Bold, Jez

Bold, Jez

 

BOLD, JEZ BIO/artist statement for NOVAD Library, GFS Branch (NODE Ø1)

sometimes, i still have the lonely feeling of being a solo artist....and yet i am also starting to believe that it isn't exactly true, that the loneliness may be an illusion, especially if the ideal of the Novads -- that #jez3prez is NOT merely an individual, but rather a collective -- is actually real...please you to consider,

#jez3prez told me that, in their own mind, they are a multiple-performer variety act.  speaking technically, "The audience az an abstraction [i.e. non-participant] duz not axually eXist in my performance.  As with Time in the mind of the Anarchives, every1 iz a spontaneouz performer -- audience included -- since every act of observing is also a performance."  they refer to "The Novads" consistently as the proper audience for a #jez3prez performance.  at first glace, you may think that both of these artists appear to be more conceptual than real, but i urge you to investigate.  You might want to start here: http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/es/e-misferica-91/jez3prezaatchu  i am still coming to understand what all this means, but I see the implications being potentially Large, especially as their audience continues to grow, and in so growing, apparently expanding the number of Novads who find themselves revolving around the inner circle of this infinite jest,

initially, it seems highly difficult to believe that #jez3prez is NOT an individual -- personally, i've only ever met one person who called herself thus -- but the possibility of an individual existence that is maintained by the collective is not altogether outlandish, and perhaps we should just assume that #jez3prez is/are Hegelian(s) [i.e. the individual can only be realized and maintained thru a collective spirit or Geist, in which case Novads collectively form the Geist which participate in the individual of #jez3prez].  "I would have died long ago and for eternity, if not for the Novads who continued to believe in me," sez #jez3prez.  apparently, at some point in this history, #jez3prez is supposed to actually have died and was re-summoned with the help of the Novads...which implies that the Novad has some of the essential powers of both God and Dr. Frankenstein COMBINED,

[i wonder how many times has the dream has already died?  at least as many as #OccupyWallStreet.  but how does it keep getting resurrected...and why?]

so, despite the fact that the Novads are a collective of autonomous individuals, and often acting in wayz that appear to be individual, it also appears to support each one thru some kind of assumed solidarity, despite what is sometimes a lack of evidence due to their failures to manifest in regular get-togethers in physical time-space or hangouts in one of their virtual worlds. maybe it is that the Novads, as a Spirit, is always potentially real, and the individuals who participate in it are only ever acknowledged as what they were after the fact,

thus, #jez3prez sez "the Archive demands regular evidence to confirm a presence in Reality...but in the Anarchives, the Novads' mutual support is always assumed."  this seems to mean that the Novads' are always potentially out there in a thousand different realities that may be in view or beyond our cognition, but realizable, and being realized, whether or not we have set our intentions upon it,

so i just mean to say that perhaps, as we already recognize some of our own collective failings to manifest as a solid persistent group with an identity impinging on Others, on World news, and continuously on ourselves, YET we need not altogether admit defeat, recognizing that potential futures still have some basis in reality, and re-cognize that believing in the possibility of realizing impossibilities still has the potential to make them real.  yes, it might turn out to be After the End of the World after all, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy ourselves NOW does it?

sincerely, 

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