Limerick, Ireland

Grand Tour d’Italie

EVA Director / CEO Matt Packer is one of 9 international representatives invited to participate in the Grand Tour d’Italie programme, organised by QWATZ Platform for Contemporary Art (Rome) and the Directorate-General for Contemporary Art and Architecture and Urban Peripheries (a division of Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism).

First established in 2016, the Grand Tour d’Italie programme seeks to establish relations between a selection of mid-career Italian artists and selected curators and directors of international contemporary art organisations. The programme will take place between 29 November and 3 December 2018, in Rome and Naples.

The full list of international representatives of the Grand Tour d’Italie programme are: Amar Abou Zahr, BAR, Beirut; Devrim Bayar, WIELS, Brussels; Nova Benway, Triangle Art Association, NY; Giuliana Carusi Setari, Dena Foundation; Véronique Collard Bovy, Art plus, Marsiglia; Robert Leckie, Spike Island, Bristol; Matt Packer, EVA International, Limerick; Christian Skovbjerg, Inter Arts Center, Malmo; Nayia Yakoumaki, Whitechapel Gallery, London.