An innovative meeting place dedicated to cinema, masterclasses, talks, concerts, performances, exhibitions, DJ sets and happenings accompanied by an ethically sourced food and wine offer, in the name of inclusion and sustainability.
An exhibition created to generate innovative models of management and promotion of the territory and the arts, which can broaden their impact through the launch of new forms of partnership and support by creating a network between the third sector, public institutions and entrepreneurship. At the heart of this operation is the promotion of ethical values such as environmental sustainability and social inclusion.
Isola Edipo was born as a meeting place between different realities united by the same ideals and ethical principles. Based on this assumption, Isola Edipo has become over the years a network concept that has developed in different places and animated by different activities carried out thanks to the activation of continuous new partnerships.
CONCERTS & DJ SET DIEBATES & TALK HAPPENINGS ETHICAL KM FOOD AND WINE OFFER
LAGUNA ROOM E INCLUSION CINEMA VENETIAN NIGHTS: FILM FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS
Over the course of the various editions, Isola Edipo has seen the development of cultural partnerships with organisations such as Fondation Cartier, Galerie LaFayette, The Fame League, Archivio Isgrò, Giffoni Hub and Conai; we have created happenings and events with companies such as Rai Cinema, MUBI, Indigo, Match Factory, Kleio Films, MAD Solution, I wonder, Pluto Film, Sea Shepherd, Stemal entertainment. It hosted the casts of the films in and out of competition of the Giornate degli Autori with internationally renowned figures including Steve Buscemi, Céline Sciamma, Abel Ferrara, Nanni Moretti, Stefania Sandrelli, Paolo Rossi.
The activities promoted by Isola Edipo have appeared in newspapers such as La Repubblica, Il Manifesto, Il Corriere della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore, La Stampa, Vanity Fair, Rai 3, Fred FM, Radio Rai 3.
All the structures and furnishings of Isola Edipo are recycled and reused. The materials used within the areas are eco-sustainable (mainly made of ecomais). All the information produced relating to the activities in the area is digital in nature. The food and wine products are all ethical kilometer and come largely from the surrounding area, in order to reactivate local economies. Many companies involved present social and ESG reports.
Every edition of Isola Edipo provides for the employment of disabled people who develop and implement their skills over the years. This is carried out with the collaboration of a network of social realities (primarily the Parish of S. Antonio del Lido) with which cultural activities are also organized which are included in the general program. All the activities that take place within the areas of Isola Edipo are created in order to welcome, together with the public of the exhibition and its professionals, the resident population in order to generate a meeting space capable of protecting specific needs without it becoming a place that pushes away those who do not actively participate in it. Thanks to the collaboration with the University of Ca’Foscari, many male and female students have the opportunity to do internships at Isola Edipo.
Creating governance services with local entrepreneurial and municipal realities to make a place like the shore which is devoid of any service, animated instead by services and structures to increase greater daily hospitality and well-being to the flows of the Exhibition and of the residency, offering free cultural products, making an inclusive area where citizens and residents can experience a healthy and mixed relationship with international artists of the cinema exhibition. Giving life to a real community welfare redevelopment model applied to cultural tourism that encourages university tourism and free workshops on social inclusion. Many of Isola Edipo’s partners are part of a network contract, Res-Int, which aims for:
Edipo Re adheres to two network contracts with the companies and entrepreneurial realities that collaborate with it, transforms Isola Edipo into an avant-garde field of real practice of a new development model thanks to the voluntary integration of the social and environmental concerns of the companies in their business operations and relationships with stakeholders.