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Archivio #01 – The Challenge Issue
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  Archivio The Challenge Issue
Contributions by Alessandro Argenio, Ivan Carozzi, Barbara Casalaspro, John Foot, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Simone Giusti, Francesca Marcaccio Hitzeman, Franco La Cecla, Ugo La Pietra, Daniela Liucci, Marco Lupo, Michele Manfellotto, Luca Molinari, Gus Powell, Marcella Pralormo, Quiet Propaganda, Enzo Restagno, Massimiliano Tommaso Rezza, Simone Sbarbati, Sofia Silva, Bruce Sterling, Studio Fludd, Stephen Thrower, Sergio Toffetti, Silvia Vecchini.
published in March 2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
23 x 31 cm (softcover)
232 pages (ill.)
ISBN: 977-2-53310-400-5
EAN: 9772533104005
temporarily out of stock
Archivio is a new half-yearly magazine focused on archive's culture, in its many dimensions. This first issue features: Soviet subcultures; computer pioneer Charles Babbage; Studs Terkel radio archive; Milan's economic boom; Eighties Florence; the Whitechapel Gallery's archive; Stokholm city archives; fashion writer Anna Piaggi; young Pasolini; Joan Brossa's archives at MACBA; a project by Ugo la Pietra; scores by Sylvano Bussotti; film archives from Lucio Fulci and Kon Ichikawa, and much more…
“The challenge issue” is all dedicated to different cultural challenges. Inside you will find: Russian Youth Subcultures, Carlo Mollino, Bruce Sterling, File Under Stockholm, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Mutant Vegetables, Boom Milano, Gus Powell, Anna Piaggi, How To Conserve The Sound, Kon Ichikawa, Studs Terkel: Voice Of America, Whitechapel Gallery, Ugo La Pietra: The Virtual City, Eighties Florence, Visual Poetry From Catalonia, Sylvano Bussotti, Lucio Fulci: This Is Not A Love Film.
Archivio magazine is an innovative semestrial publishing project which focuses exclusively on the archive's culture and reality. It is the first time that a publishing venture is born out of the need to enhance this huge heritage. Every issue is constructed around a theme, but in a loose way, browsing from art to fashion, culture, sport, design, cinema, science, photography… No barriers. The edition is exclusively built with archive's documents, mostly unpublished and each issue involves most relevant archives from all over the world. Each time through a high quality selection of documents, pictures and exclusive contents, Archivio's aim is to rebuild the contemporary culture opening up the heritage and richness of the archive's world, by using our ability to watch everything from a contemporary point of view, because what archives can teach us is how memory becomes future.