Writing and communication are at the heart of a new and interesting exhibition organized from 17th December 2016 to 2nd May 2017 in Palazzo Bellini, in collaboration with the MANN of Naples "Letters from Pompeii. Writing Archaeology "will trace the major milestones in the history of language and communication in an exciting exhibition of four rooms.
The art of Pompeii at Palazzo Bellini
In the first you can admire the different types of communication, from cave paintings to an ideographic, alphabet, manual, mechanical writing, to the iconic shapes of today (emoticons, tag, like), illustrated through multimedia.
The protagonists of the exhibition will however be frescos, objects and inscriptions from the Archaeological Museum of Naples and the ruins of Pompeii, on display in the central rooms and subdivided by topic: learning and spread of writing, mythology, religion, politics.
The last room comes back to the local dimension with a painting depicting the martyrdom of St. Cassian, patron of Comacchio and teacher killed with a stylus, and the contemporary street-art.
An exhibition with a timeless charm that is worth a visit, do not miss it!