The exhibition: Revolution ends on April 4th opened in Milan December 2, 2017 at the Steam Factory in Via Cesare Procaccini 4, it consents to us and to relive the period of the late 60’s up to the legendary 70. You go to revisit the stories, the characters and the objects of that short space of time that changed Italian and world culture. In fact, they are, as well, the ripercors the events that from 1966 to 1970 with testimonies of every kind changed the lives of all of us and not only of that generation. They are represented in 500 ” steps ” (between images, design, film and songs) the social and cultural climate that even with the most famous rock group the Beatles, they managed to outline a ‘time of crisis with historical songs; will continue with Martin Luther King and his battles, obvious to mind with the newsdocuments (such as photos and video material) that attester year the essential journey undertaken in a period of great “of the” revolution in social customs.
The whole environment is filled with high atmosphere which will trace the Music with the help of sophisticated technology that offer autoguiders Sennheiser (now a frontrunner in the electronics sound). The cultural encounter with this environment will take place through an itinerary that will revive the changes of those years, with signs and symbols of fashion, music, and the locals of the time; (you will not even avoid “talking” about drugs). But not only: they will be focused Human Rights and street protests, consumerism, various festivals, (certainly not forgetting: that of Woodstock) and alternative communities. You can be “reported” in the climate ofCarnaby Street in London and that of the Hippies of Haight- A s h bury , of the technological innovation of the Bay Area , of the protests of the French May, of the Isle of Wight and of the arrival of the municipalities that occupied much of America .
The exhibition is curated by Victoria Broackers and Geoffrey Marsh of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London together with Fran Tomasi , ( the first Italian promoter to lead Pink Floyd in Italy ), Clara Tosi Pamphili (fashion journalist and writer), and Alberto Tonti (music critic). This path was designed to wrap the visitor in the environments of that short decade , made to give him certainly atmospheres, objects, memorabilia, art, graphics and especially music of that era, years that perhaps were interminable thanks to those changes that went to pervade a decade of crisis, and a strong climate of rebellion towards the paradigms of the economic boom that had “opened” society, previously, to the bourgeoisie and the upper class. Recalling then that the ’70s go to clash against prejudices and icons of beauty now obsolete, who, until April 4 will want to relive the climate and want to abandon this culture can do so by going to the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan , in particular :
the Monday : 15:00 to 20:00,
Thursday : 10am to 10pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday : 10: 00-20: 00
Please note that the full ticket is € 16 (pre-sale € 2 ),
Reduced : 14 € (always with pre-sale of € 2 ).
Children from 6 to 13 years: € 10 .
Free minors of 6 years, one chaperon for each group, two chaperones for each school group, one accompanying person with a disability who needs them, journalists accredited by the Press Office of the Exhibition.