An unprecedented exhibition highlights the rationalist architectural experiment of the town in the region of Ferrara.
On 18 May, the Italian Cultural Institute of Paris inaugurates the photographic exhibition entitled ‘La pietra e l’idea. Tresigallo, urbanistica e ideologia’ (Stone and the idea: Tresigallo, urban planning and ideology).
The exhibition, open until 22 June, retraces the experiment in rationalist architecturein the Ferrara municipality of Tresigallo, which took place between 1935 and the beginning of the Second World War. Photos, documents, furniture and video extracts highlight the different ideological and material aspects of this urban, architectural and political operation.
One section of the exhibition is dedicated to the comparison between Tresigallo, Asmara, Rome and Latina. The vernissage will be attended by Antonella Guarnieri, historian and curator of the exhibition, Barbara Pensa, architect and Giacomo Mazzini, antiquarian.