Curated by: Arturo Galansino
Visionary and multifaceted artist, whose creative research unites art, natural and social sciences, Tomás Saraceno invites to change the point of view on reality and to connect with non-human elements such as dust, insects or plants that become the protagonists of his installations and metaphors of the cosmos.
In a path of immersive works and participatory experiences between the courtyard and the Piano Nobile, the exhibition enhances the historical and symbolic context of Palazzo Strozzi and Florence through a profound and original dialogue between the Renaissance and the contemporary: from man to the center of the world, to man as part of a universe in which to seek new harmony.
Carbon emissions fill the air, particulate matter floats in our lungs, while electromagnetic radiation envelops the earth. However, it is possible to imagine a different era, the Aerocene, characterized by a sensitivity projected towards a new ecology of behavior.
"Ecosystems must be thought of as networks of interaction within which every living being evolves together with the others. By focusing less on individuality and more on reciprocity, we can go beyond the consideration of the means necessary to control the environment and hypothesize a shared development of our daily lives. Let the spider web guide us."