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25 Years of Scapa Roma: A time to blossom

25 Years of Scapa Roma: A time to blossom

Twenty-five years have passed since the opening of Scapa Roma, in the autumn of 1989: this marks an important anniversary, one which Maria Grazia Virzi decided to celebrate appropriately on the 8th of October, 2014.  A numerous crowd joined her: old friends who’ve been by her side for the last […]

Friday May 15th, 2015 × 0 comments

Scapa Roma to offer a bursary as part of the Via Vittoria Prize

Scapa Roma to offer a bursary as part of the Via Vittoria Prize

On the occasion of the last edition of the Via Vittoria Prize, in December 2013, Scapa Roma offered a bursary to a student from Conservatorio Santa Cecilia who has excelled in their studies. The Via Vittoria Prize was launched in 2006 by Nuova Associazione Via Vittoria, from an idea of […]

Sunday May 3rd, 2015 × 0 comments

The eye stumbles: window art – or Vetrinale

The eye stumbles: window art – or Vetrinale

The first Vetrinale – ‘contemporary art in extraordinary shops’ – took place in 2012. Thirty contemporary artists were called to interact with ‘unusual’ spaces, other than the ones usually dedicated to art: the shops of Rome and their windows, which were transformed in ad hoc art galleries. Simona Ventullo came […]

Monday April 20th, 2015 × 0 comments

It was the year of 1989, and Via Vittoria would never be the same again…

It was the year of 1989, and Via Vittoria would never be the same again…

It’s autumn, 1989, the Berlin Wall is falling down, bringing the ‘short 20th century’ to a close… Via Vittoria was experiencing a radical change, too. In that year, Maria Grazia Virzi took over newly renovated commercial premises, to open her clothing shop Scapa Roma. The opening party met the expectations […]

Sunday April 5th, 2015 × 0 comments