A huge 3-meter book weighing over 300 kilograms was installed in the center of the Croatian town of Šibenik today.
While most towns and villages in Croatia have Advent at the moment, Šibenik a l’Aventure, which will host events until January. The book “Flora Dalmatica”, created by local artists, is the main attraction of the adventure in Šibenik, Grad Sibenik reported.
“The attention of visitors to this year’s Adventure will be drawn to the central“ Visiani’s Time Machine ”decoration, placed at the fountain in the central garden of Visiani Park. It is a dedication to the great scientist and botanist from Šibenik Robert Visiani and the celebration of the 180th anniversary of the publication of his life’s work – the “Flora Dalmatica” collection. I congratulate those who participated in the initiation and production of this work of art which, I hope, will find its place in the city and will be exhibited after the Adventure ”, declared Dino Karađole, director of the Šibenik City Tourist Board.
Hrvoje Jelković, coordinator of the association “Kolektiv 4B”, said that the installation was the joint effort of artists, creatives, experts and city lovers.
“The book was produced and painted by Danijel Hrg, Branka Grubić, Josip Bačelić, Zvonimir Vila and Slaven Blaće. The time machine graphics and anniversary visual identity design are created by a young designer from Šibenik, Lucija Grubić. The texts were created in cooperation with the Šibenik City Museum and the Association of Mihovil Tourist Guides, and members of the Fotopoetika and Š.UM associations. Photos of old Šibenik were provided by the magazine “Volim Šibenik “. It is a project of conviviality, cultural cooperation and networking of the creative forces of Šibenik, to the pride of their city. This is the meaning of the existence of our Collective. This is why we would like to thank the management of “Aventure”, the city of Šibenik and the Tourist Office for placing their trust in us and for giving us the opportunity to get involved in such a project ”, he added. he declares.
The mayor of Šibenik, Željko Burić, thanked the artists and creators of Šibenik, the authors of the “Visiani Time Machine” decoration, for another successful work.