SACI Alumna, Michelle Tarnopolsky, presents “Rename, Reclaim: Women in Italian Streets” with Lorella Zanardo: March 15 at 11am

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Rename, Reclaim: Women in Italian Streets

On Sunday, March 15 at 11am at the Caffe Letterario Le Murate in Florence, SACI Alumna and former teaching assistant, Michelle Tarnopolsky and Molly McIlwrath are presenting a short documentary, with new English subtitles that they translated.

Presenting together with them are Alice Trippi of the Rete 13 Febbraio women’s network of Pistoia, whose ‘Toponomastica Femminile’ project to name three parks after three women is featured in the film, and Lorella Zanardo, author/director of Il Corpo delle Donne and a major children’s media literacy advocate and activist.

The event will be in English and in Italian. The film is incredibly inspiring and will surely spark some interesting conversation.

For further reading/viewing:
Michelle’s post, “Do we really still need to celebrate festa della donna?” here.
More information about the event here at the Rete 13 Febbraio site.
Lorella Zanardo’s interview in today’s In Toscana.
The national Toponomastica Femminile project.
The viral Il Corpo delle Donne short documentary by Lorella Zanardo.

www.lemurate.comune.fi.it

Le Murate PAC

Piazza delle Murate – Florence, Italy

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring & Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, Post-Bac in Studio Art; MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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