the first European festival on creativity

2017 Program

Event #18

Suad Amiry

The networks of the Arab world

«Summer 1965. Standing at a taxi post in downtown Amman, I see tend of taxi drivers standing at a distance from their cars. They compete for clients to start their runs. Like a badly orchestrated symphony but with striking and memorable melodies, I hear them sing: “Baghdad”, “Il Sham” (Arabic for Damascus), “Beirut”, “Ramallah”, “Il Uds” (Arabic for Gerusalem). Why has such a mundane everyday scene become an impossible dream?». Narrating personal stories from her childhood and coming of age in the Arab world, Suad Amiry carries us back to a world that may have physically vanished or disappeared, but certainly not from her heart or mind.

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Suad Amiry

(1951) is a Palestinian anrchitect and founder and director of the Riwaq Center for Architectural Conservation in Ramallah. Raised in Amman, Damascus, Beirut and Cairo, she studied architecture at the American University of Beirut and at the University of Michigan, specializing in Edinburgh. She has taught Architecture at Birzeit University since 1981 , living in Ramallah since then. She has written and edited a number of books on the different aspects of Palestinian design. She won the international Viareggio Versilia prize in 2004. Her books Sharon e mia suocera (2003), Se questa è vita (2005), Niente sesso in città (2007), Murad Murad (2009), Golda ha dormito qui (2013) and Damasco (2016) are published in Italy by Feltrinelli.

 

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Event #1

Friday 1 September 2017, 05.45 pm

Elena Cattaneo

The networks that are good for science

Event #5

Friday 1 September 2017, 09.15 pm

Marco Albino Ferrari

Enchantment. From Val Grande to the polar icecaps

Event #6

Friday 1 September 2017, 11.00 pm

Alessandro Barbero

Clandestine networks. A network of spies: doctor Sorge in Tokyo

Event #9

Saturday 2 September 2017, 10.00 am

Franco Lorenzoni

Weaving relationships through silence and listening

Event #10

Saturday 2 September 2017, 11.45 am

Axel Fiacco, Massimo Scaglioni

From networks to formats: creativity on television

Event #13

Saturday 2 September 2017, 12.15 pm

Giorgio Manzi

In the web of deep history: Lucy, Neanderthals and other stories

Event #14Approfonditamente

Saturday 2 September 2017, 02.45 pm

Matteo Cerri

Keeping cool: hibernation and the exotic network of its physiology

Event #15

Saturday 2 September 2017, 03.00 pm

Nicola Gardini

The beauty of occurring. Ovid and the network of metamorphoses

Event #24

Saturday 2 September 2017, 11.00 pm

Alessandro Barbero

Clandestine networks. A network of partisans: the GAP groups in Rome and the attack in Via Rasella

Event #26

Sunday 3 September 2017, 10.00 am

Emanuele Biggi

Spiders, silk and spider webs: wonders of the unloved

Event #39

Sunday 3 September 2017, 09.00 pm

Centro Formazione Supereroi

Neverending stories. A challenge in literary improvisation

Event #41

Sunday 3 September 2017, 11.00 pm

Alessandro Barbero

Clandestine networks. A network of terrorists: the Red Brigades and the kidnapping of Aldo Moro

Event #48Children / Kids

Saturday 2 September_11.00 am_5.00 pm

Mook

The art of reclamation. DIY construction of a network of animals

Event #61Children / Kids

Sunday 3 September_4.00 pm_6.00

Else Edizioni

In your own words: from silent books to silk screen printing

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