stefano de carolis

“Lumi in aria,” lights in the air: expression of art and beauty

Since the beginning of time, light has been a recurrent symbol in Christianity and, from a liturgical point of view, it refers directly to God. Light...

The art of making soap with almond ashes

Some decades have passed, but the memory of almond trees fields is still very much alive in my mind. Fields that filled our land with many, old trees...

Lost crafts: the master rope maker, u mast’s l’andrète

The craft of rope makers, funaio or cordaro , is as old as Man: a thousands-year long art, based on an easy manual technique, where two only...
A Turi per ripercorrere la storia dell’olio e dei frantoi

A Turi per ripercorrere la storia dell’olio e dei frantoi

Giunio Moderato Columella, morto a Taranto dell’Apulia romana, nel 60 d.c. e uno dei grandi agronomi del tempo, recitava: “Olea prima omnium arborum...