Firenze imperiale

Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence’s historical heritage is primarily tied to Italian art history and the colonial past of the city remains barely noticeable. Therefore, bringing to light the colonial traces of the city participates to the creation of a counter narrative; a history that set itself apart the iconic medieval and Renaissance landscape.

Streets, squares and buildings whose names are related to colonialism

Statues, monuments, commemorative plaques who are related to colonialism

Institutions that themselves or their predecessors were involved in colonialism

Colonial traces in popular and mass culture


Florence: Daphné Budasz & Markus Wurzer

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