Monday, November 17, 2008

Premise for a poetics

1) an attempt to dissolve, ecstatically explode, and/or discombobulate antithetical premises

2) an age defined by binary systems, from atomic theory to +/- battery power to computer code

3) centuries of binary tension—east vs. west, black vs. white, mind vs. body, public vs. private, first world vs. third world, red state vs. blue state

3a) via globalization these reductive conflicts experience a kind of spalling
3b) dynamic fragmentation and multiplication
3c) surface failure effect

4) exploration of the dissolution and complication of binary tensions

4a) personal
4b) political
4c) polyphonic
4d) playful
4e) multivalenced
4f) irreverent
4g) romantic

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