- October 17th, 2012 read on
OjodePez 30, special issue on the 2012 OjodePez Award for Human Values, featuring The Hidden School as one of the selected finalist.
- May 7th, 2012 read on
The Hidden School from Minsk, Belarus, Published in Private Magazine
- April 7th, 2012 read on
- March 7th, 2012 read on
With the outset of Perestroika and the collapse of the Soviet Union, many former republics faced the task of restructuring and redefining their educational systems. On the 6th of December 1990, in the Belorussian capital Minsk, the first evening classes started in what would become by 1992, the Belarusian Humanities Lyceum.
- February 23rd, 2012 read on
The ground under Ripoli Santa Maria Maddalena is collapsing. There are two million m3 of soil and debris that are slowly slipping downhill threatening the jobs of the tunnel of San Benedetto Val di Sambro, a key part of the Variante di Valico, the new highway that have to improve the connection between Bologna and Florence. To say this is precisely the region Emilia Romagna, which recently updated geological maps of the area by converting the entire area from green to red: active landslide, in fact. According to surveys, the ground is moving at a constant speed of about two centimeters every 30 days, not little for those that over the monster of clay have built their own houses; two hundred and fifty families who live every day with the fear of losing everything. The elders of the little village were waiting for him. The landslide fronts, in fact, have been there for millenniums and the Region Emilia Romagna together with the Highways Company are aware of its existence for over 50 years. In 1969, just nine years after the inauguration of Autosole highway, the monster forced the engineers to build a bypass in a hurry one mile and a half to secure the route. The situation has not changed. But what it means to live in a village in balance? What would be the real risk of slipping of the landslide? Who are the protagonists of this big little human story?
text: Tullia Costa