The edge is closer than we think, but illusion won’t free us from reality, even as the sustained narrative of... Read More
The edge is closer than we think, but illusion won’t free us from reality, even as the sustained narrative of tabloids becomes history and the myth of progress continues to perpetuate inequality. Globalization has moved forward unevenly and no-one can say where this "New Frontier" is leading us. As the natural world is liquidated and substituted with an artificial one, the social landscape becomes increasingly fractured and alienated. No longer in focus, all grand narratives dissipate in the space of post-history, as technological dependency diminishes the tangibility of our experiences. The medium has swallowed the message.The two decade long war waged against “terrorism” has resulted in a mass refugee crises, the pollution produced from manufacturing our products overseas is the contributing factor behind to global climate change. You cannot dislocate the rising of sea level or reroute cataclysmic storms. Yet for decades the West has proven successful in keeping the repercussions of their actions out of sight, out of mind. But there is a limit to everything.