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A Brief Inquiry by Josh Reiman

A Brief Inquiry by Josh Reiman

A Brief Inquiry by Josh Reiman

“The sublime is not simple gratification, but the gratification of effort. It is impossible to represent the absolute, which is ungratifying; but one knows that one has to, that the faculty of feeling or of imagining is called upon to make the perceptible represent the ineffable- and even if it fails, and even if it causes suffering, a pure gratification will emerge from the tension” — Jean- Francois Lyotard, Artform essay 1982, Presenting the Unpresentable

A video by Josh Reiman explores the multifaceted definition and conceptualization of what it means to experience “The Sublime”.

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