Macerata, meetings on landscape and literature

MACERATA – Tomorrow Wednesday, January 23, at 17:00, in the Castiglioni room of the Mozzi Borgetti Library , will be held the first meeting of the cycle of conferences ” The story and the Bonfires, when the Landscape becomes a literary character”. The theme of the lectures will be the relationship between literature and landscape to describe how the places and settings influence the events narrated within the many masterpieces of which the history of literature is studded. The initiative is promoted by Italy Our Section of Macerata, under the patronage of the City of Macerata.

In this first meeting we will be able to listen to Adriano Ghisetti Giavarina , Professor of History of Architecture at the University of Chieti, who will present an intervention entitled ” For the preservation of the historical environment: literary parks” . The ability of the places to influence the literary activity and the need to protect the collective assets are the extremes of the path that will be traced during the relationship.

The presentation will be introduced by Antonio Pagnanelli , president of Italia Nostra MC, and Laura Melosi , professor of Italian literature in the department of humanistic studies at UniMC, organizers of the cycle of conferences. There will also be Professor Carlo Pongetti , director of the aforementioned department, Stefania Monteverde , deputy mayor of the town of Macerata and Maurizio Sebastiani , president of Italia Nostra Marche.

The meetings will be weekly and will be held for eight weeks until next March 13th. It will start a series of reflections on the bonds that are established between literary narratives and settings in which they take place to realize, perhaps, that those fantastic stories are our lives and that those wonderful places are our landscapes, all to live, all from protect, so that each of us can enjoy it.

Landscape in the North-West presents the photo magazine “Echi dal sottosuolo”

Since he began to take his first steps, man has imposed himself ever more incisively on the environment, modifying it according to his needs. The landscape, the one that today sees our eyes, is the result of a series of transformations that are often imperceptible, which over time have led to profound changes: the landscape thus becomes part of human history, a register of its passage, guardian of undiscovered secrets. In the light of these considerations, the photographic project Landscape in North-West is born to tell a part of Sardinia, the north-west and – in particular – three places strongly linked to the mining past of Nurra such as Argentiera, Canaglia and Calabona,

Landscape in the North-West is a photographic project born in 2016 and animated by Roberto Deaddis, Marcello Seddaiu and Fabio Piccioni.
Echoes from the subsoil is the first publication of Landscape in the North-West.
Roberto Deaddis was born in Sassari in September 1983. Archaeologist, he lives between Sassari and Porto Torres. He approached photography in 2008 in an attempt to recount (or perhaps not forget) his surroundings. Marcello Seddaiu was born in Sassari on December 1, 1983. He graduated in Archeology at the University of Sassari, deals with dissemination and three-dimensional and photographic documentation. in the field of Cultural Heritage.
Fabio Piccioni was born in Alghero in September 1981. His works range from industrial archeology to landscape, from underground and submarine scenarios to portrait. Practitioner of outdoor activities such as trekking, caving, climbing and diving.