CANYON CINEMA • 16m
What if the "Looking Glass" were, at the same time, a window and a mirror; if the window was the mirror, the mirror the window? And your projection through this transparent/reflective plane did bring you to a world that is as externally rich as the self, in its internal churning, shifting through dark and light, directs it to be the self and the world open to each other, if but for a moment? And that window offers itself to you as a space in your life, held shimmering in your being and your vision throughout that sustaining moment, that golden hour. - Robert Todd
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