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Neptune Temple art

Neptune Temple art

Neptune Temple art

Will be told to worship of the goddess Hera. CAPACCIO PAESTUM. Video art installation created by the artist Alessandra Franco sitespecific and curated by Adriana Rispoli: this is the news that the Archaeological Park of Paestum presents this year at Christmas time, from 21 to 31 December.

The project, which received the Foundation's Matronage Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee, usa as canvas print-screen the West façade of the Temple c.d. of Neptune, one of the best preserved of the Mediterranean, and tells the worship of the goddess Hera, the primordial hut "as the imagined architects and artists of the eighteenth century until the classical Temple. A "arche-type of our culture through a Hypertext", defines the curator Adriana Rispoli.

"I will not go into the merits of the controversy-says the Director of the Archaeological Park, Gabriel Zuchtriegel – but I believe that those who argue that the chronological story isn't the only one can have that right. See all exclusively historicist angle, which clearly separates epochs, it means close the works in a cage so they can no longer communicate with our present. "

The Archaeological Park, made with the reform Franceschini in 2015, aims to make the initiative a periodic event, annual. The goal is to engage artists who take turns and giving a contemporary interpretation of space and of monuments and, in the aim of the dialogue between contemporary and ancient, the Archaeological Park has in progress a collaboration with the museo Madre in Naples.

The projection will loop from 21 to 31 December, at 17.00 19.00 p.m. 25 excluded; the visit is included in the entrance fee and annual subscription of Paestum Archaeological Park.

 

 

 

Neptune Temple
Neptune Temple

Neptune Temple
Neptune Temple
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Highlighted image of Palinuro

Highlighted image Palinuro

Highlighted image Palinuro

 

Arouses curiosity the image of a figure similar to the helmsman of Enea carved into the rock.

The sea of Palinuro returns the image of the helmsman of Aeneas carved into the rock. In the locality of Saline, a few dozen meters from the natural pools of former club Mediterranee. The profile of the helmsman of Aeneas, who according to Virgil died off the coast of bells, was carved at the beginning of ' 900 on a rock today "rediscovery" by the sinking of sea water
Palinuro back to peer into the sea off the coast of Cilento. Marine waters, in the locality of Saline, palinuro, subsided, revealing the outline of the helmsman of Enea carved in stone in the early ' 900 by an author still unknown. A work almost totally forgotten today back literally to light.

The most accredited hypothesis about the author about this from a friend of the great Sicilian painter Renato Guttuso, author, in turn, by a painting entitled "Palinuro", depicting the helmsman of Enea lifeless, lying on beaches where drowned. For now there is no certain information about the author of the sculpture etched in rock, but after this extraordinary revelation natural it is to be hoped that the studies and insights regarding know a breakthrough.

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