Parts per Billion

Parts per Billion


Parts per Billion is an essay synthesising fragments of a visual-research on density, politics of space and its occupation, maximalist traditions of excess and ornamentation and their vestiges in algorithmic aesthetics. Departing from problematising the use of ‘breathing space’ in art and design, this part-polemic eulogises Horror Vacui—employing it as metaphor for diverse social fabrics of the majority world which allow for the presence of many contrasting worlds in airtight proximity. 


Through the use of a language of excess and noise, the essay provides a conduit for exploring the personal, through the poetics and the body of the multitude. The dissolution of one’s individuality is portrayed as a vantage point of solace.

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