n38e13 BB / CULTURAL SPACE
BB __ CULTURAL SPACE
The Boutique_BB is located in the historic center of Palermo in a palace of the eighteenth-century . Situated in one of the most historically important streets, the charming via Maqueda, inside of the district courts, which is the Arab neighborhood of Kalsa (from the Khalisa, that meanins pure or elected). The Boutique-BB is placed corresponding to the historic entrance (Arc of Cutò) to historical and popular market Ballarò, an ideal location to start your walks in the historic center of Palermo immersed in the traditional local context, historical and contemporary. In a Palermo that is stratified, as now, in a set of socio-cultural identities in continuous dialogue.
The space, emphasizing its historical identity, has architectural and interior contemporary design solutions in a common area CULTURAL SPACE and a space of four LAB_ROOM, each characterized by a specific artistic medium (Graphic Arts / Sculpture __ Langue / Parole __ Photo / Video __ Sound).
Colors, materials, lighting and furnishings translate every part of the concept of space, returning with charm and well-being his dual identity as place of residence, exhibition and cultural site.
ART __ CONTEMPORARY CULTURE __ DESIGN
The Cultural Space hosts exhibitions of contemporary art, design exhibitions, art workshops, sound performances, meetings etc.
The Lab_Room are characterized by the exhibition stand inside of artwork realized by international contemporary artists during a lenghth of stay of research and production in Palermo (Art Residence). The art work staged in the Lab_Room will be replaced after a new residency project, giving an identity to character to the space in motion and changing.
CULTURAL AND ETHIC BUSINESS
The Boutique / BB, cultural enterprise characterized by ethical processes, through the design of services designs solutions and experiences with particular attention and respect for environmental, social and economic.
N38E13 is the synthesis of geographical coordinates N38.1103 E13.3649, it is proposed as a space of dynamic relationships between people and places, using as the main medium of the contemporary languages.
The space located in the historical center, it is an ‘investigative tool’, as an observatory of social and anthropological changes, the ‘steps’ that pass through it, becoming a space in constant value also determined by the steps of guests of this unique place of culture and local and international research.
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