Residence of Samuel D’Ippolito
Born in Belgium in 1984. Self-taught artist, Samuel D’Ippolito transforms, sculpts and organizes elements of his immediate environment. He fragments nature in order to merge it to technology, giving birth to hibrid contemporary reliefs. He creates immersive installations, giving visitors the opportunity to experience his art in their own way.
With the goal of developing multi-sensory environmental spaces in order to provide ever more strong interactions between the visitor and the artwork, Samuel D’Ippolito likes to use a wide range of mediums and materials, as demonstrated by his recent research in Yucatán.
His work has been exhibited in Belgium, France and Italy. Exit of Residence is his first exhibition on the American continent.
Residence of Anja Ronacher in Yucatán
The Austrian artist Anja Ronacher made a residency at the Cúpula Cultural Center from October 15, 2017 to January 15, 2018, with the support of the Higher School of Arts of Yucatan, ESAY. The objective of her residence is an archaeological investigation in Yucatan to produce photography.
Residence of Thibault Pellant in Yucatán
In an academic exchange between the Higher School of Arts of Yucatan, ESAY, and the French Institute of Latin America, Thibaulth Pellant took up residence at the Cultural Center la Cúpula facilities, from September 13 to December 13, 2017. As a result from his residence he exhibited two installations “LLANTAS, the show”, the first in La Cúpula, in the framework of the White Night, and the second in the school of visual arts of the ESAY.
Residence of Peter Kim in Yucatán
With the support of the Berg Foundation, the artist Peter Kim, South Korean, made his residence at La Cúpula Cultural Center from March 22 to April 20, 2017. He arrived in Mérida with the intention of focusing his residence on the similarities or differences between the Incas and Mayans. Until he discovered the story of the ship “Ilford”, which arrived in Progreso in 1905 with 1033 Koreans on board.
Crossed Art Residencies Pays de la Loire – Yucatán
Japan Residency in Yucatán