“A village is a work of survival, of crumbling and repaired corridors, curling up hills for protection, for worship, community, for beauty and time to remember its story. Places built for protection are beautiful. Beauty is a kind of camouflage.” Jerilyn Jurinek What, René, did I get out of staying in Wassard Elea’s apartment inContinue reading “Featured guest: Jerilyn Jurinek, visual artist”
We are carrying out repairs and upgrades on the apartments this week.
Featured Wassard Elea guest: Prof. Mads Nygaard Folkmann is Professor of Design Studies at the University of Southern Denmark.
Visual artist Jaana Lönnroos was resident at Wassard Elea during 2022, and we are delighted to share some images of work she produced while there. These artworks were part of an exhibition at Galeria Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland.
Visual artist Jaana Lönnroos was in residence at Wassard Elea for about two months during September-November 2022. During this residency she finished a series of works which are featured in an exhibition entitled ‘Dettagli Divini’ in Kotka, Finland, that is opening this Saturday, December 3rd.
We were delighted to host Anna Jacobina Jacobsen from Denmark for the month of September, 2022. She came to Ascea to work on ideas for a new picture book.
Back issues (Volumes I to VII) of Wassard Elea Revista, the journal for arts and scholarship, are now available for perusal and download from the activities page on our web site. Pages with information about the Wassard Elea Symposium are also under construction.
Megan Wynne is the author of The House on Hawthorn Road. Recently we were delighted to host her as she worked on her second novel.
We’ve added more photos of our artist, scholar and creative retreat spaces in Ascea, south Italy. Check the website to see them.
We’ve added new photos of our apartment 18B ‘The Poet’.