Festivals, concerts, talks and exhibitions.
A selection of events (take a look to the program)
MILANO FILM FESTIVAL//28 SEPTEMBER 28-OCTOBER 8
Milano Film Festival takes over autumn in Milan, returning to the industrial surroundings of the Tortona district and in particular BASE, Mudec and Cinema Ducale. In addition to the non-competing films, the traditional animation marathon and the feature film and short film competitions, BASE will be putting on a number of special events. Archaeology from the Antonioni sets will become a photographic exhibition with a musical inauguration from Boosta, while a NOI video installation delves into the uprisings of ’68. October 4 will be the next edition of Audiovisiva, with a concert from Gioventù Musicale d’Italia, accompanied by a video-performance from the videomaker Vincent Moon.
LAIL ARAD & JF ROBITAILLE IN CONCERT//OCTOBER 9
Soft lighting, sofas and armchairs as well as tables for those wishing to dine. BASE’s main hall will play host to a date on the We Got It Coming tour from duo Lail Arad & JF Robitaille. She is one of the most interesting voices on the British indie folk scene, while he is a Canadian following in the musical footsteps of Dylan, Lennon and even The Temptations. Together they fill the stage with a mix that sets off from the rebellious Sixties in search of new sounds.
PAW CHEW GO//OCTOBER 14-15
Over 40 illustrators – Italian and European – brought together for an exhibition/market enhanced by talks, exhibits and workshops. Wandering among the tables at PAW ⋄ CHEW ⋄ GO you can start your own collection with work by Lucio Schiavon, Davide Saraceno, Francesco Poroli, Elisa Talentino, Patrizia Mastrapasqua, Johnny Cobalto, Philip Giordano and the Frigidaire poster archive. There are also workshops in typography, screen-painting and risograph as well as new forms of analogue crossover to stimulate your creativity.
CLUB TO CLUB PREVIEW//OCTOBER 19
Italy’s most important festival devoted to avant-pop is celebrating its 17th edition. In the lead-up to the much anticipated week in Turin (November 1-7), BASE will be hosting a Milan preview.
MILANO DIGITAL WEEK//OCTOBER 24-28
From specialist brands to start-ups, from established centres of knowledge to new developing activities, from fablabs to digital manufacturing, MDW is a map showing a Milan which generates and steers knowledge towards the digital, transforming the city’s day by day.
BASE is the event headquarters, hosting keynote speech, workshops, and evenings out, all exploring trends in digital innovation.
PHOTO VOGUE FESTIVAL//NOVEMBER 15-19
Cover illustration: Carlo Stanga