Sunday, November 7, 2010

worshipful movements of humans through space, part 14: a natural itch

Image: Brooklyn Projects

If the body were one big hand – a walking high five if you will – and three of its fingers curled over to scratch an itch on the ball of its thumb leaving the index finger uncurled, would people assume it was pointing upward? Would they marvel at the walking hand or would they look toward the sky in the direction that the finger is pointing?