Le città invisibili

“Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.” ― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
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Invisible Cities III by Stephen Nova

Invisible Cities III by Stephen Nova

Miyo Yoshida //Representation of one of Italo Calvino's "invisible cities". The town of Bauci.

Miyo Yoshida //Representation of one of Italo Calvino's "invisible cities". The town of Bauci.

Lisel Ashlock – Invisible Cities

Lisel Ashlock – Invisible Cities

Rod McLaren, 2003: Invisible Cities Illustrated #2: Trude/Ersilia//The diagram, a network of curved lines connecting to every other node on a 6 x 5 grid, has two configurations: if the picture is hung one way up, it shows the "Ersilia configuration" (where the lines are like the threads strung between the buildings of Ersilia); if hung the other way up, it shows that of Trude (where the lines are like a complicated airline route map).

Rod McLaren, 2003: Invisible Cities Illustrated #2: Trude/Ersilia//The diagram, a network of curved lines connecting to every other node on a 6 x 5 grid, has two configurations: if the picture is hung one way up, it shows the "Ersilia configuration" (where the lines are like the threads strung between the buildings of Ersilia); if hung the other way up, it shows that of Trude (where the lines are like a complicated airline route map).

Zenobia: a city above a dry plain. Based on one of Calvino’s “Invisible cities”. One colour Screen print with hand painted flags.

Zenobia: a city above a dry plain. Based on one of Calvino’s “Invisible cities”. One colour Screen print with hand painted flags.

Diomira " partindo dali e caminhando por 3 dias em direcção ao levante, encontra-se Diomira, cidade com sessenta cúpulas de prata, estátuas de bronze de todos os Deuses, ruas lajeadas de estanho, um teatro de cristal, um galo de ouro que canta todas as manhãs no alto de uma torre." CALVINO, Ítalo, Cidades Invisíveis

Diomira " partindo dali e caminhando por 3 dias em direcção ao levante, encontra-se Diomira, cidade com sessenta cúpulas de prata, estátuas de bronze de todos os Deuses, ruas lajeadas de estanho, um teatro de cristal, um galo de ouro que canta todas as manhãs no alto de uma torre." CALVINO, Ítalo, Cidades Invisíveis

The Invisible City, Norman Parker.  When the invaders attacked the city of Kitezh it disappeared and all they could see was the reflection of the city in the waters of the lake, with all the people going about their daily tasks.  Oil on Canvas 24” by 20” 1987

The Invisible City, Norman Parker. When the invaders attacked the city of Kitezh it disappeared and all they could see was the reflection of the city in the waters of the lake, with all the people going about their daily tasks. Oil on Canvas 24” by 20” 1987

Alba Escayo,invisible cities II, 2009

Alba Escayo,invisible cities II, 2009

"Invisible Cities" maps information from one realm—online social networks—to another: an immersive, three-dimensional space.

"Invisible Cities" maps information from one realm—online social networks—to another: an immersive, three-dimensional space.

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