Gabriele Oropallo

Gabriele Oropallo is a design historian and curator based at University College London (UK), where he is completing a PhD on political commitment and graphic design in post-war Italy. In 2006-2008, he was awarded a Marie Curie fellowship for his research from the European Commission. His fascination with colonial (post)-modernism brought him to occasionally collaborate with the Decolonizing Architecture collective. In parallel, he is also interested in moving and still images to research objects and spaces. In 2008 he co-directed a short documentary on the controversial memories of the Cuban Revolution.

Fiteiro Cultural

The Fiteiro Cultural or Cultural Kiosk is a public and contextual artwork devoted to all forms of cultures and communities. As a « social sculpture » it can be transformed into a workshop, a public or more intimate space, according to its users. It has already been built in many cities in Brazil, Greece, Armenia, Switzerland, Cuba, USA, France, Italy, Portugal, etc. For Eternal Tour in Jerusalem, except for one wooden middle board, only the Kiosk’s frame shall be kept. Nothing can be hidden. Like an open-air table, it invites people to gather and meet around the board.

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