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It has now been exactly a month since my residency at the Synchrotron. I have been doing various experiments with the visual and audio ‘data’ collected during my time there, as well as thinking about the place, the people, the ideas, theories, the processes involved - the distance has been very helpful in getting my head around it all, not that I have - it’s so complex it almost defies penetration - it’s the ‘neue unubersichlichkeit’ described by philosopher and scientist Jurgen Habermas (the state of total unsurveyability!). Yet somehow I have to extract from it a ’synchrotron essence’, using the experiences I have had and media I have collected. I think I’m on the verge of a breakthrough, but as it’s still evolving somewhere in my unconscious, I don’t want to try and pin it down yet… so I’m not going to talk about it! However, above is a sneek-preview of a possible angle (or 360!). And it seems I will be going back to do a few more experiments, but more on this later…