6 October - 24 November 2019
venue: Libreria Dante di Angela e Alberta Longo
Curated by Dimensione Mosaico
opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Sunday closed
opening: 5 October at 6 p.m.
To-Tomo’ is an unusual homonymy. Tomo is a tile of something bigger. To Mo’ a dialectic expression of the Romagna region that amazes and marvels in seeing transformed words in mosaic. Tomo ecomes a marble and glass container exactly like itself as part of something larger: encyclopedia. Encyclopedia: Strabone Plutarco Ateneo used to define the origin of this word, “the education that embraces the entire cycle. ”This is a creation of consultation that encloses in alphabetical order the entire body of knowledge. A creation in constant evolution and growth that, over time, changes its form but not its content. Dimensione Mosaico, along with To-Mo, wanted to emphasize the concept of amazement and awe. In fact, inside every tomo there is an artwork that translates with the mosaic technique, a concept tied to the corresponding volume. The encyclopedia is transformed in MOSAICOPEDIA and itself becomes a small wonder space or wunderkammer. Description for a tour guide: To-Mo’ or Tomo is an unusual homonymy. Tomo is like a tile of something bigger of itself. To-Mo’ is a dialect expression that amazes and marvels in seeing transformed words in mosaics. The Tomo becomes a fragments of marble and glass container just like itself part of something large