by Mauro BENEDETTI
Emerging from the eponymous metro stop, Ancient Rome lies ahead only after passing through 19th century Downtown New York City – it’s Cinecitta. A Parisian alleyway is tucked behind an American street, a a modern warehouse sign appears behind an Egyptian edifice, a Franciscan Church adjacent the final hideaway for Romeo and Juliet. Bricks and mortar are actually wood and plastic. Painted sculptures defy dimension. . .but the videocamera obscures all that is congruent.