ASCOM to clean up Via Guerrazzi graffiti

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Graffiti on personal property

Proposal: ‘Adopt a street’ The General Director of CAAB, Alessandro Bonfiglioli, has called upon Bolognese business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt a street or piazza so that it can be cleaned and maintained properly. ASCOM request The association of businesses located in Strada Maggiore have returned to this theme after Bonfiglioli launched the challenge back […]

Via Petroni: “It’s not our fault”

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Traders deny responsibility for social problems And Alce Nero threaten to up & leave City Mayor Virginio Merola appealed for everyone to work together to solve the problems in Via Petroni. Meanwhile, the street traders who many blame for the general degradation and social malaise that seems to be a permanent blotch on the area now, […]

Stalingrado Bridge gets modern make-over

Monday, October 10th, 2016

By Ren Jingge Graffiti artists get a bad rap in Bologna but every once in a while someone starts a project which actually encourages them rather than speak out against their ‘anti-social’ activities. Speaking of which, a brilliantly choreographed one began recently here in Bologna. From the 1st-9th of October, hundreds of volunteer artists were […]

Criminality or artistry

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Is recurrent graffiti a criminal act or artistic endeavor to be recognized? New murals appeared in Via Zamboni in front of the Humanities and Philosophy departments at no.36-38 despite the area having been cleaned recently. As a result of the murals on the columns the prosecutor Valter Giovannini has started an investigation. He reacted angrily […]