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In the name of Sergio Staino, we honor the free thinkers of the world! Reflections from Paolo Hendel

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Torino, Italy

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18:00

September 26th at 18:00 in your time zone

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Illustrator, cartoonist, journalist, and attentive observer of his and our times, Sergio Staino was a free and critical thinker who always spoke his mind with conviction, even when others didn’t want to listen. Above all, he was a loyal, longtime friend of Slow Food.

The beloved characters in his comic strips—Bobo with his wife Bibi and their children, Ilaria and Michele—accompanied us through the political and cultural events of Italy for 40 years. At Terra Madre 2024, we honor Sergio’s constant commitment, his irony, and the friendship that united us.

Dedicated to Sergio’s memory and all that he stood for, one of the Arenas at this year’s event will provide a space for exchanges and dialogues centered on nature.

In the inaugural event at this Arena, Staino’s wife, Bruna Pinasco; daughter, Ilaria; and friend, Paolo Hendel, will share their memories of Sergio. We’ll also get to see some of the thousands of drawings of Bobo that Sergio created for the old Slow Food magazine and the early editions of Salone del Gusto.

This event is free and open to all who are interested. To participate, please book a spot on the website (just click on the “Register” button on the event page and leave your email address). We recommend arriving at the Arena 10 minutes before the start of the event. The organizers reserve the right to reassign your seat if you are not present within 5 minutes of the start.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is presented by Slow Food, the City of Turin, and the Piedmont Region. We look forward to seeing you at Parco Dora in Turin from Thursday, September 26 – Monday, September 30. Through food, we can rediscover ourselves as part of nature. #TerraMadre2024

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Event languages:
IT, EN

Event location:
Piemonte – Torino - Parco Dora, Parco Dora – Sergio Staino Arena
Ingresso Corso Mortara - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.0901115, 7.672939

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