Paola Zanda – Country – Architecture
Piazza Grande – Locarno
The theme “Architecture” has been a difficult choice to do because of the variegated offers of Switzerland. You have renowned Architects like Le Corbusier or Mario Botta, the different construction styles from the regions as the wood chalets or the stones houses. The decision was hard. The news about Covid-19 will bring me to the Piazza Grande of Locarno. This place is well known for its Film Festival and international concerts. Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Elton John and many others have played in this fascinating place. “Simple Minds” in the inner part of their LP “Live in the city of light” have inserted a splendid photo of their concert in Piazza Grande.
I drew the square from a photo and painted it with pigments, fabric colours, and acrylic ink.
For the quilting, I have created a design starting from the cross of the Swiss flag. I have used white for the cross and red for the rest of the quilting. I have used calico cotton and machine quilted with embroidery thread.