THE PULP OF MEMORY


Text by Laura Bivolaru
A dialogue with artist Darío Gil Cabanas
 

Many aspects of how our mind functions remain a mystery today. The metaphors we have used to imagine its workings throughout history reflect the cultural position or technological advancement of the time, from ‘static mud animated by divine will’, to complex hydraulic automata, electricity as life force or, the analogy of our time, the brain as computer.