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2003

JANUARY

Monday 13, 6.30Ppm
Launch of "Label" Magazine
Riccardo Boero, editor, will introduce LABEL a bilingual quarterly that comes alongside magazines such as The Face, Wallpaper*, Dazed&Confused and offers a uniquely Italian perspective. It deals in surreal trend-setting and real info-shaping suggesting visions that are both precise and casual about art, architecture, technology, music, fashion and ideas.


Thursday 16, 6.30Ppm
Urban Landscape, Early Morning, in Autumn
An exhibition by Annie Ratti
A selection of recent works of the past two years by the Italian artist based in London. Her research – consisting of installations, objects and photographical works - focuses on the anthropological reading of art and the creation of metaphorical spaces.
Until 4 February.
Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm



FEBRUARY


9 February until 2 March
The Cinema of Miklos Jancso
The largest retrospective ever held in the UK of Hungary's great director.His collaborator and scriptwriter on several films, the Italian director Giovanna Gagliardo introduces 'Private Vices, Public Virtues' [19 February] and partecipates in a conference on Jancso's work [20 February].
VENUE: Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, London W6 Tel. 020 8237 1111


Fabrica London Film Festival
A selection of feature films, documentaries and shorts produced by Fabrica, the Communications Research Centre of the Benetton Group

10 February
[6pm] Cross Country, by Bill Morrison. Old, by Virginie Otth. Afterwords, by Jean S?bastien Lallemand, Carlos Martinez Casas and Gianfranco Rosi. [7pm] Selection of self-portraits realised by Fabrica's artists, followed by the screening of the film Brainstorm, by La"s Bodanzky, Youth Jury Award at the 2001 Locarno Film Festival. English subtitles
 
11 February
[6pm] Cuba, by Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin and Aurora Sulli. Colors 41/53, by Aurora Sulli. Street Music, a project by Fabrica's artists. Patagonia, by Fernando Zuber and Carlos Martinez Casas. [7pm] Selection of self-portraits realised by Fabrica's artists, followed by the screening of the film Seventeen Years, by Zhang Yuan, Best Director Award at the 1999 Venice Film Festival. English subtitles

13 February
[6pm] Evidence, by Godfrey Reggio. Holy War, by Michael Kosakowsky. [7pm] Selection of self-portraits realised by Fabrica's artists, followed by the screening of the film Angel on the Right, by Djamshed Usmonov, official selection at the Cannes Film Festival 2002, section 'Un Certain Regard', and Fipresci Prize at the 2002 London Film Festival. English subtitles
VENUE: Curzon Soho, 93/107 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1 - Box Office 020 7734 2255 Concessions for our members



MARCH

Saturday 1 March - Sunday 1 June
Superstudio - Life Without Objects
Renowned in architecture and design circles during the late 1960s and 1970s, the avant-garde Italian group Superstudio is equally influential today. By championing 'anti-design' as an alternative to arid modernism, Superstudio became a forerunner to later avant-garde groups from Studio Alchymia to Memphis. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: DESIGN MUSEUM, BUTLERS WHARF, SHAD THAMES, SE1 - Info: 020 7940 8790

6 - 18 March, 7pm
Woodland
A photographic exhibition by the artist in residence Marco Bolognesi. Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10am - 5

Monday  10 March
Rossini Evening
An evening dedicated to the composer Gioachino Rossini
5.00PM - 5.30PM Concert with William Burger, baritone, and Alessandro Talevi, piano
5.45PM - 6.15PM Video: 'Les peches de jeunesse' by Michelangelo Pistoletto
6.30PM - 7.30PM Gaia Servadio in conversation with Maestro Antonio Pappano, Music Director of the Royal Opera House.Gaia Servadio, the London-based Italian writer, is the author of 'Rossini, Musical Genius and Troubled Spirit', the latest biography on the composer (published by Constable & Robinson). 


