The newly opened Oxo Collection Gallery in Barga Vecchia commissioned an event based on literature, art and music all centered around one small book - Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
The book “Le Città Invisibili” – Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino explores imagination and the imaginable through the descriptions of cities by an explorer, Marco Polo. It is framed as a conversation between the aging and busy emperor Kublai Khan, who constantly has merchants coming to describe the state of his expanding and vast empire, […]
Selma Sevenhuijsen - the mermaids and Matilda di Canossa
Selma Sevenhuijsen a researcher from Amsterdam, Holland has been a regular visitor to Barga for almost a decade as she follows the footsteps of Matilda di Canossa and her research into the bare breasted twin tailed mermaid or Melusine to be found in the Duomo. She has already written two book on the subject and […]