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Armenia 301: memory of a genocide

Hosted by the Consul of the Florence Art & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Wed 15 Jan 18:30 - 19:30

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A new year, a new startđź’Ą
Since on this month it is celebrated the International Remembrance Holocaust day 🥀, I feel like proposing an unusual activity.
Jacopo Santini born in Florence, active initially as archeological photographer, then in the documentary field and teacher of photography for SACI (Studio Arts College International Florence) presents the 1st section of a project whose goal is to show how the preservation of the memory of the Armenian genocide and the denial of the same event have shaped profoundly both the Armenian and the Turkish societies.
In multiple trips to Armenia, most recently in May of Protected content , Jacopo has photographed the places and people of the area, hearing their stories and piecing together the lasting memories of the results of Metz Yegern or “the great sorrow,” the first genocide of the 20th century that, between Protected content 1918, took the lives of approximately 1,500,000 Armenians living in what is currently Eastern Anatolia. 
The exhibition, was firstly displayed at the S.A.L.E. Docks a prominent contemporary art space in Venice, Italy, from July Protected content , Protected content now is on view at the
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See you there,
Erminia