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Inaugura il Bologna Shoah Memorial: “Racconta la storia e scrive il presente”

Inaugura il Bologna Shoah Memorial: “Racconta la storia e scrive il presente”
Domani ricorre il 71esimo anniversario della liberazione del campo di concentramento di Auschwitz.
Anche Bologna celebra l’evento inaugurando domani, alle ore 17:30, il ‘Bologna Shoah Memorial’ nella nuova piazza di Ponte Matteotti (angolo via Carracci).

Saranno presenti, insieme al Presidente della Comunità Ebraica di Bologna e alle figure politiche della città e della regione, anche l’Arcivescovo di Bologna, il rabbino Capo della Comunità Ebraica bolognese e il Presidente della Comunità religiosa Islamica italiana.
Dall’Olocausto alla Strage di Bologna “la memoria unisce la Comunità civile che diventa Testimone del Tempo”. La Comunità ebraica bolognese “apre le porte” e condivide i pilastri della sua tradizione: “Ricorda”, “Osserva”, “Andare Avanti”
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Ladies and gentlemen 1975/2016 Andy Warhol

Ladies and gentlemen 1975/2016 Andy Warhol
Signore e signori, ecco a voi Andy Warhol!

40 anni dopo la mostra omonima organizzata da #Warhol e #Pasolini al Palazzo dei Diamanti di Ferrara, stavolta tocca alla nostra Bologna: da oggi fino al 2 febbraio 2016, la Galleria Cavour, il “salotto buono della città”, ospiterà “Ladies & Gentlemen 1975/2016 Andy Warhol”.
La mostra raccoglie e ripresenta agli spettatori moderni gli scatti che il padre della Pop Art fece non alle celebrità ma alla gente comune, dai travestiti dei bassifondi di New York ai volti della strada, gente sconosciuta e soggetti borderline. Maschere che sono volti senza tempo, modelli umani replicati in modo ironico e provocatorio ma dotati comunque di una loro dignità.

La mostra è gratuita e dura pochi giorni. Affrettatevi!

#eventi #Bologna #mostre #AndyWarhol
Ladies and gentlemen 1975/2016 Andy Warhol
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Art City 2016 — Sistema Museale di Ateneo – SMA

Art City 2016 — Sistema Museale di Ateneo – SMA
Il SMA – Sistema Museale d’Ateneo dell’ Università di Bologna partecipa ad #ArtCity2016 con tre interessantissime esposizioni, al museo di Palazzo Poggi e al Museo delle cere anatomiche “Luigi Cattaneo” SMA.

Dal 29 gennaio al 28 febbraio 2016.

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Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia. Il volto ottocentesco di un territorio – Storia e…

Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia. Il volto ottocentesco di un territorio – Storia e…
“Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia”, un’importante mostra fotografica su Bologna e la nostra regione.

Presso la Biblioteca D’arte E Di Storia Di San Giorgio In Poggiale a Bologna, fino al 28 febbraio 2016.

lunedì, mercoledì, giovedì, venerdì, domenica: ore 9-13
martedì: ore 9-17
sabato: ore 14-18
Nel 1866 il pittore Pietro Poppi (Cento, 1833 – Bologna, 1914) avvia insieme a Roberto Peli la ditta Peli, Poppi & C. con sede in via San Mamolo 102: a distanza di un anno Poppi risulterà poi partecipare anche allo Stabilimento Fotografico dell’Emilia, fondato nel 1865, cui risulterà proprietario a…
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Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia. Il volto ottocentesco di un territorio – Storia e…

Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia. Il volto ottocentesco di un territorio – Storia e…
Pietro Poppi e la Fotografia dell’Emilia

26 novembre 2015 – 28 febbraio 2016

Biblioteca d’Arte e di Storia di san Giorgio in Poggiale
Via Nazario Sauro 20/2, BOLOGNA.

lunedì, mercoledì, giovedì, venerdì, domenica: ore 9-13
martedì: ore 9-17
sabato: ore 14-18
Nel 1866 il pittore Pietro Poppi (Cento, 1833 – Bologna, 1914) avvia insieme a Roberto Peli la ditta Peli, Poppi & C. con sede in via San Mamolo 102: a distanza di un anno Poppi risulterà poi partecipare anche allo Stabilimento Fotografico dell’Emilia, fondato nel 1865, cui risulterà proprietario a…
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Arte Fiera | ArtCityWhiteNight

Arte Fiera | ArtCityWhiteNight
Come ogni anno, ArteFiera offre ART CITY White Night, la notte bianca dell’arte, una serata straordinaria completamente gratuita e piena di eventi, performance e happening dedicati all’arte contemporanea e ai suoi artisti.
Per l’occasione, le gallerie d’arte contemporanea di Bologna mostreranno il meglio delle loro collezioni in un’ apertura straordinaria fino a mezzanotte.

