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culture

Encoding Culture

A logic of communication is stored in material artefacts and its expression and distributed embodiment in culture evolves over time.

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culture

Ch’an Art: Disengaging the Ego

There is no one thing that art is or does and where we find this notion most powerfully and consequentially present is in those artefacts which successfully disassemble not only pictorial space, but through this – the perceiving mind itself.

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culture

Counter-culture as Useful Entropy

The dissonance of difference serves useful purposes for the continuity of cultural sytems.

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art

The Dissociative Art of Leonardo Vargas

The art of Leonardo Vargas invokes the ghost of Francis Bacon’s disturbing vision but arguably finds itself arriving in an altogether different aesthetic solution to a representation of human identity and the psychological dissonance of individuation.