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Termini memories, the centre of Esquilino

Rome Termini’s railway station sees 500.000 passengers passing by its hall everyday, compared to the 25.000 residents in its adjacent neighborhood Esquilino. A paradox that can be easily explained by its “atopos” status, a place of transit, where most people stay just for a short time. Therefore, the few residents …

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Rome’s most ancient walls? In Termini

Termini. Cornerstone of Modern Rome deals with the fate of one of the oldest and largest tangible remains of ancient Rome: the fourth century BC city wall, incorporated in the city’s symbol of modernity, the central train station of Termini. Through a “heritageography” of the renowned station, the book tells a …

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Ismail the invisible homeless in Termini

Ismail regrets coming to Italy, from Tunisia. He says “it was the worst decision” of his life. Here he had an accident, one year ago, that left him unable to work. Alone and broke as he is, he spends most of his time in Termini railway station, looking for some …

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Goodbye London, I go back to Rome

10 years ago, Wendy moved to London to work. 2 years ago, she came back to Rome. She tells us how she feels about it and how her experience of mobility has been. Produced in collaboration with Ymobility, a Sapienza university project. YMOBILITY is the first project to provide a …

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Slam poet in Termini

Ladies and gentleman, here is one of the best slam poets in Rome at the moment, Giovan Bartolo Botta, performing for us in front of Termini station. We’ve been having some hard time online. Our crowdfunding isn’t going well, the views don’t grow as fast as we would wish, there’s still …

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Goodbye Rome, I go back to Bangladesh

For the Ymobility series, in collaboration with “La Sapienza” University. “The biggest obstacle here is bureaucracy, but I still will miss Rome, it’s become my home”, Bangladesh born Bikash tells us, “I have to marry back in Bangladesh now, and at this point it’s better I stay near my family, also …

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On contact dance and kinesthetic sense

Contact dance is a way to dance out of balancing weights and movements. Bryn tells us something about it, by talking also about the kinesthetic sense, which is another kind of knowledge. Watch the video to learn more about it. video: Fran Atopos

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