“VENICE AND ITS BOATS” – LINA URBAN

October 14th, 2014

Lina Urban is an art historian from Venice. Over recent decades, she has conducted in-depth research into Venice’s cultural history. Naturally, this has brought her into contact with the ornate boats that, for centuries, have criss-crossed its most important element, water. In... (more)

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LA NOCHE DE LOS CUERPOS

October 14th, 2014

Silvia Favaretto presents her new book “La noche de los cuerpos” (Proyecto Editorial la Chifurnia, El Salvador, 2014). Can there be a dialogue that reaches over space and time? Yes, undoubtedly. Every work of poetry forms partnerships and gives rise to others... (more)

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AUSUGUM CANTOS: CAN POETRY STILL SPEAK IN THE LANGUAGE OF EMOTIONS?

October 14th, 2014

With Ausugum Cantos, Laura Zanetti sets herself this challenge, taking us on an intense, poetic journey that brings us to today and our own story. This journey is possible thanks to her family’s story of emigration and hope. A story that belongs... (more)

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SOLO SHOW BY NIRJAN

October 14th, 2014

Peaceful incursions into nature rendered in subtle, agile strokes of pencil, brush and pen: luxuriant, minute trees. Rows, woods, marking a peaceful path – a route winding through distant landscapes, mysterious and precious. Ancient and modern techniques on paper and panel. The... (more)

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“THE STAMPALIA QUERINI : A GENUINE VENETIAN REPUBLICAN FAMILY” – MARCO ZANETTO

October 14th, 2014

The Querini, one of whose pre-Venetian branches would come to be called the Stampalia – the name of an Aegean island in their possession – represent a genuinely anomalous variation on the lagoon’s typical magnate family. They participated, fearlessly but without reward,... (more)

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“LAGUNA NEL BICCHIERE” (THE LAGOON IN A GLASS) – REDISCOVERED GRAPE VARIETIES

October 14th, 2014

Here we are again, with our host Sergio for our fifth harvest together! Fresh from our triumph at the Masi Foundation’s Civiltà del Vino awards, we continue our adventure/enterprise of defending the Venetian Lagoon’s landscape and vineyards with a particular sense of... (more)

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SOLO SHOW BY ANDREINA BATTEL

October 14th, 2014

Painting that traces the seasons, the changing of the light in hill and lagoon landscapes that dissolve and blend into a purely emotional representation given over to the vaporous movement of the paint. Azure blues, reds, pinks, yellows, and white become players... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY TONI VIANELLO

October 11th, 2014

When painting meets food, the results can sometimes be surprising. And “surprising” certainly applies to Toni Vianello, a young graduate of Venice’s Academy of Fine Art who, one day, decided to give it all up and go to London with a friend... (more)

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MOSTRA PERSONALE DI SAMIR MIHAI VANCICA

October 9th, 2014

Usa la pittura per mettere in relazione il se con Dio e trasmettere con l’arte un messaggio cristiano seguendo un criptico percorso che lo porta ad affrontare soggetti religiosi, mitologici, filosofici e storici. La forza delle immagini dei corpi, i riferimenti simbolici,... (more)

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“THE FIRST LOVE” – FEDERICO FONTANELLA IL PRIMO AMORE (My First Love) by Federico Fontanella

October 7th, 2014

(Supernova Editore, September 2014) The author presents 39 unpublished stories that encompass the entirety of his emotional world in a montage that starts with his adolescence: his first love (the story that gives the collection its title). Step by step, across the... (more)

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A LITTLE ADRIATIC NOTEBOOK – PAOLO GANZ

October 7th, 2014

A travel book, a playful, single-minded gambol along the eastern coast of the Adriatic, carried forward by the perpetual motion of the rip tide of discoveries and memories. Without rules and without borders, instinct his only map and passion his wind, the... (more)

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IL PRIMO AMORE di Federico Fontanella

