“A Spiral of Squares sent Susan Spinning into Outer Space.”
In all things, let alliteration guide your aesthetic decisions.
Firstly, apologies. It was only after I got home and unpacked my photos that I realized I’d taken this at the wrong angle–it’s like those old jokes about the abstract expressionist painting that improves slightly when you hold it upside down. Only…not a real improvement.
Actually, this one somehow makes more sense when it’s viewed not only 45 degrees off ecliptic, it’s actually a lot easier on the eyes if it’s actually facing completely the wrong way around. This is almost pleasant, in a 1980s New Wave sense of the word.
So, THIS way round, a purple woman is kissing a green turtle, while Salsa Verde doritos cluster in a feeding frenzy, one of which is violating a butterfly. There are, here and there, dots.
So far, no harm, no foul, except that this is the side that’s supposed to be facing the wall. Ready to flip it around?
I trust I’m forgiven for not knowing which end was up? Thanks, it’s appreciated. Susan appears to be a truly lost and tormented soul. She’s cursed with a vestigial body, barely able to hold up her massive clay head (and it is heavy!) I’m not sure if Susan is actually spinning through space, but she’s certainly surrounded by spots.
She’s probably happy to have at least had a chance to put on her make-up, though. If you’re going to be spinning through space, it’s good to look appropriately whorish, and to have a really good hat.
I want the brown tiles to mean something–they look like norse runes, telling a sad story of obsession, existential angst, and the kind of clashing pastels you only got on fictional gay men in Reagan-era relationship comedies. Poor Sarah.
An alternative theory–she’s actually starring in a live-action movie based on Atari’s smash hit, “Breakout,” where the lead actress has to shatter the walls of her insensibly jarring jail with her face.
All in all, I kind of preferred this one when it was facing backward.
Hi, Susan. That’s enough. Please go away, thank you.
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