[-empyre-] Week 1. Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival

Simon SWHTaylor at zoho.com
Tue Nov 6 08:00:54 AEDT 2018

On 6/11/18 9:11 AM, Kate Brettkelly wrote:
> looking more critically at this artistic interest in deep time, I have 
> wondered whether it risks the presumption of an absolute, universal 
> frame of reference. Does it presuppose a primordial time that is 
> rather conveniently indifferent to histories of social inequality and 
> subjugation? More pointedly, when we celebrate the deep time of earth, 
> do we actively overlook the durations and experiences of indigenous 
> peoples? 

Dear <<empyreans>>, Kate,

This was so apropos, in being able to make the answer /yes/, that I 
would like to add it here, perhaps adding more questions, than any 
affirmation, since it is from a work in progress:

...we have abolished space and time, but there is always time in the 
scene and space for the action. Simply put, these are not elements of 
the outside. We have abolished certainty, but the advance in this regard 
is in the recognition of symbolism, the impressionism of a 
phenomenology, the mannerisms of existentialism and the genesis of 


Simon Taylor


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