ORA - Osservatorio sui segni del tempo
ORA - Research Group on Time and Its Signs was established in January 2013 and operates within the Letters, Philosophy, Communication Dept. at the University of Bergamo .
Its interdisciplinary mission is to investigate both time and its social/representative signs, i.e., the cognitive and symbolic strategies that make time itself a major experience in the creation of social relationships between the self, society and reality. ORA deals with time as both:
ORA works in cooperation with Fondazione Bergamo nella Storia, GAMeC (Galleria di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo) and Lab80.
The ORA logo was designed by Mariana Owen, Laboratório de Design, Centro de Estudos de Design e Arte, Departamento de Design da Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto.