Gea Casolaro

Mare Magnum Nostrum

  • Edited by Leonardo Regano
  • Binding Paperback with flaps
  • Size 17 x 24 cm
  • Pages 144
  • Illustrations 85
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2021
  • ISBN 9788836648948
  • Price € 28,00  € 26,60
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Abstract

Gea Casolaro (Rome, 1965) began imagining Mare Magnum Nostrum after the great shipwreck that happened close to the coast of Lampedusa the 3rd October 2013, in which more than 350 people lost their lives, wondering how the sea shared by so many populations can instead be a place of a so tragic separation. The participatory art project, curated by Leonardo Regano and carried out thanks to the support of the 8th edition of the Italian Council, developed thanks to the collaboration of the people who gave their photos of the shores of our sea: photos of holidays, departures, tragedies, condemnation, workers, photos of all types and periods.
In 2021 the work became part of the permanent collection of the Museo Nazionale di Ravenna.

Contents

Mare Magnum Nostrum at the Museo Nazionale di Ravenna
Emanuela Fiori, Leonardo Regano, Gea Casolaro

The borders of Europe beyond the Mediterranean
Michele Colucci, Flore Murard-Yovanovitch, Benedetta di Loreto, Gea Casolaro

Save the sea to save us all
Gea Casolaro, Sana Ben Ismail, Nahed Msayleb

Biography

Index of illustrations