Balena Project

BRAINS

YEAR
2008
DETAILS
  • Bone clay, vinegar
  • cm 35 x 35 x 30 each
  • Execution by Emilio Romano
  • Installation views at Monica De Cardenas Gallery, Milan (2008);
  • Ikon Gallery/Mail Box, Birmingham UK (2008);
  • UniCredit Bank, Piazza Cordusio, Milan (2009)
CREDITS
  • Photo: Photo A. Guidetti & G. Ricci,
  • F. Whipps, F. Torboli

The brain mass of the largest whales can reach about seven times the brain size of a human being. Almost nothing is known about the thinking ability of these animals. They emit sounds at a very low frequency that can travel hundreds of miles: for food, for love, for singing.