Marble is the starting point of Anne Skole Overgaard's
works at the exhibition. She partly lives in Italy and is considering
whether it is possible for herself to become Italian. She made a
small marble sculpture of a beech leaf, as an attempt at a very
small monument for the Danish cultural background she partly has
been formed by.
She also painted a draped flag and a twig of oak leaves
from a marble statue in Carrara in Italy. Here they carved out marble
from the mountains for centuries and a photo wallpaper shows this
landscape full of holes, shaped along with the mining of the marble.
When Italy was united around 1861 they said; "We have made
Italy: Now we must make Italians" - and that was attempted
by erecting national monuments in each town, like the statue in