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1-3d July 2017

ATLANTE MEDITERRANEOThe study days around "Mare Nostrum" will be held on Friday 30 June, Saturday 1 and Sunday, 2 July at Barzio, Valsassina (Lecco). The meetings will see the participation of scholars, researches and citizens alternating on the stage, giving rise to moments of cultural, geopolitical and religious exchanges. There will also be thematic moments, round tables, discussion and debate spaces, along with cinema, music and flavors.

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1-3d July 2017
Barzio (Lecco Valley, Italy)
www.coeweb.org
SATURDAY 10th JUNE 2017 3.30 pm/6.30 pm

Save the soilIn these days, we celebrate the World Environment Day, promoted by the United Nations for the protection of our Planet. Land and soil are common goods endangered. Artists, architects, designers, botanists gather to save this precious value. The conference on Saturday, June 10th brings together organizations active on the subject. It is the right occasion to join the European petition: www.salvailsuolo.it

6th-12th JUNE 2017

Igor SovljThe  GREEN ISLAND is invited to participate to Eco Film Festival, which takes place every year on the border between Croatia and Bosnia. This is a unique program that combines a selection of eco-travel movies and a bicycle tour into the nature.

This year the chosen route starts from the head of the UNA River in Donja Suvaja (Lika district), continuing in Bosnia-Herzegovina, using exclusively ecological transport such as bicycles. The Festival culminates with projections of films dedicated to the environment and biodiversity, with the aim of raising ecological awareness of the public. Within the Festival a special section is dedicated to the activities of GREEN ISLAND, curated by Claudia Zanfi.

May 16 2017, 5pm – 7pm

The first HONEY BAR in New York City makes its debut in Brooklyn, in the spaces of the Industry City. It is a mobile kiosk, offering tasting experiences from local producers, innovative ways to serve honey, and a type of architecture which draws on a repeatable and versatile module, designed to be installed in various environments or cities around the world. 

A new concept of STREET HONEY BAR in which, from the tasting of different honeys to the most diverse gourmet couplings, nectar becomes a genuine lifestyle. Organized as part of the New York Design Week in Brooklyn, in the spaces of the Industry City – Wanted Design District, this brand of New York creativity has been invited by GREEN ISLAND to form part of an international network designed to rethink all that which concerns the world of beekeeping. The first GREEN ISLAND/HONEY BAR of New York City, a mobile and versatile element, a reproducible and customizable project. Attached Press Release

3-9 April 2017

An eco-design itinerary is what is proposed this year in the sixteenth edition of Green Island, during the Milano Design Week (3-9 April 2017). The central focus is the Isola Neighbourhood, an area undergoing major cultural and urban expansion, presented in three stages, investigating the ‘plant sculptures’ by the artist EMILIA FARO.

15th Febraury 2017, 6.00 pm

The concept of art garden originally started in the Middle East. People have always want to explore new territories. Travel, nomadism, migration is a source of great cultural exchanges. The deep sense of traveling is the desire for knowledge and confrontation.

Claudia Zanfi, traveler and passionate connoisseur of the Middle East area and cultures, narrates the main gardens of those lands, from Beiruth to Baghdad, from Jerusalem to Teheran. Fifth special meeting with worlds and images by Dr Claudia Zanfi (Art historian and landscape designer; direction GREEN ISLAND).

15th February, 6.00 pm

Bilbioteca del Parco Sempione, Milan (Italy)

 c.bilbioparco@comune.milano.it

Territorial competition

The group 'Atelier del Paesaggio' (atelierdelpaesggio.wordpress.com) is among the winners of the competition for urban regeneration, promoted by the city of Sesto San Giovanni Council (Milano) for "All my this city." This is the first call for the improvement of peripheral areas, thinking of its inhabitants, his history, his genius loci. The group has proposed a virtuous alternative path and common gardens: the presence of decorous environments helps to improve the quality of life, generate behaviors of responsibility and collective care.

 

"All my this city" - Sesto San Giovanni Council (Milan, Italy)



9 February-17 April 2017

The direction of GAMeC- Modern Art Gallery of Bergamo is pleased to announce the opening the first major retrospective dedicated to the artistic and photographic work of Mario Cresci, whose artistic figure could be considered among the most relevant and comprehensive of the Italian scene from the Seventies. For the first time it will be presented the complete series of his film and videos. In the catalog a text by Claudia Zanfi on Cresci work between video and photography.

 

9 February/17 April 2017

GAMeC - Bergamo

www.gamec.it

22-25 November 2016

On the occasion of the pubblication n.40 by international Museo TEO ART FANZINE, the entire magazine will be dedicated to Japan.

Artists, art curators, writers, photographers, designers are invited to narrate their impressions, their travels , their cultural and artistic exchanges, experienced in the land of the raising sun. On the pages of  the magazine several contributions by: Keiko Ando Mei, Giovanni Bai e Carolina Gozzini, Andrea Bader, Francesco Flamini e Marco de Barba, Edoardo Fontana, Christian Gangitano, Flavio Gallozzi,  Taruho Inagaki, Tosio Kojima, Katsuya Komagata,  Makiko Mori,  Michiyo Murakami, Shin Murakami, Hiro Nakano,  Mario Tedeschi, Takako Saito, Urara Sakai, Masa Washio, Claudia Zanfi; others…..

Opening Tuesday 22nd November 6 pm:  exhibitions and performances.

 

22-25 November 2016

c/o Studio Grossetti Milano (Italy)

15-20 November 2016

In the frame of the renowed  Beograd Green Fest, a festival dedicate to eco-green-art projects, GREEN ISLAND is invited to present the results of the international call for proposals New Urban Ecology, to re-design public areas at the Garibaldi Train Station in Milan (Italy).

The project draws on the attention of the urgent importance played by outdoor spaces in today’s complex urban reality, both from the point of view of the social context as well as the evolution of the concept of urban landscape design. Presentation and Lecture at the Architecture and Design University of Belgrade, held by dott.ssa Claudia Zanfi (director Green Island).

www.greenfest.rs

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