The Italian Cultural Institute in Seoul, under the auspices of the Italian Embassy in Korea, presents the first Italian National Pavilion at the 14th Gwangju Biennale, open to the public from April 7th to July 9th, 2023, at the Dong-gok Museum of Art in Gwangju, South Korea. The initiative is organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Seoul, in collaboration with the Dong-gok Art Museum, and the Bomun Welfare Foundation, and is hosted by the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and the Gwangju Metropolitan City. It is the first of its kind, featuring the first Italian art pavilion in Korea. The exhibition entitled "Che cosa sogna l'acqua quando dorme? / What does water dream, when it sleeps?" is under the artistic direction of Valentina Buzzi and the project supervision of the director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Seoul Michela Linda Magri, and presents the work of five Italian artists: Camilla Alberti, Yuval Avital, Marco Barotti, Agnes Questionmark, and Fabio Roncato.