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Art and Nature are always superprotagonists. More than 90 artists are invited. And, this year, they have at their disposal 2 weeks and 3 different locations to create their art works using natural materials.

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WHAT’S HUMUS PARK?

It is the most important Italian Land Art event. The Land Art is an artistic form using natural materials. Some of its numbers: 13 days, 3 locations, more than 90 artists from 13 countries all over the words, 8 art schools and academies involved.

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The principle

Nature offers sets and materials to the Italian and International artists. Working in pairs, they choose materials and work them, creating unique art works, originated “in and for” a certain place. The visitors look for those art works, find and enjoy them as long as nature will “take them back”.

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The two artistic directors

Vincenzo Sponga e Gabriele Meneguzzi, have experienced different artistic forms, before studying technical processing with natural materials. In 1986, they opened a workshop where they sell their art works. In 1999, they first approached Land Art, being now among the most important Italian experts. For this event, they choose the artists and coordinate their activities: they are a strong reference point.

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Special Guests appearance

In this edition, it is worth pointing out the participation of Nick Neddo, artist and educator from Vermont (US), the author of the book “The Organic Artist”, of the multidisciplinary artist Donald Buglass (New Zealand) and of the Swiss Peter Hess, the artistic director of the Grindelwald festival and “father” of the naturalistic Land Art in Europe. Among the Italians: Marco Nones, winner of the Arte Expo 2015 Competition / Triulza Foundation with the “Svuotato” artistic installation created for Bosco in Città (Milan), and founder of the RespirArt Art Park in Val di Fiemme, together with Beatrice Calamari.

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Places

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Palù di Livenza
Polcenigo – Caneva

» Pile-dwelling site of Palù di Livenza

The pile-dwelling site of Palù di Livenza is in the wetland that extends between the municipalities of Caneva and Polcenigo – in the province of Pordenone – where the mouth of the Livenza river is. Dated between 4,500 and 3,800 B.C., it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.

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Castle Park
Torre di Pordenone

» The Park

The park surrounding Torre Castle (= Castello) and the Roman Villa is a unique microcosm where peculiar vegetal and animal species live. Here, the resurgence waters pour out from the ground and go into the Noncello river, on which Pordenone history is based.

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The Seminary Park
Pordenone

» FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

Just in the Seminary Park there was the first Humus Park edition, in 2008. Given in concession by the Diocese to Pordenone municipality, this park is a green “island” between the two branches of the Noncello river, where many birds stop during their migrations.

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Do you want to watch the artists on the job?

Keep an eye on the calendar.

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