This ongoing series of works is titled Conjecture. In mathematics, a conjecture is a conclusion or a proposition which is suspected to be true due to preliminary supporting evidence, but for which no proof or disproof has yet been found. Drawing from George Spencer Brown’s 1969 book Laws of Form, this series contemplates forms of constructing logic through language and making.
My postcard works are produced from a formula of purchasing rolls of exposed 8mm film, presented for sale on eBay. The contents of the footage are briefly described on the seller’s page and these descriptions serve as prompts for my writing. Before the film arrives, I write a text titled The Structure of a Second, in which I imagine a second of the footage. This single second is broken down into 24 frames, referencing the characteristics of the medium of 8mm film.
TIDE DISTANCE SPEED TABLES FOR 1957 is a slide projection that displays numerical information relating to the changing of the tides.
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