The thirteenth edition of the Buon Vivere festival opens with a day dedicated to the opening of the large Civilization photography exhibition at the San Domenico museums, as well as numerous events between Cittadella del Buon Vivere and the festival’s affiliates. At 9:30 a.m., the Civilization photo exhibition officially opens in the museums of San Domenico, and from 11 a.m. in the church of San Giacomo, Civilization. A Tale of Views, a series of three panels dedicated to great photographers who describe their planetary work done in light and shadow. Members Andrei Alves De Oliveira, Olivo Barbieri, Ludovica Bastianini, Olaf Otto Becker, Nicola Bertasi, Michele Borzoni, Olivier Christina, Lois Conner, Christoph Gielen, Sean Hemmerle, Christian Lunig, David Moore, Michael Najjar, Andreas Cersic, Carlo Valsecchi, Reginald Van De Velde, Massimo Vitali, Patrick Weidmann, Thomas Weinberger, Luca Zannier and Francesco Zizola.
The first panel is titled “Civilization and Photography: An Overview” and will be led by the exhibition’s curator William Ewing. The second panel, Photographers’ Work: Challenges and Responses, is scheduled for 3:00 pm and will be hosted by exhibition curator Holly Roussel, while the third and final panel, What’s Next? own task?”, at 17:00 and will be moderated by the director of the Chamber, Walter Guadagnini. Luke Kemp (Cser – Center for the Study of Existential Risk – University of Cambridge) presents the panels and contextualizes them. “Civilization” is also the name of the show that at 21:30 at Cittadella del Buon Vivere intends to present the exhibition through words, dance and images. Starring Lydia Carew, stage designer Anneliese Zaccheria and musician and composer Stefano Guzzetti. Three hundred images of more than 130 photographers and photographers from five continents: this is the foundation that makes up the exhibition “Civilization”, a project that touches on the present and future of a modern world increasingly characterized by phenomena of interconnection and globalization. . And it will be interesting to see how the three stars participating in the show will convey the themes of the exhibition through their art.
After exhibitions in Seoul, Beijing, Auckland, Melbourne and Marseille, “Civilization” arrives in Forli in its richest and most complete form, confirming the role of the pole of cultural production that the city has carved out for itself in recent years in the prestigious circuit. the most important photo exhibitions. Co-produced by the Photography Exhibition Foundation (Minneapolis/New York/Paris/Lausanne) and the National Museum of Modern Art of Korea in Seoul, in collaboration with the Fondazione Cassa dei Risparmi in Forli, the exhibition promotes deep reflection on fundamental contemporary themes, from the sometimes extraordinary to sometimes dramatic consequences of the relationships between people, communities, generations and cultures of our time. Part of the cultural program of the Festival del Buon Vivere, Civilization is an unmissable event in the world of photography, in which national and international photographers present images dedicated to great technological achievements, human intervention in the environment, great natural phenomena. aggregation and to the physical and non-material movements that characterize the world in which we live.
“The implicit theme of Civilization,” says Guadagnini, Fantini and Lazzari, responsible for coordinating Forlì, “is the theme of the relationship between people and the inevitable consequences that every individual and collective choice is destined to have in the context in which people live. in an increasingly interdependent and interconnected way. For this reason, Civilization paradigmatically represents the desire to use the universal and powerful language of photography as a precious tool for reflection that the Buon Vivere festival offers on the themes of relationships as a central element for planning the society of the present and the future.” The exhibition is divided into eight sections, dedicated to as many topics as possible, allowing for a comprehensive and cross-cutting overview of the present and which, in the formulation proposed in Forlì, is enriched by an unprecedented focus that makes the exhibition unique and completes its analysis with a focus that sees the best names in the lead roles. domestic contemporary photography. Along with key representatives of international photography such as Edvard Burtynski, Candida Höfer, Richard Mosse, Alec Soth, Larry Sultan, Thomas Struth, Penelope Umbrico and others, a notable presence of Italian authors such as Olivo Barbieri, Michele Borzoni, Gabriele Galimberti, Walter Niedermayr , Carlo Valsecchi, Massimo Vitali, Luca Zannier, Francesco Zizola are a sign of the progressive growth of the reputation of our photography.
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Other weekend activities
At 10, at the Buon Vivere Corner, Forli hosts the performance “Citizens and Citizens of the World”, a performance/telling of stories about the dreams, stories, myths of those who have chosen Forli as a place to live. Organized by Collettivo Mondo as part of the Fami Pics-ER Words project to include foreign citizens in Emilia Romagna. In collaboration with: Messaggeri del mondo Aps, Aics Forlì-Cesena Aps, Cultural Association Terra verde, Abifor Aps, Orto del Brogliaccio Aps, Circolo acli Valli Aps, Migrant Service of the Diocese of Forlì-Bertinoro, Aps Peace Center, Inzir Aps. From 15:30 to 19:00 in Cittadella del Buon Vivere there will be a laboratory and exchange of plants and seeds “Man and nature: not only food from the earth”, with fibrous plants, plants from which to extract fragrances, perfumes, dyes and medicines, weaving plants. Curators: Anna Scozzoli, Laura Gabrielli and students from Villafranca High School.
From 15:00 to 19:00, the Convent of the Museums of San Domenico hosts “Sounds, Flights, Colours…”, a workshop and exhibition of terracotta artifacts, art, music and nature for the right way of life. Organized by the Comprehensive Institute No. 7 “Carmen Silvestroni” of Forlì, in collaboration with the “Piero Maroncelli” High School (Ic4 “Annalena Tonelli”), the Ferrante Foschi Ornithological Museum in Forlì, Romagna Trekking, Cartoon Library.
From 16:00 to 18:00 in Cittadella del Buon Vivere there is a master class for children from 11 to 14 years old “Frame by Frame”. This is an animated film workshop where cartoonist and illustrator Laura Fuzzi will help participants create a short animated short film inspired by the theme of relationships and the good life. Also between 16 and 19 in Cittadella del Buon Vivere there will be “Tree Forever”, Silvia Pedachi’s seminar, and between 16 and 18 in Refettorio there is a seminar “Relations in the digital age” by Monnalisa Collective.
From 17:00 to 22:00 at the Cohousing Lecasefranche in San Martino in Villafranca, the Living Library. Conversation to get closer”, master class/show/concert by Lecasefranche. At the Buon Vivere Corner, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, there is a Dance Therapy Masterclass with Michela Turrini Art and Social Movement, organized by the Paolo Babini Association and Cooperative. At 18:30 in the Refettorio will be presented the book “Encounter with well-being” published by Il Volante Associazione ODV in collaboration with Centro Diego Fabbri.
Sunday morning, at 7, in the Arena del Buon Vivere 2Canto delle tre Religioni “, a concert at the dawn of ancient and traditional music with the Auzir Trio, Monique Mizrachi and Vicente Atal. Between 10 and 11 in the Cittadella del Buon Vivere there is Laughter Yoga Regarding laughter, seminar on laughter by Gilberto Tosoni At 10:30 am at the Convent of the Museums of San Domenico, the children’s event Pollicino, staged by Arte e Salute, in collaboration with La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi.