BedTalks Florence

June 7th 2018
3pm – 9pm

Free Entry

Full program

A taste of our program

The Student Hotel Florence will host the 6th edition of BedTalks on Thursday June 7. Drop by, connect and get inspired to help us to achieve that ultimate goal: World Peace, via a bed. BedTalks is a free event and open to all, make sure to RSVP.

100+ speakers

Listen in and engage with leading minds.

25+ workshops

Participate, learn and play.

Art, film, music & more

Listen, watch and dance.

Commitments

Commit to a better world.

A selection of our game-changing speakers

ALBERTO SALVADORI

MIART, MASTERS AND DECADES CURATOR

Historian and art critic, currently engaged as Established Masters and Decades Curator for the Milan MIART, director of

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ALESSANDRO COLOMBO

DIRECTOR OF IED FIRENZE

After a BA in Economy and a MA in Arts Management, Alessandro Colombo began his career in the

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ALESSANDRO PENKO

ARTISAN

Heir to a dynasty of goldsmiths masters, Alessandro learned his art in the heart of Florence, a few

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ALESSANDRO RAVEGGI

WRITER AND THE FLR EDITOR IN CHIEF

Alessandro Raveggi is a well-known Florentine writer. After publishing texts in numerous magazines and anthologies, in 2012 he

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ALESSANDRO RICCIO

ACTOR AND FOUNDER OF THE TEDAVI PRODUCTION HOUSE

Student of Bob Marchese and Fiorenza Brogi of "IL GRUPPO DELLA ROCCA", Alessandro Riccio is a Florentine actor

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ALEXANDRA KOREY

BLOGGER AND DIGITAL CONSULTANT

With a background in art history and a very digital present, Canadian-born Alexandra Korey combines her three great

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ALICE BISI

SINGER AND SONGWRITER

Birthh is the musical project of twenty two-year-old songwriter Alice Bisi. Alice likes: the smell of fresh sheets,

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ANDREA CALZOLARI

ECONOMIST

Andrea Calzolari, 46 years, is a finance and micro-finance expert. Since 2008 he has been involved in international

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ANDREA D’AMORE

ARTIST

As an artist in the places among the people, the starting point of Andrea D'Amore's work is everyday

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ANELLI MANCANTI

WORKSHOP

Anelli Mancanti is a cultural association based in Florence that organizes theater activities and teaches Italian to migrants.

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ANGELO NENNA PINTOR

MAKE UP ARTIST

After going to art school, Angelo Nenna started to work as a Make Up Artist for brands like

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ANNA PAOLA CONCIA

FLORENCE'S COUNCILLOR FOR TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Anna Paola Concia is an Italian politician — as the Tourism and International relations Councillor for the Florence

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ANTONIO BAGNI

ND CREATIVE CO-FOUNDER AND COPULA MUNDI PROMOTER

Antonio Bagni is the young director of N_D Creative, a project born from the experience gained within the

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ATTOUNO

WORKSHOP

Attouno is a non-profit organization founded by a group of professionals coming from different backgrounds with the aim

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BIRTHH

PERFORMANCE

BIRTHH is Alice Bisi’s dark alter-ego, "the conscience of a nineteen-year-old who spends most of her time thinking

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CECCO E CIPO

MUSICIANS

Simone Ceccanti and Fabio Cipollini shyly face the world of performances with a first song "La canzone di

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CECILIA DEL RE

DEPUTY MAYOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Born in 1982 and raised in Florence, Cecilia Del Re - Lawyer and former city councilor and chairman

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CECILIE HOLLBERG

DIRECTOR OF GALLERIA DELL'ACCADEMIA

Born in Germany in Lower Saxony, she studied History, Literature, Political Science, Italian and German Literature at the

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CHARLIE MACGREGOR

THE STUDENT HOTEL CEO AND FOUNDER

Charlie MacGregor (41) is the founder and CEO of The Student Hotel, a company with strong core values

