Basilisco (o come correre sull’acqua)
Franco Ariaudo


basiliscoBasilisco (o come correre sull’acqua)
Basilisk (or how to run on water)
Василиск (или как бегать по воде)

The book is the very basis for a broader discussion about the challenges of transforming anything that appears impossible to accomplish by human beings into something feasible, just by shifting the point of view. It is a guide/vademecum with instructions concerning the challenge to run on the water from different perspectives and multidisciplinary fields. A detailed discussion on several levels to analyze the theme of the project from different points of view: when, how and in what way is the image of walking on water in different religions used and expressed at the theological level? What animal species are able to perform this action and in which particular conditions are they forced to do it? What are the physical forces put in place and what are the prerequisites that would allow a person to run on water? And so on.

Viaindustriae publishing / Colli publishing platform
Testi di: Riccardo Magnone, Cristiano Ghibaudo, Gianni Magrin, Massimo Delfino e Marco Isaia, Daniele Sciannandrone
Disegni: Franco Ariaudo

Stampato in Italia da Grafiche CMF (Foligno) digital/offset e Friendsmakebooks (Torino) risograph
300 copie

Realizzato grazie al sostegno di
Nctm e l’arte (Milano)
COLLI independent art gallery (Roma)
BIRUCHIY contemporary art project (Kyiv)