Podcasts - Caravaggio & Preti

These 6 video podcasts focus on Caravaggio and Mattia Preti, two great Italian artists of the 17th century who lived and worked in Malta. They form part of the successful iPhone App 'Malta Culture Guide', available for download in English, Italian, French and German from i-Tunes or http://www.maltacultureguide.com.

2013 marks the 400th anniversary from Mattia Preti's birth. These video podcasts are a good way to start discovering Preti and Caravaggio and the impressive legacy they left on these islands.


VIDEO 1:
CARAVAGGIO & MATTIA PRETI: PARALLEL LIVES (English)

CARAVAGGIO & MATTIA PRETI: PARALLEL LIVES


A short video on Caravaggio and Mattia Preti, two great Italian artists who worked for some time in Malta during the XVII Century.


VIDEO 2:
THE KNIGHTS OF MALTA (English)

THE KNIGHTS OF MALTA

How the Knights of St. John managed to attract to Malta the greatest artists of the XVII Century.


VIDEO 3:
2013: CELEBRATING MATTIA PRETI (English)

2013: CELEBRATING MATTIA PRETI

How Malta is preparing a great exhibition and many other initiatives to mark the 400th anniversary from the birth of the great Italian artist.


VIDEO 4:
CARAVAGGIO, AN ARTIST ON THE RUN (English)

CARAVAGGIO, AN ARTIST ON THE RUN

How Caravaggio arrived in Malta, had was welcomed by the Knights and lost everything in a single night.


VIDEO 5:
MATTIA PRETI, THE KNIGHT FROM CALABRIA  (English)

MATTIA PRETI, THE KNIGHT FROM CALABRIA

Life and works of the great Italian artist of the XVII Century.


VIDEO 6:
MASTERWORKS OF MATTIA PRETI (English)

MASTERWORKS OF MATTIA PRETI

Experts analyze the best works by Mattia Preti in Malta.


CREDITS:
A project of the Malta Tourism Authority www.visitmalta.com by InvisibleStudio.it:
- Concept, Research, Copywriting, Interviews and Recordings in Malta: www.invisiblestudio.it  
- Audio and Video Editing: Don't Movie Factory
- Photography: Clive Vella, Heritage Malta, InvisibleStudio.it , Midsea Books Ltd, Giuseppe Mantella, Malta Tourism Authority, Jon Wrigley - The Malta Experience, The Foundation of St John's Co-Cathedral
- Speakers: Pietro Civera, Matteo Fossati, Samanta Cornaviera
- Special Thanks: Giuseppe Mantella, Dominic Micallef, Teresa Friggieri, Stefanie Schröder, Thierry Durand