Buenos Aires will host the exhibition “UN.IT UNESCO Italia: The world heritage sites in the work of 14 Italian photographers” from Mar. 3 to Apr. 3. The exhibition, which will be inaugurated by Minister of Heritage and Cultural Activities and Tourism (MIBACT) Dario Franceschini, has been organised by the Farnesina and MIBACT in partnership with the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, the Italian Embassy in Argentina and the Italian Institute of Culture (IIC) in the capital. Over 160 photographs of great artistic and cultural value have been chosen for the occasion, presenting Italian sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The show will display some of works of the greatest Italian photographers, including Vittore Fossati, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Gabriele Basilico and Mimmo Jodice.
The event is part of the initiatives of the “Year of Italy in Latin America”, a project sponsored by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry for Economic Development, the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), the Conference of Rectors of Italian Universities and with the contribution of many companies. The initiative will comprise approximately 200 events to showcase the cultural, economic, scientific and technological strengths of contemporary Italy. The primary goal of this ambitious and complex project is to promote Italy’s identity and talents in Latin America.