Curated by: Arturo Galansino
Visionary and multifaceted artist , whose creative research combines art, natural and social sciences, Tomás Saraceno invites you to change your 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 Noble Floor, the exhibition enhances the historical and symbolic context of Palazzo Strozzi and Florence through a profound and original dialogue between Renaissance and contemporaneity: from man to the center of the world, to man as part of a universe in which to seek a 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 life.
We let the spider web guide us. "