Posts Tagged ‘Hadrian’
ONE MAN’S VERDANT PORTICO
ONE MAN'S VERDANT PORTICO

Is another man’s mortar: from Hadrian to Maxentius along the Appian Way, frescoed sea-horse becomes filler for an unfinished throne room wall. Our archaeological Virgil through it all (drawings, lacunae-riddled plans, 3D scanners, holes full of dirt and equivocal chunks) enjoying his job exactly as much as one reckons he oughta.    

SOFT ARCHITECTURE
SOFT ARCHITECTURE

Or why I had to make amends with the baroque: stone carved several & a half centuries ago for colloquy with this very cloud, vagula, blandula.

ORIGINS, ESULE, VAGULA
ORIGINS, ESULE, VAGULA

Preparation for re-de-detached-culture shock: on unearthing as exile, as translation: the commune of my citizenship afar has written this letter to alert me that it is “living with intense commotion the events of the Pompilian Jubilee” in which “we band together to live the most solemn moment,…the ostentation of the Body of S. Pompilio, which […]


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