The exhibiton 1968. Un anno (1968. A year) displays a great story that focuses, through a strictly synchronic approach, on a fundamental year in the history of the twentieth century: 1968 is reconstructed through a survey within the CSAC archives, whose first nucleus was born in 1968 and which today, fifty years later, boasts a collection of over 12 million original materials, in the fields of visual communication, artistic and design research in Italy,…
Curators: Paolo Barbaro, Cristina Casero, Claudia Cavatorta
The exhibition Figure contro. Fotografia della differenza is made of artworks from the CSAC archives, documents the role that photography, especially in the Seventies, has had in raising awareness around hidden, forgotten, sometimes censored issues.
The figures against depicted in these shots are people literally pushed to the margins from the society, because their own existence is in contrast with the logic…
Call for Papers Esposizioni / Exhihitions International conference, CSAC, Abbazia di Valserena, Parma, January 27-28 2017 Organised by Università di Parma (CSAC), Sapienza Università di Roma, Università di Salerno, IUAV.
The origins of the Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione (CSAC) of the University of Parma could be traced back to a series of exhibitions promoted since 1968 by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, in the context of a reflection on the relationships…
CSAC president Francesca Zanella attended the GALA annual meeting “Communication without Borders”, which took place at the Communication University of China, Beijing on 6-7 July, 2015. University of Parma had been invited as a parter of this network to investigate the ways in which international collaboration can transform our activities as scholars, teachers and students: CSAC has been presented as a case study.
Fino al 4 ottobre è in corso a Mantova, alle Fruttiere di Palazzo Te, la mostra GUARDANDO ALL’URSS. Realismo socialista in Italia dal mito al mercato, nata da una idea di Arturo Calzona e curata da Vanja Strukelj con Ilaria Bignotti e Francesca Zanella. All’interno del progetto espositivo, che indaga le relazioni, gli scambi, gli sguardi e i “fuochi incrociati” tra arte italiana del secondo dopoguerra e arte sovietica del realismo socialista, riflettendo su affinità elettive…
CSAC has lent 54 photographs for the exhibition ll Bel Paese: dal Risorgimento alla Grande Guerra, dai Macchiaioli ai Futuristi, curated by Claudio Spadoni for MAR Ravenna (February 22, 2015 – June 14, 2015). The photographic section of the exhibition, composed entirely of CSAC photos, includes nineteenth century large format albumin, monuments and urban views of some Italian cities included in the Grand Tour, images of Studio Orlandini in Modena and much more else….
Exhibition: ” Fuoco nero: materia e struttura attorno e dopo Burri” (Black Fire: matter and structure around and after Burri). The exhibition is curated by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle. It will show more than seventy paintings and many photographs and even a group of graphic works for a total of 172 works all reproduced in a catalog published by Skira. Where: Salone delle Scuderie in Pilotta (Parma). The exhibition will be open from December 13, 2014…
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