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Otranto Boomerang

Artist revisits source of inspiration for her 2016 installation "Silent, Silenced, Silence".

ENCOMPASSING INVISIBLE ENERGIES

When I was artist-in-residence in the town of Otranto, Italy, I became intensely attracted to the Ottoman weapons (Cannonballs everywhere!) perhaps because my father and uncles had been in the armed service by the sea--Iwo Gima, Siege of Rome, Battle of Dunkirk, the Philippines-- and this combination of sensations and memories called me to make art from the weapons.

Casting Cannonballs from 1480 Siege of Italy

To capture the essence of war in her sculptures, artist Christine Palamidessi used weapons from the 1480 siege of Italy.

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