i like

I like obviousness, mental inertia, clichés and bad jokes. I like obviousness in the presentation of an image, I like the imperative, the coerciveness that derives from the more profound meaning and the superficial aesthetic appearance of an image. I like ambiguity and origination via retakes and variations, and the duality that develops through repetition. I like repetition and the paradox of a piéce unique. I like obviousness in a picture, images that compel you into idleness, that force idle thoughts, and I like the irritation this brings. I like the enforced lethargy of eyes and brains, the changeability in seeing and thinking, and the impossibility that an image is so readily changeable. I like the slowness of making something, I like the history of an image with all the steps that result in all these images: hastily viewed and partially escaping attention. I like a humorous accent and the peculiar intensity that can be constricting. I like obviousness, mental inertia, clichés and bad jokes, just as much as I like their opposite.

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