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CONSUELO BLOCKER

FASHION BLOGGER

Born, raised and married in a family rooted in fashion (Weaving Santaconstancia e Magliaria BP Studio). Consuelo writes

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DANIELE ROSSI

RESTORER

Daniele Rossi began his professional career in 1979 with the CBC, formed by former students of the Central

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DANIELE TASSONE

SPEEDWEB DEVELOPER

Daniele Tassone deals with innovation in information technology and new technologies, working for Findomestic, Unicredit, Boeing Airplanes, Beretta

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DARIO DI LORENZO

DEVELOPER OF HUMAN POTENTIAL

Born in Arezzo, after living for a few years in Florence he currently lives and works in Milan.

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DAVIDE DILEO

BOOSTA

Musician, composer, author and producer, co-founder of Subsonica, writer and pilot of airplanes. Davide Boosta Dileo has collected

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DILETTA FRESCOBALDI

WINE EXPERT

Graduated in Business and Economics at the University of Florence with a thesis on the internationalization strategies of

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DRE URHAHN

CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

Dre Urhahn is co-founder of the Favela Painting Foundation, which mission is to create inspiring works of art

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DRUSILLA FOER

ACTRESS, SINGER AND STYLE ICON

Columnist and actress, Drusilla Foer is an icon and an eclectic artist: singer, model, screenwriter, dancer and much

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EDOARDO FRACASSI AND NICCOLÒ BRIGHELLA

FRESH YO! LABEL

Edoardo Fracassi and Niccolò Brighella are two of the souls of Fresh Yo!, a record label founded in

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EDOARDO LUSENA

JOURNALIST

Graduated in Political Science at the University of Florence Cesare Alfieri, Edoardo Lusena is today one of the

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EDOARDO ZUCCHETTI

OPERA DIRECTOR

Florentine Edoardo Zucchetti took his first steps in the entertainment world during his university years. In fact, in

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EIKE SCHMIDT

DIRECTOR OF UFFIZI GALLERY

German art historian Eike Schmidt graduated in medieval and modern art history in Heidelberg, where he also received

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ELENA FORTUNA DI BELLA MANCA

COMMUNICATION MANAGER AT WAXMORE

Graduated in Political Science, Communication and Journalism, the 27-year-old Elena Fortuna Di Bella Manca is originally from Massico

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ELISA BASILISSI

GRAPHIC DESIGNER AT CALIMAIA

Calimaia is an artistic collective dedicated to young professionals working in the field of visual communication. The collective

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ENRICA MANNARI

WORKSHOP

Enrica Mannari's #santuariolaico is a space that welcomes and collects icons and symbols that bring hope, dreams and

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EVA EDILI

RADIO HOST AT LADY RADIO/RDF

Eva Edili has radio in her DNA and is one of the radio speakers of RDF 102.7, the

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FABIO ZAFFAGNINI

FOUNDER OF ROCKIN'1000

He began his professional career as a marine geologist at the Institute of Marine Sciences of the CNR

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FAUSTO CALDERAI

PRESIDENT OF ASSOCIATION FRIENDS OF DAVID

Internationally known art expert, Fausto Calderai has created - together with Cecilie Hollberg - the newly formed "Friends

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FILIPPO BARTOLOTTA

SOMMELIER

The Florentine Filippo Bartolotta began to cultivate his passion for wine from an early age, when thanks to

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FRANCESCA ARENA

PRODUCER

She traveled the world, lived in New York, Rome and Milan, but she has always been linked to

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FRANCESCA GUICCIARDINI

MURAL PAINTER

Creativity, history, beauty, irony and good taste — Francesca represents a unique melting pot that fascinates and amazes.

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GABRIELE AMETRANO

PROMOTER OF FESTIVAL LA CITTÀ DEI LETTORI

Born in Rome, Gabriele Ametrano chose Florence as his place of election. Agent of the State Police, he

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GEORGETTE JUPE

GIRL IN FLORENCE

Florence has been her home for 11 years and Georgette Jupe is a freelance social media consultant and

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GHIACCIOLI AND BRANZINI

WORKSHOP

What's the birthplace of a song? By which modality is a fragment, a phrase, a melody that comes

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GIACOMO SALIZZONI

ARCHITECT AND GERRILLA GARDENER

A man who has built his life and his profession on the love of greenery. A passionate architect

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GIORGIANA CORSINI

PROMOTER AT ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO

A modern patron, Princess Giorgiana Corsini, among her various social and civic activities, is also the promoter of

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GIORGIO VAN STRATEN

WRITER

Writer and translator Giorgio Van Straten grew up in a mixed family, where his father was a Jewish

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GIUESEPPE GREVI

PRESIDENT CONSORZIO "Il CAPPELLO DI FIRENZE"

The origins of the hat factory Grevi are lost in the nineteenth century but Giuseppe, currently at the

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GIULIA REALI

CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

Copywriter and communication expert, in 2002 she founded the creative agency Almagreal in Florence, which leads with the

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HAMDAN AL-ZEQRI

CULTURAL MEDIATOR

Hamdan Al-Zeqri is a 34 Yemeni, arrived in Italy 13 years ago to be operated because of a

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HELEN FARRELL

EDITOR IN CHIEF AT THE FLORENTINE

Born in the United Kingdom and Florentine by adoption, Helen Farrell is the Editor in Chief of The

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HOLLY HEUSER

ARTIST

By mixing the ritualistic handmade with the liquid digital, Holly Heuser creates loud psychedelic artworks across a wide

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HONEYBIRD

PERFORMANCE

Multi-instrumentalist (charango, bass, vocals), singer-songwriter, and LGBT activist. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she found her musical

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I CITOFONI

PERFORMANCE

I Citofoni is a trio of professional musicians consisting of: Giulio (voice and guitar), Matteo (voice-mandolin-bass) and Simone

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IL SEDICENTE MORADI

ARTIST

Sedicente il Moradi is a Florentine street artist who has turned the city into a little jungle by

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ILCO VAN DER LINDE

CEO AND CO-FOUNDER

Ilco van der Linde is the founder of NATIONAL LIBERATION CONCERT, DANCE4LIFE, MASTERPEACE, LITTLE MANDELA HOUSE & LIBERTY

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JACOPO JENNA

CHOREOGRAPHER & PERFORMER

Choreographer, performer and filmmaker. After graduating in Sociology Jacopo Jenna perfected the study of contemporary dance at Codarts

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JACOPO JENNA

PERFORMANCE

The performance is a process of transfiguration of the body through the reconfiguration of the location with specific

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JACOPO STORNI

JOURNALIST AT CORRIERE FIORENTINO & REDATTORE SOCIALE

Born and raised in Florence, Jacopo Storni is a writer and a journalist. Jacopo writes for Corriere della

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JONATHAN CALUGI

GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND ARTIST

Also known under the moniker Happy Lovers Town, Jonathan Calugi is an Italian illustrator based in Pistoia. From

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KINKALERI

PERFORMANCE

Everyone Gets Lighter, performance In the performance the dancer uses a codified set of body movements, each corresponding

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LAURA JANSEN

ARTIST

Laura Jansen is an award-winning Dutch/American singer songwriter. Her own music has taken her around the world collaborating

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LAURA LENZI

AGRONOMIST AT FICO WINE

Laura Lenzi is a renowned agronomist and also the "campaign leader" of the FICO Wine project, willed into

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LAURA MASI

BLOGGER AND CONTENT CREATOR

Laura Masi, madly in love with Italy and especially with Florence, her city, is a girl with many

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LEA LANDUCCI

IMPROV TRAINER AND BUSINESS COACH

Graduated in computer engineering, after her doctorate in computer science and multimedia Lea Landucci worked for 10 years

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LETIZIA RENZINI

ARTIST AND MUSIC CRITICIAN

Sound and visual artist, performer, Letizia Renzini works in an interdisciplinary field, focusing the exploration in the composition

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LO FO IO

WORKSHOP

LO FO IO is a community of artisans, creatives and factotum sharing tools in a common space in

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LORENZA SOLDANI

SOCIOLAB FACILITATOR

Lorenza Soldani is a Florentine community engagement expert, facilitator and trainer with a certificate in social and family

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LOTTOZERO

WORKSHOP

Lottozero is a Prato-based center for sustainable textile design, art and exchange with an open lab for textile

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LUCA ANDREOZZI

THEATER CRITIC

Born in 2000, Luca Andreozzi is a young Florentine and lover of culture and beauty. In 2017 he

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MAMMAIUTO

CARTOONIST COLLECTIVE

Mammaiuto is an association formed by a collective of authors. Our first goal is to make comics for

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MARCO FARAONE

DJ AND PRODUCER

One of the few Italian DJs to be booked by legendary London club Fabric, this deck master combines

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MARCO MASSAROTTO

DIGITAL ENTREPRENEUR AND WSET® INSTRUCTOR FOR SAKE

Marco Massarotto is a succesful Italian digital communications entrepreneur, founder and leading one of the largest Italian digital

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MARCO MAZZONI

DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER AND VISUAL ARTIST

Choreographer, performer and visual artist, he is one of the founding members of Kinkaleri, a collective of artists

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MARIA ANTONIA RINALDI

CONTEMPORARY ART EXPERT

Expert in Contemporary Art and Museology — after graduating in Florence, getting a scholarship from the European Community

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MARTIJN BOOMSMA

FOUNDER & CEO

I'm a creative business builder — I love helping people and building something out of nothing. I strongly

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MARTINO DI NAPOLI RAMPOLLA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND FOUNDER OF NUMEROVENTI

Martino Di Napoli Rampolla, graduated in Fashion Marketing and Communication at the Polimoda Fashion Institute, is a talented

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MAXIMILIAN FANE

NEW GENERATION FESTIVAL

A young and enterprising musician, Maximilian Fane was trained at The Royal Conservatory of Scotland in Glasgow and

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MICHELE CHIOCCIOLINI

FASHION DESIGNER

Michele Chiocciolini was born in Florence on February 27th 1982. The love for beauty and the search for

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MIRCEA MASSERINI

PROFESSOR AND PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Former archaeologist, turned PR and Marketing Director, Mircea Masserini has a long and varied career. She began her

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MIRKO LALLI

FOUNDER AND CEO AT TRAVEL APPEAL

Mirko Lalli is Travel Appeal’s founder and CEO. He has 15 years of experience in marketing and digital

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MONIQUE MIZRAHI

MUSICIAN AND ACTIVIST

Multi-instrumentalist (charango, guitar, bass, vocals), singer-songwriter, and LGBT activist. Born and raised in Los Angeles she found her

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MORADI IL SEDICENTE

PERFORMANCE

Florentine sculptor who has made Florence into a little jungle. It is here that he has installed his

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NATALIE RUCELLAI

CO-FOUNDER ASSOCIATION CORRI LA VITA ONLUS

Natalie Rucellai has been the director of PRCO, a global communications group that offers integrated solutions for the

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OMAR RASHID

ART DIRECTOR AND DESIGNER

I finished my studies at Polimoda in Florence in 2002, after some experiences as a clothing designer between

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PAOLO PETROCELLI

CULTURAL ENTREPRENEUR

Paolo Petrocelli is a cultural entrepreneur driven by the belief that the arts and arts education are a

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PHILIPPE DEMERS

CEO

Philippe is a entrepreneur involved in the economy development through art and culture. He co-founded in 2009 MASSIVart,

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POP PALESTINE

WORKSHOP

Pop Palestine's main objective is to teach people about Palestine's culinary tradition and food culture as an expression

