Observing the talent of people with the autism spectrum, being able to literally touch it with your hand. It will happen at the Homer Museum of Ancona dove, from January 26 to February 23 arrives "Art awakens the soul", the traveling exhibition that invites you to know the skills and expressiveness of people with autism.
The exhibition, promoted by the associations L'imaginario, Autism Florence and Friends of the Hermitage Museum with the contribution of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Department for Equal Opportunities, is curated by the art historian Cristina Bucci and consists of more than 60 paintings , artists and a selection of ceramics made by 24 Italian artists - one of them from the Marche region - with stories, potentials and different artistic paths, a testimony to the many nuances of the autistic spectrum.
Having reached the stage since its inauguration in Florence in 2017, the project of social and cultural inclusion highlights the fundamental role of art and space in the construction of new languages, of human relations, as well as in overcoming the prejudices towards the autistic condition . An exhibition of great educational value as well as an artistic one that has started to compare important institutions of the national territory and starts 2019 together with the Museo Omero, a unique and specialized reality in alternative publics.
The variety of themes and signs will accompany the path along the path highlighting now subjects of pure fantasy, now autobiographical or reinterpretation of masterpieces of art history, to which is added the site specific installation, not permanent, by Roberta Biondini titled "Te mi temimini tocc me (fast consumption)". The work of the young artist, student of the Accademia di Carrara of Bergamo, is proposed as the machines of the museum through a series of terracotta to touch and consume with the touch
Of the same material are also the sculptures by the young Marches in the spectrum of the project within the project Sensibly 2018, activated by the Education Department of the Homer Museum in collaboration with the Municipality of Ancona, and which enrich the exhibition.
In order to promote the themes of museum accessibility, expertise and enhance neurodiversity, the promoter associations of the exhibition, together with the Museo Omero, will hold the "Arte Arte Autismi" training course for museum and specialized educators.