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New Speakers’ Studio

New Speakers’ Studi...

  • Cultural Documents has been commissioned by the EU COST Action ‘New Speakers Network‘ to produce a series of cultural ‘tools’ and … more

San Vincenzo

San Vincenzo

  • ’San Vincenzo’ is a new series of works by Lena Bergendahl which takes as its starting point the geographical, geological … more

  • Lena Bergendahl
  • San Vincenzo al Volturno
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Between Two States

Between Two States

  • This novel by Diane Pacitti draws from the factual history of three generations of one family in order to explore the conflict caused … more

  • Diane Pacitti
  • Rocca Janula, Cassino
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Donne italoscozzesi. Tradizione e cambiamento nel progetto migratorio della famiglia italiana in Scozia

Donne italoscozzesi. Trad...

  • The second volume in the series, commissioned 25 years after the first volume ‘Donne Italoscozzesi’ 1986. The book was inspired by the 1986 … more

  • Sandra Chistolini
Winterline – Castello Pandone

Winterline – Castel...

  • The works in the series ‘Winterline’ address land as location and site, where lives are lived and lost. They document and … more

  • Elaine Shemilt
  • Monte Pantano
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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White

  • “Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of … more

  • Margaret Bourke-White
  • The Margaret Bourke-White Papers at Syracuse University Libraries
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Winterline – works from 2015

Winterline – works ...

  • The works in the series ‘Winterline’ address land as location and site where lives are lived and lost. They document and … more

  • Elaine Shemilt
  • Winterline Museo, Venafro
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Children of Molise

Children of Molise

Lost in Translation – research and development

Lost in Translation ̵...

  • In 2013, Cultural Documents commissioned artist Danny Holcroft to make a new series of works which explore stories of migration of the … more

  • Danny Holcroft
  • St Petersburg
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introduction – Donne Italoscozzesi

introduction – Donn...

Cartographers

Cartographers

  • ‘Cartographers’ è un film documentario di 22 minuti ed una serie di fotografie aeree d’archivio di Valentina Bonizzi  fatte in Scozia, Francia … more

  • Bonizzi Valentina
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Per La Fiducia

Per La Fiducia

  • Perched uneasily on the remains of a bombarded hilltop, the shell of the church of San Michele is a seventy-year-old … more

  • Craig Coulthard new
  • San Pietro Infine
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If you sit by a fire telling stories you need wood for the fire to burn – Max Ockborn – research and development

If you sit by a fire tell...

  • If you sit by a fire telling stories, you need wood for the fire to burn. A text by Max … more

  • Max Ockborn
  • Le Mainarde
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Monitor

Monitor

  • …a special congratulations to Stephen Partridge on the acquisition of ‘Monitor’, his seminal work of 1974 into the Tate collections: … more

  • Stephen Partridge
  • Tate Britain
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Caiazzo. Monte Carmignano. Prov Caserta. 13.10.1943

Caiazzo. Monte Carmignano...

  • Nome dei vittimi (Masseria Monte Carmignano, 13 ottobre) Albanese Antonio, contadino, anni 14 D’Agostino Francesco, contadino, anni 39 D’Agostino Orsola, … more

  • Caiazzo
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un-named project

un-named project

  • This project – as yet un-named – developed out of a friendship between Barbara Esposito and Deirdre MacKenna which, over … more

  • Barbara Esposito
Anagrafe

Anagrafe

  • Il lavoro ‘Anagrafe’ di Elaine Shemilt riguarda la ripetizione dei viaggi in e dal Molise con il fine di creare delle immagini integrate … more

  • Elaine Shemilt
  • Archivio del Comune di Picinisco
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Collezione Angela e Tonino Buono

Collezione Angela e Tonin...


Locating Lorne

Locating Lorne

  • This is the first public project of its kind to be produced and presented in Argyll and Bute.   Entitled … more

Diletta, Girl with Suitcase

Diletta, Girl with Suitca...

