European University Institute Bodies across borders: oral and visual memory in Europe and beyond
Bodies across borders: oral and visual memory in Europe and beyond


ImmagineMemoria. Archivio di un’Europa in costruzione.

Video by Valerio Finessi, May 2018
This film, in Italian with English subtitles, documents the exhibition of some of the BABE results at the State Archive in Florence. The exhibition was organized in collaboration with the Historical Archives of the European Union. This documentary, based on interviews with the Principal Investigator, the Director of the HAEU, and the researches of the team, situates the initiative in the context of the whole BABE project.

In Viaggio per Torino 

Video by Giulia Ciniselli, April 2017.
This video documents fieldwork done in schools for teaching Italian in Turin, Italy. It shows the drawings of the migration itineraries mapped by the students, as well as their presentations to the class. This video is based on material collected in May-December 2013 for the ERC project Bodies Across Borders: Oral and Visual Memory in Europe and Beyond (BABE)

Non Posso dire che sono peruviana, ma un miscuglio

Video by Giulia Ciniselli, 2017
A sequence of testimonies by Peruvian migrants and artists interviewed between 2013-16. This video documents the fieldwork done in various European cities (Turin, Barcelona, Stockholm) and describes the different motivations of the migration journey to Europe and the perspective of Peruvians on the cultural history linked between Peru and Europe.