An original piece from the series “Code”, oil and graphite on paper, 30 x 30 cm, 2016.
A map is an imprint, a sign of man in the landscape. An alien intelligence, observing our cities from the great distances of the space, could interpret them as the characters of an alphabet, sort of messages, a code of signs, each one different from the other, each with its own meaning and its own syntax. This hypothetical alien presence may not even realize that these cities have a purpose and a function, which are the product of the way we have adapted to live on this planet, but it could engage in an attempt to interpret this unknown language, identifying the alphabet and associating to each character a precise meaning. We will still be able to understand and share this new meanings, or will they have lost any sense for us?
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Art Styles Abstract Art , Modernism Art Art Subject Abstract, Geometric Year Created 2016 Height 11.8 Width 11.8 Depth 0.04 Orientation Square Framed No Signed Yes Signature Location Front bottom left Ready to Hang No
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