Etna protagonist in a book by Vera Greek and photographic exhibition of Turi Gaggegi
ETNA : the great mother in his autobiographical book by Vera Greek
A dialogue with nature and the Sicilian art to highlight abuse and neglect
On display until February 7 shots Turi Caggegi for ” iEtna ” innovative App with images and information in real time dedicated to the most beautiful active volcano in the world
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And ‘ the theme of the autobiography “Daughter of the great mother ” (Ed. Liguori , Naples, 2013) Vera Greek which will be presented in Catania, Thursday, January 23 (17 pm) , at the Palace of Culture. Together with the author and the editor editorial, Sergio Reyes, attended by Professor . Rosario Castelli, a professor of Film, Photography and Television at the University of Catania and the poet Angelo Scandurra. During the presentation will be projected spectacular images of Etna produced by journalist and photographer Turi Caggegi that will make then visited an exhibition at the Palace of Culture until 7 February.
Architect, current director of the Regional Museum of Ceramics of Caltagirone and former Superintendent of Cultural and Environmental Heritage in Ragusa and Catania, Vera Greek pastry in this volume, one after the other, the chapters of his private and professional life, creating a dialogue imaginary with the landscape and its elements to indentificarsi in them . What is the “muntagna” mumbling, ready to remind his superior strength , the lament of a forest of oak trees cut down to “flourish” tens of houses or the dry riverbed of the river has become a dangerous reservoir of rain ready to overwhelm entire villages, in “Daughter of the great mother “Vera Greek returns the item to the voice who has never had and, indirectly, stresses abuse and neglect of environmental heritage, arts and culture in Sicily. The book is included in the series “For Passion” directed by Sergio Reyes writer and publisher dedicated to Liguori of contemporary men and women, committed precisely with “passion” in their professional adventures.
At the presentation of the book – sponsored by the Etna Park and the Forum of Culture and Environment Catanese – was accompanied by a photo exhibition of Turi Caggegi dedicated to Etna , the volcano was added by UNESCO in June between the World Heritage property. Journalist and photographer, Caggegi has created an App, iEtna to discover and share with the community images and real-time information on what it calls “the world’s most beautiful volcano .”
The exhibition will be open from Monday to Saturday from 9-13 and 15-19 , Sunday 9-13. Tel 095.742.80.33