The Homestead Project is the exhibition catalogue for the Farnsworth Art Museum's March 2012 show titled: Homestead Project—a residence reimagined. Ten noted architects reinterpret one of the... More > museum's historic sites using modern design metaphors. The Farnsworth is located on Maine's historic midcoast, in picturesque Rockland, Maine.
"A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher & the Making of Scripture Animals" focuses on Fisher’s last publication, a 350-page compendium of creatures described in text and... More > illustrations by its author, a book at the center of a story which draws from Fisher’s enduring curiosity and from his travels between Maine and Massachusetts. A must-read for those interested in art in early America and the life and works of Jonathan Fisher, seen today as one of New England’s most remarkable citizens, who developed and displayed his wide- ranging talents in the humanities and sciences.< Less
A Night In Gale, embodies on the one hand a night accompanied by the whispering gusts, the bang-bang-murmurs of ear-splitting sounds. On the other, it is a nightingale's offer of comfort and solace... More > through Life's turmoil.
A Night in Gale is poetry with the accent on spiritual discovery: Be? Hence Go! The journey in question is not purely autobiographical, since each poem will change hue according to the reader's own voice and universe. It is a book that introduces the reader to face-offs, to woeful truths and their silver lining.
A Night in Gale: 'What a pity that blindsided skins cannot deal with a wandering soul as such...'< Less
The “Peterloo Massacre” is an important historical event which is often not known about. On August 16th 1819 a mass meeting was arranged in a huge open area around what's now St. Peter's... More > Square, Manchester: about 60,000 peaceful pro-democracy and anti-poverty protesters gathered to hear Henry Hunt, the main leader and well-known radical orator who advocated annual parliaments, universal suffrage, and the ballot. As Hunt was beginning to speak, a troop of Huzzars and the Manchester Yeomanry were launched at the closely packed crowd, hacking and trampling the unarmed people. An estimated 18 people, including a woman and a child, died from saber cuts and trampling. All in the name of liberty and freedom from poverty: a pre-planned assault against defenceless men, women and children. A dramatic and highly impressive SATTB a cappella setting, based on an old english tune, arranged by Giuseppe Di Bianco.< Less
[dalla Prefazione] «E' di ghiaccio quest'aria | di pietre corte e uomini rimasti». Un anno, il 2007, che rimane inciso nei versi di ogni poesia di questa nuova raccolta e che segna con... More > solchi profondi la scrittura dell’autrice, quasi una sopravissuta al naufragio della nave delle sue certezze. [...]
Alla morte del fratello lei offre un volto ed una silouette di carta ed inchiostro e là dove il suo corpo non da più ombra canta un requiem alla sua nuova natura di terra. Al ritmo del suo cuore sostituisce quello dei suoi versi. Alla pazienza di suo figlio regala un sorriso. Donatella Maino è una fenice di cenere. Non ha bisogno di risorgere. [Dott. Ulrich Sandner]< Less