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

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 27, 2017

Between November 2016 and June 2017 at the Italian Cultural Institute. Organised and presented by Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute) and John Took (UCL) Spring Term 2017: Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8.30 pm 17 January 2017. Dante and Love. Dante as a love poet: the Vita nova, the Convivio, the Commedia. 31 Jan...

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Italy on Photography
Italy on PhotographyMonday, May 15, 2017 → Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Italian Cultural Institute is delighted to present "Italy on Photography", a month of exhibitions, talks, book presentations, screenings and other events dedicated to Italy and photography.On Tuesday 16 May, in collaboration with Photo London, the Institute presents three new photo exhibitions:  New Vedu...

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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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Qualsiasità: Cesare Ballardini, Cesare Fabbri, Jonathan Frantini, Marcello Galvani, Guido Guidi, Francesco Neri and Luca Nostri
Qualsiasità: Cesare Ballardini, Cesare Fabbri, Jonathan Frantini, Marcello Galvani, Guido Guidi, Francesco Neri and Luca NostriTuesday, May 16, 2017 → Monday, June 26, 2017

Qualsiasità: Cesare Ballardini, Cesare Fabbri, Jonathan Frantini, Marcello Galvani, Guido Guidi, Francesco Neri and Luca NostriExhibition curated by Alessandro Dandini de SylvaQualsiasità features over 80 works by the Italian master of photography Guido Guidi and the artists who attended his lessons in Ravenna and Venice...

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The Passenger (Professione reporter) by Michelangelo Antonioni
The Passenger (Professione reporter) by Michelangelo AntonioniTuesday, May 30, 2017

  Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker Director: Michelangelo AntonioniCast: Jack Nicholson, Maria SchneiderStory by: Mark Peploe1975 | 1h 59min | Drama, Thriller A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to co...

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Contemporary #5. Elena Ferrante: Books and Plays
Contemporary #5. Elena Ferrante: Books and PlaysWednesday, May 31, 2017

Contemporary #5. Elena Ferrante: Books and Plays With the partecipation of Ann Goldstein, Melly Still, Monica Dolan e Monica Capuani.Elena Ferrante’s overwhelming fame exceeded the boundaries of literature: in fact, several films and theatre plays have been based on her works, such as the movies L’amore molest...

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Jack London. The Paths Men Take. Photographs, journals and reportages
Jack London. The Paths Men Take. Photographs, journals and reportagesThursday, June 01, 2017

Preentation of the book Jack London. The Paths Men Take. Photographs, journals and reportages, published by Contrasto, edited by Alessia Tagliaventi. With Alessandra Mauro, David Campany and Sandro Veronesi.In the years between 1900 and 1916, Jack London took more than twelve thousand photographs. He called his photos...

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Gli ultimi libertini: Benedetta Craveri in dialogue with Caroline Moorehead and David Calarco
Gli ultimi libertini: Benedetta Craveri in dialogue with Caroline Moorehead and David CalarcoMonday, June 05, 2017

On the occasion of the publication of Gli ultimi libertini, which will be published in English by The Books of the New York Review, the Italian Cultural Institute hosts Benedetta Craveri in dialogue with Caroline Moorehead and David Calarco.“This book” announces the author in the preface “tells the stor...

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Carlo Rovelli in conversation with Adam Rutherford
Carlo Rovelli in conversation with Adam RutherfordTuesday, June 06, 2017

Do space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture? In a special event, Carlo Rovelli, best-selling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics will be in conversation with the BBC’s Adam Rutherford about Rovelli’s new book Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum ...

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Italian Inspirations: Lisa Appignanesi on Elena Ferrante
Italian Inspirations: Lisa Appignanesi on Elena FerranteWednesday, June 07, 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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Italian Humanist Photography from Fascism to the Cold War
Italian Humanist Photography from Fascism to the Cold WarThursday, June 08, 2017

Presentation of the book Italian Humanist Photography from Fascism to the Cold War by Martina Caruso. The author Martina Caruso will discuss her recently published book on Italian humanist photography with Professor Robert Lumley (UCL) accompanied by a slideshow.Evocative and powerful, Italian social documentary photogr...

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Luigi and Stefano Pirandello: a special relationship
Luigi and Stefano Pirandello: a special relationshipFriday, June 09, 2017

Lecture by Sarah Zappulla Muscarà and Enzo Zappulla Introduced and chaired by Enza De FrancisciOn the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, Sarah Zappulla Muscarà and Enzo Zappulla will retrace, in a conversation moderated by Enza De Francisci, the main features of Pirandell...

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Jessica & Me
Jessica & MeSaturday, June 10, 2017

"Do you want me to dance, or do you want me to talk?"In Jessica and Me, the long-standing soloist of the iconic Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal does both with irresistible charm, talent and comic flair. With a shock of black curls, an infectious laugh and a pair of oversize red stilettos, Cristiana Morganti offers us...

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12th Italian-British Constitutional Conversation
12th Italian-British Constitutional ConversationMonday, June 12, 2017

FACING UP BREXIT: UK AND ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL PERSPECTIVESForeword:  Alessandro Torre - University of Bari; Aldo Moro - Devolution ClubChair: Claudio Martinelli - University of Milano Bicocca - Devolution ClubSpeakers: Marta Cartabia - University of Milano Bicocca – Justice in the Italian Constituti...

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