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Who we are
Arvis, Association for the Visual Arts in Sicily, was established in January 1979 by a group of photographers in order to create in Palermo a center for cultural exchanges and debates related to the visual arts and photography in particular.
Within the scope of the statutory purposes, Arvis carries out the following activities:
Exhibitions and events relating to art in general.
Projects and initiatives for the promotion of the visual arts.
Courses of culture and photographic technique on shooting, development, printing and new technologies.
Consultancy for the restoration, conservation and reproduction of photographic images.
Targeted courses for teachers, students and institutions on the use of photographic technologies.
Interventions in teaching, communication and recovery of subjects in "disadvantaged area" or "at risk".
From 2009 to 2019
23 editions of basic photography courses with as many students' end-of-course exhibitions.
16 editions of digital post-production courses.
n.12 Darkroom development and printing courses.
5 editions of the Advanced Course of Photography and Photographic Technique.
List of members and corporate officers:
Toti Clemente (ordinary shareholder)
Arvis is associated (n. 2506) to the FIAF (Italian Federation of Photographic Associations) .
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