ventuno12, l'ultima notte è solo l'inizio. pietra ligure (SV), 12 Dicembre 2012
Beautiful installation in tribute to Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton at Oakland's African American Museum & Library by local artist Victor Cartagena. Hundreds of poems rained down from the ceiling and covered the walls, while a quote over the doorway reminds us: “Yes, we are not made of ‘words alone,’ but Dalton’s words were banned and he lost his life because of them.”
cultural activism | banned librarian
1,000 white envelopes containing poems were strung throughout a garden in Madrid, Spain in a recent installation by Luzinterruptus called ’1,000 Poems by Mail’. Created as part of poetry festival Poetas Por Km2, each envelope contained a poem written by one of the 17 poets participating. The envelopes were softly illuminated as a centrepiece for the three day festival and on the last night, were offered to the public as a memento or easy-to-address note to a loved one. I just love this type of street art…
Measuring the Universe.
A mystery author is bringing the house down with a thriller penned on the walls of an abandoned cottage. The writer - believed to be a down and out but who has now disappeared from the building - covered every wall in the building in Chongqing, central China, with chapters from his kung fu super-hero adventure. (description via Croatian Times) (February 2009)
entire novel written by an unknown Chinese author on walls of an abandoned cottage
Jean-Michel Basquiat - Tuxedo, 1982
Ceci nést pas une pipe - Rene Magritte.