un 13 maggio a Ca’ Rezzonico, in compagnia di Igiaba Scego e di Pietro Longhi

Sabato 13 maggio a Ca’ Rezzonico noi studenti del progetto Waterlines abbiamo assistito alla presentazione del libro “Prestami le ali” a un gruppo di bambini coi loro genitori da parte della scrittrice italo somala Igiaba Scego. La prima parte della presentazione si è svolta nel giardino del palazzo: la Scego ha iniziato chiedendo ai bambini … Leggi tutto un 13 maggio a Ca’ Rezzonico, in compagnia di Igiaba Scego e di Pietro Longhi

Lend me your wings – History of Clara the Rhinoceros, by Igiaba Scego. REVIEW

The creativity of Scego turned a painting by Pietro Longhi exposed at Ca 'Rezzonico, and that portrays the rhinoceros Clara, into a beautiful kids story full of humane meanings and values. The story does not only embody part of Venice’s history, but also it contains many principles and values that should be taught to the … Leggi tutto Lend me your wings – History of Clara the Rhinoceros, by Igiaba Scego. REVIEW

Dayanita Singh: a brief biography by herself

Dayanita Singh is an artist who uses photography to reflect and expand on the ways in which we relate to photographic images. Publishing is a significant part of Singh's practice: in her books, often made in collaboration with Gerhard Steidl, she experiments with alternate forms of producing and viewing photographs. Singh's latest is the “book-object,” … Leggi tutto Dayanita Singh: a brief biography by herself

ORHAN PAMUK: a brief biography

Orhan Pamuk, Turkish novelist, screenwriter and academic, was born in 1952 in Istanbul, in the wealthy westernised district of Nisantasi. He attended Robert College, an American school in Istanbul, and went on to study architecture at Istanbul Technical University; after three years he dropped out and devoted himself full-time to writing. Pahmuk graduated in 1977 … Leggi tutto ORHAN PAMUK: a brief biography

Interview to Miss Igiaba Scego

Miss Igiaba Scego, an Italian writer with Somali origins, collaborator for the “Internazionale” journal, came to Venice and kindly accepted to be our host to take part in Waterlines project 2017. Here is our brief interview. You experience everyday a sort of syncretism between your Somali origins and the country where you have always lived, … Leggi tutto Interview to Miss Igiaba Scego