He has light trees as helium, hard earths
He dreams opiate marmots while
the white of the woods changes colour to gas.
He abandons the intentions and
cleans well the formulas.
Alberto Pellegatta (Italy, 1978), from L’Ombra della Salute (Mondadori, Milan, 2011) translated by Diana Marrone
Image cover: Al Anatsui, Garden Wall (2011), detail – ph. Diana Marrone. The artwork is on show on his solo exhibition at Carriage Works, Sydney (Australia) until March 6, 2016