Published Sep/Oct 2018 issue of ArtAsiaPacific. To read the full article, visit the magazine's Digital Library.
“Geomancer indicates our—and all sentient beings’—fidelity to certain belief structures and ways of living, even in a postapocalyptic world. Lek offered his analysis on this: “Science fiction tends to involve dystopian power, environmental and biological scenarios. But day-to-day life does not actually change that much. Conscious beings’ experience of reality revolves around a limited number of existential things: how we move through space, how we go from one place to another, what we hope for, what we are fearful of. There’s a line in The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow that has always stuck with me, something like: ‘The days don’t change, but the times do.”