"Nearness preserves farness."

- Martin Heidegger

"Das Ding," 1950

"...a robot has nothing to do with cybernetics."

- Gilbert Simondon

"Cybernétique et philsophie," 1953

"The dream of the yellow woman

subsumes a dream about the inorganic."

- Anne Anlin Cheng

Ornamentalism, 2019