Thursday 20 (till 17April), 7pm 
Waves
The latest works by Claudia Peill, one of the most promising young Italian artists, who, with the aid of digital means, combines black and white photographs with acid colours, opaque-coloured resins and shadings. Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10AM - 5PM 

Friday 28 March - Sunday 6 April 
X Italian Film Festival
The Italian Film Festival successfully celebrates its 10th anniversary, presenting the latest Italian film productions. Special guest: Lina Wertmuller, the first female director to have received an Oscar nomination, who will present a retrospective of her films. Organised in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Edinburgh, with the support of Cinecitta' Holding, Italia Cinema, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Cineteca di Bologna, the Italian Consulate in Manchester and the Italian Bookshop. Programme and times to be announced.
VENUE: RIVERSIDE STUDIOS CINEMA, CRISP ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W6 - Box Office: 020 8237 1111



APRIL

Thursday 3 - Saturday 5
Erotic Drawings
An exhibition by the Roman artist Elisa Montessori. Open to the public: 11AM - 6PM
VENUE: VALI STUDIO, 13 CRESCENT PLACE, LONDON SW - Tel. 020 7581 2002

Friday 4, 7.30pm
Premiata Forniera Marconi + Very Special Guest Peter Hammill
25 years after their debut in London, the Italian rock band is back. This concert-celebration of their UK return includes the presentation to the British audience of their new album and DVD, featuring Peter Hammill. Tickets: £ 9.50 adv. Concessions for our members if booked in person at Astoria box office .
VENUE: MEAN FIDDLER (LONDON ASTORIA 2), 165 CHARING CROSS ROAD, W1 - Box office: 020 8963 0940

Sunday 6, 1pm
N. 1 and N. 2 Symphonies, Johannes Brahms
Following on the success of last year's concert, Maestro Paolo Olmi is back in London to direct the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra. The concert precedes the orchestra's tour to Italy with Maestro Olmi. In collaboration with Associazione Musicale Angelo Mariani, Ravenna. Event supported by I.C.I. Free
VENUE: MUSIC HALL OF THE GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DRAMA. BARBICAN CENTRE, SILK STREET, LONDON EC2Y 8DT

Monday 7, 7pm
Italia Fantastica, Niccolo' Ammaniti meets Nicholas Blincoe
Our successful series of conversations between writers continues with young talents: Niccolo' Ammaniti, exponent of the literary group 'The Cannibals' and author of 'I'm Not Scared' (Canongate International) meets Nicholas Blincoe, one of the 'New Puritans', author of 'White Mice' (Sceptre).


Wednesday  9, 7pm
Made in Italy Italian Cool is back in Fashion
Awards presentation to the winners of the 3rd FAD Graduate Fashion Competition. The finalists from the best fashion colleges in the UK will present their collections at a fashion installation organised by Fashion Awareness Direct in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute and endorsed by the British Fashion Council. Strictly by invitation only.
VENUE: VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, CROMWELL RD, LONDON SW7

Friday 18 April - Friday 30 May
Luchino Visconti - A Retrospective
The first complete presentation in Great Britain of the films by one of Italy's most sophisticated directors. In collaboration with the British Film Institute and Scuola Nazionale di Cinema - Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Rome). Programme and times to be announced.
VENUE: NATIONAL FILM THEATRE, SOUTH BANK, LONDON SE1 - Box office: 020 7928 3232

Tuesday  22 -Saturday 26
The Ugly Duckling
The innovative Italian theatre company Teatro di Piazza o d'Occasione (TPO) will present this classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen in a new production primarily aimed at children between the ages of three to six. Over the same period, TPO will stage LAB CLIC, a series of two-hour long participatory workshops, in the studio space. Performed in English. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: LYRIC HAMMERSMITH, KING STREET, LONDON W6 - Box office: 020 8741 2311

Friday 25 - Sunday 27
13th Cambridge Conference of Contemporary Poetry 
A weekend of international modern poetry, video screenings and musical performances, with poets from around the world reading their works with simultaneous English translation. Italian guest: Edoardo Sanguineti. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: WINSTANLEY LECTURE HALL, WHEWELL'S COURT, TRINITY COLLEGE, TRINITY STREET, CAMBRIDGE - Info: 01223 332922 or www.cccp-online.org

Monday 28, 7pm
A Tribute to the Leopard
On the occasion of the screening of 'The Leopard', part of the Luchino Visconti retrospective, an evening dedicated to the novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Italian author Enzo Siciliano will introduce a debate with prominent British writers, followed by actor Colin Firth who will read selections from his favourite book. In collaboration with English P.E.N. Strictly by invitation only.



