The exhibition celebrating the tenth edition of the Davide Vignali Award, promoted by the Modena Visual Arts Foundation, the Vignali family and the Higher Education Institute A opens to the public on 8 October (until 1 November 2021) at the Palazzina dei Giardini. Venturi di Modena, which celebrates the creativity of young talents in the area.
The award was born in the name of Davide Vignali, a former student of the A. Venturi Institute of Higher Education in Modena who died prematurely in 2011. In the same year, thanks to the commitment of the family, who collected a desire expressed by the professors Antonella Battilani and Maria Menziani of the Venturi Institute of Modena, the competition was born that celebrates his memory, his great humanity, his desire for knowledge. Immediately alongside the family in this undertaking, there is FMAV Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, which has always been committed to supporting young artists and their training.
80 young talents participated in the call launched by FMAV for the 2020/2021 edition, coming from high schools (artistic high schools, art, professional, linguistic and scientific high schools) of Modena, Faenza, Casalecchio di Reno , Bologna, Piacenza, Viserba di Rimini, Finale Emilia.
The prizes were awarded by a jury composed by the artist and photographer Francesco Jodice, by Doriano and Marisa Vignali, Davide's parents, by Claudia Löffelholz, director of the Higher Education School and the Educational Department of FMAV, by Luca Monzani, of FMAV , Paola Micich, graphic designer, Maria Menziani, lecturer at IISA Venturi and Antonella Battilani, graphic designer and illustrator, former lecturer at IISA Venturi.