As part of the L’occhio in gioco exhibition and in celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the University of Padua, the writer Tiziano Scarpa shares Immaginare sotto dettatura. Il piacere di farsi ingannare e il bisogno di utopie portatili with the curators of the exhibition in a publicly open event.
Tiziano Scarpa was born in Venice in 1963. The acclaimed author has published around thirty novels, short stories, essays, poems and plays. He is widely known for his 1996 novel Occhi sulla graticola (Eyes on the Broiler) and his 2008 novel Stabat Mater (Einaudi), which won the 2009 Strega Prize. Other popular works include his 2005 poetic novel Groppi d’amore nella scuraglia, his 2004 book of aphorisms Corpo and his 2008 Venice is a Fish: A Sensual Guide. He published La penultima magia in 2020 (Einaudi). Among this most recent works of poetry are Le nuvole e i soldi (Einaudi, 2018) and Una libellula di città e altre storie in rima (minimum fax, 2018).
His books have been translated into several languages and sold all over the world. He has written numerous essays on contemporary and past visual artists.
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