MAY

Thursday  8, 7pm (till 30 May)
Serena Nono and Hanif Kureishi: In this Room
An installation created jointly for the Italian Cultural Institute by the Venetian artist Serena Nono and writer Hanif Kureishi, drawing inspiration from his short story, 'Nightlight'. Plus 'When The Night Begins' (2002, 33 mins), a film by Elisabetta Sgarbi, based on a new three-act play by Hanif Kureishi, with Anna Bonaiuto.
Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm


Friday 9 - Saturday 10
The Gotic and Fantastic in 19th and 20th century Europe
The conference aims to explore modes of representation of the Gothic and fantastic genres in 19th and 20th Century Europe, focusing on literature visual arts, music and cinema. Event under the auspices of ICI
VENUE: INSTITUTE OF ROMANCE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, SENATE HOUSE, MALET STREET, LONDON WC1 - Tel: 020 7862 8677 Francesca.Billiani@sas.ac.uk

Monday 19, 7pm
Italia Fantastica: Andrea Camilleri meets P.D. James
Two of the most acclaimed writers of murder-mysteries books in conversation. 'The Terra-Cotta Dog', 'The Shape of Water' by Andrea Camilleri (Viking Penguin); 'Unholy Orders', latest novel by P.D. James (Penguin Paperbacks).



JUNE

Thursday  5 - Friday 6
Conflicting memories and mutual representation; italt and the Balkans from World War II to the present
The conference will examine mutual perceptions in the recent past between Italy and several South-Eastern European countries, and the impact that such perceptions have had in the current reshaping of bilateral and multilateral relationships. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY, RIVER HOUSE, 53-57 HIGH STREET KINGSTON UPON THAMES, SURREY - Tel: 020 8547 7884

Monday 16, 7pm
Italia Fantastica: Gianluigi Melega meets Ruth Fainlight
Gianluigi Melega ('Concerto and Collected Poems' published by Archinto) is one of the few Italian poets, if not the only one, who writes in English. The two authors will read a selection of each other's poems. Ruth Fainlight's most recent collection is 'Burning Wire' (Bloodaxe Books).


Saturday 21 (till 17 August) 
Monica Bonvicini 
Since winning a Golden Lion award at the 48th Venice Biennale in 1999, Monica Bonvicini has emerged as one of the most exciting young artists working internationally. For her first solo exhibition in Britain, Monica Bonvicini will present video pieces, large-scale sculptures, wall texts and works on paper. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: MODERN ART OXFORD, 30 PEMBROKE STREET OXFORD OX1 1B - Tel: 01865 722733



JULY

Thursday 3pm (till 30 September)
Gino De Dominicis
On the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the European Union, the Italian Cultural Institute is proud to present an anthology portraying one of the masters of contemporary Italian art, who died in 1998. Curated by Sauro Bocchi with the supervision of Achille Bonito Oliva, the exhibition represents an extraordinary event introducing De Dominicis for the first time in the UK. The catalogue of the exhibition is the first complete printed collection of his works ever published (the artist always rejected photography as a means of reproduction of works of art). It is an homage to the most charismatic and mysterious figure of contemporary Italian art of the last decades. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 10AM - 5PM


Saturday 12 - Sunday 13
The Make-Believe of a Settlement: 19th Century Venice
An interdisciplinary conference organised by the University of Leeds on 19th Century Venice. Various aspects of the city's life will be explored, including the cultural, political, social, architectural, artistic and literary aspects. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: THE SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, LEEDS LS2 - Info: 0113 233 4774 or f.j.o'gorman@leeds.ac.uk

SHORTS@SOHO.IT
After the successful events of the past years, for the third time a season of Italian short films by well-known and emerging directors. This year shorts@soho.it will open with 'Nostra Signora Dei Turchi' (Our Lady Of The Turks),1968, 124 mins, by Carmelo Bene, the acclaimed Italian actor and director who died last year. Influential in avant-garde film-making techniques, he made films between 1968 and 1973 that marked him as the wildest genius of Italian cinema. In collaboration with Curzon Cinemas.
For more details please e-mail: yvette.laviola@italcultur.org.uk
VENUE: CURZON SOHO CINEMA, 93 - 107 SHAFTESBURY AVE, LONDON W1 - Box Office: 020 7734 9209



