urban transformation

URBAN PALIMPSEST

This sequence traces a possible read on the urban transformations of Genoa, in which each step leaves an indelible trace to which the next works respond and incorporate. The city is, in short, an urban palimpsest.

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archimedes palimpsest
Detail of Archimedes palimpsest (A.D. 950–1000. Ink on parchment, 11 13/16 x 7 11/16 in. (30 x 19.5 cm). The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore (Private Collection), CC BY 3.0)