PAST EVENTS 2021
From November 17 to November 23
POWER OF FOOD, POWER OF HOSPITALITY
Massimo Bottura in conversation with Massimo Bergami and, connecting from New York, Fabio Parasecoli
Screening of docufilm
THEATER OF LIFE
(Peter Svatek, 2016, 94’)
In occasion of EXPO 2015 in Milan, Massimo Bottura created a project in collaboration with Caritas Ambrosiana, inviting fifty international colleagues to join him and transform leftover food into nutritious and delicious dishes for the most fragile members of the community. The “Refettorio Ambrosiano” was the site of a unique social project that led Massimo Bottura and his wife Lara Gilmore to found the non-profit organisation Food for Soul in 2016. The adventure of Bottura and the first refectory was filmed by director Peter Svatek, who documented the experience of chefs such as René Redzepi, Daniel Humm, Virgilio Martinez and Alain Ducasse. The docufilm “Theater of Life” was released in 2016.
Massimo Bottura is a renowned Italian chef, owner of the three-Michelin-starred restaurant Osteria Francescana. He is also a contemporary art collector and philanthropist.
Max Bergami, Professor of Organization and Dean of Bologna Business School.
Fabio Parasecoli, Professor of Food Studies and PhD Program Director, New York University.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18
A crossword puzzle to discover the lexicon of food
Stefano Bartezzaghi, Marino Niola
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20
News at breakfast.
Press review with Sabrina Giannini
The last of three appointments with an authoritative voice of Italian journalism, dedicated to reading and commenting main articles of the week regarding the relationship between food and technology.
Maurizio Montagna Workshop
Trademark: The Osborne Bull
Graphic and photographic art has been used to define the identity of an infinite number of products, some images are still part of our collective imagination.
This lesson wants to investigate how in the history of communication some trademarks have created models and meanings capable of conditioning entire generations. Specifically, the author will examine the unique case of the Osborne Bull, through the project “Toros.The marking of a territory”.
Screening of Dark Waters, Todd Haynes (2019, 126′)
The true story of lawyer Robert Bilott tand his legal battle against chemical giant DuPont for contaminating the water of a rural West Virginia community. The film is based on the 2016 New York Times Magazine article.
In collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna. [SUB ITA]
Screening of The Martian, Ridley Scott (2015, 141′)
Starring a stunning Matt Damon as an astronaut believed dead and then abandoned by his shipmates on the red planet. With few supplies he must draw on his wits and wit to survive in a hostile environment and signal his presence to Earth. In collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna. [SUB ITA]
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21
FAMILY TOUR DAY
On Sunday afternoons the MAST Foundation offers Family Tour Day: educational activities and movies designed for families. Participants in the activities is free of charge.
The family tour comprises a guided tour of the exhibition, workshop dedicated to the work of Ando Gilardi, one of the most eclectic artists in the history of Italian photography, and a screening dedicated to children.
The Family Tour Day is for a maximum of 10 children aged 6 to 12.
Parents can take part in the visit and in the workshop activity or leave the children to the cultural mediators and meet them in the Cafeteria for a snack together. After that it is possible to go to MAST.Auditorium to watch the movie.
16.00 – 16.30
Guided tour of the Ando Gilardi. Fototeca exhibition for children and parents
16.45 – 17.15
Young archivists workshop activity
17.20 – 17.50
Snack in the Cafeteria
Film screening in the Auditorium (free entry)
Please note that the screening is Italian
Screening Chicken Run, Peter Lord, Nick Park (2000, 84′)
A group of chickens live inside a farm that is actually a real prison, fenced by barbed wire. The little chicken’s houses are the only places where it is possible to find some rest. For the rest, the owner, the wicked Mrs. Tweedy, has organized the farm as if it were a work camp. In collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna.
Admission to the screening is open to all visitors subject to availability.