The Torino Social Impact Art Award is a social innovation project with the aim of fostering emerging talents from multicultural and migratory backgrounds.

On November 5 and 6, on the occasion of Artissima, Italy’s most important contemporary art fair, the four video works realized during the residencies of the winning artists of the 2020 and 2021 editions will be presented.

On November 5, during the event off Lucky Old Sun, at Combo, clips from original films by director Caterina Shanta, winner of the first edition, will be screened.

On November 6, at the fair, there will be a talk on the social and artistic impact of the project. In addition to the artists and their tutors, will speak:

  • Mario Calderini – spokesperson for Torino Social Impact
  • Giovanna Melandri – President of MAXXI – National Museum of XXI Century Arts
  • Francesca Gambetta – Head of Mission Creating Attractiveness of Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo

After the talk, the evening at Combo, with the screening of the 2020 and 2021 editions of the TSI Art Award. Following, the event off Cry me a river, with contributions from the winners of the 2021 edition, Monia Ben Hamouda and the MRZB collective.

Torino Social Impact Art Award is a project of Torino Social Impact and Artissima Fair, in collaboration with Combo and with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation.