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The Prize commemorates the fortieth anniversary of Mazzotti’s death

On 28 March 1981, Giuseppe Mazzotti departed this life in the city he loved so well, where he had become one of the twentieth century’s protagonists of the province’s cultural life. He was an extraordinary personality, a true Renaissance Man whose interests embraced art, mountaineering, literature, landscape, photography, food and wine and a commitment to […]

Commemorating Luis Sepùlveda

On 16 April 2020 the famous Chilean writter Luis Sepùlveda died of coronavirus at Oviedo, Spain, at the age of 71; one of the great contemporary authors, he wrote hugely successful books that have been translated throughout the world. Deeply sorry for his decease, we remember him with affection as our guest at San Polo […]

A path named after Mazzotti in the heart of the Amazon

In Ecuador, in the protected reserve of the Otonga forest covering over two thousand hectares – an example of a green buffer zone in the heart of the Amazon – is situated the new Sendero Giuseppe Mazzotti. Extending for approximately two kilometres, it connects Otongachi with the Environmental Education Centre and its new visitors’ centre. […]

“Terra. Ultima chiamata” – online presentation

The volume “TERRA. ULTIMA CHIAMATA“, edited by writer and journalist Salvatore Giannella is to be presented online. Published by Antiga Edizioni in October 2020, it is a compendium of the papers presented at the conference ‘Mai più l’ambiente preso in giro’ (Let’s start taking the environment seriously), held at Asiago in September 2019 and organised […]

Special Jury’s Prize 2020

  I PAESAGGI DELLE ALPI A journey in the high lands through philosophy, nature and history Annibale Salsa Donzelli Editore 2019   The Book Through Salsa’s lens the alpine landscape goes from being seen to being experienced, making it a vital space. The landscapes in the Alps are the result of continuous interaction over time […]

Special Jury’s Prize 2020

  UN’ETICA DELLA TERRA MADRE How to take care of our common home Leonardo Boff Castelvecchi Editore 2019   The Book The relationship between human beings and the Earth has exceeded a systemic limit: natural resources are not infinite, and we cannot suppose progress is infinite. Humanity must now face a global question of ethical […]

Ecology and Landscape – 2020 Edition

  FLOWER POWER Plants and their Rights Alessandra Viola Giulio Einaudi Editore 2020   The Book Do plants have rights? If so, which ones, and what does acknowledging them involve? Attributing rights to subjects that do not have them has always been an extravagant idea, and yet we must not forget that black people, women […]

Traditional Arts and Crafts – 2020 Edition

  TIPOTECA An Italian Story Silvio Antiga (editor) Antiga Edizioni 2019   The Book In his preface to this work, Lucio Passerini states: “A good book is a milestone, a point of reference in space and time. And those who print books every day and know the trade well, are conscious that a book is […]