in the black and white image you can see children locked up in a Nazi concentration camp, leaning on a barbed wire
Culture

Shoah: a moral duty and an intellectual commitment

In the present time, full of phenomena of intolerance, the day of remembrance assumes a particular value for the younger generations and calls for more in-depth reflection. What happened almost eighty years ago in Europe, […]

Photograph of the interior baroque facade of the Humboldt Forum, museum in Berlin
Culture

Humboldt Forum in Berlin

 The museum, a rich container Humboldt Forum is housed in a reconstruction, a perfect copy of the Stadtschloss that was the residence of the Hohenzollerns. Three sides are in the Baroque style, while the fourth […]

Uomo attaccato ad un ingranaggio volteggia nell'aria
Culture

Robots and the new frontiers of dance

Danza con me by Roberto Bolle on Rai 1 is a popular party which has welcomed 2021 in style, with 3,848,000 spectators and 17% share. This edition has focused on Vasco Rossi who presented his […]

in the black and white photo you can see an elderly man wearing a striped shirt, with his right hand resting on his right cheek
Poetry

Two notes on Aldo Gerbino’s Lupin poem

Aldo Gerbino is a poet who moves everything: thoughts, moods, memories, perspectives, hopes, “perverse nostalgia”. He does this, simultaneously with the outside world, from “the late cicada among the sugary reeds” to the cosmos known […]

The picture shows the cover of Qiu Xiaolong's book "Processo a Shanghai". the picture shows two women in a red room. The one in the foreground is looking at the wall and wears black, while the one in the background seems to be sleeping
Culture

Inspector Chen Cao and the chaos of Shanghai

A mystery between the streets of Shanghai.. Solving a murder case by referring to a similar case which happened a thousand years ago is not bad for former Inspector Chen Cao. Thanks to the twelve […]

Text of the decree of the King of the two Sicilies which adopts the Spanish constitution as the constitution of the kingdom, becoming the first Italian constitution
Culture

200 years after that glorious 1820

Before the 2020 is over, it is good to remember what happened two hundred years ago in Naples. On 7 July 1820, the Italian Carbonari and in particular the Southern Italian ones, led by Guglielmo […]

the picture, shows three people seen from above . the three people wears blue shirt and black trousers and appear to be sleeping on a wooden parquet with a black lattice. Above the three people there are two balck birds and a dinosuar skeleton's tail
Culture

Nicola Galli, digital and performance art

Dance during the pandemic: Digital alternatives Creating dancing in the times of the pandemic is a courageous undertaking, of great inventiveness. This is while there is a debate between the supporters of the theatre exclusively […]

The pictures shows three books frontally placed on an oblique line. The colorful books (all edited by Les editions de l'Antilope) 'titles are "israel cotè femmes", "Comme deux soeurs" and "Camille Yassine et Lucy dans lescieux" respectively
Culture

Les Editions de l’Antilope, in Paris

The origins and the mission of l’Antilope Les Editions de l’Antilope was born in 2014 in Paris by two creators: Anne-Sophie Dreyfus and Gilles Rizier. The first had already worked for twenty years in the […]

The picture (on a grey background) shows the cover of the book "Tutta colpa del K-pop. Diario pannocchioso di un italiano in Corea" by Seoul Mafia. The autor is in the center of the picture, wearing an orange shirt. The South Korean capital, Seoul is on the background while the title and a manga-version of the author are over the picture
Culture

It is all k-pop’s fault

For love of K-Pop A very colorful book of wordsand pictures, almost a comic book, a story of rites of passage in a jokingly self-ironic form. These are common traits to many diaries or teenage […]

Alexander Ekman choreographer from Sweden, scene of his ballet, ballerina with umbrella, raining green balls
Culture

Alexander Ekman, Swedish dance is updated

Alexander Ekman, choreographer Alexander Ekman (Stockholm, 1984), studied at the Royal Swedish Ballet, where he entered at 16 years old. He has danced at the Junior Nederlands Dans Theater and at the Cullberg Ballet. The […]

in the color photo you can see colored confetti on a brown background and did you smile today?
Poetry

Birthday

Biographies dates follow each other run after each other they tangle and thin out what is  before and what is after superimposed prime numbers complex numbers overwhelming and quiet everything is history everything is present […]

Pontus Lidberg, his ballet Centaur, one ballerina and two male dancers
Culture

The solid choreography

Pontus Lidberg was born in Stockholm in 1977. A choreographer and filmmaker, he was the son of a psychologist and psychiatrist, and with a solid foundation he has become one of the strongest names in […]

The picture is a reproduction of Giorgio De Chirico's "Le Muse Inquietanti" that consist in a silent square with some statues and mannequins in the foreground
Contemporary art

Duchamp and De Chirico, coincidence

About Contemporary Art A friend, passionate about art, historian, but above all committed to the contemporary front, returns from an exhibition and blurts out: “I am fed up with all these little pictures, these little […]

you can see a woman, the writer Alda Mercante, in front of her desk; her hair are white and she wears a blue jacket
Poetry

Cause and inception

On that thursday he had woken up badly; it was the cat’s fault as it jumped onto his bed. Before sunrise, and it loomed annoying and lightly, insinuating itself between the flaps of the blanket […]

Johan Inger Aterballetto: Don Giovanni and Oedipus Complex
Culture

Johan Inger’s Don Giovanni with the Oedipus complex

Johan Inger (1967), now at Aterballetto, had studies at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm, and studied at the National Ballet School in Canada. He danced for 5 years with the Swedish Royal Ballet. […]

ragazza di colore avvolta da una coperta con colori e scritte rosse e gialle; col braccio destro sorregge un oggetto dalla forma sferica
Culture

EMOP Berlin, Focus on World Problems

It is interesting to see how through photography one can address all the issues that heat up debates about our future. The various photography festivals around Europe put in place a myriad of facets of […]

The picture is a photo representing James Wines, who is wearing a dark grey shirt and a dark green gillet
Contemporary art

Berlin celebrates Wines’ SITE anniversary

A retrospective show To celebrate the  50th anniversary of SITE (founded by James Wines in 1970), the architect Sergei Tchoban, director of the Tchoban Foundation in Berlin, has organized an exhibition of drawings, about sixty […]

Swedish Dance: a masked performance of "The Green Tale" by Kurt Jooss
Culture

The dance in the fjords

Swedish Dance There are 2 forges that nurture choreographic talents in Sweden, resulting in an entirely Scandinavian phenomenon, which, in 2000s, had established itself on the international stage, with a global projection. More choreographers-creators have […]