Residency LandXcapes by BJCEM 2018 

Deceased olive grove infected with XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA.

The landscape of the region Salento is under change, due to the bacteria XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA. The bacteria attacks the groves of olivetrees and is spread through the flying insect, the spittlebug. The population of the spittlebug are increasing with the increase of temperature in the climate.




The spit bug captured on flypaper in healthy groves






Original ventaglio devozionale

The fans ventaglio devozionale are original with images of patrons for regions in Salento. They are used to cool down visitors at their annual religious festivals.





Workshop with Antonio Chiarello










Patron for a pathogen 

Devotional breeze for a tree’s decease
Flypaper on devotional fans ( ventaglio devozionale ) placed in olive groves at Capo de Lupo, Salento (IT)