TEDxPalermo – Tiziano Di Cara – Spreading Cultural Events

He was born on July 23 1972 in Palermo and graduated in 1998 in Architecture at the University of Palermo after a year spent as Erasmus student at the Faculty of Architecture of Barcelona where he had the chance to attend Enric Miralles and Ignasi Solà Morales’ courses. In 1999, together with Giuseppe Romano, Tiziano started up a society lasting till today opening Studio Matita, an architecture studio. In 2001 he moved to Australia where he lived for six months thanks to an employment contract with the Giornale di Sicilia.

He worked in Sydney for Designing, an architecture studio, taking part in the project for the new metropolitan station “Liverpool”. In 2003, together with Romano and other colleagues, he opened the Stewens studio, an architecture studio on the 1st floor, show room on the ground floor where they experimented the first successful exhibitions of architecture and design. In 2005, together with Romano, he planned and opened EXPA, an Architectural, Graphics and Design gallery at the former mews of (Ex Scuderie) Palazzo Cefalà, via Alloro, in the middle of the Kalsa old district in Palermo; Off — Milan Triennale and venue of the Città-Porto section – 10th edition Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2006, he took part in the project “Officina di Architettura” of the port of Palermo, an architecture studio for planning the new city waterfront and for the requalification of port area, and he was one of the authors of the Palermo Mediterraneo exhibition on the occasion of the Venice Biennale, City-Port section. On may 2007, in cooperation with Giuseppe Romano, Fabio Tosini and Alessandro Galioto, he opened PALAB, a multicultural center with contemporary art gallery, creative workshops, coffee bar and a restaurant.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

About TEDx

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