PAST PRESENT. Fragments of memory. Bucharest-Pompeii-London

Exhibition: 22 July – 12 August 2023

Wednesday – Saturday 12-5pm
Exploring the recuperation of cultural memory, Ioana Marinescu’s project works with the destruction of ancient Pompeii caused by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, alongside events in 1980s Bucharest, when a historic residential quarter of the city was razed to make way for Ceaușescu’s Palace of the Parliament or ‘People’s Palace’.