Michelangelo Pistoletto to Orchestrate Bordeaux’s Urban and Artistic Rendezvous

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BORDEAUX.- Evento 2011 will be held in Bordeaux from 6 to 16 October 2011. This year’s version of the city’s urban and artistic rendezvous is being orchestrated by Michelangelo Pistoletto, an emblematic figure in contemporary art. The twofold hub of his artistic project and intellectual approach involves art as a vehicle of social transformation, and a desire to turn Bordeaux into one huge experimental platform. The event will summon all manner of artistic expression to explore new perspectives in the economic, political, social and ecological fields. Michelangelo Pistoletto’s goal is to produce both with and in Bordeaux an alternative model for living better together, a novel linkage between cultures; and, through art, he aims to achieve an “urban re-evolution” for tomorrow’s cities. Bordeaux is giving carte blanche to Michelangelo Pistoletto and the Cittadellarte. After the success o