mercoledì 26 gennaio 2011

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La Luna Gallery in Borgo San Dalmazzo is pleased to invite you to an exhibition by Domenico Olivero entitled "Candido, ma che domande fai?” (Candide, why are you asking?)

which will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 17:00 in Via Roma 92, Borgo San Dalmazzo (Cuneo).

Anticipating the event, a short lecture about the construction of the exhibition will be held at 16.00 in the Council Hall in the town of Borgo San Dalmazzo.

The artist Domenico Olivero, has created this art event for an exhibition whose inspiration comes from the book "Candide, or Optimism," written by Voltaire in 1759.

The art project was created by re-arranging the entire space of the gallery, transforming it into a unique art work that draws inspiration from the text of the book by Voltaire. This creation is inspired by the randomness of events and their individual perception.

The works propose to create a continuous solicitation of ideas and thoughts that refer to our daily life but also the many other cultural stimuli of our time.

The exhibition is striking for the variety of the type of pieces, created by the artist who is inspired by the suggestion in the different chapters of the book.

The artistic project presents a contemporary sense of tension and is interpreted for today’s times.

The art works are developed in a variety of forms; drawings, images; photos, material objects and reflections that retain their original form and particular details.


"Candido, ma che domande fai?” (Candide, why are you asking?) Is an exhibition where the words take shape so producing a sense of optimistic hope.

A series of artworks that stimulate individual perceptions and reactions in the viewer creating infinite variables, new stories, and pleasant changes.

An event that was created by the magic of a fantasy storys suchas  "Candide, or optimism " written by Voltaire in 1759, as true today as it was in the past.

    Event Data

Title exhibition: "Candido, ma che domande fai?” (Candide, why are you asking?)
Artist: Domenico Olivero.
Curator: Tarcisio Dutto
Location: La Luna Art Gallery
Address: Via Roma 92 12011 Borgo San Dalmazzo (Cuneo) Italy
Opening hours: April 16 to 23, 2011, Friday 16-19, Saturday 10.30-13 / 16-19, Sunday 10.30 to 12.30 or by appointment, free admission.
Contact: 0039 339 7108501, 0039 347 3268116; 0039.328.2159521 

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