Internazionale Donna Città di Roma Award
Campidoglio brooch, gold
I see a line, the line that draws the form in its presence and in its absence. Its own limit consists of being united with time, that happens with history itself. It’s linear and evolves in time. A line can implode or explode. We can see the perfect example of symbolic architecture in the Campidoglio, because of its simultaneous expansion in space. It has transformed one of the greatest expressions in the concept of space, that man has conceived.
Michelangelo wanted to express pleasingly the meaning that during centuries had been attributed to the concept of the Campidoglio. As a cosmocreator, the emperor placed himself in the center of the composition. The Campidoglio not only represents the center of the world for us, but also is the center of the goings and comings that gives the meaning to the contents of our lives. Here man feels existence as a significant relation,