AAA at Fiera Didacta

From May 20th to 22nd 2022, Explora took part in the fifth edition of Fiera Didacta Italia, hosted in Florence at Fortezza da Basso.Didacta represents the most important trade fair on innovation in the world of education, with the aim of fostering the debate on…

Outside Explora: Toilet Art goes everywhere

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.A. Warhol More and more art with AAA. Accessible Art for All! Thanks to the AAA. project, Toilet art leaves the Explora Museum and reaches the roman health center Santa…

Meetings with Art: Irene Guerrieri

“The human being expresses itself through artistic work and denounces its discomforts, its fears, its joys, its sorrows, its needs in the search for a better world” Irene Guerrieri Among the artists of AAA. Accessible Art for All, we meet Irene Guerrieri, an architect and…

Meetings with Art: Angela Bombardi

“I believe that social art will play an increasingly important role in spurring change” Angela Bombardi Let’s get to know more about the artists involved in AAA. Accessible Art for All by interviewing Angela Bombardi, a young artist from Ferrara who transform her art into…

Digital art in the art process: the challenge from the children’s museum

Queer creatures move around the silent sea bottom, pushed along by ocean currents. Before our eyes, we see razor-sharp finned shredder fish swimming by, robot submarines sucking up waste and several starfish grabbing plastic with their arms. Their colours catch every hue of the rainbow,…

Toilet art goes to school!

Thanks to the AAA project, the interventions in the two toilets of the Malvano and Zandonai schools of the I.C. Petrassi in Rome have been completed: a process that began thanks to a meeting between students and artists that allowed to explore the theme of…

AQUAE! World Water Day 2022

Explora participates at the event “AQUAE! World Water Day 2022” where is going to  presents the European  project “AAA. Accessible Art for All” The event promoted by the University of Rome Foro Italico and by the Italian Society of Hygiene is held in Rome in…

AAAEU project on the BBC

Leicester City Centre was filled with colourful art trails as part of the Liberty UK Festival. Running from 10 July – 15 August, the festival was bringing together international artists and local artists to fill the town with brand new artworks in unusual locations. Working…

Sea cleaning creatures – AAA Festival in Rome

From Friday 19th to Sunday, November 21st, Explora is host to the AAA Festival: three days to illustrate “Accessible Art for All”, the European project that made it possible to bring works of art to unusual places, such as toilet facilities at Explora, by turning them into works…

How toilet art in Leicester unlocks conversations

As part of the Accessible Art for All programme at Liberty UK Festival, 5 artists were selected to create work in public spaces across Leicester city centre in 2021. These exhibitions and installations all focused on a theme of community cohesion and inclusivity. Many communities…

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day (WTD), celebrated every year on November 19th, has become part of the international days declared by the United Nations since 2013, twelve years after it was established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001.  As an International Day, its recognition was strongly…

Toilets. So frequently used, so rarely thought about…

Our organisation works in a building that has many offices, we all share toilets and bathrooms, some floors even have showers. Out of all the toilets that are in this building, one is part of the amazing Toilet Twinning scheme, being sponsored for that scheme by the independent…

Eureka!

There is a space at home, the toilet, where everyone can think, muse, read, and have even creative intuitions. No wonder you will soon find out that a bathroom was even instrumental to state one of the most important theorems known in physics: the hydrostatic…

My bathroom is full of rats!

Visualizza questo post su Instagram Un post condiviso da Banksy (@banksy) It’s April 15th 2020, the world is in full pandemic mode, and Banksy’s bathroom gets filled with rats. Nine small rats stencilled on the walls, busy jumping on a paste tooth tube, moving objects,…

Ancient Rome: more customs, fewer traditions

“Excuse me, where is the toilet?”.  An embarrassing question in contemporary society that elected the toilet as a home sanctuary. Yet, this was not always the case. Archaeology and some research into the history and art tell us about a taboo that was widely overcome…

Hot to make the best bathroom ever

Sofia, Marco, Alessandro and Martina are some of the children from the Explora Camp who had the chance to participate in the meeting with Francesca Crisafulli from the Mook and Cristina Damiani, two artists from the AAA project

AAA Artists in Hamburg

After a jury had selected 5 of the applications received in early summer, the first artists arrived in Hamburg at the end of August to realise their art in no less than 5 public places around and on the festival grounds of altonale and STAMP….

The AAA Diversity Festival

The AAA Diversity Festival on July 3-4 and July 17-18 in Sofia brings together artists from different fields

Finalists in the Open Call “Accessible Art for All”

After a final meeting of the members of the jury in the AAA – Accessible Art for All Open Call on 19.05.2021, the three creative projects with a social message were announced.