Imagine a World Without You
New York
November 3 – December 15, 2019

“It is evident that no mention can be made of anything unless it is named” —Epes Sargent, introduction to “The Standard Speller,” 1857

“What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.” — Ludwig Wittgenstein, the last sentence of “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus,” 1922

The characteristic affective tonality for the insomniac drift of cyberspace, in which there is always one more click to make, one more update to check, combines fascination with boredom. We are bored even as we are fascinated, and the limitless distraction allows us to evade confronting death — even as death is closing in on us.