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RICARDO LUCIANI

DIRECTOR IMPACT HUB FIRENZE

Born and raised in Florence, Riccardo Luciani, shifted his interest toward communications while studying Development Economicsn, which later

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RICCARDO DE ANGELIS TOMMASI

ETRA STUDIO TOMMASI, ART EXPERT

A very young exponent of a Florentine family of talents, he follows the footsteps of his family in

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RICCARDO VENTRELLA

HEAD OF COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING

After graduating from the Michelangelo high school in Florence, Riccardo Ventrella graduated in Bologna in Cinema History. Today

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RICCARDO ZAMMARCHI

CULTURAL OPERATOR

Cultural operator, loves contemporary popular music, local foods and the city of Florence. He mixes them in the

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RUFUS POLLOCK

ECONOMIST AND OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDER

Rufus Pollock holds a diploma in Mathematics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge. He's

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SARA AMRHEIN

CO-FOUNDER OF CREATIVE PEOPLE IN FLORENCE

Sara Amrhein is an American artist and designer based in Florence. She is the co-founder of the cultural

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SARA MEUCCI

IMAGE CONSULTANT

Sara Meucci, aka Miss Swirl, is an eclectic Florentine artist. Born in a family of Tuscan artisans, she

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SELVAGGIA VELO

RIVER TO RIVER FLORENCE INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Selvaggia Velo is the creator and artistic director of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival, a

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SERENA GALLORINI

PHOTOGRAFER

Serena lives and works in Florence. After graduating in Medieval Archeology at the University of Florence, she took

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SHEILA SALVATO

FOUNDER OF PRESSME & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF HOOPYGANG

Sheila Salvato is the founder of Pressme, a creative agency based in Florence that's specialized in Social Media

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SIMONE CIPRIANI

CHEF AT ESSENZIALE

Essenziale is a project started in September 2016, and has its foundations in a strong team spirit. one

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STEFANIA IPPOLITI

ITALIAN FILM COMMISION PRESIDENT

Stefania Ippoliti, passionate about cinema and Florentine documentaries, has been at the helm of the Tuscany Film Commission

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STUDIO CROMIE

WORKSHOP

Studio Cromie is a screenprinting studio and art gallery based in Grottaglie, in the south of Italy. The

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SYLVIE BARBIER

CO-FOUNDER OF ART/EARTH/TECH AND ARTIST

Born in Taipei in 1988, Sylvie Barbier is an artist of both French and Taiwanese nationalities. Since the

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TESSA MORODER

CO-FOUNDER LOTTOZERO

Tessa Moroder (1981), together with her sister Arianna, is founder of Lottozero / textile laboratories, center for art,

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THIEN VU DANG

EXECUTIVE AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF MAPP_MTL

Thien Vu Dang's professional career evolved from cinema to the world of Vj-ing in 2001 after he discovered

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TOMMASO CORSINI

"CORSINI EVENTS" CO-FOUNDER

Raised close to Florence in the breathtaking Villa Corsini di Mezzomonte, Tommaso with his brother Lorenzo founded Corsini

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TOMMASO ROSA

FLORENCE MUNICIPALITY HEAD OF COMMUNICATION

Tomasso Rosa grew up in Massa and trained professionally in Rome where he was Head of the Italian

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TOMMASO SACCHI

CHIEF OF THE CULTURAL CABINET

Tommaso Sacchi, 35 years old, is a curator, lecturer and consultant in the field of creativity and artistic

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VIRGINIA DI GIORGIO

ARTIST & INFLUENCER

Virginia Di Giorgio, 32, lives in Florence, draws passionately, makes graphics for fun, writes a blog and tells

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ADIL IZEMRANE

Adil Izemrane is a real estate developer who has founded and been involved in several companies and initiatives

