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Lacus Temporis

The lunar mare (sea) Lacus Temporis (Lake of Time) is a smooth plain of subtle gradations formed by ancient magma. Likewise, the sound and image composition Lacus Temporis arises from a single, subtle colour palette. The continuous animation of nearly 12,000 individual points and the ongoing transformation of one feedback synthesis process render delicate states hovering between visibility and invisibility, audibility and silence, order and uncertainty. A critical mass of stability and pattern coalesces into an illusion of solidity. The seemingly stable, however, readily melts away. Dust dissolves outwards and upwards — and inwards.

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