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Margherita Maresca, an italian artist in Watamu

The painter will bring a bit of Kenya in Eastern Europe

15-08-2014 by redazione

He turned all over the world Margherita Maresca and had an adventurous life: walk in Somalia, the Congo forest, and again between oceans and deserts. Now the Italian resident in Watamu, particularly known for its acrylic tapestry of African fabrics, will bring his sensibility and his love for this continent on display in Prague.
In September, in the czech city, in the Palace of Italian Culture, the Italian Embassy organizes a tribute to Africa Italy, hosting an exhibition of Margherita, a tribute which is not an end in itself .
"Together with the Italian Ambassador in Prague Pasquale D'Avino, who also worked in Africa - he explains the artist - and the director of the Italian Culture Giovanni Scioli, we decided to promote Africa through Italian creativity and I am proud to have been chosen by my works. "
An exhibition that is a sign of peace and wants to launch tourism towards the African continent also in Eastern Europe, surely important market these days. September 18 will take place the inauguration of calls, then 19-29 the exhibition will be open to the public. The initiative was also attended by entrepreneurs working in Africa and have activities between Prague and the Black Continent. The creations of Margherita Maresca, which were produced in Watamu and concern glimpses of life of Kenya, including portraits, animals and particular suggestions (like the beautiful women of the photo baobabs, that will be the cover of the exhibition). Colors often warm, strong. "Often among oxides I used the red soil of Tsavo - revealed Margherita - and fabrics from South Africa, from Congo, Egypt and Tanzania."

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