Performance by Rosy Rox
With introduction by Eugenio Viola
Saturday 3rd October 2009 at 7 p.m.
For the fifth annual “Giornata del Contemporaneo” presented by AMACI – (Associazione dei Musei d’Arte Contemporanea Italiani), a non profit organization that supports 24 of the most important contemporary art museums in Italy, Galleria Paola Verrengia presents Saturday 3rd October at 7 p.m. a performance titled Lotus Flower from the Neapolitan artist Rosy Rox. This performance by Rosy Rox evokes the symbolism of the Lotus Flower, the birth of beauty from obscurity. Across a symbolic course from darkness into light, checking on the twin blade of beauty, in its contradictions and double aspects; the artist emerges from the corruption of our time with a desire to elevate herself.
Rosy Rox (Naples, 1976) lives and works between Naples and Berlin. Previous performances and exhibitions include: Emergency Room, created by Thierrry Geoffroy / Colonel , curated by Julia Draganovic and Laura Barreca -PAN Palazzo delle Arti, Naples (2009); Lunatiche.Erotica Eretica Eroica curated by Antonello Tolve, Chiesa dell’Addolorata – Complesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia- Salerno (2009); Sistema Binario curated by Eugenio Viola and Adriana Rispoli – Mergellina station – Naples (2008); Gravity – Centro Museo Vasco de arte contemporanea, Vitoria-Gasteiz – Spain
(2008); Arte e Omosessualità, curated by Eugenio Viola, Palazzina Reale, Florence (2007); Wonderwoman, Museo Città della Scienza, Naples (2007). Previous partecipations to Contemporary Art Fair include:TIAF, Toronto, Canada (2008); Miami Art Fair, Miami – USA (2007); Pulse Art Fair, New York – USA (2007); ARCO, Madrid-Spain (2006), Arte Fiera Bologna (2006). Currently the artist is engaged in a Public Art Project for the redevelopment of Portici (Napoli).