12 Dec-20 Feb 2004. Illustrazioni, Vedute e Capricci di Roma e audiomontaggio presents the work of three DaimlerChrysler scholarship holders at the Casa di Goethe, whose different views of the Eternal City are expressed through sketches, illustrations and a sound montage.
Hubert Schelle is an architect and designer from Munich inspired by the 18th-century etchings of Italian printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi and the panoramic views of Prussian architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841). During his stay in Rome, Schelle also engaged in an artistic correspondence with his mentor in Berlin, the satirical caricaturist F.W. Bernstein. The result is a series of entertaining sketches of the city linked to quotations attributed to the writer and philosopher Johann Wolfgang
Author and illustrator Siglint Kessler, who now lives and works in London, spent her time in Rome conceiving a book for children in which a girl searching for her lost cat ends up in a house full of mysteries and strange inhabitants. This old Roman house and the fantastic world within it are the real protagonists of the story, the illustrations for which are on show in this exhibition.
Pietro Scanzano, a German resident who was born in Ancona, is a writer for radio and television who has created a sound montage entitled Voci tedesche a Roma. Scanzano recorded a range of situations in which German was being spoken in the city, by groups of tourists and students, travellers, German residents and Italians studying the language, and put them together to create a unique take on life in the capital.