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Monte Sole (Marzabotto), Bologna, Italy, October 28, 2015. Adolf Hitler said" We must be cruel we must be with quiet consciousness. We must destroy technically, scientifically" those words are impressed on a stone of the entrance wall at the Casaglia cemetery. On the Marzabotto area, situated on the Appennini mountains between Bologna and Florence, the German Nazists special forces SS with the help of Italian fascists, accomplished one of the biggets slaughter against the local civil population of the Second World War, killing 1836 people, including 250 children. Only at the Casaglia cemetery were killed by machine guns and hand grenades 195 people between them 25 children.

Little family of Monte Sole

In 1944 at Monte Sole, on the Bologna’s Appennino mountains, Casetta and Podella were 2 farms producing cereals, fruits and grapes, surrounded by a huge area of wood and chestnut

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Manipulated Memories # somewhere in Between

The memory in the Freudian conception is made up of active reminiscences who remember about him requiring a psychic work of transformation, manipulation and updating.

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Atentado ao Poder (Assault on Power), 1992. 15 Gelatin-silver prints on RC paper, Plexiglass, screws, green fluorescent lamps and vinyl lettering on the wall, 320 x 25 x 25 cm. Collection Marcantonio Vilaça - Santander Cultural. Photo: Aníbal Sciarretta. © Rosângela Rennó

Rosângela Rennó – Strange Fruits

Brazilian society seems to be pressing forward with devouring strength, systematically forgetting the memory of the past. Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó tries to fight against this collective loss of memory


Turku, Finland (1997) / Manila, Philippines (2012)

Lawrence Sumulong | In Answer

At the heart of this series, I am re-envisioning the changes in my family’s life following my father’s death, the self imposed exile that occurred, and the depression that followed.

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