Cortona On The Move 2021, “We are Humans”

15.07.2021 18:00 - 03.10.2021 19:00

Cortona On The Move was born in 2011 from an idea of the ONTHEMOVE Cultural Association whose goal is to spread and promote contemporary photography in search of new visions and original forms of visual communication. The festival offers a continuous exchange between industry experts and a constant search for works that document the incessant evolution of visual language, all in the exceptional setting of the Etruscan village of Cortona.

The festival, in its eleventh edition, is interested in a broad spectrum of storytelling tools. Starting from photography, understood as the basic grammar of visual language, it welcomes stories that include video, sound, texts and other installation and immersive elements.
After the 2020 edition, one of the most complex and uncertain years in the recent history of the contemporary world, dedicated to The COVID-19 Visual Project, in 2021 the human being returns to the center of his everyday life, with his relationships, affections and sharing of experiences, a tribute to the ordinary and extraordinary of our human condition between intimacy and the public dimension. “We Are Humans” will be the central theme of the international visual narrative festival Cortona On The Move.
The twenty-four photographic exhibitions will be exhibited from 15 July to 3 October and on the occasion of the inauguration from 15 to 18 July you will be able to attend events, talks, guided tours, portfolio readings and workshops.
The Cortona On The Move exhibitions are set up in the historic buildings in the center of the village and in the Girifalco Fortress.

Among the photographers present in the exhibition Marco Garofalo photojournalist, who works on social and cultural issues, mainly in the city of Milan and throughout Africa, Alec Soth, American photographer member of the Magnum Photos agency and many others.
The complete and detailed four-day opening program is attached below:

From July 16th to September 5th
Open every day from 10.00 to 20.00
From 6 September to 3 October
Open every day from 10.00 to 19.00

Ticket offices
INFO POINT – Piazza Signorelli, 9
16 July> 5 September from 10.00 to 20.00
6 September> 3 October from 10.00 to 19.00


15 € All exhibitions
6 € Only exhibitions Girifalco Fortress
10 € Palazzo Baldelli exhibitions only


12 € All exhibitions
– Groups of 10 paying people
– Students up to 26 years old
– Intesa Sanpaolo Group employees and customers
– Banca Popolare di Cortona shareholders
– FIAF associates
– Associated Photo Spaces
– Associates Tau Visual
– Holders of Trenitalia regional single travel tickets, also with supra-regional application, with destination Camucia-Cortona or Terontola-Cortona, valid for the same day of entry to the museum, archaeological sites and exhibitions referred to in art. 2 or for the two previous days;
– Trenitalia regional pass, also with supra-regional application, in force and valid, with origin and / or destination any station in Umbria or Tuscany;
– Trenitalia ticket valid on Frecciarossa trains with destination Terontola-Cortona, valid for the same day of entry to the museum, archaeological sites and exhibitions referred to in art. 2 or for the previous two days.

Cortona On The Move 2021, “We are Humans”

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