October 7th, 2014

(Supernova Editore settembre 2014) L’autore presenta 39 racconti inediti che abbracciano tutta la sfera emozionale e privata dell’autore in una carrellata che parte dall’adolescenza, dal primo amore (il racconto che dà il titolo alla raccolta), e via via registra in altrettanti racconti... (more)

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A POETIC JOURNEY

October 6th, 2014

A poetic dialogue alternating between Marina Montagnini and Lucia Guidorizzi who will present their two most recent works “Tutto il resto” and “Nel paese dei castelli di sabbia” Marina Montagnini is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and author of the book of poetry... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY ROBERTO MARCHIORI

October 6th, 2014

He began to teach himself to draw as a sixteen-year-old electronics student. However, rather than a typical sheet of paper, he would find walls around the city to decorate as dusk was falling. A proponent of “street art”, then, to love or... (more)

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VENICE AND COFFEE: HISTORY, ANECDOTES AND GUIDED TASTING OF THIS MOST FAMOUS OF LUXURY IMPORTS

October 5th, 2014

A historical-educational excursion into one of the world’s most famous beverages. The session begins with a look at the origins of the drink, and ends with a guided tasting of blends and single bean coffees, investigating the difference between good and bad... (more)

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“SAINT MARK, FROM ALEXANDRIA TO VENICE” Renato D’Antiga (Casa dei Libri, Padua, 2014)

October 4th, 2014

The text begins with a biographical reconstruction of the figure of the evangelist and the cult that grew up around him in Egypt. It goes on to describe the political motives that led the Doge, Giustiniano Particiaco, to commission two Venetian merchants... (more)

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111 PLACES IN VENICE THAT YOU REALLY NEED TO SEE Gerd Wolfgang Sievers – (Editore)

October 3rd, 2014

The other side of this “serene” city – mystical, outrageous and fun. Uncovering traces of the past in the heart of this enchanted “city of water”, far from the maddening crowd, seeking out what makes Venice what it is: the cheerful, the... (more)

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NEW HISTORY SERIES – LCE EDIZIONI

October 3rd, 2014

Paolo Ruffilli presents the new history series from the “Biblioteca dei Leoni” imprint, with a discussion with publisher Luigi Crivellaro and the authors of the first two volumes, Massimiliano Melilli and Denis Vidale. These first two books are dedicated to the Great... (more)

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SOLO SHOW BY MIRELLA LAROSA

October 3rd, 2014

A fixture on the amateur photography scene for more than twenty years, native Venetian Mirella La Rosa has carved out her own identity, one that is well known within her field and which has earned her fair share of accolades. In addition... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY FRANCESCA ZUCCA

October 3rd, 2014

The gaze turned upon reality and the surprise-cum-shock of discovery, the eye that settles on a detail, isolates it, collects it, and the hand that transfers it to the canvas, makes it self-sufficient and “other”, whether it be part of a body,... (more)

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MOSTRA PERSONALE DI EDOARDO VENEZIANO

October 1st, 2014

Corpi, volti e paesaggi che trasmigrano e si ricompongono sulla tela in un percorso mentale e fisico che pone al centro della ricerca più che il soggetto, il fare della pittura, la materia colore, la gestualità. Una via nel profondo del dipingere... (more)

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NUOVA COLLANA DI NARRATIVA – LCE EDIZIONI

October 1st, 2014

Paolo Ruffilli presenta la collana di narrativa “Biblioteca dei Leoni” LCE Edizioni Ne parla, insieme con l’editore Luigi Crivellaro, a proposito del romanzo di Paolo Padula su Venezia. Presentazione a cura di Paolo Ruffilli

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OPIFICIO DEL PINOT NERO – con Marco Buvoli

October 1st, 2014

Sulle bellissime colline che circondano Vicenza, nel 1997 comincia l’avventura di Marco Buvoli e del suo Pinot Nero. Opificio è il luogo in cui l’artigiano riflette, crea e costruisce: è la sua officina, il suo laboratorio. L’opificio di Marco Buvoli è la... (more)

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