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February 11, 2013

Swords into plowshares

by Sera Chung

Sculpture, the art of mass: the gathering of a presence, the light massiveness of its immanence, the curvature of space. Mass not as a mass but as density and as gravity, as a measure of presence.

The gathering of what is and remains dispersed, of what - at and in the origin, shattering it - pressed forward, dissipated, and dispersed, without there being any need for this violence or any salvation in speaking out against it. On the contrary, it is in seeking to absolve oneself from this violent birth that ruinous violence springs forth... Save that "safe" here ...

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