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Australian geocachers in Barga

Australian geocachers in Barga

The geocaching phenomenon continues to grow with more and more people arriving looking for the elusive cultural geocache boxes hidden around the city.

This week a family from Melbourne, Australia were here in Barga on a serious geocaching mission, having already found geocaching boxes in Vietnam and in Rome. Ellen Bland and her father, Ian came into the barganews office this afternoon to recount their impressions of Barga, of geocaching in general and their view of the cultural geocaching boxes […]

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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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24 Waves with David Lynch at Lucca Film Festival

24 Waves with David Lynch at Lucca Film Festival

Barga had a strong presence at the event as last night at the official opening of the Festival there was the first performance with the participation of David Lynch of XXIV WAVES FOR PIANO SOLO written by Massimo Salotti with an installation and musical performance using QR codes by Keane and 3D printed cubes from Alessandro Stefani.

Director David Lynch, the American screenwriter, producer, painter, musician and writer, is the guest of honour of the 10th edition of the Lucca Film Festival, the international film festival being held in Lucca from September 28 to October 3, 2014.   Video by Giacomo Lucarini- source vebpost.it Video by NoiTv Lucca From the Catalogue we can read: “XXIV WAVES FOR PIANO SOLO” […]

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David Lynch – XXIV Waves for piano solo

David Lynch – XXIV Waves for piano solo

The 24 bell-chimes of the Cathedral of Barga are hidden in each track thanks to a technical mathematic process, marking the passage of time with inexorable force. The ideal “annihilation” of the performer’s role as it is habitually preconceived finds full expression in the literal destruction of the musical score.

Director David Lynch, the American screenwriter, producer, painter, musician and writer, will be the guest of honour of the 10th edition of the Lucca Film Festival, the international film festival that will be held in Lucca from September 28 to October 3, 2014. Barga will have a strong presence at the event as there will be a presentation at the […]

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Massimo Salotti – 24 waves now available world wide

Massimo Salotti – 24 waves now available world wide

24 Waves for Piano: To David Lynch by Massimo Salotti

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 found […]

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DOVE -14 page article about Barga and area

DOVE -14 page article about Barga and area

Cambiare vita: Barga - nascondersi qui

Italy’s leading travel and free time magazine, DOVE has just published their February edition which includes a comprehensive 14 page article on Barga and the Serchio Valley by Loredana Tartaglia and photographs by Gilberto Maltinti and Alessandro Puccinelli Local newsagents quickly sold out of their copies this morning as people flocked to get their hands on […]

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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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