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ALBERTO FRAUSIN

CARLSBERG ITALIA S.P.A CEO

Alberto Frausin, today holds the role of Managing Director in Carlsberg Italia S.p.a., after having acquired a solid

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ALBERTO PERUZZINI

DIRETTORE TOSCANA PROMOZIONE TURISTICA

Alberto Peruzzini is the Director of Toscana Promozione Turistica, the Tourism Agency of the Tuscany Region. Graduated in

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ANNE VAN DER ZWAAG

Born in Cameroon living in The Netherlands, owner and director of designfair OBJECT in Rotterdam and the Amsterdam

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APURVA PRETAP

Apurva has helped leading consumer companies including Starbucks, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Qantas and Delta Airlines build a

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BEATRICE VENEZI

CONDUCTOR

Pianist and composer born in 1990, Beatrice Venezi is the youngest Orchestra Conductor of Europe. She currently directs

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CATERINA BELLANDI

The story of Zia Caterina and her magical Taxi “Milano 25” begins with the death of Stefano, Caterina's

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CATERINA DE RENZIS SONNINO

OWNER AND CULTURAL CONSERVATOR OF CASTELLO SONNINO

She studied Political Sciences at Cesare Alfieri in Florence, but she is also a specialized graphic desinger for

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CHIARA MEIATTINI

COOPERATIVA IL CENACOLO DIRECTOR

Chiara works in social work in Florence for nearly twenty years with the cooperative Il Cenacolo. Suburbs, mediation

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CLÉMENCE LÉAUTÉ

PERFORMER & RESEARCHER

French artist, living and working between Paris, Berlin and Florence, she studied Modern Literature, Art History and Linguistics

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DAVID RIONDINO

ACTOR AND MUSICIAN

David Riondino is an Italian singer-songwriter, actor, director and writer. In 1979 he opened the historic Tour of

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ELENA MANNOCCI

Elena graduated in 2013 in Visual Design at the University of Florence, before graduating she began her career

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FAVELA PAINTING X THE STUDENT HOTEL

INSTALLATION

To celebrate the opening of The Student Hotel in Florence, the United Painting Crew was invited to create

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FRANCESCA TARANTINI

MEDICI SENZA FRONTIERE

Born in Pistoia in 1965, Francesca Tarantini is associate professor in medicine and geriatrics for the University of

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FRANCESCO BERNABEI

CEO & INTERACTIVE PRODUCER

Francesco developed himself professionally in the field of image and digital communication, first as a photographer and then

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FRANCIS BEUKEVELD

EXPERT IN BREATHING

Dutch presenter, speaker and Inner Axis teacher. Creative soul, making and hosting programs for tv and online content,

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HOME IN BETWEEN

VR DOCUMENTARY

Since the beginning of the 2015 refugee crisis, hundreds of thousands of people fled across the Mediterranean Sea

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JOSEP WIJNANDS

DUTCH AMBASSADOR

Born in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, Joep Wijnands, has a strong connection with Italy. During his childhood he lived

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JOSSELIN BEY

ART DIRECTOR AND MOTION DESIGNER

Josselin Bey aka. Bewoy is a freelance art director and motion designer based in Montreal, Canada.Through his 8

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KING OF THE OPERA

PERFORMANCE

King of the Opera is the project of Alberto Mariotti, the natural continuation of his previous artistic experience

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LA BANDA DEL BRASILIANO

PERFORMANCE

Band del Brasiliano is a tuscan band coming from different backgrounds (Dilatazione, The Bluebeaters, Fantomatik Orchestra, Paolo Benvegnù,

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LEONARDO SACCHETTI

JOURNALIST AND SOCIAL WORKER

Leonardo Sacchetti: journalist, social worker, reader. He works with teenagers for Macramè Cooperativa Sociale di Campi Bisenzio. He

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LILLIAN BENNINK

FOUNDER OF SOCIAL CAPITAL

Lillian Bennink ia a political Scientist with a background in Public Affairs and Public Private Partnerships working for

