Spazio Officina



Inauguration: Friday 9 March 2018, 7 p.m.

Exhibition curated by: Dalmazio Ambrosioni and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini



The anthological exhibition retraces thirty years of creative activity and pictorial research by Francesco Vella (Caneggio, 1954), highlighting the artist’s visionary understanding of fundamental aspects of the artistic culture of our time. The event forms part of the “Genius Loci” strand of exhibitions devoted to the in-depth study of contemporary artists associated by birth or achievement to Canton Ticino, with particular reference to Chiasso.


Vella’s artistic outlook, expressed in his writings and thinking, represents an effort to withstand the daily chaos; in this sense everyone can read in it the visionary nature of a message aimed at the future.