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Exposition « La Neustadt de Strasbourg, un laboratoire urbain / 1871 – 1930 »

by Giulia Parma and Kevin Clementi Le quartier Neustadt de Strasbourg, appelé aussi quartier impérial ou allemand, est au centre d’une exposition qui peut être visitée dans la capitale européenne jusqu’au 10 décembre 2017 : c’est l’occasion pour découvrir l’histoire toute particulière du développement urbanistique de cette « nouvelle ville » en occasion de sa récente inscription au…

“Italia Capta”. The never ending cultural relationship between Spain and Italy in the Early Modern History

by Alberto Arroyo “Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio” (Conquered Greece, it took captive her savage conqueror and brought arts into the rustic Latium). Those were the words that Horace used to symbolise how the Roman Empire was culturally conquered by Greece after its annexation. And we could use the same…

A Prince called Europe

by Alberto Arroyo Can we say that the Italian Cinquecento is just an Italian cultural movement? Why can we see a Florentine Palazzo in the middle of the Alhambra (Granada, Spain)? Why did Leonardo da Vinci die in the Amboise’s Palace in the middle of France? Why Henry VIII (1491-1548) wanted to be represented as…

Äther über Berlin

  by Hrvoje Korbar A truly collaborative project of Croatian and German artists called Aether uber Berlin is a German adaptation of the Croatian show Hoerspiel – a little play to listen (and to watch) which was first time performed in 2013. Croatian audience and critics fell in love with a humble production created by…