Leone Contini – Dried wheat sprouts trophy

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2 responses to “Leone Contini – Dried wheat sprouts trophy

  • Leone Contini

    A proposito del video: la performance basata sulla reiterazione e’ intesa come gesto pseudo-rituale (“pseudo” poiche’ avulso da un sistema strutturato di credenze) ed in fondo, specularmente, ogni atto rituale e’ inevitabilmente performativo, essendo un insieme di gesti codificati, parole, formule.
    La natura e’ dunque strumento e forma di una necessita’ tutta umana, ed e’ “praticata” al di fuori del mito ecologista: l’elemento naturale, che in questo caso e’ anche grano, alimento, e’ sottratto a quella ipostasi e ricondotto nell’ambito di una riflessione sulla credenza e sul rapporto dell’uomo con il sacro.

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