The post-neorealist cinema of Ettore Scola. It’s May 6, 1938. We’re in Rome on the silent roofs in via Regina Margherita. The rooftop of the Policlinico Odontoiatrico George Eastman is one of two locations where Ettore Scola sets his 1977 masterpiece “Una giornata particolare”. The other one is situated within a short distance, just a… Continue reading H Hour Curfew Time May 6, 1938, “Una giornata particolare”
I had the pleasure to talk about our daily lives in constant pursuit of beauty with the wordsmith Julia Tappeiner at barfuss.it Feel free to follow the link above and read the story. German only.
Third installment in this ongoing series of colloquial sharing of ideas about style with Susanne Barta. This time our host was Tobias Planer at his marvelous Ahoi Minigolf course.Please enjoy the complete story on FranzMagazine.
Chilly January mornings tend to lack the natural sunlight of the warm season. They hide the details of the neoclassical rationalist architecture outside the train station in the artificial shadows of the pre dawn lights. It’s 7:10am. Our connection to Bologna leaves in 2 minutes and we try to lay out the itinerary that awaits… Continue reading H Hour Bologna Time
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to continue the inspiring series of q&a on style and fashion with Susanne Barta. Find here the link to the transcript of the second series (german only). Conversations about style part 2
It’s January, the second week of the year. At approximately 06:12 the high-speed train sets out from the medieval town in the northern part of Italy to reach Florence. The biannual pilgrimage to the places, where the heart of Italianism in language and culture beat the most, is a ritual for a rather differing crowd:… Continue reading H Hour Florence Time
It’s almost done. This New Year’s Eve we’ll be reminded, that a century ago this same leap introduced a new era, a new vision and new opportunities for those who survived the Great War. The photographs, the movies and documentaries of everyday life from the 1920is, that resonate with us and evoke atmospheres of gothic… Continue reading Rite of passage
We’re all saints and sinners. We were born saints, but inevitably become sinners throughout life. If you surfed the tide near San Onofre State Beach or San Juan Capistrano back in 2010 you surely attended the ministry at The Hotrod Church for Sinners. Brian Bent, then Initiator and Pastor of this congregation, is the inspiring… Continue reading Connecting the dots: dismantled but not dismembered
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to initiate an inspiring series of q&a on style and fashion with Susanne Barta. Find here the link to the transcript of the first series (german only). Conversations about style and fashion