SEPTEMBER

Thu 3, 7pm (Till 30 September) 
Gino De Dominicis
On the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the European Union, the Italian Cultural Institute is proud to present an anthology portraying one of the masters of contemporary Italian art, who died in 1998. Curated by Sauro Bocchi with the supervision of Achille Bonito Oliva, the exhibition represents an extraordinary event introducing De Dominicis for the first time in the UK. The catalogue of the exhibition is the first complete printed collection of his works ever published (the artist always rejected photography as a means of reproduction of works of art). It is an homage to the most charismatic and mysterious figure of contemporary Italian art of the last decades.
VENUE: I.C.I.


SPECIAL EVENT
Thu 18, 6.30pm
Gino De Dominicis
On the occasion of the Gino De Dominicis exhibition, a panel discussion with the participation of Jan Hoet (former director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent - S.M.A.C.K.), Laura Cherubini (art critic and curator of the current exhibition) and other exponents of the contemporary art scene
VENUE: I.C.I.

Sat 20, 10am - 5pm
London Open House
A unique annual event giving free access to over five hundred buildings, usually not open to the public. The Italian Cultural Institute is proud to participate for the third year running and celebrate London’s wealth of architecture and urban spaces
VENUE: I.C.I .

Sun 21, 2pm - 7pm
Mon 22, 1.45pm - 9pm
Max Sebald
Conference: Subverting the National, The Role of Translation
From this year the St Jerome Lecture takes its new name from its founder, the German writer W. G. Sebald who lived all his life in England and died in 2001. This year’s conference will focus on translation in film and media. The two-day event culminates with a lecture by journalist and writer Tariq Ali and the awards ceremony of the European Translation Prizes. Participating guest from Italy the film expert and novelist Vieri Razzini. The conference is organised by the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the British Centre for Literary Translation, the Translators'Association, the Society of Authors, the Goethe Institute, the Instituto Cervantes, the Institut Francais, the Greek Embassy and the Gulbenkian Foundation of Portugal. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, SOUTH BANK, LONDON SE1

Sun 21, 6.30pm
Erotica: Stefano Scheda
A series of exhibitions by Italian artists dedicated to eroticism in art opens with a collection of photographs of the male body by this young artist from Bologna
VENUE: VALI DESIGN STUDIO, 13 CRESCENT PLACE, LONDON SW3 

Fri 26, 10.45am - 2pm
European Awards for Language 2003
Awards ceremony for research projects devoted to the study of foreign languages in the UK.
By invitation only
VENUE: I.C.I.

Sat 27 - Sun 4 Jan 2004
Somewhere Totally else: european design Biennal
The first of a series of exhibitions featuring the most innovative design projects produced in Europe in the past two years, with several designers based in Italy. Event supported by ICI
VENUE: DESIGN MUSEUM, SHAD THAMES, LONDON SE1



OCTOBER

Tue 7 - Mon 13
Ludovico Einaudi
Return to the UK of one of the main composers and pianists of the Italian music scene, whose minimalist style is characterised by melodic beauty and rhythmic stillness. His English tour will culminate with a concert at the Barbican Centre at 7.30pm on 13 October. Event supported by ICI VENUES:
TUE 7 Southampton Turner Sims, Info: 02380 585 151 www.soton.ac.uk
WED 8 Manchester RNCM, Info: 0161 907 5555 www.rncm.ac.uk
FRI 10 Bristol St Georges, Info: 0117 923 0359 www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk
MON 13 Barbican Centre, Info: 020 7638 8891 www.barbican.org.uk


Thu 9 Oct - Sun 11 Jan 2004
Turner and Venice
Opening of the major exhibition in which the visitors will be able to explore the city of Venice through the eyes of the 18th century English master of landscape watercolours and oils
VENUE: LINBURY GALLERIES, TATE BRITAIN, MILLBANK, LONDON SW1P

