Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Women and Italian art - from Artemisia Gentileschi to the present day From 28th September at the Italian Cultural Institute

Events

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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Luigi Ghirri: The Map and the Territory (MACK)
Luigi Ghirri: The Map and the Territory (MACK)Monday, October 22, 2018

  On the occasion of the publication of the book Luigi Ghirri: The Map and the Territory (MACK)complied by the renowned British curator James Lingwood a talk about the great artist, with James Lingwood, Marina Spunta and Marco DeloguThrough the course of the 1970s and 1980s, Luigi Ghirri pursued his extraordinary proj...

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The Assassin (L’Assassino) by Elio Petri
The Assassin (L’Assassino) by Elio PetriTuesday, October 23, 2018

Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker (Rochester Kino Cinema Club) Director: Elio PetriWriters: Tonino Guerra, Elio Petri, Pasquale Festa CampanileCast: Marcello Mastroianni, Micheline Presle, Cristina GaioniCrime, Thriller I 1961 I 105 min I b/w[BOOK...

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Dialogues on Man. The Skies of Europe. Culture, Creativity and Equality
Dialogues on Man. The Skies of Europe. Culture, Creativity and EqualityWednesday, October 24, 2018

A lecture by Salvatore Settis followed by a conversation with Bill ShermanChaired by Marco Delogu The intentional destruction of works of art, the neglect of monuments and landscapes, declining historic cities and the spread of urban ghettos are all different yet converging signs of not only an economic and polit...

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Nicola Lagioia: One of Italy's Finest
Nicola Lagioia: One of Italy's FinestFriday, October 26, 2018

Friday 26th October7:15pm – 8:30British Library, London With Nicola Lagioia and Claire ArmitsteadThis event takes place at the British Library, London Think Elena Ferrante is the only Italian author worth knowing about? Enter Nicola Lagioia, winner of multiple Italian literary prizes and programme director of the T...

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Le stanze dell’addio
Le stanze dell’addioFriday, October 26, 2018

Presentation of the book by Yari Selvetella, with the author and Michela Murgia Le stanze dell’addio is the story of an unbridgeable loss. A young woman, Giovanna De Angelis, mother of three children and of many books, professional editor, falls ill and suddenly dies. His partner seeks her, with the irrational hop...

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FILL. Festival of Italian Literature in London
FILL. Festival of Italian Literature in LondonSaturday, October 27, 2018 → Sunday, October 28, 2018

Two days, 15 events, over 40 speakers and performers, an impressive line-up of award-winning voices and new talent. Italian, British, and international authors will discuss literature and politics, migration, London, Italy and Europe, contemporary culture.Plus, DJ sets, bar and bookstall. The second edition of the FILL...

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Archaeology Talks #3. Medieval Archaeology and Islam
Archaeology Talks #3. Medieval Archaeology and IslamTuesday, October 30, 2018

With Sauro Gelichi and Martin CarverModerated by Corisande Fenwick Archaeology Talks is a series of dialogues aimed at considering archaeology as an original perspective from which we can look at the social, economic and cultural complexities of our society.Distinguished Italian and British archaeologists will talk about...

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Circolo di lettura. Gli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi. Gli anni al contrario, di Nadia Terranova
Circolo di lettura. Gli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi. Gli anni al contrario, di Nadia TerranovaTuesday, October 30, 2018

Incontro del circolo di lettura, condotto da Paolo Nelli Gli incontri autunnali del circolo di lettura sono dedicati agli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi.  Gli anni settanta, per molte ragioni, hanno segnato la storia d'Italia e oggi, anche in ambito letterario, si assiste a un’attenzione sempre magg...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VI - France
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VI - FranceWednesday, October 31, 2018

"The art of the greatest French composers is an art of suggestion", wrote Pierre Bernac. The mélodies of Berlioz, Debussy, Duparc, Fauré, Massenet, Ravel and Saint-Saëns, amongst others, demonstrate a deliberate and close relationship between French poetry and melody.[BOOK NOW]    

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Domenico Cimarosa and Il Matrimonio Segreto
Domenico Cimarosa and Il Matrimonio SegretoFriday, November 02, 2018

Il Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage), by Domenico Cimarosa, is arguably one of the Neapolitan School’s highest achievements in the second half of the eighteenth century.This towering masterpiece – which is too often ignored by opera houses nowadays – will be staged by the Hampstead Garden Opera (HGO)...

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Dove mi trovo by Jhumpa Lahiri
Dove mi trovo by Jhumpa LahiriTuesday, November 06, 2018

Presentation of the book by Jhumpa LahiriThe book will be discussed by the author and Sandro Veronesi In Dove mi trovo, her first novel written in Italian (after the books In altre parole - In Other Words and Il vestito dei libri -The Clothing of Books), Jhumpa Lahiri tells the story of a woman who turns her solitude into...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VII - Spain
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VII - Spain Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Forget the November skies of London for an hour and be transported to sunnier climes, as we explore Spanish song in works by Falla, Granados, Mompou, Montsalvatge, Nin, Obradors, Rodrigo and Toldrá.[BOOK NOW]    

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