the implacable emergence of time
printed on Giclée Epson Semi-Gloss
This fine art image began life, as with all the prints in this series, as an experiment in mixed media collage.
Time is a curious artifact, if indeed it exists at all. Some scientists say it is merely an illusion, a consequence of the particular way we perceive events, and we all know how deceptive perceptions can be. One philosopher proposed that the passage of time is an illusion created by the fact (?) of our travelling along the fourth dimension at the speed of light. Mind boggling stuff, this! However, illusion or not, time, like a mysterious winged ephemid fluttering madly in the night, drags us all along in its irresistible wake. When did it emerge and where was its genesis? Or, if time does not exist beyond our subjective perception, do these questions become meaningless and redundant? Even so, we are still caught in that transient insect’s wild flight. Tempus fugit! Time flies! Indeed it does and, real or not, there is no stopping it.