Viridis (2001)


“Colour-symbolism usually derives from one of the following sources: (1) the inherent characteristic of each colour, perceived intuitively as objective fact: (2) the relationship between a colour and the planetary symbol traditionally linked with it; or (3) the relationship which the elementary, primitive logic perceives a colour”.

“A Dictionary of Symbols”, Juan-Eduardo Cirlot


“And how is it that the nature of language denies the possibility not to use images? The fact that green is derived (vis. force, vigour, potency) from the latin word viridis), and alludes to the force of vegetation is a beautiful and indisputable relationship…”

The Art of Living”, Cesare Pavese