Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

ITALY ON PHOTOGRAPHY A month of exhibitions, talks, book presentations, screenings and other events dedicated to Italy and photography. From 15 May to 15 June 2017.

Events

Pino Musi: ACRE
Pino Musi: ACRETuesday, May 16, 2017 → Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Starting from the project "Settlements" by London based photographer David Spero (which has just been released as a book) and from his picture of the milking machine in Maremma, Italy, Marco Delogu curates a show based on the work by Italian photographer Pino Musi, ACRE.At its first time in the UK, ACRE opens on the occasion...

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New Vedute – Alternative Postcards from Rome: Simon Roberts
New Vedute – Alternative Postcards from Rome: Simon RobertsTuesday, May 16, 2017 → Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New Vedute – Alternative Postcards from Rome: Simon RobertsExhibition curated by Marco Delogu and Flavio Scollo.In a nutshell, we might call Simon Roberts a landscape photographer. As is often the case, however, this comes nowhere near to describing his photography. His landscapes are almost always connected to the so...

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MiBACT for photography: new strategies and overlooks on the ground
MiBACT for photography: new strategies and overlooks on the ground Wednesday, June 28, 2017

With Lorenza Bravetta, in dialogue with ICI Direcor Marco DeloguWhich is the role of public intervention in Italy in the field of photography? How should it adjust to the technical and economic mutations? How could it promote photography in Italy as historical heritage and contemporary language at the same time? Which is...

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THE ETERNAL PRINCESS AND THE SORROW OF THE WORLD
THE ETERNAL PRINCESS AND THE SORROW OF THE WORLDThursday, June 29, 2017 → Friday, July 28, 2017

A solo exhibition in the project room by the artist Valentina Mir 29.06.2017 - 28.07.2017 Opening Cocktail Thursday 29th June at 7.00 pm [BOOK NOW] “Queen, I would like to be the Queen of Hearts”, the Princess who is no longer with us used to say. An icon of our time, Lady Diana was destined to have a singul...

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Ties | Legami. Pietro Consagra & Ugo Mulas
Ties | Legami. Pietro Consagra & Ugo MulasThursday, June 29, 2017

The Italian Cultural Institute (ICI) in London is pleased to announce a new two-part exhibition, organised in collaboration with ARTUNER, featuring historical works by the Italian sculptor Pietro Consagra. The first part will stage a dialogue between Consagra’s most iconic sculptural series and photos of the artist...

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Satyricon by Federico Fellini
Satyricon by Federico FelliniFriday, June 30, 2017

Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitlesIntroduction and post screening discussion with Nick WalkerDirector: Federico FelliniCast: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller,Writers: Petronius (book), Federico Fellini (adaptation)1969 | 2h 8 min | Drama. The film is loosely based on Petronius's work Satyricon, written during...

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Contemporary #6: Lella Costa and her teatro civile (civil theatre)
Contemporary #6: Lella Costa and her "teatro civile" (civil theatre)Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Curated and moderated by Monica Capuani, “Contemporary” is a series of encounters – conversations, readings and live performances – presenting to the British audience an authoritative overview of Italian contemporary theatre. Italian actors, playwrights and directors, both acclaimed masters and succes...

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Incontro con la scrittrice  Caterina Soffici per commentare Nessuno puo' fermarmi
Incontro con la scrittrice Caterina Soffici per commentare Nessuno puo' fermarmiWednesday, July 05, 2017

Bartolomeo, stralunato e gentile studente di filosofia, trova sul fondo di un cassetto una lettera indirizzata a sua nonna Lina: poche righe – "Disperso, presunto annegato" – che smentiscono la storia famigliare di nonno Bart morto al fronte. Nessuno è in grado di dirgli di più su quel nonno del...

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The winners of the Mario Merz Prize - Second Edition
The winners of the Mario Merz Prize - Second EditionWednesday, July 05, 2017

The winners of the second edition of the Mario Merz Prize will be announced at the prestigious venue of the Italian Cultural Institute in London; the winners will be chosen from Gabriele Cosmi, Geoffrey Gordon, Pierre Mariétan and Catherine Milliken for music and Francesco Arena, Petrit Halilaj, Gili Lavy, Shahryar ...

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Raphael’s Skills
Raphael’s SkillsMonday, July 10, 2017

Raphael’s Skills With Dr Arnold Nesselrath, Director of Conservation and Research, Vatican MuseumsRaphael was described as a universal genius. This talk will explore Raphael’s unique qualities seen in his different artistic expressions – drawings, paintings, designs for tapestries, sculpture and arch...

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The beauty of Italy and Talenti d’Italia. The Belpaese as seen by a foreign press correspondents
The beauty of Italy and Talenti d’Italia. The "Belpaese" as seen by a foreign press correspondents Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Maarten van Aalderen’s The Beauty of Italy is a collection of interviews with foreign correspondents from Rome about their experience of Italy, from everyday to professional life. In his new book, Talenti d’Italia, he interviews 21 artists, businessmen, inventors, scientists, researchers, sportsmen, who prese...

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Two Sardinians in the World: Grazia Deledda and Antonio Gramsci
Two Sardinians in the World: Grazia Deledda and Antonio GramsciWednesday, July 12, 2017

Two Sardinians in the World: Grazia Deledda and Antonio Gramsci A lecture by Prof. Sonita Sarker, introduced by Prof. Katia Pizzi and ICI Director Marco Delogu.In 1926, Grazia Deledda won the Nobel Prize in Literature and Antonio Gramsci, the leader of the Italian Communist Party, was jailed after his Party was outla...

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