Paolo Comentale

5 rose ad Addis Abeba

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  • According to an ancient African legend when a rose is cut off it can grow again more luxuriant than before. It is a legend which crosses all Africa. It is the key idea of a continent where everything was born and where everything also changes very fast. A son remembers his fatherâ€
  • s experience and recalls his own sonsâ€
  • life. Flowers are as fragments of memories
  • emotions
  • experiences
  • hopes and dreamsâ€
  • ¦It is told about a war of conquest
  • a horrific attack
  • a church built by prisoners from a distant world
  • a city which is thousands of cities
  • about sports and music. Everybodyâ€
  • s life is both like a race when fallen to the ground you get up again
  • and like roses when cut off
  • they continue to blow again. Maybe you cannot see them again but you can smell their exquisite but faint fragrance


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