imponderabilia


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imponderabilia

(ɪmˌpɒndərəˈbɪlɪə)
pl n
imponderables
[C20: New Latin]

imponderabilia

things or matters beyond measure or comprehension.
See also: Thinking
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Though I never sat across from Abramovic, I did participate in one of her re-performed works, Imponderabilia, where a naked man and woman face each other in a narrow doorway.
In one photograph from the first version (executed at New York's On Stellar Rays gallery), Owens squeezes himself within a rightly bunched queue of participants, evoking the social space created by the naked frames of Marina Abramovic and Ulay during their performance of Imponderabilia, 1977.
The latter identified the description of everyday practices ('the imponderabilia of everyday life') as the third tier in his methodology.
Only tangible things are endowed with real existence, the rest are imponderabilia.
Which way did you face passing between the bodies in Imponderabilia, and why?