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LORENZO BINI

TRAINER AT DYNAMO CAMP AND ATHLETE

I am Lorenzo from Italy and I’m 31. I’ve been on this wheelchair for 12 years after a

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LUCA CALVANI

ACTOR

Luca Calvani is an Italian actor and TV presenter, born in Prato. For some years Luca has been

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LUCA POLVERINI

CHAIRPERSON OF FIAB FIRENZE CICLABILE

Born in Bibbiena (AR) in 1981, Luca Polverini has always believed that the bike is the most practical

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MARCELLA CANGIOLI

ASSIOCIAZIONE CITTÀ NASCOSTA' DIRECTOR

Art historian, Marcella Cangioli is the president of “Associazione Città Nascosta” (Hidden City Association), founded in 1994 to

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MARTINA COLOMBARI

ACTRESS

Martina Colombari was born in Riccione in 1975. In October 1991, after having been elected Miss Italy, she

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MONOGRID

MONOGRID is part of the Cattleya group and support Think | Cattleya in the development of all digital

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NERI TORRIGIANI

BEDTALKS CURATOR

"From graphic design to communication, from the organization of exhibitions to the creation of websites, my professional background

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NUR AL HABASH

SPOKESPERSON FOR ITALIA MUSIC EXPORT

After years spent working in embassies and international organizations, dedicating only free time to music, from 2014 to

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NVARD YERKANIAN

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Nvard Yerkanian is a visual designer and graphic artist based in between Florence, Italy and Yerevan, Armenia. Her

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OLIVER SMITH

SENIOR REPORTER AT FORBES

Oliver Smith is a Senior Reporter at Forbes, covering fintech, crypto and the sharing economy across Europe. He

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PAOLA D’AGOSTINO

BARGELLO MUSEUM DIRECTOR

Born in Naples, she is an art historian with a degree and doctorate at the University Federico II

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PAOLO TEDESCHI

REGIONE TOSCANA

Paolo as a measured optimist, believes that behind the beauties of Italy there is still unexpressed potential. The

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PIERANGELO CONTE

ARTISTIC COORDINATOR

Graduated in Composition, in Choral Music and Choir Conducting and in Electronic Music at the "Benedetto Marcello di

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SALVINA DI GANGI

PRESIDENTE DELL'ASSOCIAZIONE ANELLI MANCANTI

Salvina Di Gangi was born in 1975 under the sign of the Gemeni. Deeply proud of its Mediterranean

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SANAA TABET

LIBRARIAN AND LOCAL PRESIDENT OF GMI FLORENCE

28 years old, born in Morocco and raised in Italy, in the small Vinci. Librarian for 7 years,

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SERRA YILMAZ

ACTRESS

Serra Yilmaz is a famous actress and the muse of the director and screenwriter Ferzan Özpetek. She studied

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THORWALD TER KULVE

DESIGNER

Thor ter Kulve is a Dutch designer based in London. His work re-defines public space, inventing products that

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TIND

VJ AND A DIGITAL MEDIA ART COLLECTIVE

Active since 2001, TiND (thisisnotdesign) is a VJ and a digital media art collective very implicated in the

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TOMMASO BENCISTÀ FALORNI

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

After a degree in clinical and community psychology, the Florentine Tommaso Bencistà Falorni decided to pursue his artistic

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WAXMORE

INSTALLATION

WAXMORE is a brand stablished in December 2016 in Florence with the aim of bringing color and uniqueness

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XENOFON

EMPATHY GAME

Xenofon is a patented emotional relational cognitive tool. Designed and developed by weplayhappy.com, it helps recognizing, expressing and

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World peace – via a bed

Why do we believe getting in bed will create World Peace? Let us explain. Inspired by the positive spirit of John Lennon’s peaceful bed-in in Amsterdam in 1969, we had this insane idea that a bed was the answer, so we kicked off our mission towards changing the world with an event called BedTalks.

The BedTalks story


 

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