ICS Rome 2014
Lectures by Michael Dobbs, Franco Pomilio, Dimitrios Pandermalis, Fedora Filippi, Pier Luigi D'Agata
ICS is an international laboratory for exploring in depth specialistic matters, a space of discussion for communicators and among communicators, to follow innovation and tendencies in the field through the thoughts of its most acute interpreters.
Special edition of ICS Magzine, that celebrates Expo in Milan with a collection of messages from international summits in Europe and beyond: among the voices that enrich this issue Philip Kotler stands out as the undisputed guru of modern marketing.
An issue dedicated to the different cultural forms of storytelling. On the cover, Europe seen through the eyes (and the pen) of Michael Dobbs. Inside, the reflections of Frank Rose on immersiveness and the anthropological photos of Jimmy Nelson.
The unique “vision of Europe” by Spike Lee opens this issue on heritage communication, in which the authoritative voice of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend is also present. Amit Sood and Simona Panseri from the Google Cultural Institute project describe the special encounter between cultural heritage and new technologies. Yasser G. Aref illustrates the IAM project for the 3D reconstruction of ancient Alexandria. Danco Singer talks about the Encyclomedia project and Stefano Jacoviello shows the crowdsourcing platform Panspeech.
An exclusive interview with Umberto Eco on the dynamics of memory opens this issue on cultural communication. Andrew Keen and Ben Hammersley reflect on the two sides of social media. Ivan Cotroneo and Elisabetta Sgarbi express their opinions on crucial themes for today’s communication such as the modern obsession for storytelling, the success of cultural festivals, editorial marketing and the rules of culture on the web.
A new communication era, in which contents are finally regaining their importance: this is the main topic of this issue. On the cover, the eccentric Harper Reed and his working experience in Obama’s 2012 campaign. He is echoed by Geoff Mulgan, on the future of the sharing innovation, by Chinese writer Jung Chang, on the civil power of storytelling, and by the wise words of Pierre Zémor who warns: immediacy can be a risk.
A study on the economic impact of the action of the Italian economic diplomacy showed that 756 projects undertaken by more than 330 Italian companies outside Italy have generated, with the support of the diplomatic network of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a 16 billion Euros added value[More]
Transparency International published its new CPI 2016: the Corruption Perception Index, which ranks 176 countries in the World according to their perceived levels of corruption[More]
Are there codes, symbols, narratives that are shared between Europe and the Mediterranean? Is it possible to identify a common language? Here’s the opinion of Ferzan Ozpetek, the Turkish director whose privileged narrative keys are feelings and dialogue between cultures[More]
In a world where everything is simultaneous, “taking time” becomes a revolutionary act: only in the space between project and action, it is possible to imagine a change and the strength to start over[More]
The 2016 report of Transparency International on corruption perceived from European Union to Russia has been released: the Global Corruption Barometer measured the answers of about 60,000 citizens in 42 countries of the area[More]
In the latest book by Blumm Academy, the contributions of Pomilio Blumm Prize protagonists and the voices of world renowned influential intellectuals, from Milton Glaser to Gilles Lipovetsky[More]
Emptied of content, regardless of the truth, using expressions to give in to resentment: writer Gianrico Carofiglio analyses Trump’s communication (and the future political language)[More]