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Triennale di Milano
16 June – 27 August 2017
Throughout the course of history, utopias have almost always attempted to build new worlds. And impose new models. Each one saturating the space and claiming to be unique and perfect. The result is a world saturated with models that suffocate each other. That are mutually exclusive. That all attempt to exclude the others and assert only themselves…
The white flag is a symbol of surrender. It speaks in the same language to everyone. Its meaning is universal. When it appears, it calls for a ceasefire: under the protection of the white flag and the space for dialogue it creates, opposing sides can find ways to coexist, without the existence of one side meaning the submission or extinction of the other.
Text – Silvana Annicchiarico and Giorgio Camuffo