Wed 15 Oct, 6.30pm
Venice. A Touch of Glass
An exhibition of innovative glass works inspired by the traditional art of Murano glassware. Among the artists participating: Laura Diaz de Santilliana, Cristiano Bianchin, Patrizia Molinari, Mary Rosin, Yoichi Ohira, Silvia Levenzon and others. Until 14 November. Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10am -5pm
VENUE: ICI


Dal Niente Projects
The Italian Avant-Gardes of Venice and Rome: Luigi Nono & Nuova Consonanza
This small festival of Italian contemporary music consists of a series of concerts including works by the great Venetian composer Luigi Nono as well as the composers associated with Nuova Consonanza based in Rome.
The concerts have been generously supported by:
Arts Council of England, Britten-Pears Foundation, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Cochrane Theatre - London, Hinrichsen Foundation, the Holst Foundation and Sonora - Rome

Mon 20 Oct, 7.30pm
Dal Niente Projects
Luigi Nono Concert
A rare opportunity to hear major pieces by Luigi Nono: "La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura"for violin and pre-recorded 8-channel tape; "La fabbrica illuminata" for voice and tape; "Djamila Boupacha" for solo voice.
Soloists: Mieko Kanno (violin) and Sarah Leonard (soprano) with Alvise Vidolin (sound projection)
Tickets: £10/£6 Concessions for our members.
Tel 020 7780 9765
VENUE: THE UNION CHAPEL, COMPTON AVENUE, LONDON N1

Tue 21 Oct, 5pm & 7pm
Dal Niente Projects
2 Electroacoustic Concerts - recent English and Italian Compositions

Featuring: Gareth Davies (clarinets), Oscar Pizzo (piano), Simon Emmerson and Nicola Sani (sound direction) Ticket reservations: 020 7040 8284 Tickets: £5/£2.50
VENUE: CITY UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE BUILDINGS ST. JOHN STREET, LONDON EC1

Wed 22 Oct, 7pm
Dal Niente Projects
Concert around "Nuova Consonanza"

including music by Curran, Evangelisti, Pennisi, Scelsi, Sciarrino, Sbordoni and Guaccero. Oscar Pizzo (piano), with guest Sarah Leonard (soprano) A collaboration between the Italian Cultural Institute, Dal Niente Projects - London and Sonora - Rome
VENUE: ICI

Sun 26 Oct, 7.30pm
Dal Niente Projects
Concert around the Rome Avant-Garde

With music by Nicola Sani, Franco Evangelisti, Giacinto Scelsi and Ennio Morricone. Maurizio Barbetti (vla), Gareth Davies (bs clr), Manon Morris (harp), Nancy Ruffer (flt), Nicola Sani (sound direction), Richard Beard/David Ryan (video)
Tickets: £10/£6 Concessions for our members.
Box Office: 020 7269 1606
VENUE: THE COCHRANE THEATRE, SOUTHAMPTON ROW, LONDON WC1

Tue 28 Oct, 6.30pm
Turner and Venice: Venice City of Light and Dark
Panel discussion which will explore the inspiration of Venice for artists, writers and filmmakers, and the duality of the city which can simultaneously be the city of light, water and dazzling atmospheric effects, and the city of decadence, political corruption and decay.
Ticketes: £7 Concessions for our members.
Box Office: 0207 887 8888 or ticketing@tate.org.uk
VENUE: ICI

Sun 19, 7.30pm
Messa per Rossini
Premiere of the Requiem in honour of Gioacchino Rossini composed by 13 Italian composers. The Requiem is the result of Giuseppe Verdi's idea to commemorate Rossini's death. John Wyatt conducts the Trinity Orchestra
Tickets: £25/£15 Concessions for our members.
Event supported by ICI
VENUE: ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC, MARYLEBONE RD, LONDON NW1

Wed 22 - Thu 6 Nov
47th London Film Festival
New Italian films presented by directors and actors in the European strand of the established London film season. Programme details will be available on www.rlff.com
Event supported by ICI

Fri 24 - Fri 7 Nov
11th Raindance Film Festival
Raindance showcases features and shorts by independent filmmakers from around the world, specialising in work by first-time directors. Special events, seminars, workshops and parties occur throughout the festival Event supported by ICI
VENUES:
UGC, 63-65 HAYMARKET, LONDON SW1Y
UCG SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, 13 COVENTRY STREET, LONDON W1D
CINE LUMIERE, INSTITUT FRANCAIS, 17 QUEENSBURY PLACE, LONDON SW7

