4 December–1 March 2008
Fabbrica del Vapore, Careof
The exhibition was an occasion to see drawings, photographs, installations, performances, and video works conceived and realized after this year's course during which the artists worked on the practice of improvisation and on the use of simple techniques for the creation of an artwork, needing no instructions, drawings or plans.
During the opening, a commission (formed by Epson Italia Video Projector Business Manager Carla Conca, art critic and director of Connecting Cultures Anna Detheridge, and curator and art critic Corinne Diserens), announced the Epson FAR Award for Artistic Research's winners: Oppy De Bernardo, Giovanni De Lazzari, Gabriel Martinez.
The exhibition, curated by Luca Cerizza and Anna Daneri, was realized with the support of Epson and in collaboration with the Municipality of Milan – Leisure Council, Artegiovane Milano and Careof, DOCVA, Viafarini. Public Improvisation was open to the public until 15 January 2009 at the Fabbrica del Vapore, in the three spaces run by the Municipality of Milan and in those of Careof.
The participant artists were: Einat Amir (Israel), Elena Bajo (Spain), BridA (Slovenia), Elia Cantori (Italy), Ludovica Carbotta (Italy), Davide Cascio (Italy), Oppy De Bernardo (Switzerland), Giovanni De Lazzari (Italy), Andrea Dojmi (Italy), Mark Durkan (Ireland), Knowless Eddy Knowless (Canada/UK), Audrey Lam (Australia), Marco Lampis (Italy), Gabriel Martinez (Mexico), Margherita Moscardini (Italy), Marlie Mul (Netherlands), Massimiliano Nazzi (Italy), Treasa O'Brien (Ireland), Alessandro Quaranta (Italy), Linda Quinlan (Ireland), Therese Sunngren (Finland), Ciro Vitale (Italy), George Warburton (Australia).