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THE LIBRARY FOR L’AQUILA BY LINDA KARSHAN

La Biblioteca per L'Aquila di Linda Karshan

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L’Aquila, Italy, 29 March 2019, Permanent Installation

The Library for L’Aquila by Linda Karshan. Filmed and directed by Marco Agostinelli on the occasion of Karshan’s permanent installation of drawings and a tower of books in the Palazzo dell’Emiciclo.. This is the second public art intervention for the initiative Nine Artists for the Reconstruction (Nove Artisti per la Ricostruzione)

In March 2019, SOUNDINGS, Greek Cross drawings and a Tower of Books by Linda Karshan were permanently installed in the library at L’Aquila, Italy as part of Nove Artisti per la Ricostruizione, an initiative founded by Roberta Semeraro of RO.SA.M.

Exhibition curated by Roberta Semeraro and Carmelo Grasso, Director, Benedicti Claustra Onlus of the Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore.

With special thanks to Eleonora Laurini, Ph.D Engineer, for her commitment and expertise in realizing the tower of books for the Library of L'Aquila.

Installation photographs by Nora Novak.

Palazzo dell’Emiciclo in L’Aquila - Site of the Karshan installation. Photography: Nora Novak

Palazzo dell’Emiciclo in L’Aquila - Site of the Karshan installation. Photography: Nora Novak


Installing the Tower of Books for L’Aquila

 
 

Catalogue produced to accompany the exhibition:

The Library for L’Aquila by Linda Karshan / La Biblioteca per L’Aquila di Linda Karshan

Printed by Papergraf.

With texts by:

Arch. Giuseppe Di Pangrazio | The President of the Regional Council of Abruzzo

Roberta Semeraro | Founder and Curator, NINE ARTISTS FOR RECONSTRUCTION

with Carmelo Grasso | Director, Benedicti Claustra Onlus of the Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore

PhD Engineer, Eleonora Laurini | Expert in the field of ICAR/11 Construction Production DICEAA (Civil, Construction-Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department) University of L’Aquila

Linda Karshan

Click here to view a PDF of the catalogue.


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