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Current exhibitions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

01 April 2021 - 30 August 2024

The collaboration between the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the non-profit association Macromicro (with the editorial consultancy of The Planet Side) resulted in the travelling exhibition “Italian Routes – Mountains, mountaineering, climate change”.

The aim of the project is to communicate to an international audience the great Italian tradition linked to mountain culture and mountaineering as a means of getting to know the mountain territory, the values of which this environment is the bearer, the importance of environmental awareness in accessing natural environments and the attention that Italy pays to defending ecosystems.

The exhibition, which will travel from April 2021 to August 2024, has already been present at prestigious venues in Vietnam, South Korea, Israel, Switzerland, Georgia, Albania, Kosovo, Norway, Argentina and Andorra and will be exhibited in Austria in the coming months.

21 May 2021 / 12 June 2021
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts
23 July 2021 / 23 August 2021
Hanoi (Vietnam)
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
26 September 2021 / 21 October 2021
Seul (South Korea)
20 December 2021 / 21 February 2021
Tel Aviv (Israel)
French Associates Institute for Biotechnology and Agriculture of Drylands, George Evans Family Auditorium
26 May 2022 / 14 June 2022
Zurigo (Switzerland)
15 July 2022 / 31 August 2022
Tiblisi (Georgia)
Museum Ioseb Grishashvill
01 August 2022 / 31 August 2022
Mestia (Georgia)
Svanet's Museum
19 December 2022 / 20 January 2023
Tirana (Albania)
Harabel Exhibition Space
29 December 2022 / 29 January 2023
Peja (Kosovo)
Shtëpia e Kulturës
08 March 2023 / 19 March 2023
Oslo (Norway)
Gamle Biblioteteket
28 June 2023 / 28 August 2023
Cordoba (Argentina)
Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales
24 October 2023 / 15 December 2023
Concepción (Chile)
CICAT - Interactive Science, Arts and Technology Centre
22 February 2024 / 15 March 2024
Canillo (Principality of Andorra)
Palau de Gel

Exhibitions archive

Forte di Bard

17 June 2022 - 18 November 2022

The famous museum in the Aosta Valley, in collaboration with The Planet Side, had host the first full version of the exhibition on the overall results of the project On the Trail of the Glaciers, titled “Earth’s Memory – Glaciers, Witnesses of the Climate Crisis”.

The exhibition, which has received UNESCO patronage, displayed 90 large-format, high-quality photographic comparisons from the six international expeditions carried out between 2009 and 2021 in the Karakorum, Caucasus, Alaska, Andes, Himalayas and Alps mountain ranges.

In addition to the photographic comparisons, there were immersive blow-ups, presentations of scientific data produced by the ESA (European Space Agency) using data visualisation tools, videos of the expeditions with interviews with the researchers and protagonists of the project, an interactive video installation entitled Walking Through Time by video media artist Paolo Scoppola.

Klima Arena

30 October 2021 - 29 May 2022

The collaboration between Klima Arena and The Planet Side has led to the creation of the museum itinerary that will see the exhibition On the Trails of the Glaciers on display until May 2022 in the spaces of the innovative cultural centre of Sinsheim (Germany), an avant-garde structure dedicated to the theme of climate change.

Triennale of Milan

05 September 2021 - 17 October 2021

Thanks to the support of Fondazione Cariplo and the collaboration between the non-profit association Macromicro and The Planet Side, the exhibition Sulle tracce dei ghiacciai (On the Trails of the Glaciers) was hosted by the prestigious venue of the Triennale of Milan. The exhibition – through the photographs of Fabiano Ventura, president of the Macromicro Association and creator of the project – tells the story of how glaciers and landscapes are being transformed by climate change. The exhibition presents a selection of the best photographic comparisons made as part of the project: historical photographs rigorously compared with modern ones. The protagonists are the world’s most important glaciers, considered by the international scientific community to be among the most valuable and reliable indicators of the climate changes taking place on our planet.