“Every Garment tells a Story,” exhibition by Kerry Bell at the Oxo Gallery until the end of September
Troppo spesso la parola “Arte” viene utilizzata per definire anziché per cercare e scoprire. Per assaporare quella gamma di percezioni che hanno materialità differenti da altre; sono più sottili, più raffinate, più leggere. Con la mostra “Every garment tells a story”, Kerry ci inviterà a sfiorare con gli occhi, con la punta delle dita e […]
A Kerry Bell exhibition at the Oxo Collection Gallery in Barga Vecchia - review by Frank Viviano
At the age of twelve, Kerry Bell fell in love with clothing. Not fashion, although the designing of women’s garments became her life’s work, but the dizzying possibilities of clothing in general. Its aesthetic, its affective resonance, its metaphorical depth. Clothing itself, she came to believe, wore many guises, some of them overt and others […]
this small book is packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval walled city of Barga
It was first published in 2011 (article here) but this week the guide was presented once again at Villa Libano in its newly edited and updated third version. Although comparatively diminutive in size, just 40 pages, this small book is nevertheless packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval walled city of Barga (Lucca) Tuscany , Italy. […]
Movement also defines a fashion model. She is an artist on the ramp, walking with skill and precision. Also expert at taking and remembering directions, punctual and dependable, the fashion model is perceived as an elite breed.
Week four for the new fashion and modelling school in Barga – Moda Barga and they move outside for some practical advice on how to deal with high heels and steep uneven steps. Maybe now would be a good time to look at the fashion modelling job description: Fashion models are defined by their looks. Almost always […]
3° lezione: Impostazione del Portamento – su ritmi e tempi musicali
Week three for the new fashion and modelling school in Barga – Moda Barga and its back to the cat walk for some practical advice of hand and hip movements and bringing out the best in the clothes and the model. Vaina Continuati who after a long career as a model opened her shop,Vaso di Pandora with […]
It actually has been a work in progress since last year but finally today the Moda Barga – a new fashion and modelling school opened in Barga. It has been a phrase used often in the last 10 years or so that in Barga there is no competition but instead, collaboration. The new school is […]
another example of how collaboration between various groups of people can bring forward a flourishing new idea.
It actually has been a work in progress since last year but finally this month it becomes public and the news is now out: Moda Barga – a new fashion and modelling school opens in the city shortly. It has been a phrase used often in the last 10 years or so that in Barga […]
It is not paradise, and we have our share of problems. Youth unemployment is high, but ....
Following on from an article in the New York Times this week by Paul Krugman – “Europe’s money trap” which made reference to the German public’s stereotyping of “lazy southern Europeans.”, there is an interesting reply in letters to the editor column on the New York Times from Kerry Bell, one of the regular team […]
background information about the Impermanence Dance Theatre's stunning show last night
In the spring of 2013 Josh Ben-Tovim and Rosanna Anderson, co-directors of Impermanence Dance Theatre, were in Barga speaking with Keane about performing during the Jazz Festival in August. They asked if there was anyone locally with whom they could work on costumes and he suggested Kerry Bell. We met and discussed ideas and philosophy […]
Proponiamo di seguito la traduzione dell’articolo scritto da Kerry Bell e pubblicato su giornaledibarganews alcune settimane fa. Una storia raccolta direttamente dalla voce del protagonista che Kerry restituisce ai lettori con grazia e profondità, portando a conoscenza dei barghigiani un espisodio e una persona rimasti inediti per lunghi anni. Secondo un proverbio molto popolare nel […]
Just in time for the new season, with many visitors already starting to arrive in the city, this week comes news of a new publication specially for them – a new short guidebook on Barga. Although comparatively diminutive in size, just 40 pages, this small book is nevertheless packed with information about the beautiful mediaeval […]