AUTUMN, noun, 1. Season that closes one natural cycle and opens another. 2. Season for starting again, resolutions, and contemplation in preparation for new exploration. It is accompanied by hearty food to get ready for winter.
We look forward to seeing you at BASE for our autumn season of immersive learning and multi-disciplinary forays into film, virtual reality, new frontiers in visual arts, fashion photography, jazz, electronica, club culture, mountain views and historical reflections.
CHECK OUT the highlights of autumn at BASE
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
Milan’s businesses open their doors to the public to show how manufacture and craftsmanship come about, and where tradition meets innovation. In this time of outsourcing, let’s get to know the products of our own city.
A GREAT NUMBER. SIGNS, IMAGES, WORDS FROM 1968 IN MILAN
FROM 2 TO 22 OCTOBER
1968; Milan and the world, a story told in images. A visual record of the teachings that these movements passed onto modern design and communications.
ULTRA REALITY- VR EXPERIENCE_ MILANO FILM FESTIVAL
FROM THURSDAY 4 TO SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER
Investigating new digital languages and their impact on film and on our own gaze. Milano Film Festival at BASE is dedicated to Virtual Reality with a programme featuring experiences, immersive set design and gatherings.
Films and full programme >>>
Stories of objects and small wonders. Each month at happy hour a creative artisan talks us through the objects that make up their personal kit of wonders.
Upcoming guests: Michele Dalai, Simone Sbarbati, Elisa Talentino, Alessia Glaviano, Alberto Casiraghy and Italo Rota.
Guest line-up and video interviews >>>
FROM 6 OCTOBER TO 2 DECEMBER
4 lessons with 4 of the most important exponents of Art Cinema, a form of expression caught in the space between modern art and film: Yuri Ancarani, Invernomuto, Anna Franceschini, Zapruder. Curated by Davide Giannella.
Full workshop programme >>>
PAW CHEW GO_ SI LEGGE PACIUGO
SATURDAY 13 AND SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER
80 illustrators come together at BASE for Paw Chew Go, a festival dedicated to illustration.
Trade show, talks and networking. Guests include: Elisa Talentino, Giordano Poloni, Sarah Mazzetti, Francesco Poroli, the master of lettering James Clough and the creative director Paolo Iabichino.
The programme >>>
THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER
Unmissable mainstay of autumn in Turin, Club2Club makes a pitstop at BASE for a Milan preview featuring SOPHIE and Avalon Emerson. Hyper-real, plastic sounds, thumping bass lines and catchy melodies; an overview of the underground music scene characterised by constant searching and musical experimentation with an (un)known destination.
IN_THEATRE RESIDENCIES ON THE STAGE
FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER
IN is a festival of a kind never seen before, INterdisciplinary, a work IN progress: it encourages the audience to take an active role in the artists’ creative process. IN is an INvitation to get involved in a free workshop from Martin Talaga from the Czech Republic and to feature prominently in the piece that will be presented at the festival.
MILANO MONTAGNA FESTIVAL
FROM THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER TO SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER
Following on from the success of the first four annual Milano Montagna Festivals, this year the festival goes city-wide with the Fuori Festival thanks to collaboration from BASE Milano and CAI Milano: a dazzling array of events that will bring the city to life from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 October 2018, involving all lovers of sport, culture, film, food, art, design and innovation, science and sustainability, and mountain/outdoor technology.
2, 3 and 4 NOVEMBER
The city-wide festival resounding with every imaginable permutation from the jazz world is back. BASE is hosting 3 concerts: On Friday 2, a musical dialogue between the Ilhan Ersahin Istanbul Sessions quartet and Dj Gruff; On Saturday 3, jazz revisitation of Jimi Hendrix and on Sunday 4 Jazz e Dintorni with Davide Zilli & I Jazzabestia.
IF ITALIAN FESTIVAL
FROM THURSDAY 8 TO SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER
A three-day international festival dedicated to creativity which involves and connects thousands of communications professionals. This year’s theme, H.I – Human Intelligence, turns our attention to the extraordinary nature of human ingenuity in a celebration of the value of creativity and ideas.
FROM THURSDAY 15 TO SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER
Shining a light on the countless meanings that we read into an image and the limits and the possibilities that we place on our gaze. Two exhibits at BASE: Embracing Diversity and All That Man Is – Fashion and Masculinity Now. Fashion photography presented as a powerful language with the ability to shape our vision of who we are and who we might become.
THE ART CHAPTER – MILANO ART BOOK FAIR
FROM FRIDAY 16 TO SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER
The second annual fair dedicated to experimentation and editorial exploration in the modern art field. Marking Book City, a huge shared narrative in which books are not merely a record of a work of art or an exhibition, but become artworks in their own right.
Programme and exhibitors >>>
LINECHECK 2018_MUSIC MEETING AND FESTIVAL
FROM THURSDAY 22 TO SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER
Gathering point for music industry professionals, from Italy and all around the world, as well as all lovers of live music. This year the festival, a highlight of Milano Music Week 2018, offers talks, workshops, masterclasses, showcases, concerts and DJ sets.
DIG FESTIVAL MILANO
FRIDAY 14 AND SATURDAY 15 DECEMBER
At BASE, the winter edition of the festival of investigative journalism.
Screenings of the best documentaries, as well as talks, lectures and workshops led by leading figures in Italian journalism, plus a double music event celebrating all whistleblowers.
BAR BISTRO. NEW AUTUMN MENUS
Treat yourself. BASE’s bar bistro is greeting the cold weather with new seasonal menus and organic produce, served up “in a line” on wooden skewers, to be eaten with your hands in the airy spaces of our former factory. We look forward to seeing you for lunch and happy hour any day of the week.
Fruit and vegetables from local producers, handmade pasta, sourdough bread, meat, cheese and even natural soap. Order products from Alveare che Dice Sì and drop by to pick them up, every Thursday, in our neighbourhood portineria (concierge service).
Sign up to Alveare BASE >>>
OPENING HOURS – BAR AND MAIN HALL
Monday – Saturday: 9am – 11pm
Sunday: 10am – 7pm
Evening closing times vary depending on events.