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I Capelli del Giuggiolo
Ubah Cristina Ali Farah

I Capelli del Giuggiolo, Ubah Cristina Ali Farah

I Capelli del Giuggiolo, Ubah Cristina Ali FarahI Capelli del Giuggiolo
Ubah Cristina Ali Farah
Else Edizioni
Italian, French, English, Dutch


Edition 71/450
290 x 290 mm
ISBN 9791281080034


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.

About the Publisher
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.
Else also offers screen printing workshops for the creation of books, posters and prints, with children, young people and adults, with artists, illustrators, writers and students in various educational fields, from primary school to libraries, from academies to museums, from associations cultural events at festivals dedicated to literature and picture books.