Renewable Matter # 14 / January-February

Turning Wounds into Stories

Interview with Serenella Iovino

When a territory is devastated by natural disasters, it is necessary to start a regenerative process for social, cultural, and environmental reconstruction. One such example is the Cretto di Gibellina, a monument symbolizing the wounds inflicted by the earthquake and the ability to turn them into signs.



Italy is a fragile land and it has been increasingly devastated by seismic disasters, which have altered its profile by hitting people and destroying historic villages, settlements, and their artistic heritage. This is especially true today, after the earthquake that hit regions in Central Italy so rich in history and caused severe damage also because public and private buildings were not...

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