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5 things to do in Turin this weekend

From Artissima to Club to Club

5 things to do in Turin this weekend  From Artissima to Club to Club


#1 Club To Club

From Wednesday 2 to Sunday, November 6, Torino will be the backdrop to one of the most important festivals of electronic and avant-garde music worldwide, which will extend to different emblematic places of the city: Lingotto, Venaria Castle, Hotel Marriott Ac Lingotto and Piazza Madama Cristina, in the San Salvario district. This year's edition counts on the presence of 50 artists from 15 countries, 18 exclusively Italian acts and 12 premiered performances.


#2 Artissima

From Friday 4 to Sunday, November 6, the Oval, glass pavilion built for the Winter Olympic Games at the Lingotto in Turin, will be home to Artissima, the contemporary art fair which exhibits annually the work of more than 200 galleries from around the globe. Besides the fair, there are three artistic sections this year: one dedicated to emerging artists, one to performance and one to contemporary art pioneers.


#3 Gus Van Sant at Museo del Cinema

After the success at the Cinémathèque Française in Paris, the National Museum of Cinema in Turin hosts ICONS, the exhibition dedicated to Gus Van Sant’s career directed by Matthieu Orléan. A multidisciplinary course that showcases unpublished short films, original polaroids, paintings, preparatory drawings for feature films, behind the scenes videos and editings of the most celebrated sequences of his films. Until January 9, 2017.


#4 Toulouse-Lautrec, La Belle Epoque at Palazzo Chiablese

The spaces of Turin’s Palazzo Chiabese host a retrospective of the iconic French artist. 170 works, all coming from the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, illustrate the eccentric and provocative art of the master of painting, including colour lithographs, advertising posters, drawings and illustrations for newspapers. Until March 5, 2017.


#5 Women Photojournalists in war zones at Palazzo Madama

Palazzo Madama houses a choral show which brings together the work of 14 women photographers working for major international publications and coming from different countries: Italy, Egypt, the USA, Croatia, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Spain. Brave women, who daily work in risky situations and battlefields to document and denounce the "third world war" that is going on in many parts of the world. Until November 13, 2016.