The maxim
"I can tell you what you want to hear”, said the shadow. Initially, this is a phrase, scarcely altered, from Plato, the first of his "Banquet". This phrase is translated in different languages (Greek, French, English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese) and in a variety of alphabets.
A long line 19m40 by 15 centimetres high, it follows a groove of the refined array of the facade and joins the 7 dials together.


Languages travel, change and span the world in a more fundamental way than time zones. They embody the sovereign expression of the cultural layer that covers the earth.