Layers of meaning

philosophical ripoff (20 Nov 2011)

philosophical ripoff (20 Nov 2011)


Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen. (Anaxagoras)

… if you’re not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly – not so much the good things but the bland things – the ordinary things – the weaker things get repeated – the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden. (Robert Adamson)

The layering of paper over plastered and painted cement … the patch of paint applied over the paper … the ripping off of painted paper to reveal the paler colour beneath … the two words scrawled over the torn paper …

What might it all mean?


8 thoughts on “Layers of meaning

  1. What does it mean? I do not know. I like the layers that seem to tell of digging deeper, archaeologist-like maybe.
    The picture is evocative, yet I could not really say what it evokes. Not everything in a picture translates into words…

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