International Migration Art Festival Comes to NYC!

Sunday 10th June 2012 - 11:35:23 AM

This week, the IMAFestival (the International Art contest on Food and Migration) will hold events in New York on June 12th, June 14th and June 18th, 2012! IMAFestival consists of Art Your Food, an international art contest with the theme of Food and Migration, and Sport Your Food, an exhibition curated by Rossella Canevari combining art, food, sport and technology. It opened on May 5th in Milan and is now going on an international tour, with New York as the first stop! Tuesday June 12th, the exhibit opens at Eataly with an exhibition from Sport Your Food, it will be open through June 19th. More info from the press release below!

The second event, powered by Ferrarelle, will be on Thursday, June 14th at Wook & Lattuada Gallery, where guests can enjoy “New Italians”, an exposition of works by young emerging artists, while tasting typical Italian food. This event will also feature a preview of a Sport Your Food work, which will be hosted by the gallery until Wednesday, June 20th.

IMAFestival’s closing night in New York will be on Monday, June 18th at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. The audience will have the opportunity to attend a conference on the theme of translation moderated by Rossella Canevari, featuring Italian best-selling writer Giorgio Faletti (I kill, 2002) and his translator Antony Shugaar, and to discover and get to know Art Your Food Literature and Film categories winners, who will present their works. IMAFestival sponsors will offer a buffet of Italian food and beverages.

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