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Paper Constructions

story © Michael Betancourt | published September 23, 1996 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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My paper constructions are not simple formalism using the human body as a source; they are the idea of transformation given a concrete form. As each composite of elemnets is considered an array of potential images emerge. This reflects back to us how we see the world centered around ourselves, and it is this vision which we use to construct a reality around us: we see ourselves in our world because we invent that world as much by looking as physically with our hands. Ours is a human world because we are human. The simultaneous appearance of depth against a flat reality is simply an expression of our perceptions. Without us, our world is flat.




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