Street Art and Writing: conferences and debates

Palazzo Pepoli , from 20/04/2016 to 17/06/2016

In connection with the exhibition Street Art – Banksy & Co. Art in the Urban Form, the curators propose a series of events to enable visitors to fully understand the value and the artistic interest of urban art.
A cycle of 8 free entrance conferences will start from 20th April at 6 pm in Palazzo Pepoli. Museum of the History of Bologna , where the debate about Street Art, the role of institutions and the controversial theme of graffiti musealization will be analysed. On the occasion of the conferences, starting from 4 pm, the exhibition can be visited with a reduced admission ticket (11 euros); whereas access to conferences is free of charge.
Starting from Friday 22nd April, 4 special appointments called Exhibition aperitif are also scheduled; visitors will be accompanied in a guided tour and then will stop by the Museum Café to enjoy a glass of wine or a spritz, a nice way to combine art, taste and fun.

Conference programme (free admission):

Wednesday 20th April, 6 pm
Antonio Faeti
From Mexico to arcades. Itinerary in the roots of a dream

Wednesday 27th April, 6 pm
Camillo Tarozzi, Marco Pasqualicchio, Nicola Giordani, introduces Luca Ciancabilla
The removal of Graffiti in  Italy and United States. Comparing experiences

Wednesday 4th May, 6 pm
Marco Teatro, David Diavù Vecchiato
Countercultures and museums: the role of institutions in the history of underground scenes

Wednesday 11th May, 6 pm
Hugo Kaagman e Aileen Micklarock Middel
Street art: comparing cultures

Wednesday 18th May, 6 pm
Alberto Musso, Andrea Pizzi, Domenico “Frode” Melillo
Street art and law

Wednesday 25th May, 6 pm
Ilaria Hoppe
Urban art: ‘Reclaim the street’ or ‘Reclaim the museum’?

Wednesday 15th June, 6 pm
Luca Ciancabilla, Christian Omodeo
Art in the urban form

Friday 17th June, 6 pm
Rafael Schacter
Graffiti and street art as ornament

Exhibition aperitif

Dates: Friday 22nd, Friday 29th April, Friday 6th and Friday 13th May
Guided tours: 6.15 pm, 7 pm
Cost: 16€ each participant (admission ticket, guided tour and drink included)
Participants: min. 10 and max. 30
Information and reservations:
T +39 051 19936329 |


- On the occasion of the conferences, starting from 4 pm, the exhibition and the museum can be visited with a reduced ticket (11 euros).


Palazzo Pepoli

via Castiglione 8, Bologna