Marco Nereo Rotelli illuminates the façade of Northwestern University library

Poetry illumination by Marco Nereo Rotelli

Poetry illumination by Marco Nereo Rotelli

Poetry and light installation tomorrow at 6 pm at Northwestern University Campus!  One of Italy’s most famous and popular artists, Marco Nereo Rotelli, is here in Chicago, and he is creating a stunning display on the University’s library.

Light installation by Marco Nereo Rotelli

Light installation by Marco Nereo Rotelli

Rotelli, who is best known for his dramatic light installations at landmarks across Europe, such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Petit Palais in Paris and the Venice Biennale, promises to create another splendid spectacle.  On Tuesday, March 12, the University’s historic Deering Library will be transformed into a luminous page of poetry, a projection of the work of eight Chicago poets.

Read the full article on the Examiner here.

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Mary A. Osborne is the author of Alchemy's Daughter and Nonna's Book of Mysteries.
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