“…I have nothing to say. Only something to show. I will not remove anything precious and I will not appropriate any ingenious expression. Rags and rubbish, therefore, but not in order to make an inventory of them, but to do them justice in the only way possible: by using them.”
Ruin (from the Latin “Ruere” fall, fall down) brings in its meaning a sense of transience, a decline that is opposed to the original creative force that produced the object.
Ruīna takes possession of abandoned materials oblivion, re-assembles them and re-gives vitality through the body of the dancer.