Tag: Fabio Finotti

Maria Fusco

Maria Fusco Fabio Finotti, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, in conversation with Maria Fusco, Director of the "Ufficio Scuola" of the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, about the teaching of the Italian language for foreigners. Find out more What's New in the Other Stanze Italiane

2022-07-06T17:36:52+02:00

Banksy in New York

Constancia – Les vêpres siciliennes | Teatro Massimo in Palermo On the occasion of the “Building Castles in the Sky” exhibition in New York dedicated to Banksy, a conversation between Fabio Finotti and curators Stefano Antonelli and Gianluca Marziani along with the president of MetaMorfosi NY, which organized the exhibition. Banksy is certainly the most mysterious and pursued living artist, considered one of

2022-06-06T15:04:13+02:00

Paola Navone

Paola Navone She has left a sign on the history of Made in Italy design with her works, for which she has won several international awards. Paola Navone is an architect, product designer, interior designer, designer of stores and restaurants, exhibition and event curator, and lecturer. What is striking about her style is the use of color at a time when an a-chromatic

2022-05-27T00:46:55+02:00

University of Padua 1222 – 2022

University of Padua 1222 - 2022 The University of Padua is among the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, and in 2022 it will celebrate the 800th anniversary of its birth. Philosophers such as Pietro d’Abano or Marisilio from Padova or even the Aristotelian Pietro Pomponazzi tread its floors in the 14th century. Here Galileo Galilei laid the foundations for the

2022-05-18T14:06:06+02:00

Upcycling. Italian technology to support a new idea of recycling

Upcycling. Italian technology to support a new idea of recycling On the occasion of the seventh edition of Italian Design Day, entitled “Re-Generation. Design and New Technologies for a Sustainable Future", the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, Fabio Finotti, met at the Old Westbury premises Maria Perbellini, Dean of the School of Architecture and Design of the New York

2022-05-09T12:43:08+02:00

Uomini ponte – Alain Elkann

Uomini ponte - Alain Elkann In front of the Fireplace of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, Fabio Finotti in conversation with journalist and writer Alain Elkann presenting two of his books. The first, “Italian Masterpieces”, is dedicated to iconic Italian works of art that FIAC - Foundation for Italian Art and Culture, has helped to exhibit in one or more major

2022-05-09T11:27:19+02:00

Cristiano Quieti: art, technology and sustainability

Cristiano Quieti: art, technology and sustainability Addressing issues related to the environment and sustainability through a positive message is the goal of Arcadia Earth: an experiential storytelling venue that from New York is spreading to other parts of the United States. A museum that comes to life with immersive technologies, animated by augmented and virtual reality and mapping. An interactive environment where visitors

2022-02-10T10:56:20+01:00

The Ghetto of Venice

The Ghetto of Venice In Venice, which in 2021 will be 1600 years old since its foundation, one of the first Jewish quarters in Europe was born in 1516, the first one to be called ghetto. Today it is a lively and busy district of the city where there still are some Jewish religious and administrative institutions and five synagogues. In the Stoà

2022-02-10T10:47:37+01:00

The “Jewish Italian Elegy”

The “Jewish Italian Elegy” The history of the Jews is deeply and sometimes dramatically intertwined with the history of Europe and in particular with the history of Italy. On the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Fabio Finotti, invites you to listen in the Stoà of the “Stanze italiane” to the “Jewish-Italian Elegy”,

2022-02-04T11:46:50+01:00

Bénédicte de Montlaur: the International Activity of the World Monuments Fund

Bénédicte de Montlaur: the International Activity of the World Monuments Fund More than 700 sites conserved and advocacy for more than 800 treasured places embracing the history of humanity. This is the mission of the World Monuments Fund which protects the architectural and cultural heritage all over the world which is often damaged by time, neglect, natural forces but also through human intervention.

2022-02-04T11:43:56+01:00
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