  • Conceived by Cultural Documents for the permanent collection of Museo Nazionale del Molise al Castello Pandone, this installation creates a dialogue between the work of … more

  • Bonizzi Valentina, Robert Capa
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Tasting Home

Tasting Home

  • Lauren Wells is interested in the rituals of producing and presenting food culture as a conduit for community dynamics, against … more

  • Lauren Wells
  • Casa Anna, Alba, Maria e Grazia Izzi, Cerreto, Filignano
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About the Village (A Poem in Multiple Voices)

About the Village (A Poem...

  • A film by Maria Thereza Alves (Brazil 1960) (2013) 14 minutes. ‘About The Village (a poem in multiple voices)’ offers … more

  • Maria Thereza Alves
  • Filignano
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There will always be more things in a closed, than an open box

There will always be more...

  • Exploiting links between sound and image, Richard Couzins has chosen to make his works in a place where the rhythms … more

  • Richard Couzins
  • Scatolificio Stella - Richard Couzins
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Allora

Allora

  • The works in this series were made in the area of Filignano in Molise during research residencies which Jimmie Durham … more

  • Jimmie Durham
  • Case Carrese near Sant’Agapito
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Il Gancio

Il Gancio

  • Il Gancio, meaning ‘the hook’, is a nine-minute film and series of photographic works by Valentina Bonizzi which question the … more

  • 1 general - holding
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Polittico della Memoria

Polittico della Memoria

  • Dante Gentile Lorusso’s paintings and textile works concern themselves with the repetition of custom and cultural practice through the use … more

  • Dante Gentile Lorusso
  • Monastero di Santa Chiara, Venafro
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A Purposeful Regression – Colavecchia

A Purposeful Regression &...

  •   Le immagini montate, oscure ed enigmatiche di Fausto Colavecchia rompono la narrazione attesa, rendendo coloro che entrano a contatto … more

  • Fausto Colavecchia
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essay – A Purposeful Regression    Una Regressione Motivata

essay – A Purposefu...

Quattro Minuti di Mezzogiorno

Quattro Minuti di Mezzogi...

Maria Tedeschi – limosina (2013)

Maria Tedeschi – li...


Watching a Building in the Liri Valley for the Length of Time it Took Norman McCaig to Write One Good Poem

Watching a Building in th...

Mapping Language: The Case of Cerasuolo

Mapping Language: The Cas...

  • This series of interviews was conducted as part of Cultural Documents’ work to create an archive of historical accounts of migration, … more

  • Rosanna Rossi
  • Mapping Langauge, Cerasuolo
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scotlandmigration

scotlandmigration

  • scotlandmigration is a web-based archive of photographs that shows the experiences of people who have traveled to make Scotland their new … more

  • scotlandmigration

imaging territory – Central Italy 1943-2018 (75)

imaging territory –...

  • This images collected in this page act as a notebook of research undertaken by Deirdre MacKenna to create an archive … more

  • Deirdre MacKenna
  • Colle Alto
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The Function of Dreams

The Function of Dreams

Vis a Vis – Fuoriluogo 18

Vis a Vis – Fuorilu...

  • Essay by Deirdre MacKenna, curator of Vis à Vis – Fuoriluogo 18 Il mio obiettivo, dopo essere stata invitata come curatrice … more

  • Vis a Vis

imaging territory – frontiers, nomenclature, association – Terra di Lavoro to today

imaging territory –...

  • This page acts as a page from a notebook, containing research undertaken by Deirdre MacKenna to create an archive of resources which … more

  • Deirdre MacKenna
CD is looking at…

CD is looking at…

  • Agnès Varda, Grande Dame of the French New Wave, made 2000’s most acclaimed non-fiction film-a self-described “wandering-road documentary.” Beginning with … more

  • other voices
CD is reading…

CD is reading…

  • CD is thinking about instrumentalisation, and how artistic practices can be used to fulfil other stakeholders’ agendas… An article entitled ‘The … more

  • other voices