It would take military grade optics to be able to see the things we sometimes think we can see in the future. We act now as if that is already known.
Nearly as tenuous is our grip on the past – the personal past. Hindsight. Is it always a wise thing? Surely it can’t be when a dollop of melodrama is served with the memory. I get stuck magnifying events with low significance regularly!
I’m not saying hindsight is a bad thing, but maybe it’s as limiting as the field of view of opera glasses. We need to reject the recursive regurgitation of ideas. Regret and guilt feel like unproductive emotions.
It becomes a of burden of preoccupation.
Photopolymer Etching - Charbonnel ink on Stonehenge paper. A la poupée.
65 x 50 cm
February 25, 2020