SEEDversity

SEEDversity is a cross-media project featuring the voices, images, data and experiences collected by formicablu during many trips to rural areas in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. it is the story of communities that produce, conserve and exchange seeds to overcome the challenge of climate change, soil impoverishment and the need to produce more…

educational videos

concepts can be better understood and remembered if some kind of visualization is available, such as an illustrated diagram or a photograph. certain notions can be conveyed very effectively with the help of a well-constructed video, in which images and audio complement and reinforce each other. formicablu has a considerable experience in the production of…

Cereals – The renaissance in the field

sthe documentary “Cereals, the renaissance in the field” tells the stories of the protagonists of an agricultural revolution and cultural renaissance taking place in Europe. formicablu produced the documentary as part of the CERERE project. the stories focus on a selection of charismatic central characters found amongst CERERE networks of farmers, practitioners, researchers and stakeholders…

Plant, People and the Future of Food

formicablu produced a photographic exhibition as one of the DYNAVERSITY project’s dissemination activities. this aimed at raising awareness among a wider public on the issue of agricultural diversity management and its contribution to sustainable development models from a social, economic, and environmental perspective. the exhibition consisted of 40 images taken by photographer Italo Rondinella during…

CHIPS & SALSA

“Chips&Salsa: Digital, Interactive, Mediterranean Journalisms,” was a discussion and training event on innovation in journalism and the new frontiers of information that formicablu co-conceived, organized and managed in partnership with the effecinque agency. the event held in Genoa, at the Aquarium Auditorium, on June 14, 2019, was inspired by the work and thinking of Genoese…

di nuovo in pista

sporting activity helps transplant recipients feel better, physically and psychologically. the webseries, “Di nuovo in pista” recounts this through not only a true personal story, a sporting feat, but also scientific evidence. the protagonists are Ivano, a heart transplant recipient, and Gianluigi, who is his doctor. both with a great passion for cycling. the webseries…

Gran Sasso Videogame

Gran Sasso Videogame is a pixel-art video game set in the Gran Sasso National Laboratories of the INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare), the world’s largest underground research center. here international teams of researchers carry out experiments on neutrino physics, dark matter and nuclear astrophysics. the protagonist of the game is the alien Zot, who…

SEEDcontrol

in 1996, the ten largest seed companies controlled less than 17% of the world market. twenty years later, the percentage has risen to 75%. such concentration, through mergers and acquisitions, means market control, but also exposure to environmental and economic risks: multinational seed companies promote monoculture at the expense of diversity and demand royalties for…