L’evento, unico in Italia e in Europa, si terrà sabato 30 gennaio 2016. Segnate in agenda!

#ArteFiera #Bologna #ArtCityWhitenight
Arte Fiera come ogni anno colora la notte bolognese con ART CITY White Night, la notte bianca dell’arte, che si terrà sabato …
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Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney è un regista, scultore e artista statunitense che si esprime attraverso opere multimediali, installazioni, scultura, disegno e fotografia. La sua opera più nota è il ciclo di film The Cremaster, vincitore del premio Europa 2000 alla 45ª Biennale di Venezia nel 1993 e lo Hugo Boss Prize indetto dal Museo Guggenheim nel 1996. In occasione dei 40 anni di ArteFiera, il suo capolavoro River of Fundament verrà proiettato il 29 gennaio alle ore 17.30, presso il Teatro Comunale. Prevendite aperte. #ArteFiera #Bologna #RiverofFundament #cinema

Arte Fiera | Al via la Prevendita per ArteFiera 40 e River of Fundament, il capolavoro di…
Il Presidente Campagnoli: “Con i 40 anni di Arte Fiera, per Bologna un altro momento eccezionale di arte e cultura grazie alla collaborazione …
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Si aggiunge un nuovo festival legato alla gastronomia al ricco calendario di eventi bolognesi! CiBò so Good, dal 22 al 24 gennaio. Entrata libera. Buon appetito! Per info: http://ift.tt/1VZ01Qn #CiBòsoGood #Festival #Bologna

Cibò so Good – Il Festival dei Sapori di Bologna
Cibò so Good – Il Festival dei Sapori di Bologna
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Art in Bologna from the 15th and 16th centuries. From Giovanni da Modena to the Carracci

History of Art  Syllabus  Prof. Elisabetta Cunsolo

Throughout the centuries, due to its geographic position, Bologna has always been a place where foreigners stopped during their travels to the North or the South of Italy contributing to the spread of new ideas. The cultural and political prestige of Bologna and of many of its personalities is evident looking at its architecture and works of art still present in town.… Continue reading

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The world we lost: Italy in the 1950s between traditional culture and modernity

Cultural Studies  Syllabus  Prof. Sara Iommi

taranta-1-300x210In a period in which Italy underwent big and quick changes, through both modernization processes and “cultural apocalypses”, it is particular interesting studying the diversity of local cultures.
In doing so it is useful to adopt the methodology of a new discipline – History of Ideas – with a point of view more anthropological than historical and using heterogeneous representations and sources, including photographs, paintings, documentary films, poems and tales.… Continue reading

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Sara Iommi

 Sara Iommi
Sara Iommi holds a Ph.D. in Cinema, Music, and Theatre from the University of Bologna.
She has been Teaching Assistant in many university courses, including Analysis of Film, Documentary and Experimental Cinematography, Audiovisual Forms of Popular Culture, Writing for the Cinema and Television, History and Media.
Her research focuses on phenomenology of film, popular culture, and visual anthropology.
She has published several articles on the filmic representation of the rural word in Italy, the education of media and film settings.
Sara Iommi has also collaborated with important Italian ethnographic institutions developing visual researches on various topic, such as, for instance, the feminine imaginary of wedding, the traditional music of the northern Italian Appennine mountains, the traditional food knowledge, and the ethnographic objects collectors.

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Our students say….

Giovanna Acton, Wellesley College

I graduated from Wellesley College with a double major in International Relations and Italian Studies in May 2014. Currently, I am working in education at an elementary school with English Language Development (ELD) students, and am planning to attend graduate school in the near future. My experiences in Bologna helped me enormously both academically but also when seeking employment post-graduation. One of the great things about E.C.Co is it places you in an environment where you thrive academically and socially. Living with other Italian students improved my language enormously, and I am still in contact with many of those students. The courses I took through the University of Bologna and through the program dramatically improved my conversational as well as my academic level of Italian. I wish I could do it all over again!… Continue reading

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About Ecco

Vassar College, Wellesley College, and Wesleyan University offer a study abroad program at the Università di Bologna in Italy. The program is committed to high academic standards and to providing opportunities for students to develop their knowledge of Italian language and culture in one of the most venerable and prestigious academic environments in Europe.

