English

Exhibition: Myths and limits

Date: March 4, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Venue: Musée romain de Lausanne Vidy

The cult of the self, contempt for nature and limitless ambition: modern man inclines towards excess. In ancient times this was termed hubris and it was the worst of crimes. Having overstepped their rights as human beings, usurped the rights of the gods and threatened the balance of the universe, Daedalus, Midas and others were the target of divine anger. This is a useful reminder at a time when Homo sapiens is increasingly playing the role of god…

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