The tectonic upheavals are designed, as they were a century ago, by three different dimensions in the field of Science,
Art and Social Changes projected towards the 21st century and beyond. To these a fourth dimension has to be added, the one of environmental sustainability.
In this first period – between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – SCIENCE is Albert Einstein with his Theory of relativity, ART is KasimirMalevic,
Founder of Suprematism, or pure creative sensitivity in Art.
His “Black Square” is now considered an icon, once a cultural “heresy” in a context in which europeanartistsand scientists engaged in envisioning a New Humanity, a New World, a New Cosmos (in Russian these three meanings are “gathered” by the word Mir which also contains a fourth important meaning: Peace).
After a century significantly « return »:
Two other long-term structural processes contribute to increasing uncertainties and fears but also to expectations : the acceleration in the exploration of the Cosmos and the first observation of a gravitational wave signal occurred on September 14, 2015 ( in my opinion, the start date of the Cosmic and Digital Era and the end of the modern and contemporary Era), on the one hand, and the acceleration of technological progress and, in particular, Artificial Intelligence and robotics with the unfolding of the Digital Era, on the other.
The biblical pandemic we are experiencing puts us with our backs to the wall, forces us to envision a perspective on the profound crisis of civilization in which there is no longer love for the Word.
It is time to arm ourselves, then, with words, with powerful ideas, with new structures, with bold thoughts.