What do these lines in public space mean? Filippo Minelli
Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2010 (Field)

Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2010 (Wall)
Filippo Minelli – Silence: Lines, 2010

Silence: Lines is an on-going series of works by Filippo Minelli, and shares a similar idea like his smoke bomb photos. The line is a tool that is normally used in writing to say nothing. It represents silence and interacts with the urban and rural surrounding in a drastic way without changing it’s own nature. In Chinese culture the horizontal line represents the primordial breath, the separation between earth and sky and shows separation and unity at the same time, portraying the cycle that rules everything on the planet.

Photos above are taken in various locations around Europe in 2009-2011.

Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2010 (Field)
Filippo Minelli – Silence: Lines, 2010

Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2009 (Snow)
Filippo Minelli – Silence: Lines, 2009

Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2009 (Poster)
Filippo Minelli – Silence: Lines, 2009

Filippo Minelli - Silence: Lines, 2009 (Factory outside)
Filippo Minelli – Silence: Lines, 2009

 

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