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Italia Contemporanea (Contemporary Italy)



Italia Contemporanea (Contemporary Italy)

maxxiThe Italian Ministry of Foreign Affair and International Cooperation, in collaboration with Sky Arte and TIWI, is making available through the Italian Cultural Institute a mini-series of 4 subtitled documentaries to delight the international audience with a focus on the sites, the artists and the masterpieces of Italian contemporary arts. The series is titled Italia Contemporanea, 4 episodes of 20 minutes each directed by Andrea Calderone and curated by Nicolas Bellario.

Episod 1: Metropolis (Museo del Novecento in Milan, Maxxi in Rome, Museo Madre in Naples and MAMbo in Bologna)
Episod 2: Open Air (Igloo Fountain in Turin, Tuttomondo in Pisa, Ago, filo e nodo in Milan and Grande cretto by A. Burri in Gibellina)
Episod 3: Old and new (Turin City of the Contemporary, PirelliHangarBicocca in Milan, Cavallo di sabbia in Paestum and Collection Peggy Guggenheim in Venice)
Episo 4: Off road (Calamita cosmica by G. De Dominicis in Foligno, Centrofontana igloo Arte Contemporanea L. Pecci in Prato, Stazione dell’Arte in Ulassai-Nuoro and Il Giardino dei tarocchi di N. de Saint Phalle in Pescia Fiorentina).

The videos will be available at the following link: 

The films will be replicated in the following weeks, and the day after airing the episodes will be made available on the ITALIANA portal: 


Date: Da Saturday, May 08, 2021 a Friday, June 11, 2021

Organized by : MAECI

In collaboration with : Sky Arte - TIWI

Entrance : Free