Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Events

2018 (manifesto)
2018 (manifesto)Thursday, November 15, 2018 → Thursday, December 20, 2018

The idea of the contemporary as a form of historical time and periodizing concept has been at the very counterpoint of recent discourses around art. Conceived for the occasion of Nicola Guastamacchia’s first exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute, 2018 (manifesto) questions how an object may depict presents for...

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Facing the Camera, 50 years of Italian portraits 1968-2018
Facing the Camera, 50 years of Italian portraits 1968-2018Thursday, November 15, 2018 → Thursday, December 20, 2018

Curated by Marco Delogu Through the works of twenty authors and their personal research this exhibition explores portrait photography in Italy, with a great number of unpublished photographs and some renowned ones picturing subjects looking straight into the camera, silently aware of being portrayed. From this strong connection...

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The Golden Age of the Guitar. Emilia & Mauro Giuliani, Luigi Legnani - Rossini 150
The Golden Age of the Guitar. Emilia & Mauro Giuliani, Luigi Legnani - Rossini 150Tuesday, December 18, 2018

THE CYCLE From the dusk of the Ancien Régime the guitar becomes a formidable competitor of the violin and of the piano not only as accompaniment in songs, but also as lead part in chamber music and as soloist in concertos.Especially in Italy and Spain some generations of extraordinary virtuosos explore through their compos...

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The Conformist (Il Conformista) by Bernardo Bertolucci
The Conformist (Il Conformista) by Bernardo Bertolucci Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Plus screening of an interview at the beginning of his careerHomage to the great film director who recently passed away Salon Italia - In Italian with English subtitlesIntroduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker Director: Bernardo BertolucciWriters: Alberto Moravia (novel), Bernardo Bertolucci (screenplay)Cast:...

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Mantegna-Bellini: A talk with Caroline Campbell and Giovanni Carlo Federico Villa
Mantegna-Bellini: A talk with Caroline Campbell and Giovanni Carlo Federico Villa Monday, January 07, 2019

"A story of art, family, rivalry, and personality" Join us to witness a talk between two of the most respected curators and expert of Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini. The decade-long dialogue between Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini has been one of the most profitable and fascinating in the histor...

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The Neighbours
The NeighboursTuesday, January 08, 2019

A staged reading of the play by Fausto Paravidino, followed by a post-show talk Translated by Jane HouseDirected by Guy Jones The reading takes place at The Yard Theatre. Queen’s Yard. White Post Lane. London. E9 5EN “It’s important to get along, everyone’s so closed...

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Contemporary #20. Gender and Transgender
Contemporary #20. Gender and TransgenderMonday, January 14, 2019

Liv Ferracchiati and Bryony Lavery in conversationIntroduced and moderated by Monica Capuani Curated and moderated by Monica Capuani, “Contemporary” is a series of encounters – conversations, readings and live performances – presenting to the British audience an authoritative overview of Italian contemporary...

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ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Enrolment and Assessment Tests
ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Enrolment and Assessment TestsTuesday, January 15, 2019

If you have studied or have learned Italian before, we can offer a free assessment test in order to assess your level. Possibility of meeting with some of the teachers to be introduced to the syllabus and the method of teaching and assessing your level.Possibility to enrol in our classes with £10 discountKnowing...

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ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Free Tester Class for Complete Beginners
ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Free Tester Class for Complete BeginnersTuesday, January 15, 2019

If you never studied Italian before we are giving a free tester of Italian language lessons for complete beginners.•Free tester of Italian language lessons for complete beginner•Possibility to enrol in our classes with £10 discount•Visiting the library [BOOK NOW]

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Renzo Piano Before Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano Before Renzo PianoTuesday, January 29, 2019

Presentation of the book by Lorenzo CiccarelliWith Richard Rogers, moderated by Thomas Weaver This book explores Renzo Piano’s formative years, before the major achievement of the Centre Pompidou. The striking success of an architect little more than thirty years old in the famous 1971 international competition has ...

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