Front cover image for Ogni sette anni

Ogni sette anni

Print Book, English, 2004
F. Magnani, Napoli, 2004
artists' books (books)
92 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 11 x 16 cm + 1 folded sheet
Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Ogni sette anni Every seven years, held at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo, New York University, Feb. 19-Mar. 8, 2004
A story made of words and images about a ritual that takes place in the small town of Guardia Sanframondi in which every 7 years the entire population of the village honors the Madonna Assunta with a parade of flagellants and self-beaters, in a sort of collective mea culpa, a sacred representation that involves every single citizen
Includes essay, Blood is their argument / by Marino Niola; Italian text in book, English translation on loose sheet
Sewn binding, offset printing
In English and Italian