Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hot Summer Nutria

With the water level of the Po lowered in this hot summer days, the birds  and animals are able to 'stand' in the Po to rest and like this nutria, to wash themselves.

At least two nutrias are spotted swimming toward this end of the Po, which is nearer to the town center.

This nutria were enjoying his summer cleaning in the Po.


Sunday, July 26, 2015

Hot Summer Sun Flowers

Sun flowers belong to summer, especially in a summer so hot......

These are the sun flowers planted in piazza Castello, an enhancement for the hot, hot summer this year.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Arte Alle Corti - Palazzo Costa Carrù della Trinità

Palazzo Costa Carrù the Trinity was designed by Count Ignazio Birago Borgaro in 1781 on a plan of 1769. Baroque elements can be traced in the hall and, in part, in the internal.
In rectangular courtyard of the Palace, limited at the bottom by a high wall with a
closed portal, some imposing stone sculptures are located , 

Untitled, by refined aesthetic rigor, Nunzio,  

a pair of large marble sculptures by Fabio Viale, Goodbye and thank you,  

and the installation of Alessandro Sciaraffa, Speaker Moon / Voices reflected on the Moon.  

In the fine structure of the court, it is creating a dialectical opposition between the silent presence of suggestive plastic forms and the technological dimension of a structure full of mysterious resonances spacetime. In the entrance porch it is placed an unprecedented elevator, Forced Conduct, Michele Guaschino.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Dog Day Afternoon

These few days, it is so hot in Turin, in certain hours of the day, the streets are almost deserted, people prefer to stay in door or under shelter , to hide from the sun.

In Cavour garden, a pair of golden retrievers couldn't resist to jump into the pool with the fountain to cool themselves.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Pride Torino 2015

The Torino pride took place just after American legalized same sex marriage all across the country. Although in Italy, the fight for legal right for same sex couple is still going on and unlikely it will has the same result as in US any time soon, but the spirit was high and everyone was happy for US, get motivated to carry on the fight.

The Lead

The Arcigay Torino

The gay police force 'Polis Aperta'

The balloon truck.

The Flags

 Equal Love

Same Love, same rights

Same Sex parents

 View From Above

Thursday, July 2, 2015

CDP July Theme - Upside Down

July theme for CDP is Upside Down, came into my mind immediately was the image of this performance in piazza Castello, a man often performs together with, I assume is his daughter. 
One of his act is doing his stunt upside down.


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