"Coliseum/Colosseum" Colosseum Tip by stiab3

Colosseum, Rome: 496 reviews and 946 photos

  resounding arches
by stiab3
 
 

Coliseum ? one of the most famous site in Rome. The first visit to it, we looked around the outside of it and wondered around the nearby Arch of Constantine. But on the 2nd visit we went inside.

As with other attractions in Rome, it was lacking in information. Nothing to tell you what was what. You were just left to wonder around. Guess they wanted people to get the audio guide.

At the Colosseum, there was a video art exhibition at the time we were there. This was called 'Resounding Arches' by Gary Hill. It consisted of a holographic-looking projection of a persons playing various sized horns. This was accompanied by the sound of the horn as person turned. Quite spooky but quite entertaining.

They were about 4 or 5 of these in various arches throughout the amphitheatre.

The pic is of one of these images (cause everyone already knows what the colosseum looks like)

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  • Written May 21, 2005
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