Fondazione FILA Museum

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24 May 2023

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An odd man I knew an odd man. I wasn’t the only one to know him, to tell you the truth: everybody in town knew about him.…
26 April 2023

BEHIND THE SCENES: THE HISTORY OF BLOGGING

‘…so I took a big decision: I had to be sure to not find myself half-drunk and listening to FR Radio Nostalgia, the best songs for people…
12 April 2023

BEHIND THE SCENES: STORIES OF DIETS AND FOOD REGIMENS

Tuscan painter Jacopo Carucci, also known as Pontormo (1494 – 1557), wasn’t simply the most brilliant protagonist of Italian Mannerism, but also an eccentric, moody person, perfectly…
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5 April 2023

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The unexpected dialogue Is homework necessary? Why do I have to eat minestrone soup twice a week? Most importantly, why should I read at least one book…
storia del cortometraggio
10 March 2023

50 TOGETHER: THE HISTORY OF SHORT FILMS

The Treccani encyclopedia adopts a concise, little evoking definition: ‘a short clip, commonly with a duration of less than 15 minutes, made of different genres (documentary, musical,…
STORIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA
1 March 2023

BEHIND THE SCENES: THE HISTORY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

As a word it may sound modern, but physiotherapy is a discipline rooted in ancient times. Written evidences witness that manual treatments were widespread among the Egyptians,…
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22 February 2023

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Anna Under the city covered walkways, used books stands are similar to cathedrals, perfectly drawn buildings. The stacks of yellow paper – standing more or less orderly…
su la maschera
8 February 2023

MASKS UP!

‘To wear a mask’ isn’t simply a physical action: in everyday language it defines a of moral hiding practice. On the contrary, ‘to take one’s mask off’…
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25 January 2023

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The bear’s ears* To dog-ear, a book's pages are an outrage. A sin, I would say. Stay away from those who fold down the upper corners of…
21 December 2022

BEHIND THE SCENES: THE HISTORY OF DICTIONARY

Starting from 1964, a group of Italian archaeologists has discovered in Ebla, Syria, 15,000 clay bars covered with cuneiform symbols: they are still considered the most ancient…