Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

SETTE OPERE PER LA MISERICORDIA Thirty-three international artists for art and solidarity, including Francesco Clemente, Mimmo Jodice, Anish Kapoor, Joseph Kosuth, Jannis Kounellis, Mimmo Paladino and many others.

Events

Dante Poet and Philosopher A fortnightly series of public readings of Dante’s Work
Dante Poet and Philosopher A fortnightly series of public readings of Dante’s WorkTuesday, February 14, 2017 → Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Between November 2016 and June 2017 at the Italian Cultural Institute. Organised and presented by Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute) and John Took (UCL)The aim of this course is to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us. The audience will be introduced to a wide r...

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Sette Opere per la Misericordia (Seven Works for Mercy)
Sette Opere per la Misericordia (Seven Works for Mercy)Wednesday, March 15, 2017 → Sunday, April 30, 2017

until 30th April 20177 Opere PER la Misericordia is a unique project about solidarity and art and involves 33 international artists. Inspired by The Seven Acts of Mercy the artists kindly and generously donated their art works to the Pio Monte della Misericordia.The Pio Monte della Misericordia is a charitable institu...

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Destruction – Reconstruction @ UCL
Destruction – Reconstruction @ UCLFriday, April 21, 2017 → Friday, May 12, 2017

The Destruction – Reconstruction exhibition, which opened last fall at MACRO Museum in Rome and then has been on display here at the Italian Cultural Institute - London, is now hosted by EPICEntre@UCL, the international centre of excellence for earthquake engineering research. The theme of reconstruction and reco...

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Naples '44 by Francesco Patierno, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch
Naples '44 by Francesco Patierno, narrated by Benedict CumberbatchTuesday, May 02, 2017

UK PREMIERE: NAPLES ‘44A documentary by Francesco PatiernoNarrated by Benedict CumberbatchAdapted from the memoir by Norman Lewis Introduced by Michael PalinAfter many years of working to bring the book to the screen, Naples '44 has finally been made by the director Francesco Patierno and narrated by Benedict Cumberba...

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Bottega Gatti and Casa Lussu
Bottega Gatti and Casa LussuWednesday, May 03, 2017 → Saturday, May 13, 2017

Discover three generations of artists Giosetta Fioroni, Piero Pizzi Cannella and Giuseppe Ducrot who collaborated with one of the most prestigious ceramic workshop in the world: Bottega Gatti (Faenza, Italy). Old and new are constantly interacting in the creations of Casa Lussu's carpets, also on display at the Institute.   Fri...

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Earth, Mankind and Energy - A lecture by Carlo Rubbia
Earth, Mankind and Energy - A lecture by Carlo RubbiaThursday, May 04, 2017

The availability of adequate primary energy for the future is one of the essential needs of mankind. After a summary of the past history of the planet Earth, I shall give a description of the present primary energy supply and of some of the main realistic options for the future. As it is well known, the whole industrial...

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Workshop From paper to digital: materials, tools and good practices
Workshop "From paper to digital: materials, tools and good practices"Saturday, May 06, 2017

Edizioni Edilingua and the Education Department of the Italian Consulate in London, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in London, are pleased to invite you to the educational workshop for teachers of Italian as foreign language that will be held on Saturday May 6th, 2017 from 10.00 to 17.00 at the Italian...

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European Literature Night with A L Kennedy and Guests.
European Literature Night with A L Kennedy and Guests.Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Contemplating European authorship in a post-Brexit context. In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new views on our identity, history and diversity. European Writers’ Tour invites you to meet some of the most exciting writers from across the channel and to share their stories and experiences. ...

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Presentation of the book Non posso fermarmi by Caterina Soffici
Presentation of the book "Non posso fermarmi" by Caterina SofficiThursday, May 11, 2017

Presentation of the book Non posso fermarmi (Feltrinelli, 2017) by Caterina Soffici. The author will be present, in dialogue with Benedetta Cibrario.Bartolomeo, distracted and kind philosophy student, finds one day on the bottom of a drawer a letter addressed to his grandmother Lina: its few lines – “Missing,...

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“It’s broken, can we fix it? Reconstruction in historic urban settings in Italy”Friday, May 12, 2017

Italy-UK Science CaféThe problem of post-earthquake reconstruction in historic city centres was first formulated in engineering terms after the Friuli Earthquake in 1973. Repair and reconstruction of historic city centres entails a deep understanding of the traditional construction techniques, the appreciation of the cultural, social  and historic val...

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Raphael – The Lord of the Arts (UK preview)
Raphael – The Lord of the Arts (UK preview)Saturday, May 13, 2017

In the wake of the success of the first three films, Sky, the Vatican Museums and Nexo Digital, in collaboration with Magnitudo Film, present the fourth art film for cinema: “Raphael – The Lord of the Arts”, the first cinema transposition ever realized on Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520), one of the world&rsq...

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Primo Levi: Echoes of a Lost Voice
Primo Levi: Echoes of a Lost Voice Monday, May 15, 2017

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Primo Levi’s death, marked by the English publication of Echoes of a Lost Voice by Gabriella Poli and Giorgio Calcagno, the Italian Cultural Institute dedicates an event to the great Turinese author with Carole Angier, Robert Gordon, Anthony Rudolf, Sue Vice.Echoes o...

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ICI and Photo London present: Qualsiasità and New Vedute
ICI and Photo London present: Qualsiasità and New VeduteTuesday, May 16, 2017

Following the great experience of last year, the Italian Cultural Institute (ICI) is delighted to renew the collaboration with Photo London (18 - 21 May 2017) presenting two new exhibitions related to Italy.The shows are both part of the Photo London's public programme and will open at the ICI on Tuesday 16 May 2017, two...

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Italian Inspirations: Hanif Kureishi on Italo Svevo’s “Zeno’s Conscience”
Italian Inspirations: Hanif Kureishi on Italo Svevo’s “Zeno’s Conscience”Wednesday, May 17, 2017

“Italian Inspirations” is a series of eight encounters in which a prominent British or UK-based author talks about an Italian writer – either classic or contemporary – whose work they especially admire. Curated and moderated by Boyd Tonkin, each event will take the shape of an informal conversatio...

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Presentation of the book How do I imagine being there? by Claudia Losi
Presentation of the book "How do I imagine being there?" by Claudia LosiFriday, May 19, 2017

Presentation of the book How do I imagine being there? (Humboldt Books - Maramotti Collection, 2016) by Claudia Losi.The author will be present, in dialogue with Carlo Maiolini. Also attending will be Giovanna Silva (Humboldt Books) and Marina Dacci (Collezione Maramotti).To what degree may a place be described by its...

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