In September, the Coliseum is in flames… Posted on 10 August, 2010 of : Michela | Comments (0)
In September Roman Colosseum live a month full of fire: a real Fire, but of artistic, that involve one of the most famous monuments in the world. In fact for the occasion Video installation “Coliseum on Fire“, whose authors are the Danish Thyra Hilden el'argentino Pio Diaz, give thanks for life game projections lights and a real "fire" that surround the Coliseum. There are three evening performances scheduled for the day 17,18 E 19 September that will continue throughout the night.
For the organizers of the event Coliseum represents ideal for a project 'site specific’ ambiguous on the strength of the fire that binds to the idea of rebirth and renewal, involving in a more’ broad social and cultural issues linked to the current‘.
Questo Project was promoted by Ministry of Heritage and Culture and also by the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Rome and was curated by Gianni Mercurio, by Danish director Christina Clausen collaboration with Rossella Rea, archaeologist as well as director of the Coliseum and with the architect Piero Meogrossi which is the technical director of the famous monument; also that the patronage of the Ministry of the Environment and also the City of Rome.