Critical review of studies on the representation of architecture and use of the image in science and art


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“XYdigitale" is an active and dynamic container of accredited information, selected in the belief that the deepening of knowledge is based on intelligent comparison between different disciplines. It is the right place to exchange ideas concerning the new frontiers of project design, the relationship between graphic science and the multiple fields of knowledge and the connections between visual studies and cognitive processes. Not only a publishing project, then, but a cultural initiative aimed to weave interests and skills.

  • Human Habitat. Landscapes of the Anthropocene

    Trento | dal 12-06-2021 al 28-02-2022

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    We have recently stepped into a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene, the era in which human beings, through their actions, transform the physiognomy of places in order to survive and prosper. The result of the…
  • Case Milanesi 1923-1973. Immagini di una città

    Milan | from 10-24-2018 to 01-06-2019

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    The exhibition, curated by Orsina Simona Pierini and Alessandro Isastia, former authors of the volume Case Milanesi 1923-1973 (Ulrico Hoepli Editore) and sponsored by FAI-Fondo Ambiente Italiano, is an opportunity to discover a selection of…
  • Emilia Corradi, Giulia Setti (a cura di)

    Giangiacomo D’Ardia. Progetti di architettura 1967-2017

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    Attraversano il tempo le DIACRONIE di Giangiacomo D’Ardia (Giangi per gli amici), quel tempo lungo che pervade le sue appassionate visioni d’architettura, ma anche il tempo di chi ricorda, o impara, le forme concepite in…
  • P. Belardi, A. Cirafici, A. di Luggo, E. Dotto, F. Gay, F. Maggio, F. Quici (edited by)


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    The proceedings of the seventh and final meeting of the international seminars "Ideas for Representation", which were launched in 2007, collected critical thoughts on the theme of visuality. The entire cycle of encounters was intended…
  • Alessandro Goppion

    Imagine with your hands

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    The long image critical reflection that Alexander Goppion, creator of fascinating exhibition equipment in museums and in the most prestigious galleries in the world, offers us at XY is quite provoking. It is a provocation because, without preamble, he emphasizes the intrusiveness that the visual culture today shows in contemporary civilization. Moreover addressing us, committed to supporting the important role of images in the development of thought. Goppion puts us on guard against the growing domination of seeing above doing; domain, which he says is not all that efficient, sometimes it is considered lesser by the artisan, truly operative in…
  • Gianni's music

    Letter from - 8 febbraio 2023
    Gianni passed away a short time ago, but his constant good humour and the personal willingness he offered to everyone are still vividly impressed upon my mind as the result of the courage he could…
  • Ripartire da Atene

    Letter from - 6 luglio 2015
    Ci ho pensato su: non è così folle come crediamo. Perfettamente gratis andiamo ad Atene. Sono convinto che tutti noi possiamo andare ad Atene, starci due o tre giorni e tornare a casa: senza alcun…
  • In principio era la linea. “Storia dell’arte in Europa” di Decio Gioseffi

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    Tuesday 19 September 2023, at 3:00-5:00 PM, Auditorium Palazzo Prodi - Department of Humanities, via Tommaso Gar 14, Trento In 2022, three decades after its initial composition, an unprecedented and visionary exploration of the history of art in Europe was published in the ‘I libri di XY’ series. Curated by Decio Gioseffi, a distinguished art historian renowned for his particular specialization in perspective, this work represents a comprehensive analysis of the entire evolutionary spectrum of Western art, starting from its relationship with the legacy of Antiquity and exchanges with Near Eastern art, and culminating in the excellences that shaped and…
  • Presentation of the volume 'Art History in Europe' by Decio Gioseffi

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    On Monday 13th February 23 the boardroom in the Region Building in Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia, held the presentation of the volume Art History in Europe by Decio Gioseffi, published by Il Poligrafo and Trento University in the series I libri di XY, with Società di Minerva and Trieste Contemporanea. The lecturers attending were Valerio Terraroli, professor of History of Art Criticism at Verona University, and Nicoletta Zanni, former professor of History of Art Criticism at Trieste University and supervisor of the volume with Giuliana Carbi Jesurum. Among the numerous projects to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Decio Gioseffi’s birth…
  • International Society for Geometry and Graphics

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    The International Society for Geometry and Graphics is an academic association of scholars from all over the world who deal with geometry and graphics related to architecture, engineering and design. The main areas of interest are theoretical research, from foundations to masters, geometric applications in the real world, from scientific…
  • Fondazione Lucio Saffaro

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    La Fondazione, nata per volontà dell’artista nel 1999, un anno dopo la sua scomparsa, oltre alla conservazione e catalogazione delle opere artistiche e letterarie, si prefigge la loro valorizzazione culturale, con la promozione di mostre, convegni e pubblicazioni relative ai diversi lavori di Lucio Saffaro. La Fondazione ha recentemente prodotto…