“Anyone publicly and intentionally destroys, disperses, deteriorates, makes the national flag or another state emblem is punished with imprisonment up to two years” Tearing a flag is a powerful, insurrectional gesture, a destructive act. But can the desecration of a flag turns into a constructive act? The answer comes by Yiannis Pappas, a Berlin based […]
A travel becomes an album: “Yaral Sa Doom”, the magic of Senegal of Wau Wau Collectif
Karl Jonas Winqvist, musician and “musical archaeologist” arrives in 2018 in Toubab Dialaw, a fishing village of the Atlantic coast of Senegal, epicenter of the artistic scene of the area. Slowly gather musicians, poets, local beat makers, but also common people met for the most varied circumstances and events during the stay. Begin a collaboration […]
The lone inhabitant of the island of Kinaros, Mrs. Rinio.
Isolation is a common word in these times of pandemics and containment measures linked to the spread of covid-19. In the case of a quarantine one speaks of isolation as a suffered condition, often an antechamber of loneliness, but there is also another isolation that has little to do with loneliness, as a desired condition. […]
“Sud e magia” by Egisto Macchi – the documentary soundtrack, 1977
The opportunity to remember the television documentary “Sud e magia”, inspired by the Ernesto De Martino’s book, and filmed in 1978 by the director Gianfranco Mingozzi, is given to us by the recent release of the soundtrack by Soave records, the satellite label of Cinedelic Records.The recording sessions that took place between 19 and 21 […]
What happens when nature goes viral?
We are really fortunate, we live in a generation of accessible travel, in an age where tourism is extremely facilitated thanks to the proliferation of low cost airlines routes around the world. A smartphone in our hands, and the internet to help us get anywhere and anything we want. The possibility to photograph unknown places […]
Travel and memory: Around The World When You Were My Age, the documentary film by Aya Koretzky
There is a deep relationship between travel and memory, an imaginative universe of senses and experiences that time slowly fades into rarefied and unreal memories, yet so profoundly important in individual formation.The World When You Were My Age is a travel documentary film, sincere like few others: a diary of a journey that has already […]
Coronavirus, the ransom of small villages
According to the collective imaginary, Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown are perceived as a metropolitan phenomenon. The images that have traveled around the world are those of the cities, the metropolis of Wuhan, the music and the chorus from the balconies of Naples, Palermo, Turin; the applauses for the medical corps from the buildings of […]
Introduction | See the inland and then die
Yes we know, Naples is certainly not a place extraneous to the actuality, or an alternative destination, especially in recent years, and not even a place that we could define properly “silent”; yet Silent_Geography was born right here, during a weekend in late January 2020. Along the Mediterranean coast line that leads from via Caracciolo […]