Villa Malpensata is staging The Metamorphosis of Nostalgia. Exoticism and Photography between 19th and 20th Centuries. The exhibition at Musec – the Lugano’s Museum of Cultures – is inspired by the emotions stemming from the idea of the contact with foreign lands and people. Next to vintage photos, a selection of albums and travel journals, all from the museum’s archives and from major private collections enables the visitor to feel involved in remote places and atmospheres. “Indeed, the exhibition title echoes the observers’ reflections on how exoticism has been changing since then”, the exhibition project manager, Moira Luraschi, says. There...
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