Veranstaltungsprogramm 2019

Events 2019


Scatti rubati (Stolen shots). Pictures from the movie set of L’Amica Geniale (My Brilliant Friend) and Carbone Archives.

Indefinitely delayed for reasons beyond the control of the Giardini Ravino Management.

The mysterious writer Elena Ferrante set some chapters of her worldwide bestseller on Ischia; and on Ischia the film director Saverio Costanzo shot several scenes of the TV fiction based on that novel. The journalist Pasquale Raicaldo documented, by shooting a series of pictures, a simple and genuine Ischia island from the past, set up for the movie set.

On the other hand, from Riccardo Carbone’s photograph Archive come vintage pictures depicting a different Ischia, i.e. the society and luxurious one. Both kinds of Ischia harmoniously cohexisted at that time.   


JUNE

15th (Vernissage at 18:00) – 30th June

Misterioso mediterraneo (Mysterious Mediterranean). Painting exhibition by Militina Loginova

 

Mostra Loginova Ischia Castello

For the first time, Militina Loginova arrived at Ischia in 2014; since that time the island captured her soul so that she started exploring it up to the deepest levels. In fact, she considers Ischia one of the most beautiful places in the world. By discovering the island in its natural richness and cultural diversity, the painter achieves her creative comprehension of life: her feelings express themselves through fine strokes of brush portraying nature or abstract themes performed in one go. "This is love", so Militina about her relationship with the island, of Ischia, able to quench her thirst of creativity and search for emotional balance. The never ending life movement and the perpetual motion of this artist blend and create a new imagine of the world, dominated by beauty and harmony. Colour purity and richness harmonize with her attention to details inspired by her attraction towards single segments; as a result, the portrayed landscapes enjoy a deep and intense dimension. In her graphic works the artist succeeds in getting a special image poetry and expressiveness thanks to her expert use of lines and colour sketches. Simplicity and elegance, sharpness and complexity in the nuance development, and composition balance give Militina Loginova’s graphic landscapes the value of all-round and thought-out works. Her paintings are transcribed from nature and transfer the space energy in which they were conceived. In the natural landscapes of different countries, both in paintings and graphics, the artist experiences the world art culture and shows her acute observation of environmental light-air effects. Thanks to her approach it is possible to create everytime a unique landscape imagine with the individual hallmark of the world perspective where it was conceived.   

Militina Loginova is a member of Artisti della Russia (Russian Artists), Associazione Internazionale dell'UNESCO (UNESCO International Association), Amici russi in Italia (Russian Friends in Italy) and Amici di Ischia (Ischia’s Friends). In 1995 she graduated at Scuola d'arte Nizhny Novgorod (Art School Nizhny Novgorod) and in 2001 graduated at Università Pedagogica (Pedagogic University). Her art exhibitions take place both in Russia and abroad. Furthermore, her works are included in private collections in Russia, Italy, UK, France, Principality of Monaco, Finland, Canada, Luxembourg, Turkey.

 

 

Wednesday, 26th June at 17:30

La leggenda di Nitrodi, il racconto lungo dedicato a Ischia e Napoli

Presentation of the book "La leggenda di Nitrodi" (The Nitrodi legend) by Tina Taliercio - Divergenze Publisher

Travel stories, a well-known icon of literature, take on a special value at our latitude, where travel & tourism is the most important economic activity. Dedicated to Ischia and Naples, the novel offers several keys to reading through the currentness of the themes but is also able to cross time. The landscape and cultural scenario of the “Green Island” and the capital city of South Italy wisely act as a frame of a story which discovers a natural and emotional habitat whose essence reveals itself with tenderness and energy.

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JULY See our calendar on facebook


July, 5th + 6th from 10:00 to 14:00

Foto credit: Giovanna

Song Theatre Workshop, by the French-Argentinian band ENGINE: Afro-Latin rhythm, blues, rock and flamenco melt into theatre performances which arouse one’s inner joy and set free mind and body.

July, 6th at 21:00

ENGINE in Concert

Foto credit: Maxofflorence

Composed by the Argentinian Alejandro Tomás Rodriguez, the French Robin Gentien, and the French-American Pierre Lauth-Karson, this trio will play its latest CD “Si viene la muerte”, released in May.

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The actor and self-taught guitarist Alejandro Tomás Rodriguez graduated in Art Theory and was central member of Open Program Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards directed by Mario Biagini (2007-2015). He also taught in several prestigious institutes in Europe, America amd Asia (Stanford University, University of Yale, York University, Shangai Theater Academy, A.R.T.A, University of New York, University of Toronto, Théâtre National de Bretagne). At present he is professor at the University of New Mexico, USA.

