Aktion / Azione

The action of the artistic sign, and of art in general, is thus closely connected with the activation of symbolic awareness, in the sense that it knows how to symbolize: not by immediately presenting empty symbols, desiccated,  but rather playing seriously, knowingly with the symbols and the relation between them.

Lecture by Matteo Cavalleri, “A monument to the possible”, Research week, 30.10.2010