Dreaming is the very action of a man of integrity..... of a dreamer...... of a god. Dreaming means 'doing'. Dreaming means harnessing the energy that creates and projects the world as you want it to be. You do not have to do anything but to dream and then the world, a special world, will come into being. Dreaming is the very doing of Gods. Men, as forgetful gods, cannot do, cannot "dream," but only be dreamed.
Amerigo’s America – Florence and the Merchants of the New World - exhibition arrives at ESE Florence Sunday 25th March 2012, following its successful inauguration in New York, to celebrate the Florentine New Year.
The event, which saw more than 2000 visitors during its five-day opening at St.Johns University in Manhattan, was realised by the Florentines Around the World and the European School of Economics, in collaboration with the Assembly of Tuscans Around the World.
The opening of the exhibition will be anticipated with a buffet and a brief convention at which will be present the President of the Florence Town Council and the Gonfaloniere of the Florentines Around the World, Eugenio Giani, the General Counsel of the USA, Sarah Chaddock Morrison, the President of the Around he World and historian, Andrea Claudio Galuzzo, the Director of the European School of Economics, Stefano Cordero di Montezemolo, the delegate of the Florentines Around the World in Madrid, Stefano Rosi Galli, the Rector of the International University of Art and President of Comitato Vespucci a Casa Sua, Massimo Ruffilli and the Vicario of the Tuscans Around the World, Nicola Cecchi. The conference moderator will be the Vicario of the Florentines Around the World, Alessandro Luzzi.
The bilingual exhibit - in English and Italian - narrates, through a historical and iconographical perspective, the feats of Vespucci the explorer and his entrepreneurial skills, by placing a strong emphasis on the culture and the characteristics of the Florentine merchant of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
The exhibition will be accompanied by the edition of an historical essay published by Gallorosso Editrice and Gelli Graphics and written by Andrea Claudio Galluzzo, Stefano Galli Rosi, Luciano Artusi, Stefano Guelfi Camaiani, Massimo Cecchi and Stefano Cordero di Montezemolo, with a preface by Elio D'Anna, president of the European School of Economics. A video created by Tommaso Conforti will describe Vespucci’s life through splendid imagiary of the places he visited. The Florentines Around the World, in adopting Amerigo Vespucci as their own symbol, will also dedicate to the great merchant and explorer of Florence a special commemorative bronze medal by Alessandro Luzzi.
The events, organised by the Delegates of the Florentines Around the World: Francesco Bardazzi for New York, Laura Mogavero for Florence and Flavio Gori for Tokyo, will enjoy the high patronage of the President of Italian Republic, the patronage of the Regione Toscana, Provincia di Firenze, Comune di Firenze, Confindustria Firenze, Florence Chamber of Commerce, Embassy of Italy in the USA, the Italian Consulate in New York, the Italian Embassy in Japan, the Assembly of Tuscans Around the World, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Italian Cultural Institute of Tokyo, Columbus Foundation, Italy-USA Foundation, Tuscans of New York, Calandra Italian American Institute, Italian Heritage and Cultura Committee NY and was made possible thanks to the sponsors - La Florens, European School of Economics, Frog, Alessandro Luzzi Workshop and LVD / ADV and the Foundation for Sports History Museums.
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