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Elisabetta in Venice
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Elisabetta in Venice

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Elisabetta in Venice.

Elisabetta is a drama teacher who has never, ever before felt old. Scroll down to stride through the challenges of 2020 with her, as she battles an unusually frail body and brings joy to her neighborhood in an act of Poetic Resistance.

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You're old

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“Many Italians during this period got fatter, because they cooked and cooked.

I don’t cook so much and I walked so much.

Then I got thinner! I think I’m in a small number of those that got thinner…”


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My great idea

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Something helpful

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“The first weeks, people coming were always the same.

But they told someone else. They told someone else. The told someone else, someone else.

And… by the end of the readings, people were coming from streets not close to mine.”
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I always did.

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“You ask what I felt about bringing people around me…

I always did in my life. I always did. That’s me.

When I was a teacher, even though I had difficult teenagers, it was the same.”


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Red lipstick

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  • Contributor: Elisabetta Ticco
    Directed by: Dan Hodgson and Rosi Pernthaller
    Photographs provided by: Elisabetta Ticco
    Illustrations by: Ewa Ferdynus and Rosi Pernthaller

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