SOLO EXHIBITION BY STEFANO CUSUMANO

September 21st, 2015

In the preface of Stefano Cusumano’s photography book “Informal Venice”, the well-known Venetian writer Renato Pestriniero writes “…the author reached the heart of this meeting point of reality and unreality, otherwise known as Venice… travelling to its roots to capture the synthesis... (more)

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VENICE WITH VIOLET VEINS. LETTERS OF A COURTESAN

September 21st, 2015

Ruxandra Cesereanu is a poetry, prose and essay writer. She is a professor at the Arts Faculty in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and is a member of the Research Centre on the Imaginary “Phantasma”, for which she organises a creative writing workshop. She is... (more)

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SOCIAL EVOLUTION OF VENETIAN TOPONYMY

September 21st, 2015

Rightly or wrongly, toponymy is seen as a sterile and boring sector. The Serenissima society has sought to create something truly original in this area, which is different from coeval cities on this continent. At the start of the Middle Ages, toponymy... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY ADINA PLUGARU

September 21st, 2015

Pictures produced by children, simple and minimalist, are able to tell us about the world around them, their affections and their desires. The most recent work by Adina Plugaru is inspired by the pictorial world produced by a group of children (with... (more)

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THE MYTH OF THE ISTHMUS BETWEEN NATURE AND HISTORY

September 21st, 2015

Beniamino D’Errico and Caterina Giovanna Zizzi present their book “Le città dell’istmo calabrese: Catanzaro e Lamezia Terme” (“the cities on the Calabrese isthmus: Catanzaro and Lamezia Terme”). This book is packed full of fascination and curiosity, recounting the history of two cities... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY LODOVICO BERARDINELLI GALVAGNA

September 21st, 2015

Living and depicting nature, not as a spectator but feeling at one with its strength and vitality. Liberating, on canvas, colours and markings which follow the unstoppable engine of regeneration and continuous new creation. “Why do I depict nature in an abstract... (more)

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JACOPO TERENZIO: “MALAMORE”

September 21st, 2015

It would be too simplistic to give an overview of the book “Malamore” by calling it an epistolary novel. The work not only resurrects an old genre, giving it a modern twist through emails and text messages, but also provides us with... (more)

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FEDERICO FONTANELLA “VENETIAN STORIES AND WRITINGS”

September 21st, 2015

This book, dedicated to his wife Leda, is entitled “Racconti e Scritti Veneziani” (“Venetian stories and writings”), because in each and every piece of writing, Venetian things and places are spoken of; either that or things which evoke Venice and its enduring... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY LEONARDO D’ESTE

September 21st, 2015

Contemporary (or modern) art? No thank you! It is better to travel back in time and search, in a distant past, for other points of reference. You can look at the portraiture of masters like Velasquez, Tiziano or perhaps Sargent. This is... (more)

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MASCHIO ALFA

September 21st, 2015

Presentation of the book of Marco Petrini – el squero editions – with musical accompaniment by Rosario de Filippis and reading by Donatella Cipolato. Their territory is the lagoon, their weapon the oar, their horse a boat … Presentation by David Livieri.

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ANITA MENEGOZZO “STARTI TRA LE MANI” (“IN YOUR HANDS”)

September 21st, 2015

Anita Menegozzo was born in 1961, is married and has a 25-year-old daughter; she wrote at a very young age but stopped aged 16. She started again aged 50 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and having suffered disappointments in the world... (more)

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IO NO-EX IO

September 21st, 2015

When poetry meets anorexia. A reading and discussion on one of the most pressing and difficult issues of our time, with the poet Valeria Raimondi, the writer of “IO NO-EX IO” (a title evoking the origins of the word “anorexia”), published by... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY SARA CASAL

September 21st, 2015

“I have always drawn. I have been painting for more than ten years. I love nature, people and poetry. My art is the way in which I express my desire to live. Sometimes I sing about love, other times I yell against... (more)

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THE VENETIAN POPULATON IN NINETEENTH CENTURY

September 21st, 2015

Without a shadow of a doubt, the XIX century was by some distance the most dark and miserable period of what was previously known as the Most Serene Republic of Venice. When thinking about what followed the fall of the state in... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY ALESSANDRO ANGELI

September 21st, 2015

In recent times, we have been hearing Alessandro Angeli being mentioned more and more when it comes to local amateur photography. The topic of his most recent production is taken from architecture and the urban landscape on the islands of Venice and... (more)

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY PAOLA MADORMO “MADO”

September 21st, 2015

For Paola Madormo, art is set against the world around her — good and bad, nature and pollution, the city, energy, technology. It inspires thought, meditation, invention and construction. Whether it is painting, writing or sculpting, artistic research must be fluid, it... (more)

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