The Zetetica project explores Flat Earth Theory and the unusual beliefs held by members of the Flat Earth Society by using the fixed and limited viewpoint in the “Zetetica Viewer” as a metaphor for a narrow worldview.
The reel is laser-cut card with acetone transfers and slide-film inserts. The text on the reel is excerpts from the “Flat Earth News” periodicals published by Charles K. Johnson, founder of the Flat Earth Society.
The chosen excerpts all relate to sunlight and visual phenomena.
Imagery on disc is photos of 3D collages made from digital prints and inkjet transfers on laser-cut MDF, and copies of “Flat Earth News” newsletters.