SOLSTIZIO D’ESTATE  | 2005

Festival:  Rome Eternal Tiber River Festival
Location:  Tiber River between the bridges Ponte Sisto and Ponte Mazzini, Rome, Italy
Launch Date:  21 June 2005
Media: patina from the embankment walls of the Tiber
Dimensions:  one half kilometer long
Kristin Jones in collaboration with Erika Kruger, Dylan Hazelhurst, and Daniel K. Brown
In association with Tevereterno (Kristin Jones, Artistic Director)

 

On 21 June 2005, the inaugural event of TEVERETERNO was launched by founder and artistic director Kristin Jones. She unveiled a majestic frieze of 12 iconic Roman she-wolves, emerging from the patina of the Tiber River embankment walls. At sunset on opening night, 2,758 candles were lit along the embankments to commemorate the number of years since the legendary founding of Rome.  More than 4000 people attended the opening.

Video soundtrack for this web animation © Mark K. Johnson

Photos by Mimmo Capone

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