Isolation or participation?

Ugo La Pietra

Ugo La Pietra (1938), Immersioni – Uomouovosfera, 1969–1970. Print on wove paper,, 108 × 235 mm. DMC 2243.2.

Isolation or participation? The immersions were allusions to two contrary attitudes ever present in the deportment of so many in this era: a readiness to join the currents of social change or a determination to isolate oneself, waiting for what might be next.