In outer space there is no painting or sculpture

David Burrows
5 April- 23rd May 2014
11:00 - 18:00
Venue: Library Cafe
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…you are a mass, weighing heavy on the fabric of space …which stretches, causing you to spin, faster and faster, pulling everything into your orbit until nothing can be sure of its footing… …this increased distortion of space requires too much energy, making it impossible for everything nearby to stand motionless …and as everything around you speeds up …you supercharge the particles that stream towards your core at a velocity close to the speed of light …you become a particle accelerator …and incredibly dense… … a mass that begins to absorb light  …that becomes dark …and noisy… …everything enters your body through a murky aperture opening at your centre that grows larger with each rotation, with each swallow of matter… …as everything is drawn by your mass and rotation, there is a gurgling sound …this is the sound of the energy of motion being converted into sound waves …like the sound you hear when water is released from a bath… …not all things submit …some resist and pull away …until the horizon of your attraction is reached… not your apparent horizon but your real and absolute horizon …the point where only something moving faster than the speed of light can escape …and what can travel faster than light? …and at that point of penetration, the pull of gravity is strongest, stretching everything, pulling everything apart… …all time and data machines appear to slow down, then freeze altogether …time slows down …you crush time …but the time and data machines do not register this deceleration …their mechanisms do not register anything but a normal and efficient functioning… …they go the way of all things …they appear to bleed red …as light wavelengths become longer and fall out of the visible light spectrum all things vanish inside you… …and as you suck up all things you become an energy factory …crushing everything… …space is compressed, until everything is broken down into subatomic particles that stream away… space and time ends… …your evacuations, your waste products are propelled by intense magnetic field lines that run counter to the forces of your attraction… …bubbles, that ripple and rip, escape your body, forming gas clouds that cool …making new bodies from elements heavier than helium, like iron and carbon …more volatile bodies are produced than you can imagine …bodies that will in turn eat you… …you, who thought yourself so singular and unique,  will in turn be consumed by other dark attractors… as destruction is the true heart, the only cause of singularity…