Festival of the Arts 2022
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2022 PRESENTS FABRIZIO PLESSI “SECRET WATER”
The Festival of the Arts comes back to Umbria for the third year in a row after the successful second edition held in Todi and it will be curated by Marco Tonelli. This event is promoted by Fondazione Progetti Beverly Pepper and it is realized in partnership with Comune di Todi with the aim of inviting the most important contemporary artists to make monumental installations in public spaces of Todi in order to create a direct connection between people and contemporary art.Curtain will rise on August 26 and the spotlight will be on the “Todi Today” (2022) temporary installation of the video artist Fabrizio Plessi in the central square Piazza del Popolo in Todi and on the permanent work “Secret Water” (2022) at the ancient Roman cisterns. This last is an installation of four columns composed by digital ledwall held by iron structures that are donated tby the artist to the Municipality of Todi.
On August 27, in conjunction with the first day of Todi Festival, there also will be the opening of the temporary exhibition “Fabrizio Plessi-Progetti dal Mondo”, at Sala delle Pietre in the town hall. The exhibition will be curated by Marco Tonelli and will be on until September 25. The visitors will have a chance to know the artistic research of Fabrizio Plessi by viewing his works’ projects designed for the biggest cities of the world.
In addition, during the Festival, the Foundation will organize collateral events like the Urban Art Tours: a series of guided walking tours through the premises of the Festival and the Beverly Pepper’s Park. Here, it will also take place few educational workshops for adults and children guided by professional teachers.
During the weekends of the Festival, it will be organized aperitifs next to the monumental digital sculpture in the charming location of Piazza del Popolo
- “TODI TODAY”, Piazza del Popolo, August 26th – September 25th
- “SECRET WATER”, Cisterne Romane, Inauguration August 26th (permanent installation)
- “PROGETTI DEL MONDO”, Sala delle Pietre (Palazzi Comunali), August 27th – September 25th
- URBAN ART TOUR: Saturday August 27 and Saturday September 3
- KIDS ART DAY, Beverly Pepper Park, Sunday August 28 and Sunday September 4
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