Because we crave to use those parts of us by which we read.
We read for our brains to do what they can.
We read so that marks make themselves into what they were not before we were reading them.
We read for everyone’s sake.
We read while we think we are reading and we are not.
We read backwards and…
You can also get your eyeballs on the documentary about him: Mirage. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2412892/
Honestly, I am forwarding this as a reminder to read it. Its thinking looks thick for my summery head. But I will.
Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is especially effective and breathtaking in aerial shots. In fact, the illusion can even be seen on Google Maps.
this is amazing
More intersections of image and text.
Watching this, I imagine some collaboration between Douglas Kearney and William Kentridge.
Douglas Kearney, “Coverage” Not Content July 11, 2010
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