Invisible Cities

invisible city

‘Journeys to relive your past?’ was the Khan’s questions at this point, a questions which could also have been formulated: ‘Journeys to recover your future?’

And Marco’s answer was: ‘Elsewhere is a negative mirror. The traveller recognizes the little that is his, discovering the much he has not had and will never have’.

Jonny Mugwump, James S Finn, Inga Tillere and Johny Brown go on a journey and traverse Calvino’s Invisible City.

Artwork by Brian Gibson.

Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in San Remo, Italy. Invisible Cities explores imagination and the imaginable through the descriptions of cities by an explorer, Marco Polo in a conversation with the aging and busy emperor Kublai Khan.

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