Mel as Hyperobject
Keywords:practice-as-research, arts-based research, visual art, identity, systems theory, distant reading, ficto-criticism, studio practice, doing/thinking, non-philosophy, becoming, experimental literature
Through the words of Timothy Morton’s Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (2013), the adapted practice of distant reading, the lens of current neuroscience, and the flavor of non-philosophy, artist Mel Keiser transmutes a text about object oriented ontology and ecological philosophy into a piece that describes what it is to be an identity becoming.
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