Etnographic Research

The approach to the individual research project changes according to the expected outcome: historic and archival research, statistical analysis, - Investigations and questionnaires, collection and cataloguing of oral sources, video-documentaries production, financial, landscape and relational analysis of the region.

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 […]

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.

Ethnographic museum in Pinerolo

A project for the re-organization of the Pinerolo Ethnographic Museum. Spring room   Passages and the mine   The kitchen  

Various memories

Three generations at the Italian-Slovenian border remember the XX century At the main Post Office in Trieste, an exhibition about the role of historic memory and its changes with different generations; inter-ethnic relationships in the regions traditionally mixed and across the Italian-Slovenian border.

Etnographic research – Documentaries

Memorie diverse. Storie di frontiera. Italiani e sloveni a Trieste (Various memories. Frontier stories. Italians and Slovenians in Trieste) II Inter-regional Italia Slovenia VHS Memorie diverse Betacam 27 min color Torino Casablanca. Casablanca Torino. Cioè l’avventura. Video lettera. (Turin-Casablanca. Casablanca-Turin, this IS adventure! A video-letter) Documentario sui festeggiamenti del Ramadan a Torino e a Casablanca. […]

A farmer’s realm.

Memories of men and women living in the Piedmont valley before WWII In cooperation with the Piedmont Region, CRT Foundation, the Turin Province.

Interview to Paolo Sema

from the VHS “Memorie diverse” (Various Memories)