DMAV _ Social art Ensembleis a Northern Italy-based social art collective that operates in the field of public and social art, with a specific focus on urban spaces reactivation and community development. In 2017 DMAV has been included in The... Read More
DMAV _ Social art Ensemble
is a Northern Italy-based social art collective that operates in the field of public and social art, with a specific focus on urban spaces reactivation and community development. In 2017 DMAV has been included in The Independent Project my MAXXI Museum in Rome. In 2018 DMAV started the collaboration with Torino NESXT Art Network. In 2020 the book “Terraforma” about the first ten years of DMAV work has been published, written by Olga Gambari for Comunicarte Edizioni.
DMAV creates immersive spaces in order to help the community to explore relations and to enhance a shared awareness.The vision involves the possibility of bringing beauty back in deserted places, generating a forms of social consciousness.
DMAV chooses to operate at the intersection between different media and techniques.
Installations in public spaces Urban reactivation projects Performances Virtual reality and immersive digital experiences Electronic Readings Photographic incursions, lightboxes and dioramas Video explorations Mixed media interventions
DMAV creates site specific works that enable a strong resonance with the environmental features. Different spaces involves different ways of interaction. In the last years DMAV worked in:
Places with a strong historical resonance Abandoned and post-industrial plants Forgotten city corners and neighborhoods Spaces connected to sacred/profane short circuits Art galleries and museums
Flow, public performance, Mixed media, body performances, theatrical machineries, baroque music. Pesaro, old town, 2013.
Numbers, Lightboxes, large format photos, digital interactive machines, videos, public space interventions, different cities, Udine, 2016.
Minimalia, photographic dioramas to immersive spaces, to haunting performances. Large format photos, interactive spaces, meditative crypts, virtual reality experience, public electronic readings, Udine, 2018.
Doublin’, public art project, Trieste, 2019.
Terraforma, video art project and radio performance, Galleria Moitre, Torino, 2021.
Caratteri Mobili, video art project selected in many international festival (Tokyo, Chicago, Montreal...)