In 1946, the professor Luigi Salvini used the red as institutional color for the Republic of Bosgattia founded by him on the Balottin island, in the middle of the great river Po.

Taking back the red color, the artistic intervention has created a visual link between the island and the mainland, between the past and the present, evoking the idea of utopian society that Mr. Salvini had tried to realize for some years together with literary friends.

 

A UTOPIAN IDEA work in progress video | duration 00:31

 

Il Resto del Carlino, June 8th 2014 > read article