So You Wanna Be Italian?

Jul 04, 2014 785

"So You Wanna Be Italian? - An Artist's Journey Exploring Her Roots" is a series of vignettes on various famous Italian figures who have had influence on the life of Anna Filameno. Anna gives us a unique experience as she explores her Italian roots. Each page has a beautiful background graphic art illustration that helps tell the story of each vignette.

Through a tour-de-force of powerful images and experiences, sometimes dreamlike and poetic, sometimes biographical, we learn the potent force Italian figures such as Valentino, Fellini, Sinatra, Anna Magnani, Aradia "la strega"... and many others had on her life... how in exploring her relation to them Anna more fully realized her relationship to herself... and how we can be inspired to do the same in our own lives.

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Source: Italian American Museum

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