A prestigious event weblog “Award of the City of Como” in the heart of Cortesella. At the library “Pliny the Elder” Via Vitani 14 How to, the 5 April at 18 It will host the largest an internationally renowned artist Michelangelo Pistoletto (free admission).
With Chiara Belliti, Sworn award and editor, and the founder of the prize George Albonico, Pistoletto He will present his new book published by Chiarelettere, a real political manifesto entitled Ominiteismo and Demopraxia. A book that explains how art can be a guide for the course of human events of our time. Thanks to the creative power that is proper, It may indicate the prospects and start the journey. A book that comes from the idea that each person should - and can - be able to achieve autonomy and risand liability for their actions, without being subjugated by superstructures and materials or spiritual powers that are. Pistoletto highlights the failure of democracy, stressing that people power (the greek demos It means "the people" and kratos "power") both utopian, considered the distance - not only geographical - between the politicians and the population. It thus identified the demopraxia (that focuses on praxis, which means 'action', in the sense of "to do") as a solution, with which achieve freedom and social balance. highly topical themes, even more politically redesigned in Italy in the last vote 4 March.
It will of course also an opportunity, with George Albonico president and founder of the award, to dialogue on cultural policies of the city of Como: in his Biella Pistoletto twenty years ago it has indeed given birth to a new art center, Cittadellarte, the site of a former wool mill, stunning industrial archeology built in the second half of the 800 by Emilio Trombetta, coincidentally moved in Biella from Lario. Who knows that he can not make any recommendations to transform, eg, former Ticosa Como in a cultural factory.