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Equilibrio: Art, Science, and the Alpine Ibex.
“The Stambecco is a creature accustomed to the horizons where the stars are born and die.”
“The Stambecco is a creature accustomed to the horizons
where the stars are born and die.”
The captivating Alpine ibex transports us to the ridgeline and symbolizes our loftiest aspirations. Historically, folk-healers, shaman and hunters, both exalted and consumed the ibex. They believed that ibex organs held magical, medicinal powers. These superstitions, combined with new firearm technology, caused the mountain goats’ near extinction in the 19 th century. In contrast, modern-day
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