“Let’s Get Digital!”: Interview with Serena Tabacchi, MoCDA director

“Let’s Get Digital!”: Interview with Serena Tabacchi, MoCDA director

NFTs and Crypto Art are the highlights of “Let’s Get Digital!”, the exhibition about the digital revolution in the art world hosted at Palazzo Strozzi. Curated by Director Arturo Galansino and Serena Tabacchi, the exhibition aims to create a connection between the audience and the most recent evolution of digital art. Entrepreneur, curator and writer […]

Interviews,
Everywhere, Here, Nowhere: 2022 Fashion & Art Show Event Guide

Everywhere, Here, Nowhere: 2022 Fashion & Art Show Event Guide

Everywhere, Here, Nowhere is the Fashion & Art show for the graduating class of 2022 at Istituto Marangoni Firenze, displaying the works of the best Multimedia Arts and Fashion Design students together at Museo Marino Marini.Located in the historic centre of Florence, the former 9th-century church of San Pancrazio hosts the exclusive event at 9 […]

Editorials,
Re:mixing the city: AR exhibition with Andy Picci is Online

Re:mixing the city: AR exhibition with Andy Picci is Online

Re:mixing the city (might delete later), the new exhibition project that features the collaboration between Multimedia Arts undergraduate students and visual artist Andy Picci, I’M Mentor at Istituto Marangoni Firenze, is now online.Users can experience the project on the I’M Firenze Digest digital Exhibition platform and throughout the city of Florence through the digital lens […]

News,
Digital contrasts: Palazzo Strozzi & NFTs

Digital contrasts: Palazzo Strozzi & NFTs

Let’s take the elevator. Destination? Strozzina: the underground exhibition venue in Palazzo Strozzi. The NFT world has been unveiled and displayed with all its novelties through the critical eyes of Arturo Galansino, Director of Palazzo Strozzi and curator of the exhibition, together with Serena Tabacchi, Director of MoCDA (Museum of Contemporary Digital Art).  By Giulia […]

Reviews,
Re:mixing the City. Upcoming Project with Mentor Andy Picci will open in June

Re:mixing the City. Upcoming Project with Mentor Andy Picci will open in June

Multimedia Arts students from Istituto Marangoni Firenze are working on an upcoming project on the city of Florence and its fashion history. The artistic director is digital artist Andy Picci, Mentor at Istituto Marangoni Firenze for the academic year 2021-2022. His project review and workshop with students in Florence was an opportunity for the I’M […]

News,
Aural Bodies in Space: LUCIA Festival in Florence

Aural Bodies in Space: LUCIA Festival in Florence

LUCIA is an international festival of storytelling and sound art, presented only through listening sessions and aural experiences. The festival features a collection of sound recordings, artworks, and podcasts from all over the world, where the creators express their theories and creativity using the medium of sound design, giving the spectators the opportunity to get […]

Reviews,
Technology. NFTs: Infancy, Popularity, and Misconceptions

Technology. NFTs: Infancy, Popularity, and Misconceptions

As we transition into a completely digital society, new ways of owning digital content are being pioneered. Over the past year, NFTs have gained extreme popularity. Celebrities such as Quentin Tarantino, Grimes, and even Logan Paul started selling their own NFTs at exorbitant prices. The rise of NFTs has been beneficial to many digital artists […]

Articles,
A Guide to Your Evolving Consciousness: The Extreme Self

A Guide to Your Evolving Consciousness: The Extreme Self

Five years after the release of The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present, the same authors are releasing a much-needed sequel about how our brains are being affected by the current digital age. With The Extreme Self: The Age of You (Walther und Franz König, 2021), Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans […]

Reviews,
A Look Back. Past, Present and Future Continuous: Istituto Marangoni Firenze Art Show 2021

A Look Back. Past, Present and Future Continuous: Istituto Marangoni Firenze Art Show 2021

On June 29, 2021, Istituto Marangoni Firenze presented “Past, Present and Future Continuous”, a graduate show by Multimedia Arts students Léa Colombier, Alexandra Konopleva, and Yuyang Pan at Manifattura Tabacchi in Florence. In this article, Elizaveta Reznikova, curator of the exhibition and Istituto Marangoni Firenze Arts Curating alumna, recalls and retells the story of the […]

Articles,
Video of the Month. Artificial Emotions: Léa Colombier

Video of the Month. Artificial Emotions: Léa Colombier

Every month, a new video is selected and commented on by the Editorial staff of I’M Firenze Digest to showcase new visual languages and moving image applications for artists, designers, and stylists. We are happy to present a new video project this month, created by Multimedia Arts graduate Léa Colombier, who successfully completed her three-year […]

Articles,
A Look Back. Andy Picci. If the word is ample, the ampler we will be

A Look Back. Andy Picci. If the word is ample, the ampler we will be

Art seeks out pain; it sinks its most unmentionable roots into it, but it has the power to transform even the horror it discovers into a horizon that saves, produces, assists, and vivifies. Linking the word to art is one of the most arduous tasks because our observation is limited, limping, imperfect, and therefore perfectible. […]

Articles,
The Start of a New Digital Venue: The Playground

The Start of a New Digital Venue: The Playground

Along with its student Journal and Portfolio archive, the launch of I’M Firenze Digest is bringing a new key feature to the creative platform of Istituto Marangoni Firenze: its brand-new Exhibition space, a digital venue to host special projects produced within the different areas of the School of Fashion & Art. by I’MF News Desk. Artworks by Alexandra […]

News,

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