Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Facing the Camera. 50 years of Italian portrait 16 November 2018 - 27 January 2019

Eventi

Facing the Camera, 50 years of Italian portraits 1968-2018
Facing the Camera, 50 years of Italian portraits 1968-2018Gio 15 Nov 2018 → Dom 27 Gen 2019

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authors and their personal research this exhibition explores portrait photography in Italy, with a great number of unpublished photographs and some renowned ones picturing subjects looking straight into the camera, silently aware of being portrayed.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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Elisa Montessori: Dafne and the Butterflies
Elisa Montessori: Dafne and the ButterfliesMar 8 Gen 2019 → Ven 8 Feb 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute in London is pleased to host the exhibition “Dafne and the Butterflies”, by Italian artist and painter Elisa Montessori in the Project Room. The 14 works displayed belong to a private collection and are for the first time open to the public on this occasion. Coherent with the res...

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CANCELLED!!! Weaving Architecture: Benedetta Tagliabue in conversation with Deyan Sudjic.
CANCELLED!!! Weaving Architecture: Benedetta Tagliabue in conversation with Deyan Sudjic. Gio 24 Gen 2019

We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances we will need to cancel this talk. We hope to reschedule the talk in the next few weeks. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience that may have been caused as result of the talk's cancellation. The fifth and last talk of the series 'Project...

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The Venice Time Machine: Digitising Heritage in Time and Space
The Venice Time Machine: Digitising Heritage in Time and SpaceGio 24 Gen 2019

Don’t miss the chance to learn about the Venice Time Machine! A large international project that aims to digitally and virtually reconstruct Venice using the city’s State Archive that covers more than 1,000 years of evolution, a revolutionary study in Digital Humanities and a unique example of Big Data of the Past. P...

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The Sky is Falling (Il Cielo cade) by Andrea Frazzi and Antonio Frazzi
The Sky is Falling (Il Cielo cade) by Andrea Frazzi and Antonio FrazziLun 28 Gen 2019

Salon Italia: The Sky is Falling  In Italian with English Subtitles Introduction and post-screening discussion by Nick Walker To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Italian Cultural Institute will screen The Sky is Falling (Il Cielo Cade), a film by Andrea and Antonio Frazzi adapted from Lorenza Ma...

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Renzo Piano Before Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano Before Renzo PianoMar 29 Gen 2019

Presentation of the book by Lorenzo CiccarelliThe author will be in conversation with 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 com...

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The Rise of Europe's Far-right
The Rise of Europe's Far-rightMar 29 Gen 2019

The Rise of Europe's Far-right. Are fascism and authoritarianism returning in modern-day Europe? A lecture by Paolo Berizzi Chaired by Andrea Mammone The rise of the far right right is in one of the most problematic issues of our era. Recent developments are demonstrating how successful these rightwing nationalist parties...

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The Golden Age of the Guitar. Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Italian Masters
The Golden Age of the Guitar. Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Italian Masters Ven 1 Feb 2019

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 MOST FAMOUS ITALIAN IN THE WORLD
THE MOST FAMOUS ITALIAN IN THE WORLDMar 5 Feb 2019

Gaia Servadio and Stefano Jossa talk about Giovanni Battista Belzoni, protagonist of Gaia Servadio's latest book "L'italiano piu' famoso del mondo" (Bompiani) It must have been odd to meet the man whose talent, according to The Times newspaper, was that of being ‘The Most famous Italian in the World”. Also...

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Discovering the prehistoric cultures of North Africa. A talk by Giulio Lucarini
Discovering the prehistoric cultures of North Africa. A talk by Giulio LucariniMar 5 Feb 2019

Ten years of Italian and British archaeology in Egypt and Libya During the last decade, a number of international archaeological projects yielded major contributions to the reconstruction of the social and cultural dynamics of the North African regions during the last 10.000 years. During that period, the vast area that...

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Enrico Fermi remembered: the scientist and his legacy
Enrico Fermi remembered: the scientist and his legacyVen 8 Feb 2019

Prof Luisa Cifarelli, Prof Frank Close and Dr Simone Turchetti in conversation Introduced and moderated by Prof Paolo G. Radaelli An event to celebrate the life and work of Enrico Fermi (Nobel Prize 1938), his influence on British science and the opening of the Enrico Fermi Historical Museum of Ph...

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Contemporary #21. With Luca Zingaretti and Alexi Kaye Campbell
Contemporary #21. With Luca Zingaretti and Alexi Kaye CampbellMar 12 Feb 2019

Luca Zingaretti and Alexi Kaye Campbell in conversation Introduced 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 ...

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Black Pasta
Black PastaMer 13 Feb 2019

Presentation of the book by Elena HarveyWith Robert Harvey and Caroline Moorehead This event is organised in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in London Black Pasta is a riveting story of a beautiful, feisty young aristocrat, Elena Curtopassi, growing up under Mussolini. She endures the German occupation of Rome,...

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Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Unique Forms of Continuity in SpaceGio 21 Feb 2019

Talk by Rosalind McKever Umberto Boccioni's 1913 sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space is one of the most iconic artworks of the twentieth century. The fame of this Futurist masterpiece within Italy, where it appears on the 20-cent coin, has spread worldwide thanks to bronze casts in museums from Tate Modern to...

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Pura invenzione. Dodici variazioni su Frankenstein di Mary Shelley
Pura invenzione. Dodici variazioni su Frankenstein di Mary ShelleyMar 5 Mar 2019

Presentazione del libro di Lisa Ginzburg L’autrice sarà in dialogo con Marco Mancassola Mary Shelley – figlia di una filosofa femminista e di un filosofo politico – comincia a scrivere per gioco, nel 1816, il romanzo del nuovo Prometeo: la storia di Frankenstein e del mostro reso colpevole dall...

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