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Home arrow ART arrow 15. BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA | Beauty will save the world Beautiful Yemen, the ‘clean’ front of a forgotten war
15. BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA | Beauty will save the world Beautiful Yemen, the ‘clean’ front of a forgotten war
Written by Marisa Santin   
yemen.jpgA four-cornered wooden construct reminds of motifs of Islamic architecture. It is open on the side and let us see through it. Videos and boards tell the story of Yemen of yesterday and today. Students from the Venetian Institute for Cultural Heritage reproduce, in real time, the wonderful decorations of ancient Ta’izz Mosque every weekend until November. Pressed on all sides by the greed and the ethnicities of the Arabian peninsula, Yemen fights war with beauty, with the conviction that a more thoughtful considerations of their incomparable historic and cultural heritage will support the peace process.

 

«Preserve Beautiful Yemen»
Until 27 November Arsenale, Artiglierie - Venice
www.beautifulyemen.com - www.ivbc.it