‘FuturisMI’ cultural initiative planned for Milan even includes taxis!

As the new Assessor of Culture in Milan Massimiliano Finazzer Flory promised:

FuturisMI is a city-wide initiative put forth by the ‘Comune di Milano-Cultura per il centenario del Futurismo’ which will pervade Milan for 2009. This huge cultural undertaking will allow citizens to reflect on the movement while giving both an international and a local perspective.

Already a wide array of activities have been planned including:

  • ‘Rissa in Galleria’ a dance bringing to life the painting by Boccioni – February 5, 2009
  • a performance of ‘La città che sale’ – February 20, 2009
  • a ball ‘FuturDanza’ at the Villa Reale
  • a performance of ‘Revolverate!’ by Gian Pietro Lucini at the Biblioteche Rionali
  • a musical performance by Daniele Lombardi with 21 pianos – June 7 in piazza Duomo

Futurism will also be manifested on the transport of Milan in the form of the ‘FuturTaxi’ and the ‘FuturTram’.

Comune di Milano – Cent’anni di Futurismo a Milano (December 4, 2008)

link to “Milano festeggia il Futurismo” (December 4, 2008)

previously posted ‘Futurism and Politics Bulletin’

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