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”.
FRANKFURT A short walk from downtown, Hauptfriedhof: the large cemetery which is actually a beautiful peaceful park, nestled in colours that in autumn give the best of themselves.
The #MNRlight2015, coordinated by CCT-SeeCity and in partnership with UNESCO, celebrates the International Year of Light: ROMA, 23 May > MADRID, 20 June > LONDON, 18 July > BERLIN, 15 Aug. > PARIS, 12 Sept. * JOIN US!
JORDAN Le vecchie rovine di Petra e della meno conosciuta Piccola Petra; il deserto del Wadi Rum e il Mar Morto; i beduini e i cammelli; i sentieri biblici tra le antichissime Chiese bizantine. Ma anche i canti delle Moschee.
RAJASTHAN Qui, nello stato più grande dell’India, si stima che 5 milioni di persone vivano allo stato seminomade e tribale, o quasi. [#7]
FIRENZE È nell’hummus il segreto per la pace in Medio Oriente? Scopriamolo al Film Middle East Now (3-8 Aprile 2013), rassegna internazionale di film e documentari che raccontano la cultura e la società dei paesi mediorientali.
…like people stealing kisses, music addicts, harmless soldiers, honest pickpockets and potato chip dealers, attacks of friendship, love and kindness, friendly gangs, unexpected firemen, rebels with a cause and peaceful warriors, a lot of crazy people and a few crazy heroes. #SeeCity