Notes to Myself 3
05/06/08Abstract shapes and forms can mimic and suggest forms 'outside' themselves. A collage aesthetic can produce suggestive forms (see the later Frank Stella) that speak a multiplicity of 'languages' or styles.
space can be made to appear mutable or malleable - the human scale is the scale we relate to, so works on this scale can be made to appear more decisive, more persuasive than on a smaller scale.
Think of writers and written works that can feed into this nexus of ideas: memories of past technologies and the hopes and dreams they engendered; the poetry of abstract art; the strangeness of a comic book aesthetic coupled with our own 'real' space.
The "zone of plausibility", that area between one's outright disbelief in an artwork, and the conviction of its veracity. An area of potential truth, not actual truth.