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Poem #_

Poem #_
7:30
Installation
with commentary by Benjamin Lima

We can describe this work in terms of a balance—a dynamic balance— between what it presents to its viewer and what it evokes from the same viewer. On one hand, the work presents an objective phenomenon, and that is the complex pattern of movement produced by simple forces of wind and water. At the same time, this provokes a subjective response— and that is a viewer’s involuntary effort to read and to make sense out of the spontaneously formed sequences of letters even though they are thrown together by chance. The way this balance is produced, is by intelligently using the inherent properties of simple materials; that is, the tray of water, the cut-out transparencies, and the overhead projector.