversities Alliance, and Free Home University, Casa delle AgriCulture - Tullia e Gino - Castiglione D’Otranto. and to Luciana Morelli, Nino (Gaetano) Pomarico Pomarico, Paola Pomarico and my dear daughter Nina Cossin who always unconditionally supported me. Congrats also to our dear friends Sara Alberani, Caterina Pecchioli and Sergio Racanati for being selected. Looking forward to discovering and learning from the other candidates