4"  X 4", Fruits, plexiglass & glue, 2019
Parallels Donna Haraway’s idea of Tentacular Thinking
A time and a place described as the Chthulucene

Post human 
Body forms
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 contradictory relationships of space between different matters that are embracing tensions and competing with each other for their living. This space is where somewhat a violent phenomenon happens rather than symbiotic cohabitant between them. 
We could think or we may have to think of co-existence ways from the foundation of the biological instincts that are competing with each other and our activities for a living could be violent and brutal to others.

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Image III: detail

Cells of the fruits are being destroyed inside of the 2-dimensionalized space but also new cells of microscopic creatures could be emerging. They are co-existing in the space that is deconstructing, which is phenomenal, contingent and inter-contaminated.

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