What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.
It’s finished when you don’t have the strength or energy to do more.
Thornton exposes the limits of language and vision in her works, while acknowledging the ways that language and vision nevertheless remain central to scientific discourse and narrative in general.
History is an endless variation, a machine upon which we can project ourselves and our ideas. That is to say it is our present moment.
Even though I am French, I cannot think of one of these pictures being painted in France. Every one of them is American, from New York. I love this city, its clear-cut look, its sky, its buildings, and its scientific, cruel, romantic quality.