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February 27, 2019

Antony Gormley: video interview

British artist Antony Gormley speaks about the viewer's role in his art and art's role in modern society on the occasion of his Uffizi exhibition "Essere".
January 31, 2019

Interview with Tuscany’s immigration councillor

The Salvini Decree, social inclusion and the Tuscan response
November 6, 2018

UNESCO in Florence: an interview with Carlo Francini

“The Historic Centre of Florence can be perceived as a unique social and urban achievement, the result of persistent and long-lasting creativity, which includes museums, churches, buildings and artworks of immeasurable worth” is how UNESCO explains its reasoning for Florence’s status as a World Heritage Site. Carlo Francini, site manager of the UNESCO World Heritage […]
December 2, 2017

Interview with Paola D’Agostino, director of the Bargello Museums

The Bargello Museum, a treasure trove of Florence’s medieval and Renaissance sculptural masterpieces, is one of five museums comprising a network in the historic city center. Director of the Bargello Museums Paola D’Agostino spoke with The Florentine about the five institutions and her hopes for their future.   Ph. Giacomo Badiani   Samantha Vaughn: The […]
October 31, 2017

Interview with Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence

On mass tourism, anti-terrorism efforts, the international student community and more
September 28, 2017

The real Brexit: an interview with Jill Morris

Morris discusses UK citizens' concerns on a recent visit to Florence
June 23, 2017

Interview with Greg French, Australian Ambassador to Italy

On May 24, 2017 Dr. Greg French, Ambassador of Australia to Italy announced Jamila Pandolfo as the winner of the fashion competition “Wool Wonders” at Polimoda’s headquarters in Florence.
May 26, 2017

An interview with Tim Rutili of Califone

On Wednesday, May 31 at 9.15 pm, a piece of rock history will be hitting the picturesque Oltrarno venue of Sala Vanni on occasion of the Glorytellers songwriter concert series. From Chicago’s 90s indie scene t0 post-rock beacons, Califone are now touring Italy to promote Dead Oceans’ recent deluxe reissue of 2001’s acclaimed album Roomsound, a veritable masterpiece of […]
March 29, 2017

An interview with Edvige Giunta

  Suzanne Branciforte: Edvige, you’re a teacher of memoir writing. What are your roots, origins and story? Edvige Giunta: I am Italian, and American, Sicilian, Sicilian-American, European. I have multiple identities. Memoir became an opportunity to bring together threads of identity and cultural experience. It’s an antidote to cultural displacement. Most people experience some form […]
January 5, 2017

Digerolamo: an interview with Clara Soto

It takes the careful collaboration of high quality design and craftsmanship to create a piece that is simply timeless. This is definitely the case for Italian leather artisans, Digerolamo, seen through their small but incredibly stunning line of simple silhouette handbags such as bucket and saddlebags. Each piece is made completely by hand, this expertise […]