CURRICULUM VITAE DELL'ASSOCIAZIONE

2010

JuneExhibion  "Abruzzo of  M.C. Escher -  A journey through art” - Fondazione Pescarabruzzo – Maison  Des Arts  - C.so Umberto I, 83   Pescara     28 May - 26 June  2010

March - Training Course of EU Department of Culture (Grundtvig Project) in Paris "Le Grand Tour en Europe: Art, Landscape, Gardens, Creativity, Innovation"  (see certificate)

2009

November - Collaboration with the City of Senglea (Malta) in the organization of  the “European Town Twinning Citizens' Meetings "(see certificate)

September - Photo Exhibition "Abruzzo of MC Escher" Sulmona at the Diocesan Museum

August - Civita d'Antino  projection of the documentary film "This was Civita d'Antino" during the presentation of the book "The Italian Dream of Kristian Zahrtmann - The Scandinavian School of painters in Civita d'Antino"

July - Art Exhibition "The Long Journey from the North 1877 - 1915 Abruzzo in the paintings of Scandinavian artists”. Pescara  4 - 31 July 2009 presso la Maison des Arts

May - collaboration on the publication of the book "The Italian Dream Kristian Zahrtmann - The Scandinavian School of painters in Civita d'Antino" by Antonio Bini  Ed Menabò Pescara 2009

2008

December - Civita d'Antino (Aq) event to celebrate the centenary of the exhibition "Civita d'Antino" organized in 1908 in Copenhagen, graphic design of the commemorative poster and projection of the film “Danish artists in Abruzzo”.

August - Scanno photo exhibition "Abruzzo of MC Escher  1928 - 1935: the traveler's gaze" in Auditorium Calogero

May - Appointed by the City of Pescara in the project "New Labyrinth 2007/2008" for linguistic mediation and support to not Italian-speaking children at the Middle Schools "Antonelli" and “Tinozzi – Pascoli”.

2007

August - graphic elaboration for the exhibition  "The Danish Abruzzo” in  Gagliano Aterno (Aq) and  video projection "In the footsteps of artists in Abruzzo: a journey through the imagination of art landscape" at the meeting held at the Gagliano Aterno Town Hall.

March - educational and socio-cultural activities for the Pro - Loco "La Vallata" in Chieti Scalo, with the project titled "The Journey: Foreign Artists in Abruzzo" involving local Middle Schools.

2006

November 30th - Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) Conference “MC Escher:  from Mediterranean landscapes to impossible figures. "

September-October  at the middle school “G. Mezzanotte” in Chieti Scalo, works with the pupils of the Middle School for the cultural and educational project entitled "Abruzzo of MC Escher"

September – Publish the first post-card of the series "Abruzzo" on Danish painters in Civita d'Antino

September - Together with the Italian Touring Club and the City of Civita d'Antino organization of the European Heritage Days "A Heritage came from far away" from the project Danish Painters in Civita d'Antino.

August - "Laboratory M.C. Escher” in the project "Village, Nature, Architecture" at Anversa degli Abruzzi, in collaboration with WWF, D'Annunzio University  School of Architecture and the City of Anversa degli Abruzzi

August - Conference and video projection "Abruzzo of MC Escher 1928-1935: the traveler’s gaze "in reference to the photo exhibitions held in Anversa degli Abruzzi and Castrovalva

June - Organization of the Photo Exhibition "Abruzzo of MC Escher 1928 - 1935: the traveler's gaze" held in Pescara at the Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo 3 - 23 June

June - Project and organization together with the town of Anversa degli Abruzzi of naming  the first square after MC Escher in Italy in the village of Castrovalva June 4th

May – On Henry Cartier Bresson footsteps with the American photographer Elliott Erwitt during his visit to Abruzzo (Cocullo Castrovalva and Scanno).

April - Conference "Lear and others: travelers and European artists in Abruzzo from the eighteenth to the twentieth century" held in Santo Stefano di Sessanio (Aq).

2005

November - Searching for new material concerning the MC Escher’s travels in Abruzzo as notebooks, sketches, photographs, and works in the archives of The Hague Gemeentemuseum and MC Escher Foundation Holland.

October - Organization with  the Administration of Senglea (Malta) of the European TownTwinning Project "The Cultural Diversities as European Identification " obtaining funding from the EU Department of Culture . The meeting  was held in Senglea (Malta)  7 - 11 October  with the Municipalities of Opi, Scanno and Anversa degli Abruzzi. (See certificate)

September - Reception and Interpretation of the History Channel TV crew, in the sanctuary of the Holy Face in Manoppello to film the documentary "Icons," which aired in the U.S. in the early evening December 24, 2005.

August -  Anversa degli Abruzzi Conference: "The importance of MC Escher in our territory "

June - Contributed to the publication Johannes Jorgensen “Civita d'Antino", edited by prof. Antonio Bini (Teramo University)

2004

February - Memorandum of Intent: "The Towns for Escher” for the preparation, organization and management of foreign contacts in order to implement the European project of Conferences and Seminars called Identity and Difference.

July - Charged by the Municipality of Goriano Sicoli (Aq) for the preparation, organization and management of foreign contacts in order to implement the European project of Conferences and Seminars entitled "Identity and Difference" (On MC Escher Footsteps in Europe) EU Department of Culture. Participating at the project the Abruzzo municipalities of : Alfedena, Anversa degli Abruzzi, Fara San Martino, Opi, Scanno, Scontrone, Pettorano sul Gizio; foreign administrations of Baarn (Holland), Cordoba (Spain), Senglea (Malta), the MC Escher Foundation (Holland) and the delegations of Barcelona and Granada University (Spain) and Manchester (England).

Publication of the Act of Conference “Identity and Difference Cultural diversity: heritage as  integrating factor”. In English and Italian.

Collaborates with the Cultural Sector, Tourism and Education of the Province of L'Aquila, L'Aquila University: Degree in Economics and Management of Tourist Services and the Abruzzo Region: Department of Tourism Development in the publication “The Tourism Development in Abruzzo - L'Aquila between tradition and innovation”.

At the 4th Week of Quality in Tourism, held in Sulmona, the association is awarded as an example of excellence and innovation in the "New perspectives for cultural tourism."

Training for Tourist Guides for the Municipality of Scontrone

August - For "Rock nights 2004" in the town of San Giuliano del Sannio (CB) organizes the closing concert of Fish (ex Marillion).

Organizes 2 guided tours for the Municipalitis of Anversa degli Abruzzi (AQ) and Opi (Aq) in the Capitoline Museum in Rome at the art exhibition "In the eye of MC Escher"