April, 2017

 

Besides the pope, who speaks Latin today?

SCHOLA NOVA – A Private Belgian School where children learn spoken Latin In the middle of the fertile lands and broad plains that bear the nickname of ‘the wheat loft of Belgium’ stands a sugar-white house, an 18th century former convent, “Schola Nova”, a private, non-subsidized school for children aged 6 to 18. This unique cloister of wisdom is not only distinguished for teaching Greco-Latin classical humanities, but also for their magical environment and evocative atmosphere. From far and near students come to study here, some families even move fromRead More


Mirrors are like Dreams: Filmpoems “7 Sogni Banali” Screened at Kaleidoscope-microcinema

Mirrors are like dreams. As Michel Foucault beautifully put it, “The mirror is a placeless place. In the mirror, I see myself there where I am not, in an unreal, virtual space that opens up behind the surface; I am over there, there where I am not, a sort of shadow that gives my own visibility to myself, that enables me to see myself there where I am absent: such is the utopia of the mirror”. “7 Sogni Banali” is a series of “daydreams” translated into a poetic and pictorialRead More