The myth of the siren Partenope on display at the Pan

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There are many legends that revolve around the myth of the siren Partenope .
Founder of the eponymous town , fascinating and mysterious figure, it is said that ammaliasse fishermen in the bay of Naples with his proverbial beauty and thanks to its look so ethereal and mysterious was worshiped as a goddess by the people.
Not even the greatest singers of literature such as Omero and Virgilio  were immune before his irresistible , its history enchants tourists and citizens for years that visit the ancient chest of Castel dell ‘Ovo , where it is said that her body rests .

At the virgin girl ‘s voice (this is a translation from the greek word ” Partenope”) and myths linked to it , is dedicated to the exhibition “Fables and sirens” that opens today in Naples at 17.00 in Palazzo Roccella , home of the museum  Pan in Via dei Mille.
The exhibition , curated by Beppe Palomba for the Accademia della Bussola which is part of the series “Interstitial Spaces” , provides for the establishment of evocative large banners that will fall from the balcony of the third floor to cover the facade of the museum with images created by the most prestigious artists.

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The main theme of the event is precisely the imagination , to which they are invited to let go of the many visitors who flock .
Through painting , poetry , photography, digital art the biggest names in the art scene came together to give shape and life Through painting, poetry, photography, digital art the biggest names in the art scene came together to give shape and life to one of the most seductive inhabitants of the marine universe.

” Fables and sirens “
Naples , Pan Via dei Mille, 60 17.00 p.m.
12-20 February 2014