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radical optimism

scientific in self therapy
indulgent and generous
then will have time to sleep
it costs you
your immune space
images extremely saturated
effort of the optimum
lean left, lean right, move
hard line and the contingency
and the sickeningly sweet smell of ink
share a cigarette with the study subject
germane and pantomime and vacant mind

german philosopher peter sloterdijk is talking of intense idyll concentrated in the image / globes, spheres II/ in the description of a mosaic from 1st century BC depicting group of thinkers that are contemplating an object in their midst: world’s image in a sphere - its perfect form - the image of global optimum.
‘in the face of the orb, the thinker is damned to optimism.’ ... yet, ‘optimism too is subject to entropy’ ...

series of 26 drawings

2019 -2021.

feltpen and india ink on aquarelle paper Hahnemuhle 425gsm

385 x 285 mm, framed

radical optimism catalogue

/selected drawings were on view at Blackbird Utrecht/

architecture illustration, drawing, artwork

ro 04  |  visible city I

RO1 exit room ss.jpg

ro 01  |  exit room

RO5 visible city ll s.jpg

ro 05  |  visible city II

RO6 geometric euphoria ss.jpg

ro 06  |  geometric euphoria

RO11 realm of finite forms I s.jpg

ro 11  |  realm of finite forms I

RO12 my current literacy s.jpg

ro 12  |  my current literacy

RO24 long distance intimacy sa.jpg

ro 24  |  long - distance intimacy

RO02 trusting enclosure web.jpg

ro 02  |  trusting enclosure 

RO18 therapeutic situation s.jpg

ro 18  |  therapeutic situation

RO08 examined room web.jpg

ro 08   |   examined room 

RO07 infantile space I web.jpg

ro 07   |   infantile space I

RO17 uneven things lll s.jpg

ro 17  |  uneven things III

RO23 future current web.jpg

ro 23  |  future current

RO3 optimal geometries s.jpg

ro 03  |  optional geometries

RO19 collective amnesia web.jpg

ro 19  |  collective amnesia

RO21 intentional city s.jpg

ro 21  |  intentional city 

RO20 realm of finite forms web.jpg

ro 20  |  realm of finite forms II

RO9 infantile space s.jpg

ro 09  |  infantile space


ro 15  |  uneven things I

RO10 infantile space III web.jpg

ro 10  |  infantile space III

RO26 unsubstantial outside web.jpg

ro 26  |  unsubstantial outside

RO13 abundance of the obvious web IG.jpg

ro 13  |  abundance of obvious

RO25 subtle dissidence - web.jpg

ro 25 |  subtle dissidence

RO16 uneven things II web.jpg

ro 16 |  uneven things III

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