MAMT||Museo Mediterraneo dell' Arte, della Musica e delle Tradizioni (EN)

The MAMT- Mediterranean Museum of Art, Music and Traditions is an institution created by the Fondazione Mediterraneo with the aim “to experience” in an interactive way, the positive emotions of Our Sea through Arts, Music and Traditions. The MAMT is one of the most important initiatives of Fondazione Mediterraneo: an active space created in order to let communicate Arts, Music and Traditions of the Mediterranean contemporary society. The awareness of a past full of ancient traditions is the base for the construction of a rational and connected humanity: the vastness of the Mediterranean area collects together the responsibility, the hard work and intelligence with the ability to share spaces and cultures. Today, more than ever, the sense of future is given by the awareness of the sorrow, of the conflicts and at the same time by the ability to share joys and bond.
Art and Music are since ever the tool of communication and sharing of the humanity that, in a particular “Mediterranean” path, allows us to overtake the violence of the human being that showed itself in his greater brutality in countries as Bosnia, Palestine, Syria and other places: as testify of this there are Bosnia, in order not to forget and Suffering and Hope in the world, exhibitions of the museum.

At the same time there are symbols inviting to meeting and hope appear in lands of desolation and Hush: The Ferrigno Nativity Scene, the exhibition a Sea, three Faiths, the Peace and the Last Neapolitan Supper are part of the Museum.
Near the Totem of Peace and other works by Mario Molinari, sculptor of the color, accompanies the lonely journey of freedom, the Dreamlike World of John Crown and the desire of participation and recognition of the role of women in the Mediterranean in the exhibition “Breaking the Veils, women artists of Islamic World”.
Fado, Flamenco, Tango and Sirtaki, the Song of Naples, the Great Lyric Operas, Arabic Music and the Classics of all the times catch the attention of the audience with the acoustic perfection of the “Music hall” of the Museum.
The section dedicated to Pino Daniele has a particular meaning.
The warm of the Mediterranean human nature and the awareness of the necessity to keep track, the the wealth and the fertility find in the “Section Architecture” – with the Associated presences of Alvaro Siza, Ciamarra Picas, Vittorio Di Pace, Nicola Pagliara, Marco Introini and others - and in the Voices of the Migrants and other strong point.
The artworks of Pietro and Rino Volpe mark Mediterranean signs in which the culture and the literature merge with the creativity making a unique collection.
A collection of HD video about the most important sites of the Campania Region will accompany the tourists of cruises and the visitors in the whole building: the ground floor facing on Municipio Square will host an info-point unique in its kind. The MAMT is also an articulated system of services in the heart of the city of Naples: the library, the emeroteque, the music hall, salt conventions, the restaurants, the Euromedcafé, the residences and the bookshop receive the visitor with sympathy and enthusiasm: that enthusiasm of the Mediterranean!

On Tuesday 9 of June will be released the album “Nero a metà live”, a double CD with the full registration of the live of the last concert held by Pino Daniele and performed in Assago Auditorium (MI) on 22 December 2014. It will be possible to pre-order the album since the 12 of May and there will be also included an unreleased single titled “Abusivo”. Is the new version of “'O pusteggiatore”, a single presented by Pino Daniele in 1975, but which wasn’t included in his first album “Terra mia” and it has been fully rearranged by Pino’s close colleagues as Tullio De Piscopo, Ernesto Vitolo and Gigi De Rienzo.
According to which was stated by Alessandro Daniele today during an interview to "Corriere della Sera", the sons of Pino Daniele are working in order to establish a foundation which will have in agenda a lot of projects, among which will be the institution of scholarships for talented guys, the organization of an international music contest, and the economical support to pediatrian hospitals.
“The next year– told Alessandro Daniele -  will be held a permanent exhibition in MAMT Mediterranean Museum of Art, Music and Traditions of Naples. In the exhibition will be showed Pino’s musical instruments, original recordings and other unreleased songs, which will become part of an heritage safeguarded by Unesco.

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“We are very happy to donate to MAMT Museum the sacre vestments, Gospels and other objects in order to reproduce the room of Don Peppe Diana in MAMT museum”. This words were said by Don Peppe Diana’s mother Jolanda along with her daughters Emilio e Marisa to Michele Capasso and Pia Molinari, person in charge of MAMT museum. Thanks to these gifts the Hall dedicated to Peppe Diana got a new appeal making the visitors able to capture the emotional life of this borderline priest, example of a life dedicated to the Common Good.

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A delegation from T.A. R., Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale (Campania Administrative Court), visited MAMT Museum praising it and expressing admiration for the collections, video and proofs present in the Museum.
The President Antonio Guida thanked President Capasso for his support to Naples and the Mediterranean, of which the MAMT museum is a testify.

Received by Michele Capasso and  Pia Molinari, Pino Daniele – with his son Alessandro and his partner Amanda visited the Fondazione’s headquarter  and MAMT museum, plaused the initiative and appreciated especially the music section. In particular, it has been talked about two projects in progress for a while.

  1. MAMT Museum Music Hall (among the most acoustically perfect) to be dedicated to Pino Daniele: with an interactive multimedia system which reproduces all his songs and concerts beside the contributions of big artists whom had accompanied him it, will be possible to enjoy of a music section unique in its kind. It had been decided the realization time by time of workshops and “thematic” exibitions: between the first topics of a  deep study  about Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa “ one of the great musicians of all the times” declared Pino.
  2. The organization, every year in Naples, of “CONCERT OF PEACE”, a big musical event which will set aside the world’s big events.

Tender and nice the comment made by Pino about his friend Michele– defined as a “personaggio” – when he is singing “Cammina, cammina…”

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