Bussana Vecchia, from abandoned town to artists village

Apr 27, 2020 233

Only good things have the power of bring back the life. Art is one of them, as you can see in Bussana Vecchia. It’s an old, small town on the hills above Sanremo (yes, the famous city of Festival), in Liguria, abandoned due to an earthquake in 1887.

After many years, in the 60’s, Clizia, a famous ceramist, moved his atelier from Turin to this small town, just 12km from the sea. Many other artists from Europe followed him, rebuilding the collapsed houses with their original materials and founding a brand new society.

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SOURCE: https://www.visititaly.eu/

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