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June 2019

Through the book(s) 4th June, 7 pm,

GIOVANNA SILVA — My passion for the book is inextricably linked to my other two passions: photography and travel

In collaboration with CAMPO

On the occasion of the exhibition at CAMPO “Mr Bawa, I presume”, in which the work of the architect and photographer Giovanna Silva on the architecture of Geoffrey Manning Bawa is presented, the books published by Giovanna Silva with Mousse and Motto books publishing houses will be on display at Leporello

Giovanna Silva lives and works in Milano. From 2005 to 2007 she contributed to the journal «Domus», and from 2007 until 2011 she was photo editor of the journal «Abitare». She photographed Renzo Piano and Zaha Hadid for the special issues of «Abitare» Being Renzo Piano and Being Zaha Hadid. She published Desertions, A+M bookstore, about her american journey with Enzo Mari; Baghdad, Green Zone, Red Zone, Babylon; Libya: Inch by Inch, House by House, Alley by Alley; Syria: a Travel Guide to Disappereance; Afghanistan 0rh-, Mousse Publishing and Good Boy and Walk Like an Egyptian, Motto Publishing. She partecipated at 14. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia with her project Nightswimming, Discotheques in Italy from the 1960s until now. The project was published by Bedford Press and AA London. She is in the editorial board of San Rocco Magazine
She is the editor of Humboldt Books.

Hours and Infos

Through the BOOK(S) with Giovanna Silva, 4th June, 7 pm

Leporello, Via del Pigneto, 162/e – Roma