GORDON FLEMONS

Transformations in Specific Forms:
(2008-2009)

According to Nietzsche form is a mere fiction, or mask, representing a moment of equilibrium in an ever-shifting balance of forces.1 When fully inflated the gestalt, or wholeness, of the simple forms are easy to read. Here the internal pressure forces the forms towards the ideal of the sphere, but as air seeps out the forms decay becoming ever more complex as order is lost and the structure collapses.

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1 M. Haar in ‘Exceedingly Nietzsche: Aspects of Contemporary Nietzsche’, D.Krell and D.Wood, Routledge (1998). p.26.