Racing Legends

Malcolm Sayer's Jaguar D-Type driven by Fred Simeone while Rudolf Uhlenhaut's beautiful Mercedes Benz Gullwing is flying in the other direction. Simeone Automotive Museum. Philadelphia, PA
Malcolm Sayer's Jaguar D-Type driven by Fred Simeone while Rudolf Uhlenhaut's beautiful Mercedes Benz Gullwing is flying in the other direction. Simeone Automotive Museum. Philadelphia, PA

The Simeone Foundation Automative Museum showcased 5 European racing cars from the 20th century:

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Interim Berlinetta 1377 – 6th place in the 1959 Lemans race

1956 Mercedes Benz Gullwing 300 SL

1933 Alfa Romeo Monza

1954 Austin Healey

1956 Jaguar D-Type – 3rd place in the 1956 Sebring Race

By Kinan Faham

"the Silent Camera" was conceived in 2009 and was inspired by the music of Arvo Part especially his piece "Silentium". I perceive the modern world as oscillating between two extremes that are analogous to two of Arvo Part's pieces: "Perpetuum Mobile" represents the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the sea of people surrounding you, the noise in the streets, the deadlines, the challenges and the lessons to learn, the new technologies and risks facing our civilization, the musical pieces you learn [or fail to master],.. etc. "Silentium" represents the resolution of every musical note, every spoken word and every movement of your day. It is the moment that you are most likely to remember after the day's noise has settled and its turbulence has subsided. It is the moment that we all crave and the moment that will allow us to persist to the next day when the Perpetuum Mobile cycle starts again.

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