2009 PRINTTITLE: A Future Retrospective
CLIENT: ROBERT SNOWDEN AND CARSON SALTER
ABSTRACT: Rejected proposal for a 10-year calendar
The project, a 10-year calendar, was meant to act as a plaque to accompany an exhibition in a 10-year time capsule. The show never happened but it would have been titled A Future Retrospective, as imaged by curators Robert Snowden and Carson Salter.
The calendar design is made of a string of days, months, and years. The result took on a diagonal pattern, weirdly similar to a lunar calendar. The curious pattern is present in both "natural" and "technological" renderings of time. I still don’t understand why this pattern emerged, or what it means, but it felt profound and perhaps points to something that is just out of reach. Or, not.
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