He is been playing a key-role in setting up Open Program’s shows: I am America, Electric Party Songs, Not History’s Bones – a Poetry Concert, The Nightwatch, The Hidden Sayings. Furthermore, he was art director of the theatre company Casa Talcahuano in Buenos Aires.  
Robin Gentien is a Parisian musician, graduated in Philosophy. Leader and composer of several funk bands in Paris, he also played for African musicians such as Fatou Yakar (Senegal) and Ousmane Kalil Kouyate (Guinea). When in Paris, he was also a member of the blues duo Robespierre, along with the singer and harmonica player Pierre Lauth-Karson. Robin is a skilled guitarist able to mix groove, blues, Latin rhythm and West Africa nuances. When he joined Workcenter in Italy in 2012, he also started a profitable collaboration with Alejandro in the Workcenter shows, which he has been travelling all around the world more than four years with. Over time, this artistic mutual understanding developed beyond Workcenter too, by giving birth to ENGINE.

Pierre Lauth-Karson is a French-American singer and harmonica player graduated in Audiovisual Translation. He learned to play harmonica with musicians like Greg Zlap, Pascal “Baco” Mikaelian and Sébastien Charlier. When in Paris, he also played for African musicians like Fatou Yakar and Ousmane Kalil Kouyate with Robin Gentien. He also played with the French songwriter Adrien Regard and is member of the gospel choir The Voice of Freedom. Despite his blues roots Pierre loves mixing harmonica with various musical styles. After sharing the stage with Robin in many projects, in November 2016 he joined ENGINE in Buenos Aires. 

SING

Workshop about the fundamental elements of the craft of acting through songs

Conducted by Alejandro Tomás Rodriguez,

assisted by Robin Gentien and Pierre Lauth-Karson

Over two days, participants will be involved in ancient Latin-American call and response songs. In the collective sessions of a cappella songs they will explore the living dynamics arising while singing, dancing and interacting each other. All members will be led towards the discovery of the ways their body and mind are involved.

This approach is based on some elements of acting. Initially, one will examine the basic principles of the action. Then participants will face simple but complex duties, such as: how repeating a series of actions, reactions and connections discovered during the sessions without losing one’s vital core?  

 

Who can apply

The workshop is targeted at actors, dancers, musicians, students and whoever is interested in the role of performer; there are no age limits, and a previous professional experience is not compulsory.  

How to apply

A short C.V. along with a covering letter can be sent to: anna.matarese72@gmail.com. All the received applications will be forwarded to the three teachers.

Participants are to bring clothes for the singing sessions and the physical work. Detailed information will be sent later by email.

Rodriguez, Gentien and Lauth-Karson are carrying out several creative efforts which also include ENGINE, their original performance.

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Under the patronage of the Municipality of Forio

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July, 10th  Wednesday

Collective Art Exhibition, by Nadine Nicolai and Giorgio Vulcano

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July, 13th – 21st [14.07 – 17.07 – 20.07]

Taoisti per caso (Taoists by chance). Theory and practice of East Philosophies in the West, by Paola Corsaro  

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July, 14th

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival’s Institutional Exhibition, by Pascal Vicedomini

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July, 27th

Appearances. Photo exhibition by Gigi Viglione

 

July, 20th and 27th at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

 


AUGUST  See our calendar on facebook

August, 3rd at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

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August, 10th at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

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August, 17th at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

 

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August, 24th at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

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August, 31th at 21:00 Saturday

Rosario Di Meglio with Nicola Madonna “Acoustic Duo”

A bashful man, an eclectic artist (he also dedicates himself to painting and sculpture), Rosario Di Meglio, who handles with his guitar a vast repertoire, ranging from rock to jazz, from country to bossa nova, all revisited in a relaxing acoustic version, which caresses viewer's ear and lends itself to be listened to, sung, danced; and it can also be a pleasant background for a chat between friends or between the words of two lovers, in the green curtains of a garden, in a starry night. continues...

 

 

 

 

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OCTOBER See our calendar on facebook

October, 12th

Ricola Prize. Budding Bartenders. Third year

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Saturday, October, 12th - Sunday, November, 17th

Exhibition L’ospedale di tutte le guerre. The Hospital of all the Wars. BACK TO LIFE

by Doctors without Borders

Alessio Mamo and Marta Bellingreri

Photographs by Alessio Mamo

 

October, 13th – 20th. Music classes - Tenth year, by Associazione Culturale ISCHIA MUSICA (Cultural Association ISCHIA MUSICA) [electronic music]

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October, 18th

Conferences and electronic music concerts. A tribute to Frank Zappa, by teachers and students of the music classes

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October, 24 th - 27 th

MERISTEMA, 12th year

 

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