Il Vivaio del Malcantone center for cultural research and practice, is an organization founded to promote contemporary culture, focusing on three areas conceived as means to improve life quality: art, ecology and self-care.
it has a particular interest in contemporary languages, specially in visual and performing art and theatre.
Its aim is to support young artists and companies, to enlarge the typical audience of contemporary culture, to foster networking and exchanges among artists, operators, audience…
The organization provides rehearsal spaces to young companies and professionals, creates opportunities for training, for meeting and confront each other and to share the results of its own research process.
It hosts exhibitions, artistic residencies, meetings, festivals, in addition to ongoing and permanent labs held by researchers, trainers and artists, chosen not only for the professional quality but also for their educational vocation as a result of their personal and artistic paths.