As an architect I enjoy traveling and exploring new places, cultures, art, and architecture. I record all of my experiences in sketchbooks that I carry with me everywhere I go. Within its pages I create an archive that documents the places I go, the people I meet, and the things I find. I feel that drawing, meeting people, and collecting things leave a much more lasting impression in our memories than photos taken by our phones or cameras. – Nasser Alzayani
On February 4 at 6pm NYU Florence graduate student Chiara Galimberti moderated a conversation between students and Italian Art Historian Stefano Choidi about what the contemporary means in the Italian context, and in the city of […]
On the 20th anniversary of the death of Florence born poet Franco Fortini, today RAI Culture posts this video of Fortini explaining what poetry is:
The Extreme Excellence Project will be showcased at the upcoming EXPO 2015 – Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life – in Milan.
Kara Walker’s ‘A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby’ at the Domino factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Exhibition, Spring 2014
The Tate Museum in London has teamed up with the makers of videogame Minecraft to create a new project called ‘Tate Worlds’, which features a series of illusory ‘minecraft’ worlds inspired by art works in the gallery’s collection. In his article ‘Minecraft at Tate: In Gaming, the Renaissance has Returned‘ published on November 24 in The Guardian, journalist and art critic Jonathan Jones argues that this new project is inspired by some of the principles that underpinned the Renaissance, “Video games have recreated one of art’s oldest impulses.”
On Tuesday, December 2nd, The Belleville Park Pages, Lyall Harris from The Sigh Press, and renowned Italian poet Elisa Biagini will have a dialogue on the changing form of poetry publication, the impact of global […]