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A Structural Crisis In An Emotional Landscape Definition
A STRUCTURAL CRISIS IN AN EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPE (Definition)
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2017

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A STRUCTURAL CRISIS IN AN EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPE
DEFINITION
noun, phrase, artwork
1. a state in which logic is separate and distinct from emotional reality;
2. a condition in which the structural needs of a time or group are out of sync with the emotional responses that inform its dialogue and material responses to those needs;
3. a system in which structural remedies are withheld and emotional responses of individuals are manipulated to restrict the group from achieving structural change; an age of no remedy;
4. a crisis in which the primacy of the individual centers the emotional needs of a single life span as equivalent to the arc of time in which structures function;
5. a belief system which falsely equates emotional response wth long-lasting, meaningful effect on embedded structures and conversely holds that structural logic will have bearing on emotional reality;
6. a phrase and artwork by Kenneth Pietrobono, 2017/2018.