Tag: Italo Calvino

Visible and invisible worlds

“I think we are always searching for something hidden or merely potential or hypothetical, following its traces whenever they appear on the surface […] The word connects the visible trace with the invisible thing, the absent thing, the thing that is desired or feared, like a frail emergency bridge flung over an abyss. For this reason, the proper use of the language, for me personally, is one that enables us to approach things (present or absent) with discretion, attention, and caution, with respect for what things (present or absent) communicate without words.” Italo Calvino, Six memos for the next millennium from the exhibition catalogue of LE STANZE DEL POSSIBILE. Jewellery Variations and inspirations on Italo Calvino’s “Six Memos for the next Millennium.

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