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Events

March 2020

Friday March 6th, 7-9 pm,

Natasha Christia, Reinventing the (photo)book An expanded narrative through personal research diaries and curatorial projects

The talk will tackle the (photo)book as a field of intervention. Departing from Natasha Christia’s research diaries and a handful of personal curatorial projects produced in the course of the last five years, it will offer an expanded narrative on her personal relation to (photo)books. More to this, it will illustrate how this relation has grown into an autonomous whole, and how it has fuelled her curatorial practice, enriching and subverting

March 2020

Presentation Tuesday March 3rd, 7 pm,

Second issue of Quanto.

Quanto 2 title is “The Big Mouth that devours everything, even itself”.

It is a narrative re-edit of the Phd thesis of French anthropologist Raymond D. Berger: an ethnography of the Bintù people, a community of hunters-gatherers from Eastern Congo, whose beliefs system was shaken by the crash of a plane in the woods next to their village in 1994. The cargo contained Coca-cola cans and VHS tapes in which the village shaman thought

February 2020

ExhibitionPresentation Wednesday February 26th, 7pm - 10pm,

A Swimming Pool, by Michele Tagliaferri. Exhibition Opening and Book Presentation

In keeping with the poetics of his previous works, in A Swimming Pool, Tagliaferri immerses us in his love–hate relationship with routine: on the one hand, he attempts to escape from it, but on the other, he is aware of his need for it and thus seeks the pleasure of daily life.Throughout all seven chapters of the book, we experience pleasure similar to that of simple common rituals, recognising the repetitions and

February 2020

Sunday February 23th, 6 pm,

Vernissage of the exhibition The Iceberg, by Giorgio Di Noto

The next February 23 at 18.00, at the Plenum space - Contemporary Photography in Catania, directed by Massimo Siragusa - vernissage of The Iceberg, a solo exhibition by the Roman artist Giorgio Di Noto whose research focuses on the study of the materials and languages ​​of photography and the relationship between technical processes and content of images.

The exhibition open until April 12 is curated by Chiara Capodici. The critical text is signed by Paola

February 2020

Presentation Wednesday February 19th, 7 pm,

Giancarlo De Carlo: l’architetto di Urbino, book published by Plug.in

Giancarlo De Carlo: l'architetto di Urbino is the result of a research coordinated by Emanuele Piccardo together with Gianluca Annibali, Franco Bunčuga, Laura Baratin, Andrea Canziani, Lorenza Comino, Alice Devecchi, Francesca Gasparetto, Lorenzo Mingardi, Marco Scarpinato and Andrea Vergano. Carlo Bo, Rector of Università degli Studi di Urbino, involve Giancarlo De Carlo in designing the faculty seats in the Renaissance buildings. De Carlo expands his activity with the project of the first Urban

February 2020

Presentation Thursday February 13th, 19 pm - 22 pm,

Un certo Salvatore M, by Massimiliano Tommaso Rezza

The book presents almost in its entirety a private archive of photographs of Salvatore M.’s widow. This man was an employee at the Minsitry of Home Affairs in Rome. Most of these family photos show the civil servant in individual portraits. The idea to make a book about this archive replies to the necessity to understand the relationship between social persona sand private life, how photographic utterances are presented and how they are