Fish&Chips project was born from the needs of the fishermen communities of Puglia and Greece to start a process of development of their territories increasing the value of the coastal and marine environment’s cultural heritage. As a matter of fact, the involved areas are characterized by a widespread presence of both cultural elements (archaeological, architectural, both emerged and submerged) and cultural intangible materials (crafts, traditions, events), proving the intense interaction between man and coastal environment over the centuries. F
Thanks to this project, an Ecomuseum will be realised in Taranto and Corfu, where exhibitions, experimental archaeological workshops on naval carpentry, fishing nets, traps and purple production as well as tasting labs to re-discover the ancient fish recipes will be organised. Visitors can experiment new itineraries through the use of canoes and traditional vessels, guided by archaeologists and fishers to the discovery of aquaculture facilities and traditional fishing techniques. Also the Map of Cultural Heritage, a database collecting tangible and intangible maritime elements of the project area, will be created and made available for web users.
The University of Foggia, Department of Human Sciences, is the lead beneficiary of this project in cooperation with two Italian partners- Puglia Region, Department for Economy of Culture, Tourism and Valorization of Territory and the Italian General Confederation of Enterprises, Professions and Self-employment of Taranto- and two Greek partners- the Ionian University and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Corfu. Associated partners are the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto MarTA and the Fisherman’s Association of Petritis (Corfu).
A program of conferences and events called The surrounding sea. Stories from Taranto’s waters (Il mare intorno. Storie dalle acque di Taranto) will mark the final steps of Fish&Chips project in June and July 2021, organized by the University of Foggia and the National Archaeological Museum...
The University of Foggia and the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto-MArTA organize “Pontos. The sea that unites”, a review of artistic events linked to the culture of the sea, community and identity thanks to the project FISH&CHIPS - Fisheries and Cultural Heritage, Identity,...
These beautiful pictures show the route connecting the fishing village of Petritis in Corfu with the old settlement of Korakades and the historic villages of the hinterland. The path begins at the Petritis Information Centre, where visitors can learn more about the Eco-museum and its...
FISH&CHIPS, public call to participate to workshop on the extraction of Tyrian purple and marine byssus in Taranto
Puglia Region, Department of Tourism, Economy of Culture and Valorization of Territory, the University of Foggia and the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTA) are organizing the workshop “Sea gifts. Extraction of Tyrian purple and marine byssus in Taranto between historical roots and...
FISH&CHIPS, public call to participate to workshops on the sea traditions and culture – Taranto 27 September – 9 November 2019
Confcommercio Taranto, the University of Foggia and the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MArTA) are organizing 6 workshops to learn and give value to the traditional activities of fishing and mussel farming typical of the Taranto area thanks to FISH&CHIPS project, funded by Interreg...
Kick-off meeting of Fish and Chips project: sea, fishing and maritime traditions as growth engines for Puglia and Greece
The Kick-off meeting of project FISH&CHIPS - “Fisheries and Cultural Heritage, Identity and Participated Societies”, co-funded by the Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014-2020 with a budget of around 905.000 euro, took place on 15th and 16th November in the Department of Human Sciences...