Cultural and social innovation
Francesco Caldarola is MA in Arts, Festival and Cultural Management at Queen Margaret Edinburgh University. He has worked as assistant manager and project manager for Matera European Capital of Culture 2019 and has curated an international Urban Games Festival calle Fusion, co-organized by Plovdiv 2019. He is founder of CapitalSud, an association dedicated to social and cultural innovation within the field of urban regeneration, with which he is managing Officina San Domenico, a new independent cultural centre in Andria, Puglia. He dreams of perception of the “Souths” as poles of attraction not only linked to the great tourist and cultural offer, but also and above all as a choice of life and an opportunity for great personal and collective growth. Francesco is Member of Farm Cultural Park and “from South to South” collective, Administrator of LAN architetture coop., President/Project Manager of CapitalSud APS.