June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Mercoledì 24 giugno,

Valerio Millefoglie: Archivio Magazine and CTRL book

A magazine made of stories, images and documents from the cultural heritage of institutional and private archives and a publishing house specialized in narrative reportages investigating places and people off the radar.

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In the last few weeks, the number 5 of Archivio has been released. The Nineties Issue, is dedicated to the 90s, specifically to 1991. Inside, among all the other contents, there are: a rep

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday June 17th,

Juan Lopez Cano, sleeping with books

When Urbanità Spontanee has finally been published, at the end of February 2020, we had imagined to present it to Leporello this spring. Or was it better in the summer? Then the virus came, the confinement, the Zoom video calls and everything we know well ... What the fuck! We had to change plans. In the meantime, the book arrived at the bookstore and began to find a space, between full shelves, posters hung wi

June 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday June 10th,

Skinnerboox: All about Chroma, by John Divola

During the months of June and July, you can enjoy on Leporello's walls John Divola's last book printing proofs. Not exactly an exhibition, but a great way to linger over one of the key moments in the process of a book making:the reference prints used to get the best tones and colors in the printing press. On June 10th, the first day of the prints' set up in Leporello, Milo Montelli fr

June 2020

Through the book(s) on the web #4

An Unexpected Influencer. Aby Warburg as a Muse for Contemporary Visual Culture. On-and-offline Book Display and Open Survey

We are witnessing a growing interest in Aby Warburg’s use of images and in the ways he displayed them in original visual narratives. During his life long research he choose visual narratives as the main tool of investigation and explanation of Mediterranean cultures. We believe that inclusion of non academic perspectives within Warburg’s legacy will enhance a wider debate around his (anti) methodology. We are interested in projects involving image

May 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday June 3rd,

Voyage en pays du Clermontois (2019). A project by Israel Ariño and Clara Gassull

"Since July 2017, I have had the chance to roam around the small towns of the Pays du Clermontois, adopting a particular way of wandering, choosing to return to places without history and moments of everyday life at different times in the year. I wanted to confront the happenstance of walking, the desire to photograph intermediate spaces which in some way intrigued me.

I tried to re-read this territory, to short-circuit it

May 2020

#Leporellowednesdaytakeover Wednesday May 27th,

Filippo Romano, The Nairobi Project + web lecture for the Visual Arts ISCFI series

This week, besides our already beloved takeover, we double our appointments: on Thursday May 28th, 7 pm, Filippo Romano will hold a web lecture for the Visual Arts ISCFI series. Here the zoom link!

“I started photographing Nairobi in 2011 on a trip with Liveinslum ONG, with the aim of documenting the construction of an elementary school in Mathare ghetto.At first it was about the school, then about the ghett