Exile and Creativity Series - The Artists

Sep 30, 2018 455

Tuesday, October 09, 2018. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Entrance: Free. Book Now. Italian Cultural Institute of New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065. The series continues with a panel discussion that explores the experience of two Italian artists: Corrado Cagli and Costantino Nivola, who fled Fascist Italy for America and whose experience of exile became a platform to reflect upon art, cross-fertilization, and creativity. Panelists: Giuliana Altea and Raffaele Bedarida.

Costantino Nivola and Corrado Cagli came from very different backgrounds. Nivola, from rural Sardinia, was the son of a mason, Cagli from Ancona and Rome was born into an urban and assimilated Jewish family. They shared a minority origin and the enthusiasm for participating in public life through the means of art. While Cagli was successfully integrated into the Fascist cultural world, Nivola navigated, with equal success, milieux of mild political dissent.

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