Tag: art

Maam, art from outer space to Roma

Cortile interno. L’artista Paolo Buggiani si prepara per la sua performance infuocata (Rebirth Day 21-12-14) - Foto di Giuliano Ottaviani

Nihil difficile volenti, “nothing is difficult for those who desire it” The Latin motto becomes a warning here. A long reportage on one of the most unique museums in the world, Maam – Museum of the Other and the Elsewhere of Metropoliz in Roma, and its residents…

A tattoo is forever

tattoo mummy

When we say that a tattoo is for ever, we really mean it. Removal operations aside, the discovery of tattoed up mummies showed how the ink survives better than the skin thousend of years after the death. Embalming procedures are less frequent nowadays, of course, so “for ever” is limited to the life of the person who decides to decorate his or her body, until decay overcomes…