A few years ago, I first learned about this project on Italian colonial memory called "Immaginari PostColoniali - PostColonial Visions".The project sought to establish "a large shared archive of everyday images and objects, an unconventional convention, exhibitions, performances and workshops in schools" about Italy's colonial history. I had a personal interest in this project because … Continue reading Whatever Happened to Immaginari PostColoniali/Postcolonial Visions?
Focus Young Arab Choreographers is a project is supported by the Italian culture ministry and eleven different dance festivals in Italy. The aim is to promote cultural dialogue and exchange between Arab and Italian artists and choreographers. The programme opens May 25 and runs until September 23. Six young choreographers from the Arab world will … Continue reading Focus Young Arab Choreographers Opens May 25
A new show on Italian TV hosted by Syrian journalist and television host Naman Tarcha will showcase Arab music, from Umm Kalthum and Fairouz to Sabah Fakhri and Warda. Arab music will be focused on for the first time on Italian public television in RAI Uno's program UnoMattina, with Syrian journalist and television host Naman Tarcha … Continue reading Arab Music on Italian TV