Parallels Donna Harraway’s idea of Tentacular Thinking
A time and a place described as the Chthulucene
Outside of the conventional frame of time
Time as archaeology
Co-existing kinship, bleeding through inter species communication
On a scale that exceeds our mundane comprehension
A beautiful mutation through a poetics of active decompression
A violent passivity that begets survival
The day the black hole was photographed
And the Ancient ‘Cthulhu’ Fossil was exposed
Mortal decomposition framed in a box
Tiny spaces filled with waiting and dreaming.
Human projection walking performance
(Hints of Abramović Echos of Cornell)
The unavoidable contingency and the ultimate
Mortality that awaits us all spills into
The metaphor … stripped bare
A gesture out of time
Yet in it.
- Tom Leeser, CalArts, April 11, 2019
“Co-occupying space” is about contingent and dynamic flow of spatial relationship between different matters embracing tensions and competing each other for their own living and it is a kind of violent happening or phenomenon for survival rather than symbiotic cohabitant. We can think or we may have to think of co-existence ways from the foundation of the biological instincts and our activities for living could be violent and brutal to others.
Cells of those fruits are being destroyed inside of the 2-dimensional space but also new cells of micro-leveled creatures could be emerging. They are co-existing in the space which is phenomenal, contingent and inter-contaminated.