Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Women and Italian art - from Artemisia Gentileschi to the present day From 1st October at the Italian Cultural Institute

Events

Raimonda Gaetani For the English Stage
Raimonda Gaetani For the English StageThursday, June 14, 2018 → Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dal 14 giugno al 27 settembre 2018ideata e curata da Maria Laudiero La mostra Raimonda Gaetani For the English Stage comprende alcuni dei più importanti lavori nel Regno Unito di Raimonda Gaetani, costumista e scenografa di fama internazionale nominata per il Laurence Olivier Award per i migliori costumi del 20...

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The house on the lake - Franko B’s solo show
The house on the lake - Franko B’s solo showThursday, June 14, 2018 → Monday, September 24, 2018

The house on the lake _ Franko B’s solo showcurated by Lavinia Filippi14 June – 24 September 2018 ‘It seemed that in an instant I had found a reason, a strategy to be and to want to stay alive because I could try to express the inexpressible using art as a language to try to somehow make sense of what...

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Open House 2018
Open House 2018Saturday, September 22, 2018

Open House Weekend is the world’s largest architecture festival giving free public access to more than 800 buildings. The Italian Cultural Institute is welcoming visitors to our grade I listed, Georgian, stucco fronted Belgravia town house. Belgrave Square was laid out from 1825 onwards by master builder Thomas Cu...

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The Power of the Archive. Renzo Piano Building Workshop
The Power of the Archive. Renzo Piano Building Workshop Saturday, September 22, 2018

On the occasion of the exhibition Renzo Piano. The Art of Making Buildings, and within the framework of Open House 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts will host the screening of the documentary The Power of the Archive. Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The screening will be introduced by curator Fulvio Irace and direct...

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THE NATIVE SCIENTIST
THE NATIVE SCIENTISTSunday, September 23, 2018

Laboratorio di chimica e biologia per bambini dai 6 ai 12 anni A grande richiesta torna all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra il laboratorio di scienza curate dall’organizzazione The Native Scientist.Un modo divertente e interessante per scoprire il mondo della biologia, della medicina, della fisica, e ...

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Nessuno può volare
Nessuno può volareMonday, September 24, 2018

Presentation of the book Nessuno può volare, with Simonetta Agnello Hornby and George Hornby This book is a collection of some of the many characters in Simonetta Agnello Hornby’s big family, all of them “normal” in a “peculiar” way.Flicking through its pages, we meet in particular her son...

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Victor Burgin in conversation with our Director Marco Delogu
Victor Burgin in conversation with our Director Marco DeloguTuesday, September 25, 2018

Victor Burgin will be in conversation on his work “Voyage to Italy” and on the relationship between text and photography. In 2006 Victor Burgin was commissioned to make a work in response to a photograph from the archives of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal (CCA). He chose Basilica, a photogr...

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Italian Focus at Encounters Film Festival
Italian Focus at Encounters Film FestivalTuesday, September 25, 2018 → Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Italian focus at the Encounters Festival 2018 aims to be a celebration of Italian emerging talent in short filmmaking as well as an opportunity to look back at Italy’s film cultural heritage through an archive short film screening as well as an homage to some of Italy’s unique and most popular film expo...

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The Boom
The BoomWednesday, September 26, 2018

Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker (Rochester Kino Cinema Club) Director: Vittorio De SicaCast: Alberto Sordi, Gianna Maria CanaleComedy I 1963 I 1 h 28min I   The film’s title refers to the Italian economic “miracle” that...

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Michelangelo at le Alpi Apuane
Michelangelo at le Alpi ApuaneThursday, September 27, 2018

A talk by Margherita Calderoni, with Massimo Ruffili and Nicolas Bertoux 500 years ago Michelangelo Buonarroti was ordered by Pope Leo X to leave his beloved Carrara and find new quarries in the impervious surroundings of Pietrasanta and Seravezza, to extract marble for the San Lorenzo façade in Florence. Michel...

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Giosetta Fioroni: Misteriosofico
Giosetta Fioroni: MisteriosoficoFriday, September 28, 2018 → Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Curated by Maria Alicata and Elena Del DragoOn the occasion of the Giornata del contemporaneo / Day of Contemporary Art Opening 28 September, 7pmA unique and original character on the Italian art scene, Giosetta Fioroni started her career in Rome during the 60s, when, together with artists such as Mario Schifano...

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Bea Bonafini, Paul Kneale, Rebecca Salter, Serena Vestrucci: Memories Arrested in Space
Bea Bonafini, Paul Kneale, Rebecca Salter, Serena Vestrucci: Memories Arrested in SpaceFriday, September 28, 2018 → Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Presented by ARTUNEROn the occasion of the Giornata del contemporaneo / Day of Contemporary Art Opening 28 September at 7pm The boundaries and relationships between immateriality and physicality, mathematical principles and nature, reality and fiction, chaos and order are increasingly becoming pressing concerns in ever...

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Michela de Mattei: Estée Lauder series
Michela de Mattei: Estée Lauder seriesFriday, September 28, 2018 → Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Curated by Lavinia FilippiOn the occasion of the Giornata del contemporaneo / Day of Contemporary ArtOpening 28 September at 7pm Estée Lauder is a Gloucester-based, Indian-born Myna bird, with whom the artist Michela de Mattei has been in conversation via Skype since September 2015. This long-term relation has ...

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Giulio Alfredo Maccacaro: scientific foresight and social engagement of a distinguished Italian health scientist
Giulio Alfredo Maccacaro: scientific foresight and social engagement of a distinguished Italian health scientist Tuesday, October 02, 2018

A talk by Paolo Vineis and Rodolfo Saracci. Giulio Alfredo Maccacaro (1924-1977) was an internationally renowned biometrist, who taught in Cambridge and Milan. He was an exponent of the Medicina democratica (Democratic Medicine), fighting for the democratic renovation of the medical care in Italy. Paolo Vineis: Science...

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Memories Arrested in Space
Memories Arrested in SpaceTuesday, October 02, 2018

Tuesday 2 October, 9,30amMemories Arrested in SpaceA talk by Eugenio Re Rebaudengo (ARTUNER) with Rebecca Salter, Serena Vestrucci, Bea Bonafini and Paul KnealeOn the exhibition Memories Arrested in Space The event will be preceded by an Italian breakfast from 9,30am ARTUNER and the Italian Cultural Institute are happy...

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