The Florence Experiment: a first glimpse

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The Florence Experiment: a first glimpse to the Palazzo Strozzi “experiment”

The Florence Experiment – Palazzo Strozzi, April 19th to August 26th, 10AM / 8PM (10AM / 11PM on Thursday) is a Carsten Höller, Stefano Mancuso installation, curated by Arturo Galansino, the current Director of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi.

Between science, art and technology for a brand new Palazzo Strozzi experience

Carsten Höller installations between science, art and technology are used to build a very strong connection with their audience.

In this venture, Höller teams up with Stefano Mancuso, founder of vegetal neurobiology, a new branch committed to the understanding of plant intelligence and behaviour.

The Florence Experiment: thoughts behind the fun

The exhibition / installation  The Florence Experiment aims to explore a reflection about the relationship between mankind and plants, towards a new awareness of the way mankind know and interacts with a vegetable organism.

During the exhibition, Palazzo Strozzi is going to be a space ready for scientific and creative as well experiments; a laboratory about behavioural and emotional frameset for all living creatures.

The Florence Experiment: the fun!

While a space for such experiments is set in La Strozzina area, the The Florence Experiment main feature is the huge couple of giganormous slides that, yes: can bring you from the Palazzo Strozzi piano nobile to floor!

Warning to enjoy the (puin not intended) slide show at its best

  • The Florence Experience is an individual experience.
  • To take part you must agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Children must be at least 6 years old. An accompanying adult is mandatory for children under 14.
  • People must be between 130cm (4’ 3”) and 195cm (6’ 5”) and weigh no more than 120 kg (18 st. 12 lbs / 264.5 lbs) to use the slides.

To know more about Palazzo Strozzi

Take a look at our post Palazzo Strozzi: (not only) “another” Medici’s building! and the Palazzo Strozzi tag on It’s Florence! blog.

By |2018-07-11T10:01:14+00:00April 17th, 2018|Florence Exhibitions|0 Comments

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My passion for languages and travels led me to study languages, particularly English and German, first at the Language High School and the at the Translator and Interpreter School in Florence. I then graduated at the University of Pisa in Languages, with a specialization in History of Art. I have been active in the tourist sector for almost 20 years and since 1997 I have been working as a licensed tourist guide in Florence. I have lots of interests like, for example, travels, wines … and more…

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