Street Inn | Bed, Street Art and Breakfast

Hai in programma di passare una giornata a Firenze?
Fai pure serata e, lasciamelo dire, non perdere altro tempo a cercare hotel o bed&breakfast e prenota direttamente allo Street Inn.  E qui giustamente mi dirai, ma che cosa ne sai tu dei B&B di Firenze se ci abiti?  E invece credimi, lo conosco molto bene questo posto. Ho girato dentro tutte le stanze e ti garantisco che se dovessi dirti qual è la mia preferita, non saprei davvero quale scegliere.

In che senso? Beh perché ogni stanza è stata data in mano ad uno street artist per renderla unica, e mica stiamo parlando di artisti qualsiasi. Le 5 stanze sono state assegnate ad Ache77, Exit Enter , Hopnn, RMOGRL8120 e Urto.

Ma gli artisti hanno anche disseminato lavori in tutti gli spazi disponibili. Ci sono gli adesivi di Stelle Confuse, i murales di NiAn e Jamesboy e gli svolazzanti Post It di Post-Hit.

E come ti dicevo, lo conosco bene questo posto, perché Silvia, la proprietaria, con cui NON puoi non fare amicizia, organizza sempre degli eventi, mostre e serate fuori dal comune ed è proprio ad una di queste serate che l’ho conosciuta. ❤

Insomma, se sei fan dell’arte in generale e più che mai della street art, se ti piacciono i posti fighi e, diciamocelo, se ti piace anche l’idea di alloggiare a cinque minuti a piedi dalla stazione Santa Maria Novella e a massimo venti a piedi dal Duomo, ricordati di questo posto, mi ringrazierai poi.

Io non vedo l’ora che inaugurino una nuova mostra di qualche artista emergente e chissà, magari ci becchiamo lì! Intanto guardati tutte le foto che ho fatto l’ultima volta che sono andata, che ne pensi? Non ti sembra una figata stratosferica? 😍

Chiara

Fotografia Europea 2018 | Il Collettivo 4 al circuito off

Se hai dato un’occhiata alle mie stories di Instagram tra ieri e oggi, avrai notato che ho parlato di un’esposizione che per me è speciale in molti modi.

Si parla di Fotografia Europea 2018, evento che raccoglie fotografi provenienti da tutta europa e che permette di vedere per una manciata di euro, se non gratis, dai grandi nomi della fotografia a quelli emergenti. Gli eventi sono molti, sparsi per la città ed è bellissimo ritrovarsi a vagare in questa mostra itinerante ed entrare in qualsiasi porta che fino al giorno prima era molto più comunemente chiusa.

In particolare, in via Roma presso la Galleria13, espone il Collettivo 4, gruppo fotografico composto da Fabio Civitelli, Giuseppe Faralli, Massimo Padelli e… Angelo Mulas.
Eh già, la corrispondenza del cognome non è casuale, ti parlo di mio padre!

Io adoro le loro foto, ma mi sento ovviamente di parte. Per questo ti consiglio di andare a vederle personalmente alla galleria, ma intanto ti lascio un breve teaser della mostra per farti un’idea.

Se passi, fammi sapere come ti è sembrata la mostra e cosa ne pensi!

Chiara

Blue skies, blue mood.

There is always a time
and a space,
proper ones.
And proper times
and spaces
to miss the chances
to discover what’s on
the other side.

Sometimes we just don’t feel okay. For all the times we hide things to others and especially to ourselves, there are times when they emerge and they claim to be faced.
We can’t always have bright days.
I had a dark one the other day. 

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Within, White Out

That’s the name of my first exhibition in the beautiful town I’m living, Florence. 
It’s been 2 years now since I moved here. My life changed completely, I took back some things I totally stopped doing, like singing, writing, drawing.
2 years ago I would have never thought about seeing my drawings exposed in Florence.
And if only you knew how much I love unexpected plot twists in my life. 🙂

But keeping it simple and short, I’m writing to share with you this event, just in case you happen to be in Florence this wednesday, I will be at via dell’Albero 18, inside the ContestaRockHair salon, and my drawings will be there for about a month. 