Thu 30 - Sun 2 Nov
2nd European Psychoanalytic Film Festival
After last year ’s success, the second edition of this festival, illustrating the relation between the big screen and psychoanalysis. Guest filmmakers: Bernardo Bertolucci and Roberto Faenza.
Event supported by ICI
Info: www.psychoanalysis.org.uk/epff2
VENUE: BAFTA, 195 PICCADILLY, LONDON W1

Fri 31, 9.45am - 4.45pm
Romano Bilenchi: The Resistance 60 Years On
A conference on the famous Tuscan writer and activist. With the participation of several Italian scholars, such as Benedetta Centovalli,Guido Bonsaver and others. Event supported by ICI
info: martin.mclaughlin@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk
VENUE: MAGDALEN COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, OXFORD OX1



NOVEMBER

Mon 10, 6.30pm
Italia Fantastica
Dacia Maraini meets P. D. James
 The most acclaimed woman writer of contemporary Italian literature in conversation with the most celebrated British author of murder-mysteries. ‘My Husband’ published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press is Dacia Maraini’s latest book translated into English, "The Murder Room" is P. D. James's latest novel, published by Faber and Faber
VENUE: ICI

Mon 10
ENNIO MORRICONE with the Rome Symphony Orchestra
75th Birthday Concert

Ennio Morricone is a living legend. Arguably the world's most influential film composer, he has scored more than 400 films. This concert takes place on Morricone's 75th birthday and celebrates his greatest film music. He will be joined on stage by his favoured musicians and regular collaborators, the Rome Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by LondonÕs acclaimed Crouch End Festival Chorus, a combined musical force of some 200 people.
Event supported by the Italian Cultural Institute
Venue:Royal Albert Hall
Tel:020 7589 8212

Fri 14 - Sat 15 Fri 28 - Sat 29
Italian as a Foreign Language
Workshops and lectures organised by the Italian department at UCL with Serena Ambroso, Tullio De Mauro, Francesco Sabatini and others Event supported by ICI. www.ucl.ac.uk/italian/pages/news.html
Info: Anna Rita Tamponi, ucljart@ucl.ac.uk Tel 020 7679 7784
VENUE: UCL, DEPARTMENT OF ITALIAN, GOWER STREET, LONDON WC1E

Fri 14 - Sun 23
Enrico Pieranunzi - London Jazz Festival
This year the Italian guest at the London Jazz Festival is a pianist and composer who has collaborated with jazz luminaries such as Chet Baker and Lee Koonitz. We are pleased to welcome Enrico Pieranunzi for the first time in London.Concessions for our members. Event supported by ICI
FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE LATER ON

Thu 20 - Sat 22
Youth Festival for Illustrators
A European festival of illustrators of children’s books, with the participation from Italy of Annalaura Cantone. Event supported by ICI. Info: 020 7073 1350
VENUE: INSTITUT FRANCAIS, 17 QUEENSBERRY PLACE, LONDON SW7

Fri 28
Fashion in Motion
Missoni brings to the V&A the colours of Italy with their stunning collections inspired by the 1960s. Info: Suzanne Lussier, s.lussier@vam.ac.uk Tel 020 7942 2666.
By invitation only
VENUE: V&A MUSEUM



DECEMBER

Thu 4, 6.30pm
Through the Window
Following the previous successful encounters between a British and an Italian artist, we are pleased to host an exhibition by Peter Liversidge and Antonio Riello, curated by Hugh Mullholland and Vittorio Urbani. The emerging artists explore the constructive and destructive aspects of games and child play In collaboration with Nuova Icona Gallery - Venice and Ormeau Baths Gallery - Belfast. Until 5 Jan 2004.
Open to the public Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm
VENUE: ICI

Fri 5, 9.30am - 5.45pm
Sat 6, 9.30am - 1pm
Contemporary Italian Novel
Conference on Italian contemporary novelists focusing on language and techniques.
Talk by Gianni Celati
Info: Diana Tormey, dtormey@brookes.ac.uk Tel 01865 483720
VENUE: OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY, GIPSY LANE, OXFORD OX3











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