Skies on skies

Skies on skies

description

Site-specific installation in the Natural Park of Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche (Andalusia, Spain) . 15 sheets of handmade cotton paper from India, soil and minerals collected in the park of Sierra de Aracena, natural land of Gargano (Apulia, Italy) and white and blue pigment. The installation is composed of 15 sheets of handmade paper of circular shape placed on the trunk of an oak tree starting from the base, which, following each other, outline the shape of the tree until they almost want to almost touch the sky. The tree, a sacred element in primitive civilizations, carries within itself the symbolism related to the connection between earth and sky: almost like a totem, it wants to bring the earthly world closer to the divine, the profane to the sacred, the human to the transcendent. sacred, the human to the transcendent. The oak tree in particular, a sacred tree for the Celts, is nothing but a symbol of our symbol of our existential path. The circles of paper that evoke the blue of the sky, go to to indicate the path of the tree without reaching the end of its branches: those that could seem like dots or steps, they want to underline our life path exhorting us in the first place to a rooting with first to a rooting with the earth and then with our life and then to raise us towards the spiritual world looking towards the sky, because spiritual world looking towards the sky, because skies upon skies are available for our flight.