290 x 290 mm
I Capelli del Giuggiolo or Jujube Hair is a paper, screen-printed tapestry which depicts a story of childhood, war, death, migration and rebirth.
Description of Form
This book is a six-metre long screen-printed leporello/accordion book contained within a dust jacket.
About the Artist
Ubah Cristina Ali Farah is a Somali Italian poet, novelist, playwright, librettist and oral performer. She has published three novels, Madre piccola (Little mother); Il comandante del fiume (The commander of the river); and Le stazioni della luna (The stations of the moon). In 2011, Indiana University Press published Madre piccola, translated by Giovanna Bellesia. She holds a Ph.D. in African Studies and has been invited to present her work in numerous countries worldwide.
Else Edizioni Libri Serigrafici E Altro is a publishing house, an artisan laboratory of screen printing and an association that was born in Rome in 2012 from the meeting between professionals in various fields of publishing, graphics, illustration and screen printing. ‘art. His artisan work aims to awaken the intimate connection between hand and head, the intelligence of the hands, in a continuous dialogue between concrete practices and thought.