Projects Archive

Etnographic research – Pubblications 1998-2003

Attraverso Lo spazio contadino (Through farmers’ realm) Historic-ethnographic essay of the Pinerolo region. Marta Colangelo, Valter Careglio Alzani Editore, Pinerolo (To), 2003 Al tempo del grano (At the time of wheat) Alzani Editore, Pinerolo (To), 2002 Lo spazio contadino (Farmers’ realms) Alzani Editore, Pinerolo (To),1998 Memorie diverse in una città di frontiera (Various memories from […]

Break Gender Stereotypes, progetti di pari opportunità

Break Gender Stereotypes

The Wesen Institute is partner of the ITC/ILO in Turin (International Labour Organization) for the project “Break Gender Stereotypes, give talent a chance” (EU 2008) where it is responsible for the communication strategy planning and development.

Interactive water wheels

Interactive Museum of Energy in Settimo Torinese (Torino, Italy)

Leonardo’s machines

Restauration and restoration of Leonardo’s Mill and Hydraulic Saw (reproduction of the XV century).

progetti di pari opportunità

Let’s cut out stereotypes’ threads

Within the project “How to communicate gender equality” (City Council of Turin, Assessorato Pari Opportunity 2007) the Wesen Institute has realized a training kit for teachers and an exhibition dedicated to student’s works on equal opportunites.

Prêt-à-cliché. Stereotipi su misura: donne, uomini e parità

The exhibition, a multi-sensorial journey to the discovery of the genre stereotypes, has travelled within the region and has reached three provinces. The exhibit has been set up in Novara, Asti, Cuneo.

Let’s cut out stereotypes’ threads: the exhibition

The students’ works realized in the framework of the project on gender stereotypes have been collected and have become an exhibit.


In the main hall of Porta Nuova, Turin station, a new exhibition on contemporary people’s rights: a sensorial journey to the discovery of the stereotypes that have influenced one hundred years of Italian history.


Installation about hydrogen as one single topic: what it is, how it is produced, how it is used and how financially viable it is.