A few days ago an unusual book arrived in the editorial office, the first ever Emotional Anatomy Treaty ever written. The book collects a series of popular ways and reinterprets them “to the letter”, treating them as if they were real bodily maladies.
Butterflies in the stomach , head in the clouds , forked tongue , heart of stone , straw tail , to name a few, are illustrated and analyzed from a scientific-philosophical-poetic point of view. They are the evils of our age , intimately linked to the emotional nature of man and therefore ignored by medicine since ancient times.
From the “Treatise on anatomy” of Leonardo Da Vinci to the present day we have said and done everything on our body and how it works […]. But the sciences, even the most alternative and enlightened ones, or perhaps the increasingly ruthless market, have always left a huge gap on the understanding of the relationship between body and soul, at the base of our “feeling good”: the Emotion
We read in the preface by Andrea Pennisi and Virginia Caldarella , authors respectively of the words and illustrations in the book published by Peruzzo Editoriale ( here the list of libraries where you can buy it, but is also available online on this page ), which keep us furthermore, to clarify that ” no lover has been mistreated for the realization of the work “. The Treaty is an all-round artistic project that includes drawing, words, improvisational music, theater, video art and performing arts. Those who wish can take part in the official presentation on March 20th (8.00 pm) Literary Cafe Food for the Mind of Taranto, for all the others there is a website full of information and extra content.