I really wish to see you there. ❤

Chiara

Within, White Out

That’s the name of my first exhibition in the beautiful town I’m living, Florence. 
It’s been 2 years now since I moved here. My life changed completely, I took back some things I totally stopped doing, like singing, writing, drawing.
2 years ago I would have never thought about seeing my drawings exposed in Florence.
And if only you knew how much I love unexpected plot twists in my life. 🙂

But keeping it simple and short, I’m writing to share with you this event, just in case you happen to be in Florence this wednesday, I will be at via dell’Albero 18, inside the ContestaRockHair salon, and my drawings will be there for about a month. 

I really wish to see you there. ❤

Chiara

Jumping into 2018 while exploring Italy

FINALLY the 2017 is gone. Lol, just kidding.

2017 was not bad year for me, at all, but December is always a terrible month in my opinion. Plus I really needed some holidays and some time for me.

Like a lot.

Don’t know about you, but sometimes I need to get completely away and do something that can restore my will power, my inspiration, myself. Most of the time this means travelling and roaming somewhere, in order to free my mind and gain back that voice in my head that whispers “Get back to your work, now!”.

Right now is actually screaming.

But let’s take this from the beginning. Me and my mate, with our almost nonexistent budget tried to book some flight or holiday. Of course everything is terribly expensive during the new year’s period, so we just decided to jump in the car and visit Umbria, one region of our beautiful country.

Being broke has a good side: it makes choices quite easy to make.
So we packed our things, our enthusiasm and we started our trip.
Pynch were now on the road:

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Jumping into 2018 while exploring Italy

FINALLY the 2017 is gone. Lol, just kidding.

2017 was not bad year for me, at all, but December is always a terrible month in my opinion. Plus I really needed some holidays and some time for me.

Like a lot.

Don’t know about you, but sometimes I need to get completely away and do something that can restore my will power, my inspiration, myself. Most of the time this means travelling and roaming somewhere, in order to free my mind and gain back that voice in my head that whispers “Get back to your work, now!”.

Right now is actually screaming.

But let’s take this from the beginning. Me and my mate, with our almost nonexistent budget tried to book some flight or holiday. Of course everything is terribly expensive during the new year’s period, so we just decided to jump in the car and visit Umbria, one region of our beautiful country.

Being broke has a good side: it makes choices quite easy to make.
So we packed our things, our enthusiasm and we started our trip.
Pynch were now on the road:

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Love, is what they showed.

Weeks ago I just told you half of the story.
After my weekend in Turin, I took a train to get to Padova, because another amazing concert was waiting for me there.

When I heard that Hundred Waters were playing at MAME Club I thought it was a joke, but when I checked, tickets were actually available.
13.50€… seriously? Again, I thought it was probably fake.
So I did what everyone would do, I googled it and it turned out it was actually true: how could I not go?
First and only one date in Italy. 
I had to.

So that’s what I did,  I took my backpack and went there. No regret.

The opening band was HÅN, I didn’t know her music and it was a very pleasant discover.

Then Hundred Waters, one of my favorite bands started playing.
What happened was both unexpected and beautiful.

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Eat. Concerts. Art Shows. Sleep. Repeat.

Pic taken at Artissima's art fair 2017

Well, I took some days off recently. Everyday life has been swallowing me and I just did not notice it, until I realized it all of a sudden. Luckily I have some good friends that drag me out of my cave and away from work whenever I need it.  I’m glad to introduce you to my crew, eheh.

So, with these lovely people up here, I’ve been roaming a little in Turin. Turned out to be a quite cold but peaceful long weekend. All the streets were already decorated with some cool light installation. Of course the space/constellation decorations caught my attention quite immediately.

Well, to be honest it became peaceful right after the Club 2 Club concert on Friday: did I mention that I was there for a pretty big concert? I bet you aren’t surprised at all, eheh. I was there mostly to see Bonobo and Nicolas Jaar live. 

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