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Our Blog…is Back!

Yes, we are sorry for being on hiatus for so long….Italy is just that much fun (or possibly we are drowning in school work) we will leave it to your judgement. Anyway, just to fill everyone in-we are completing the second module of our masters in Florence. Transitioning from Venice to Florence was a challenge … Continue reading

FINETERRA- a Mediterranean arts festival
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FINETERRA- a Mediterranean arts festival

A 9 days long festival (July 28th – August 5th) is coming alive the Southern-Italian area of Salento, in Apulia region with events connected with the arts & culture field. This place is a strategic connection point through all countries overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, in the middle of them for geographical, cultural and common past … Continue reading

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Berlusconi Dead in a Coffin. It’s Just a Work of Art!

  Il sogno degli italiani. This is the title of the art work exhibited at Palazzo Ferrajoli, near Palazzo Chigi in Rome. Silvio Berlusconi is displayed wearing a blue blazer, but with Mickey Mouse slippers, never too serious, also in formal meetings. Always comfortable, even in the coffin. He is amused with a smile on … Continue reading

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100 Ideas on 100 Thoughts: an open research project

Last week i posted about the talk between Luca Massimo Barbero and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. Today i’m writing you a follow up because a very interesting thing happened. Thanks to this post i was invited to take part of the project 100 Ideas on 100 Thoughts ideated by ” a.r.t.e.s. Research School”, the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of the Arts and … Continue reading

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Louboutin: Stilettos, London and Museums

After Valentino (Ara Pacis Museum in Rome 2007), Vivienne Westwood (Palazzo Reale – Milan 2008) and Karl Lagerfeld (Maison Europee de la Photographie, Paris 2010) now is Christian Louboutin’s turn. During last years is more and more popular the public celebration of fashion’s icons through arts institutions and people, from the cinema field to Visual … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of BB7

If we’re lucky enough, our whole class is planning to visit the 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. Unlike the Biennale here in Venice, the Berlin Biennale’s intent is to become an active site for political and social activism. In his manifesto for the Berlin Biennale curator, Polish photo/film artist, activist Artur Żmijewski announces  ‘art doesn’t … Continue reading

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Documenta 13: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev Talks with Luca Massimo Barbero

Last Saturday, in the wonderful and sunny terrace of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, I had the honour to attend a conversation between Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (artistic director of Documenta 13) and Luca Massimo Barbero, curator of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Documenta is one of the most important contemporary art exhibitions in Europe, and this year tooks place in Kassel from the … Continue reading