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Repubblica, Online magazine, 9 June 2022

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“Bestiaries, typical medieval treatises collecting descriptions of real and fantastic animals, have always been an iconographic source for artists. Beyond the aesthetic role of friezes and tempera paintings, this type of work conveys complex metaphysical and psychological messages, addressing the themes of good and evil, chaos and order, human and animal identity, reality and dreams. With The Bestiary of the Earth, Avital immerses himself in an unconventional investigation into the sense of incompleteness felt by man, a feeling that is transformed into a propulsive drive to seek out and discover the innermost folds of the Ego, in a hybridization or contamination with the animal nested within each of us.”

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