Cosmia is a project of female transformation, through the tools of literature and art. It is an idea in the making that moves fluidly between words such as sisterhood, creation and healing. It is a path balanced between the individual and the collective, aiming at the creative and soulful expansion of the participants, as they rediscover and reimagine themselves and the world.
We chose the name Cosmia, to recall a feminine cosmos and the moths thus named, a symbol of adaptation, survival and transformation, nocturnal creatures that orient themselves with moonlight, considered by folklore to be the souls of fairies and witches.
Cosmia is a cultural association created by women for women, which aims to develop literature and the arts, and to promote women writers and artists in all creative fields.
Cosmia wants to create, develop and participate in an international network of women who want to support each other in manifesting their talents.
Cosmia is interested in the study and research of art as therapy and therapy as art, of esoteric knowledge related to the feminine and the healing of relationships between women.
Cosmia also wants to experiment through digital tools and in the crypto environment, embracing the blockchain and open source philosophy.
Cosmia intends to expand in all the directions it feels are necessary to bring about a paradigm shift in our society especially when it comes to the ideas of abundance, well-being, time, sisterhood, sharing, decentralisation, redistribution, self-management and inspiration.
Cryptoart is a term that applies to any digital content that is made available to the public via a blockchain. Any content that comes to life on a blockchain by being bound to a contract that defines its origin parameters, i.e. authorship authentication, and ownership and execution parameters, such as price, royalties, usage rights, etc. is currently referred to as a NFT (non-fungible token).
With these tools currently available although still under development, we would like to expand digital publishing, alongside the multimedia content generated by the Narrandomnia project, through the Mintbase platform on NEAR blockchain.
Createbase’s support for our publishing project and the sharing that characterises the so-called ‘crypto’ world allows us to experiment, to co-create an ecosystem tailored to the participants. We think this is the future and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs) perfectly reflect the versatile female creative flow, able to accommodate, assert and redefine identity over time, allowing for more established relationships to be built – entering NFT spaces is a way to rebuild our world by making creative and free decisions – and after this transition we can be an example and help onboarding future publishing houses.
Cosmia publishes works by women mainly in Italian and English, without excluding other idioms. Cosmia publishes novels, poems, essays and art books, with a focus on themes aligned with the social aims of the association.
Our publishing house, run by the association and with the intention of becoming a cooperative, is creating the connections to publish both paper and digital books.
The paper publication makes use of the on-demand options, the ethical and ecological printing thanks to small printing companies, and the handcrafted artistic publication of books as art objects thanks to screen printing and xylography.
Digital publishing can be simple or implemented in the NFT environment, and we are now looking at ways of protecting copyright in parallel with the experiments already available and which we are helping to develop in the world of crypto art.
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- Screenplay writing
- Onboarding NEAR/Mintbase
a novel by Francesca Fretti
Cicatrici e baci
a collaborative book by Barbara Tosti
Cuore dove sei?
a story by Alexandra Giurgila with illustrations by Stefania Giurgila
Ossa, caverne, lupi... Amore, tutte cose spaventose
poems by Paola Grandi, with pictures
Narrandomnia is a term that combines Narration, Random and Omnia, we have chosen it as the name for this experiment in which we want to keep the narrative open, so that it can potentially evolve in every direction.
In every written story there remains a world that the author does not tell but that the reader imagines. We want to give voice to the worlds imagined by those who use the literary production, giving them the possibility of continuing the story with further writing, images, music or video.
By joining the project you donate a text (preferably accompanied by an English translation) that can be a complete work or just a fragment, as inspiration for other artists to produce a metatext of multimedia contributions. The process can also be carried out in reverse, starting with the multimedia to arrive at a new text.
These collaborations give rise to images, videos, music which can in turn be tokenized as NFT.
We are a collective of women scattered over the surface of Mother Earth, weaving connections through art and literature, in a perpetual tale where every ending is a new beginning.
We believe in the value of dreaming together to realise our project and in the importance of celebrating the steps we have taken, which is why we use Dragon Dreaming as a working tool.
We share the principle that time is not money but art, as understood by the Dreamspell of the 13-moon calendar, which combines the solar and lunar rhythms, according to the natural rhythm.
We tend towards the manifestation of a daily pragmatopia, aware that the universe wants to play and that we want to dance.
“If you are alone dreaming, it is nothing but a dream. If you dream in several, it is the beginning of reality.” Brazilian folk song
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TO SEND TEXT AND MULTIMEDIA FILES IN ANSWEAR TO THE CALLS TO ART:
Via Monti di Paudo 6 – cp 67
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