Minimally an object-oriented art would have to practice flat ontology and atrange mereolology. Unlike the old realism where human subjects were the real genuine actors, objects at all levels of scale and of all types would have to be treated as genuine actors. Perhaps an object-oriented art would explore the struggles and conflicts that emerge between these differently scaled objects, even when embedded within one another. So far teapots, stars and planets have been treated as objects, but what of cities, institutions, and galaxies. Do we have artists yet adept to truly define relations and conflicts at different levles of scale, treating these odd poltergeists as genuine entities and actors?
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