[NetBehaviour] Unbridged

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Thu May 27 05:00:04 CEST 2021


https://youtu.be/Jleb0T13VtU VIDEO

"The architectures of discourse, mature work off the virtual
world spaces"

But it wasn't "mature" - this late-night dictation - and the
thought's been lost. The concept, if I remember correctly, was
that contradictory virtual worlds cannot communication; as a
participant, I can bridge them only as a messenger: what might
have been a continuous discourse is transformed into gaps and
delays between one and another state. These stuttered binary
spaces can't transmit contagion, but only speak of it. The
responses are fictional. Architectures are abrupt; the somatic
is a form of wandering. But there's no depth in this analysis -
just thoughts that are most likely wrong-headed. The spaces of
virtual worlds in my recent work occlude each other; their
voices intersect in a form of fractured simultaneity.

The video of young mullein intersects itself as I work again on
a guitar piece pushing the boundaries of the instrument - or
rather my boundaries in approaching it. The video of young
mullein intersects itself, a typical "interplay of shadows and
light" while the guitar piece hurtles on, unilaterally abandon-
ing any attempt to reconnect with itself, comfort this and any
other diseased soul at the termination of its circumlocution.

After 'pit' this was all I could do; time did come to a stop.

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