Varese, land of events

from Sunday 20 November to Monday 5 December 2022 | Baptistery of Velate


From Sunday 20 November to Monday 5 December 2022, the exhibition "Light, space, time" by Fukushi Ito will be open to visitors at the Il Battistero di Velate.

An installation of luminous works, made with computer drawings on transparent film and steel spheres, which represents the arrival point of a long research by the Artist, dedicated to the writer Yukio Mishima (1925-1970). In fact, the ten-year journey during which Fukushi Ito developed the themes of the famous militant writer through experimentation with languages, materials and new technologies, creating works of great visual and emotional impact. The installation was exhibited in 2022 in Venice during the Biennale.

First appointment with the inauguration, Sunday 20 November, at 16.00, in the presence of the author and the Genoese curator Virginia Monteverde. A welcome service will be set up from 3.00 pm at the Teatro Oratorio di Velate, also in Piazza Santo Stefano. Reservation recommended.

The exhibition is organized at the Battistero di Velate in collaboration with the MAMI Community, and with the MAAIIM International Multimedia Contemporary Art Center of Genoa (next to open) and the Etherea Art Gallery of Genoa, with the Associazione Segreta Isola di Como, and with the patronage of the Municipality of Varese and of the Order of Architects and Landscape Architects of the Province of Varese. The event supports the fundraising for the future restoration project of the Velate Baptistery.

Hours: Thursday to Friday 4:00pm to 6:00pm, admission free.

For more information:

    Lago Maggiore Meeting Industry
    Provincia di Varese