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The root of the tree is a wheel

This installation by Catalan artist Perejaume reflects on two elements that recur throughout the work of Ramon Llull: the wheel (an image that Llull uses in his moving diagrams and that is ideal for the combinatoria), and the tree (the image of the ramification of knowledge and the connection between the lower and upper elements).

The music that accompanies this forest with slowly turning trees consists of texts taken from works from afar as well as traditional Catalan and Corsican folk tunes.

The root of the tree is a wheel

The root of the tree is a wheel. 2016. [video] Barcelona: CCCB.

Video copyright: CCCB.

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Understanding Ramon Llull: ​Philosophy, Arts and Science through the Ars Combinatoria

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