A snail crosses the top of a folded cardboard… balance is the protagonist. Its body fluid is lost and the moisture in your body is compromised. Something very serious for a snail. Losing the balance would benefit him because if he fell he would be waiting for the desired field of wet grass. However, he insists on going for the edge as if he had programmed the phrase “to keep me alive, I have to keep my balance”. Finally he reached the end of cardboard, which was not very large, and came to his beloved grass, nothing bad happened to him and he returned happily to the garden where he came from.

How much we have to learn from animals, from all animals.

Depeche Mode’s song “Get the Balance Right ” is more than likely the one that inspired the making of the image.

Madrid, November 1993.



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