THE FRAGILITY OF THE SIGN

Mostra_Fragilita_del_segno_3National Archaeological Museum of Florence, piazza Ss. Annunziata 9b
From September 23 settembre to November 26, 2017

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 8.30 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. (final entry 6.15 p.m.)
Saturday-Monday: 8.30 a.m.– 2.00 p.m. (final entry 1.15 p.m.)
info IIPP: 055 2340765 – iipp@iipp.it

The exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign. Rock Art of Africa in the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protohistory Archive”, under the patronage of UNESCO, is organized by the Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria, in collaboration with Polo Museale della Toscana/Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, Virgilio Sieni / Centro di produzione sui linguaggi del corpo e della danza, Ufficio UNESCO del Comune di Firenze, Università di Firenze – Funzione per lo Sviluppo di Prodotti Multimediali, with MIUR contribution.

Realized by Anna Revedin, Luca Bachechi, Andrea De Pascale, Silvia Florindi, the exhibition highlights some of the most ancient and extraordinary artistic testimony of humanity, situated in places that are currently inaccessible as a result of domestic and international conflicts. It also aims to draw attention to the need to preserve this inestimable but fragile Heritage of Humanity by presenting images that document its state of conservation prior to the criticalities of recent decades.

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Catalogue of the exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign”

copertina catalogo fragilità
The catalogue of the exhibition “The Fragility of the Sign. Rock Art of Africa in the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protohistory Archive” (A. De Pascale & L. Bachechi eds.), contains a rich selection of images from the “Paolo Graziosi” Photographic Archive. The illustrations accompany scientific texts which are written by experts but in such a way as to be accessible and particularly interesting for the greater public as well.

 

Language: italian/english
173 pp. col., IIPP Firenze 2017
ISBN 978 88 6045 062 3
Price € 25

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