Until We Meet Again, 2015
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We are all strangers. Until We Meet Again: Infinite Pathos encapsulates the mourning of everyone and no one, the encounter of every person we meet and mourning the loss of not meeting. The grid, uses mourning in Islamic culture and Arabic poetry as a generative system of language conducted through a binary code system consisting of forty-five verses, the outcome of this system is all the possible combinations of these verses. The project is composed of forty-five phases, phase one being the all the singular verses on their own (45^1), phase two is the all the possible combinations of two verses (45^2) and so on. All the possible combinations of all the phases of this project sum up to approximately +248,063,640,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 different poems and it would take +15,732,093,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years to print these combinations.