ITALY The main dictionaries (like for example Treccani) explain that “color carne” (flesh-coloured) is “a pale pink color, similar to that of human flesh”. Two communication professionals, co-founders of Bold Stories, have recently worked on this crazy but also common expression. Their reflection and research became an advocacy project to “change color to flesh color, from pink to all the colours of humanity.” We then thought of a poem, À mon frère blanc by Léopold Sédar Senghor, which demonstrates the absurdity of another “toubab” expression: person or population of colour. With words we think, we communicate, we create culture, we make politics, we build society. We must take extreme care of them. Long live those who question themselves, long live critical thinking which frees us from preconceptions, which helps us deconstruct the “norm”.
PISTOIA Il Borgo Museo Festival a Castagno di Piteccio, da giovedì 24 a domenica 27 giugno 2021, offre un fantasioso programma di attività creative e culturali all’aperto, tra arte e natura, diffuse nel borgo e nel bosco, per grandi e piccoli.
PALERMO “Why her? Why give her a space? Some people thought I was looking for a space to show my photos but here you won’t see my works. The ambition is much higher. I want to see others grow, I want to discover talents and cultivate them. And so what you will see won’t be my photos but, near the door of my studio, a red neon made by Riccardo Gueci: picchì idda?”
SEETIES We’ve recently presented a new participative column dedicated to women: PLACES to see, WOMEN to know. Given the current context, a premise is needed.
SEETIES A column open to everyone’s contribution and born with the intention of telling female protagonists of past and contemporary History through the places of our cities. #PLACEStoseeWOMENtoknow
“Fin da bambina avevo sentito in modo confuso come nella città l’uomo dia una sfida incessante e superba alla natura per lui limitata e insufficiente. In verità, circoscrivendo in certo modo la sua prigione, l’uomo si sente tra le mura cittadine più libero e possente che sotto l’infinito cielo stellato, …”