Book designed for the work Compendium on Rock as Language by Fabio Barile for Parco Archeologico Nazionale Massi di Cemmo (Capo di Ponte, BS) as part of the project Thirteen photographers for thirteen museums. Promoted by Direzione regionale Musei Lombardia with the scientific collaboration of MUFOCO – Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea di Milano-Cinisello Balsamo.
[…] Starting from the suggestions of the Massi di Cemmo National Archaeological Park, the work created [by Fabio Barile] for Direzione regionale Musei Lombardia is an attempt to analyze the progressive stratification and complexification of natural and cultural elements, following the idea that rock, through its manipulation, has been used, over time, as a real language. From menhirs to contemporary architecture, transformed and worked, rock retains in the present survivals of forms and symbols, such as that of the Badile Camuno peak, which dominates and projects onto the valley at Capo di Ponte, whose symbolism is evoked in stelae, obelisks and modern skyscrapers […] [Excerpt from the book]
Typeface Roma Neue by Stefano Cremisini — Etaoin Shrdlu Studio for Cast Type Foundry. Printing Tipografia 5M, Rome.