Leonardo & Monnalisa, a man and a woman from Florence

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Address: Piazza Tasso 7 , Florence

Date: Thursday 02 May 2019


On May 2, from 6.00 pm, at the EX Convento delle Leopoldine in Piazza Tasso, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, the MonnalisaDay association presents "Leonardo & Monnalisa, a man and a woman from Florence. "
The initiative is sponsored by the Municipality of Florence, Leonardo da Vinci's Ideal Museum, Via Maggio Association and Sustainable City.

The evening is a tribute to the genius-artist, master of all times and absolute universal inspiration of every creative, from that small part of Florence that has always been devoted to the search for expression and beauty. Exhibitions, performances, site-specific actions dedicated to him will be presented and an interactive set of ARTIST @ DEFINITIVO IMPERMANENTE will be prepared in which the most famous portrait of the world will be made action for its own sake , in a game of roles. It will be an ideal location where many Leonardi will be able to portray many ephemeral Gioconde. At the end of each session the portrait will be erased forever, like an organized mandala, which is created and destroyed in a repetitive and perpetual way, in a game of sharing, exchange, transience, rotary movement, impermanence. Only those present can see the work

Inside the space an exhibition of works by some artists of the Florentine panorama: Ache77, Alberto Marconcini, Alessandro Gaggio, Alessandro Secci, Andrea Benedetto Guastavino, Blub, Bromod wood creation, Cataldo Valente, Cinzia Lo Russo, Elena Zene, Fab Grasso , Francesca Pagni, IPUNKYOU, Laura Correggioli, Lorenzo Bejarano, Lorenzo Tonda, Marco Fagioli, Marco Monatti, Massimo De Micco, Matthew Licht, Stefano Benedetti, Simone Lisi, Simon Miller, Siriana Lapietra. Franco Bini will present "LEONARDO 500" a box of commemorative medals specially made for the occasion.

Moreover: the aperitif "Ippocrasso" with Edoardo Benvenuti will remember the flavors and traditions of the Renaissance assisted by the rarefied atmospheres of Mau Dami feat Lapo Lombardi performing followed by the DJ set by Freddie Villarosa, Pito Wilson and guests; the intervention of Vera Gheno, sociolinguist of the University of Florence, presence of the veterinary yard of the VET order of Florence and Prato, projection mix from the MON-DAY archive.

LEONARDO AND MONNALISA, a man and a woman from Florence
Sunday 5 May 2019 from 18:00 to 24:00
Former Le Leopoldine Convent - Florence, Piazza Tasso 7

PRESS OFFICE: Studio Ester Di Leo


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