Meetings with seduction

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On the occasion of the ‘Seduction’ exhibition. Myth and art in ancient Greece.

A series of meetings, wine-tasting sessions, concerts and readings starting on 17 February at the ‘Gallerie d’Italia – Palazzo Leoni Montanari’ showrooms in Vicenza. Organised in collaboration with Observa Science in Society.

Guests include Umberto Curi, Gene Gnocchi, Elena Zeni, Alice Pace, Stefania Carlesso, Marco Cavalli, Silvia De Boni and Fabio Rossato.

 

Free admission subject to availability (advisable to book in advance).

 

EVENTS

Saturday 17 February 2018 – 5 pm

SEDUCTION OF THE HUMORIST

Gene Gnocchi, comedian and writer.

 

Saturday 03 March 2018 – 5 pm

THE PHILOSOPHY OF SEDUCTION

Umberto Curi, philosopher.

“Totally, tenderly, tragically …”: seduction and love at the cinema.

Organised by Alberto Brodesco.

 

Saturday, 17 March 2018 – 5 pm

THE SCIENCE AND ART OF SEDUCTION

Alice Pace, author of ‘Hot. Science under the Sheets‘, publ. by Codice Edizioni.

Shahraz?d  –  A seductive and enchanting tale. The actress Stefania Carlesso will read passages from A Thousand and One Nights.

 

21 April 2018 – 5 pm

SENSES OF SEDUCTION

Elena Zeni will present the first ‘Olfactory Gallery’ in Italy.

Tasting fine wines: Chiaretto Spumante and Amarone della Valpolicella from the Cantina Zeni winery.

Tango: a seductive musical genre, with the accordionists Silvia De Boni and Fabio Rossato.

Music composed by Piazzolla and other musicians.

 

12 May 2018 – 5 pm

THE SEDUCTION OF LITERATURE

A meeting with Don Giovanni.

Marco Cavalli, literary critic.

Don Giovanni in Vicenza: scenes from the masterpiece of the same name by Joseph Losey

 

For further information:

  • info@palazzomontanari.com (Freephone 800.578875),
  • seduzioniobserva@gmail.com (Tel. 0039 (0)444 212525), or
  • the Observa Facebook page.