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Theme 2020

Fear always played an important role: guiding us, as individuals, but also drawing men kind's history, at its full potential.Within fear, humans understand how to recognize their limits, choosing whether to challenge them or giving in to them. Sometimes fear compromises experience of new emotions, sometimes it becomes a survival…
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Visit the sculptures

  The edition is over, but there is still the chance to see some of the monumental cardboard sculptures present at the Outdoor exhibitions! Here is a map of the sculptures you can still visit: "Mother" by Laurence Vallières; "Hoodie" by Michael Stutz;"Pyramid of Peace" by Heike Schaefer; "Via dal recinto" by No…
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Call 2020

  Are you an artist or designer? Want to know how to exhibit your works?Show your art to the world and apply to the call for artists at Lucca Biennale. For every edition, Lucca Biennale opens an international competition, to create an exhibition showcasing the most contemporary artworks that use…
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2014 Edition

CARTASIAContemporary Art Biennale – VII EDITION28th June / 2nd August 2014 The theme chosen for this edition is: Liquid Identities. A combination of two words that are the mirror of contemporary society and the individuals belonging to it. We are bombed every day by informations influencing our way of thinking…
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Editions

 
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2018 Edition

 
[column_item col="6"]The 9th edition of Lucca Biennale took place between the 4th August and 27th September. The theme of this edition was "Chaos and Silence": chaos intended as an atmosphere of eccessive stimuli and surplus of information, but which is also creativity; and silence intended as peace and clarity…
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The Festival

Lucca Biennale is among the most important events dedicated to paper applied to art, design, architecture and creativity, as paper is also an ancient material locally produced in the area of Lucca. It's one of a kind: every edition a theme tied to current events is chosen…
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Performance

  Martina Zena - Play Human 3rd August 2018 - Museo della Via Francigena Martina Zena has made multidisciplinarity as peculiar characteristic of her own artistic training and expression. Graduated in painting and obtained the Master in Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, in 2015 she…
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Lucca Biennale is pleased to announce the official awards given to the artists of the IX edition. The award ceremony took place during the inauguration of Lucca Biennale, the 4th August 2018 at palazzo Ducale. The jury, presided by Emiliano Galigani (director of the Biennale), assigned the following awards: Outdoor…
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Support

    DS Smith DS Smith is the leading provider in Europe of corrugated packaging, together with his 28,500 employees, it has always nurtured the art of shaping new ideas of packaging, finding unexpected solutions, creating amazing products. For this reason DS Smith supports Lucca Biennale, because we love art…
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Design & Architecture

  For the ninth edition of Lucca Biennale, the design & architecture section also includes the installation of the "Pirouette" prototype: a tent designed by the sculptor and designer Nicolas Bertoux, produced by DS Smith. This prototype will be presented and inaugurated on Wednesday 19th September in Piazzale S. Donato…
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Guest Country

    Lucca Biennale takes an important step in 2018: at every edition a guest country will be featured making the Biennale a place of international cooperation, whilst the guest country will receive a special focus on its Paper Art production and on a specific project it will create. In…
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Educational Lab

    Lucca Biennale organizes special workshops designed for kids: guided visits to the Biennale and a creative workshop focused on an artist on display. Workshops are every Tuesday at Mercato del Carmine, every Thursday at Palazzo Ducale and every Saturday at Loggiato Pretorio, from 3:00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.…
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