#Architecture and Memory, my short essay about a 3 photographers’ exhibition at CRDAV- #MACRO, soon to be published on #EQUIPèCO, issue 39 — Alessandro Califano (@a_califano)
Paola Princivalli Conti (“no title”, approx. 12x12 cm), 2002.
Just shot in Rome at bibliothè by Alessandro Califano, 11 Feb 2014.
Sonzogno Press (Milan) started publishing over 250 booklets in a series called “Le Cento Città d’Italia” (One-hundred towns in Italy) - describing actually m…
Just out on Slideshare… a (partial) index of photographers in the Twenties in Italy, contributing to a famous serial publication about Italian towns and geographical areas.
|<b>||Me (for the umptieth time):</b> You've got to drink a bit, mom...<p><b>Mom:</b> I did so already, some time ago.<p><b>Me:</b> Yes, I know... but it's by far not enough.<p><b>Mom:</b> I can't...<p><b>Me:</b> You should, though - not drinking enough is really bad for your health. I'm starting to get worried about you...<p><b>Mom:</b> You are starting to get worried... You mean, you care for me?<p><b>Me:</b> Of course I do, mom - I love you.<p><b>Mom (drinks a drop):</b> You know, son? You have a weird way of letting me know this...<p><b>We hugged for a while - how thin and helpless was she now, like a little bird, after over five months through hospitals - then she laid back and rested. The next day a stroke hit her, leaving her unconscious for another two full days. After this, she passed away. It was late in the evening on the 1st of February 2012.</b><p>|
Building a jukebox for Europe: The Library coordinates new 3-year @eu_sounds project. #EU_Sounds — The British Library (@britishlibrary)
CRDAV (Centro Ricerca e Documentazione Arti Visive) - Rome’s Visual Arts Research & Documentation Centre - founded in 1979, is presently attached to the MACRO Contemporary Art Museum. Hosting a 70,000 volumes strong contemporary art library, a photoarchive, a large grey literature archive about contemporary artists, and a historical section with the private archive of Futurist artist Enrico Prampolini (1894-1956), CRDAV is one of the main resources for contemporary art research in Rome. Its library and archives are open on appointment only, and are usually closed during the month of August. You may contact us at: crdav.info [at] gmail.com. CRDAV is headed by Dr. Alessandro Califano.
Yeah, that’s my job… :-)
Tarkus, Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1971) - I just bought this LP today…