The Beauty of Randomness

We often overlook the importance of order until it’s absent.  From these voids we lean on such devices as string theory and develop create formulas to rationalize the subjectivity of Pollock paintings.

So with the newest music video from Beck (alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg), embrace the beautiful randomness, resisting the need to create even the slightest fractal symmetry:

As the University of Dublin professors Drew & Haahr state:

The absence determinism guiding the flow provides a gap in understanding that spurs the reader’s interaction with the piece.  The sense of patterning in the chaotic sequence of sentences entices the reader to untangle arrangement and attempt to piece together an elusive storyline.

Find the “storyline” if you dare!

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~ by Dave Smith on December 13, 2009.

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