A recognition of Roland Barthes’ first Italian editions is the occasion to reconstruct his editorial story paying attention to the change of editors, series, covers and formats. The slides we show in this catalogue are not meant to be read just like a simple legend reconstruction, in chronological order, but it’s an invitation to read again Barthes’ textual work reception in Italy starting from the editorial frame where it ranks. … ROLAND BARTHES // HINTS OF AN ITALIAN EDITORIAL HISTORY*
Last 23rd of September, The Contrasto Gallery in Milan presented the exhibition Where tomorrow is yesterday, a selection of shots made by Alex Webb in India, a project full of cultural and symbolic values, where the street photographer’s cosmopolitan gaze has dilated to gather the living of a particular world portion.
The Ethnos Festival, with its twentieth edition, under the stage- managing of Gigi Di Luca, has created an interesting musical and cultural path through eight towns of the Vesuvius territory (Naples): … FESTIVAL ETHNOS // MUSIC, CULTURE AND TERRITORY
The Festivalfilosofia‘s XV edition has been promoted by the Consorzio per il Festival/filosofia, whose associates are the town of Modena, Carpi and Sassuolo, Provincia di Modena, Collegio San Carlo Foundation, Cassa di Risparmio di Modena e di Carpi.
It’s June 6th 2013 when the Datagate case explodes in USA: through the investigative report made by Glenn Greenwald (journalist of The Guardian) several details about the National Security Agency mass surveillance actions have been revealed. These actions belong to a monumental surveillance program organized by the Five Eyes: the five powerful secret agencies of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA and United Kingdom. Millions of users worldwide are continuously supervised through Prism, Tempora, Boundless Informant, XKeyscore, Dropmine, Turbine (softwares e botnets pre-installed in servers and devices before they are available for customers) that penetrate in social networks, games and other kind of platforms. The author of these rivelations is Edward Snowden, former CIA’s technician and cooperator of the Booz Allen Hamilton (company of information technology, NSA consultant) till June 10th 2013.