25 Oct 2010 /

to a questioning curator

By paul ryan

A Poem written by Paul Ryan in 2010 as a response to a recent meeting with dOCUMENTA (13) artistic director Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

“Had we but world enough and time,

Pure firstness, indeed, were no crime.

But we must index our days as future

Becomes present, as thirteen becomes twelve.

You ask for a definition of…”

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