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The Concert without Musicians

The Concert without Musicians

The work was commissioned by the artist Keane, promoter of the new artistic and cultural phenomenon known as “cultural geocaching” and is a tribute to celebrated filmmaker David Lynch. Salotti is inspired to pursue a form of sonorous experimentation, which designs, imprints and moves the emotional clock of the performer/listener.

Prima Assoluta nell’ambito dei concerti di CLUSTER (Associazione di Compositori) lo scorso 13 Novembre presso l’Oratorio di San Giuseppe (Lucca) per il brano “C.l.u.s.t.e.r.” tratto dal progetto “XXIV WAVES FOR PIANO SOLO”, composto dal musicista Massimo Salotti. La critica (o forse l’esaltazione) al mondo tecnologico, mossa a suo tempo da Salotti, trova la sua realizzazione […]

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Jeep travelling around the globe arrives in Barga

Jeep travelling around the globe arrives in Barga

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the area. Geocaching as a “tourism resource” is definitely making itself felt in this area. There are now 20 cultural geocache boxes hidden in and around Barga and the Serchio valley which have already been been found and commented on by many people during the summer months.

On the 1st July 2007, a small jeep left Michigan USA and started a journey which so far has covered over 60,000 kms (more or less one and a half times around the globe) This week it arrived in this area – at Sommocolonia to be exact where it will be resting for a few […]

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More artists joining the cultural geocaches

More artists joining the cultural geocaches

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the area. Geocaching as a “tourism resource” is definitely making itself felt in this area. There are now 20 cultural geocache boxes hidden in and around Barga and the Serchio valley which have already been been found and commented on by many people during the summer months.

Barganews Cultural Geocaching once again is in the news with the recent intervention of David Lynch in the project at the opening of the Lucca Film Festival (article, video and many images here) and here in Barga another artist has just join the ranks of creatives already taking part with a series of specially designed […]

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You will not believe how many people are geocaching

You will not believe how many people are geocaching

there are millions of these geocaches hidden across the world

GEOCACHING is an outdoor recreational activity, in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world. A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook where the geocacher enters the date they […]

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Cultural geocaching in the news in the USA

Cultural geocaching in the news in the USA

one of the 40 artists involved in this project is interviewed in California

The work of Linda Braz has always transformed seemingly everyday materials – from her collaborative installation at the West Oakland Train Station, to her current body of work of intricate pen drawings on found book pages. Where are you from, and how did you come to be an artist in the Bay Area? I grew up […]

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Cultural Geocaching – Life following art ?

Cultural Geocaching – Life following art ?

fat cells, obesity, cooking, art , bubbles - are they all interconnected ?

An interesting article this morning in the New York Times (article here) Not just for the text which mentioned a mystery for researchers for people who are significantly overweight and yet show none of the usual metabolic red flags. Despite their obesity, they have normal cholesterol levels, healthy blood pressure levels and no apparent signs of […]

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Compliments for the Geocache up in the clouds

Compliments for the Geocache up in the clouds

checking on the boxes to make sure that they are all prepared and ready for the coming wet weather.

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the area. Geocaching as a “tourism resource” is definitely making itself felt in this area. There are now 20 cultural geocache boxes hidden in and around Barga and the Serchio valley which have already been […]

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SO just what is inside a cultural geocache?

the last four of the twenty barganews cultural geocaches just about to be installed ---- but where ?

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the city. Last week the Jenkins family from Bath in the UK arrived in Barga and as you can hear in the short interview below (in English) they were really happy to be in the […]

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Barga cultural geocache vandalised

Barga cultural geocache vandalised

The third Barga cultural geocache has unfortunately been vandalised and completely emptied of all of the art works inside.

On the box and printed inside (in two languages) it did say “We hope that the people who find these objects will enjoy them as much as we have in preparing them” and by the sound of things, they did as they took every single art work inside. So it’s back to the drawing board […]

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Geocaching family from the UK in Barga

Geocaching family from the UK in Barga

The Jenkins family from Bath in the UK were in Barga this morning.

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the city. This morning the Jenkins family from Bath in the UK arrived in Barga and as you can hear in the short interview below (in English) they were really happy to be in the […]

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Geocaching – value for money

Geocaching – value for money

artist risks fines for his work on the Barga Cultural Geocaching project

There is a small risk in publishing this article but we shall see if it is worth the risk or not. As we have already published at the start of the Barga Cultural Geocaching project,  we are playing around with the concept of “value” – just what is value exactly and is it true that in […]

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Geocaching – interview with Dutch family geocachers in Barga

Geocaching – interview with Dutch family geocachers in Barga

happy families in Barga looking for clues

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive geocache boxes hidden around the city. This morning another group arrived from Holland and as you can hear in the short interview below (in English) they were really happy to be in the city and excited by their finds. […]