Featuring the World Premiere of METHLUM,
a short film by GRIMANESA AMORÓS
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:00–7:00 pm PTThe Civita Institute invites you to Save the Date for our 40th Anniversary Online Membership Events!Don’t miss the World Premiere of METHLUM, a short film by acclaimed interdisciplinary Peruvian-American artist and Civita Institute Northeast Chapter Fellow Grimanesa Amorós. With music by the renowned Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing. Along with the presentation, „Exploring the History and Mysteries of The Etruscan Landscape and ‚Rock-Cut‘ Environment“ by Civita Institute University of Washington Rome Center Fellow Kit Coty, a cultural historian and doctoral candidate whose research has focused on the “rock cut” culture of Italian hilltop towns.
Based in New York City and known for her large-scale light sculpture installations and videos, Grimanesa’s art conveys a sense of ephemeral wonder, entrancing viewers from different backgrounds and communities. METHLUM—an Etruscan word for geographic “district“—was inspired and created during her stay in Civita di Bagnoregio.
Watch the VIDEO TRAILER for METHLUM