Piranesi @300 International conference | 19 – 21 May 2021
Friday 21 May 2021: day of conference organized at the Villa Medici
Conference open to the public
In the light of the current sanitary situation, the conference will be held online
The languages of the conference are English, Italian and French
Centro Studi Cultura e Immagine di Roma/Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale
Istituto Centrale per la Grafica
The British School at Rome
French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici
The conference is organized by Mario Bevilacqua, Clare Hornsby and Francesca Alberti.
Following the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, this conference aims to reveal new aspects of his life and works, their contexts and critical fortune and we are seeking proposals for a comparison of interdisciplinary themes and innovative methodologies.
Francesca Alberti (French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici), Fabio Barry (Stanford University), Mario Bevilacqua (Università degli Studi di Firenze, CSCIR), Clare Hornsby (British School at Rome), Giorgio Marini (Ministero della Cultura), Heather Hyde Minor (Notre Dame Rome), Susanna Pasquali (La Sapienza Roma), Frank Salmon (Cambridge University), Giovanna Scaloni (Istituto Centrale per la Grafica).
19th May– Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
20th May– British School at Rome
21st May– Académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis
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