Undergraduates wishing to study humanities and social sciences may enroll for the fall or spring semester or for the full academic year. Students who enroll for the full year or for the fall or spring semester and who have at least an intermediate knowledge of Italian will complete two regular university courses at the Università di Bologna, as well as take courses in language and Italian studies offered by the program. The program accepts no more than 35 students from consortium institutions and from other colleges and universities.

Features of the Program

  • The program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the equivalent of at least two semesters of college-level Italian for fall semester or full-year entry and at least three semesters of college-level Italian
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E.C.Co. Bologna!!!

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Un giorno a Bologna

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A May Day in Bologna

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ECCO: the ECCO Experience

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Elisabetta Cunsolo

Elisabetta Cunsolo is adjunct professor of art history at Spring Hill College Italy Center, and at Dickinson College Center, in Bologna. The course she will teach at ECCo will be an itinerary of learning and research inside churches, palaces and museums to study the history of art of Bologna from the 14th to the 16th century. Dr. Cunsolo received her doctorate in art history from the University of Bologna in 2004, specializing in the study of book illustration of the 16th and 17th centuries. Her current research, published in different articles, focuses on engravings made for some medical treatises printed in Italy in the second half of the 16th century and aims to reconstruct the history of these books through the study of the connections that existed between physicians, engravers, and editors. Elisabetta Cunsolo developed also a deep interest and gained a professional experience with photography and photographic reproductions of works of art working as the assistant curator and project manager for the cataloging and digitization projects of the Berenson Fototeca at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for … Continue reading

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Elisabetta Cunsolo

Elisabetta Cunsolo is adjunct professor of art history at Spring Hill College Italy Center, and at Dickinson College Center, in Bologna. The course she will teach at ECCo will be an itinerary of learning and research inside churches, palaces and museums to study the history of art of Bologna from the 14th to the 16th century. Dr. Cunsolo received her doctorate in art history from the University of Bologna in 2004, specializing in the study of book illustration of the 16th and 17th centuries. Her current research, published in different articles, focuses on engravings made for some medical treatises printed in Italy in the second half of the 16th century and aims to reconstruct the history of these books through the study of the connections that existed between physicians, engravers, and editors. Elisabetta Cunsolo developed also a deep interest and gained a professional experience with photography and photographic reproductions of works of art working as the assistant curator and project manager for the cataloging and digitization projects of the Berenson Fototeca at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for … Continue reading

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Gabriele Cosentino

Gabriele Cosentino holds a Laurea in Scienze della Comunicazione from the University of Bologna (2001) and a Ph.D. in Media Culture and Communication from New York University (2011). His dissertation focused on the circulation of political communication across entertainment genres on Italian television. He has published several articles in edited collections on digital media, political communications and cultural globalization, 
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For cinema buffs…

Bologna is home to a world-renowned institution devoted to the promotion, study and preservation of film, the Cineteca di Bologna. Its Cinema Lumière screens a huge selection of movies throughout the year, with a rich program that features independent movies, rarities, classics, animated and silent films (sometimes with live music). Next to the theatre is the Renzo Renzi library which boasts a collection of 38,000 books, 1,100 international and Italian film journals from the Silent Era to the present, 18,000 audiovisual materials, 200,000 movie posters and more than 1,500,000 photographs.  The catalogue of its books and journals is available online, along with that of the audiovisual materials. The library also holds the Charlie Chaplin archive project, which contains the personal and professional archive of the great director. Taking full advantage of the Cineteca’s unmatched resources, E.C.Co. offers an exciting in-house film course.
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Want to volunteer at an elementary or middle school?

The E.C.Co. students have a chance to get to know the Italian educational system from within by teaching English to children at a Bolognese public school (age 6-11 at the Scuola Elementare, or age 11-14 at the Scuola Media). With just one hour a week of their time they get a terrific first-hand teaching experience. Our past students have said: “I had a wonderful time volunteering at the Scuola, I would really recommend doing this volunteer program if you are at all interested in teaching or if you like children. It was one of the highlights of my week!” Amy
“My experience at the school was very enlightening and educative. I realized that I really like working with children and also how hard it is. It was really challenging: I had to keep in balance the work with individual pupils and the whole class and try to keep everyone engaged, yet the work is extremely rewarding.” Elena
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