Readings, writing, listening, conversations, comparisons, workshop moments, insights, reading advice are the initiatives of the Women’s Looks review, supported by the Equal Opportunities Office of the Municipality of Bologna. There are two new routes of the exhibition with different stages from the end of February to December.
The first is called Rocket girls, stories of girls who have raised their voices. Proposed by the Shifting Association, it is conceived and edited by Laura Gramuglia – speaker, DJ, author of several publications including “Rocket Girls – Stories of girls who have raised their voices”.
Starting from February, every Tuesday at 4 pm, the stories of revolutionary protagonists in the history of pop, jazz, soul, rock and rnb music will be deepened. Musicians, but also critics, sound engineers, producers. Issues such as time, motherhood, gender disparity, inclusiveness of language and the isolation of many professionals caused by the coronavirus pandemic emergency will be touched on. From Tuesday 23 February, at 4 pm, the first appointment dedicated to Patty Smith on the frequencies of Neu Radio and will be available in podcast.
From the month of June, if there are health security conditions, the initiatives will move to Frida’s setting in the Montagnola Park. All information on these events will be on Frida’s Facebook page in the park.
The second path is Opening the door. A literary journey in the life of women. Proposed by the Ateliersì association, it is conceived and edited by Valentina Greco – PhD in History of women and gender identity, independent transfeminist researcher. It will start from a book written by a woman and will address various issues such as care, work, desire, self-determination. The first appointment of Opening the door will be held on Wednesday 3 March at 5.30 pm.
Due to the ongoing health emergency, the first part of the activities of both paths will take place online. Subsequently, the meetings will take place at Frida nel Parco in the Montagnola Park and at Ateliersì in via San Vitale.
The courses are organized in collaboration with the Bologna Libraries and Culture and Creativity sectors of the Culture and Promotion Department of the City of the Municipality of Bologna, as part of the Bologna Pact for Reading.