The Municipality of Brescia and the Brescia Museums Foundation, chaired by Francesca Bazoli and directed by Stefano Karadjov, are pleased to announce the first stage of the GestoZero exhibition. Snapshots 2020, instant exhibition at the Museum of Santa Giulia in Brescia from 1 August to 20 September 2020 which will continue at the Violin Museum in Cremona (1 October - 1 November 2020) and at the Ex Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena in Bergamo (18 March - May 2, 2021) by virtue of the communion of intent between the co-promoters of Brescia, Bergamo and Cremona.
Born from a project conceived by the artist Maurizio Donzelli, the exhibition is curated by Ilaria Bignotti together with ACME Art Lab (Alessia Belotti, Melania Raimondi and Camilla Remondina), Giorgio Fasol and Matteo Galbiati, with the collaboration of Antonio Marchetti Lamera, and collects and compares the languages of over seventy artists from the provinces of Brescia, Bergamo and Cremona, Lombard cities particularly affected by the Coronavirus on the theme of art as an instrument of rebirth and restart after the tragedy. Over one hundred artist photographs and visual works of art (painting, sculpture, photography, video and performance) tell the genesis of the work, from its thought to its realization, in response to the drama and isolation of the past few months. An ambitious and itinerant project, capable of recounting the state of contemporary art, mirror and story of the community in the immediate aftermath of the pandemic.