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The Rainbow (Tęcza) – Polish symbol of fight

The Rainbow (Tęcza) – Polish symbol of fight

by Ula Lewicka Almost one year ago, during the night between the 26th and 27th of August 2015 a colourful installation that decorated the Redeemer Square in Warsaw was dismantled once and for all. The plastic flowers that built the colours of the Rainbow (as that was the name of the installation) were handed out […]

A passion for light, the world of Fortuny

A passion for light, the world of Fortuny

by Katia Ceccarelli   Imagine you have a time machine and you can go back 100 years or so: you are attending a dance party, an exhibition, a concert and the most beautiful woman is wearing a Delphos gown or a sumptuous cloak designed and created by Mariano Fortuny. This snapshot takes us back to […]

Rumors of war

Rumors of war

No Finger Nails – Mc Baco – Ortica (Emanuela Bartolotti) by Alessandro Trabucco It is not the first time that musicians, for an own video, place their trust in drawing and animation, finding in them extremely effective means to express the contents treated in their creations. Some and selected eminent precedents spring to mind, such […]

Trees are the things that make the soil: Isola delle Rose (The Island of Roses)

Trees are the things that make the soil: Isola delle Rose (The Island of Roses)

by Katia Ceccarelli The beauty of the cities that live in their own myth such as Venice is that myths take time to be created and what we can see today is the surface that surrounds and confuses the layers of history. And if we look closer at these layers and look for something among […]

MEDEA by Dimitris Papaioannou. Dance theatre and contemporary art.

MEDEA by Dimitris Papaioannou. Dance theatre and contemporary art.

by Laura Luppi   When Jason and the Argonauts arrive in Colchis in search of the Golden Fleece, Medea is stricken with passion for Jason. Medea’s love for Jason is passionate and crazy, as she kills her own brother just to help Jason to succeed in his heroic challenge. It’s an overwhelming love, which ends […]

Edicola Radetzky (Radetzky kiosk), contemporary art on the street

Edicola Radetzky (Radetzky kiosk), contemporary art on the street

by Laura Luppi Redrawing the boundaries between the work of art and the viewers, or, even better, extinguishing such boundaries through the commitment and actions of a collective of young artists who consider the city as a meeting place where it is possible to understand society and the role of an artist outside the traditional […]

INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY

INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY

Laura Luppi On the occasion of the International Dance Day Or Not Magazine presents the full version of “Solo”, a movie by Gaia Giani dedicated to the choreographic work of Françoise and Dominique Dupuy. A journey through the movement, the listening and the search for the gesture; a fascinating journey into the experience and dedication […]

Heather Hansen’s Kinetic drawings

Heather Hansen’s Kinetic drawings

by Laura Luppi Art is always the consequence of a movement, like life, regardless of whether it is generated to drag the brush across the canvas, the chisel across wood or stone or to move your body on a stage. Heather Hansen transfers her movement onto paper by marking it with charcoal and thus building […]

OSAMU YOKONAMI 1000 CHILDREN

OSAMU YOKONAMI 1000 CHILDREN

by Laura Luppi In nature there is no creature identical to another one despite the repeatability of its infinite duplications. Each leaf, flower, living being, however similar to something else it may seem, isn’t perfectly identical to the other, nor are our innermost perceptions and feelings. The best way to become aware of this is […]

San Lazzaro degli Armeni (a little island in the Venetian lagoon)

San Lazzaro degli Armeni (a little island in the Venetian lagoon)

by Katia Ceccarelli

   There are islands that lived through alternating fortunes: there were times when they were places to which unwanted people were relegated, at other times they were sanctuaries of solitude where to spend some days in search of knowledge. In the past San Lazzaro degli Armeni had been a leper colony, a […]

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