The Albury Wodonga Superfiction 1993
Collaboration Peter Hill and J.J. Voss (Photographer)
S U P E R F I C T I O N S
Young Woman Playing the Lute
Young Woman Playing the Lute (c 1626), by Orazio Gentileschi is typical of
the source material Charles Green and Lyndell Brown refer to before synthesising
their images and the fragmented narrative beneath those images. This painting is
referenced in Olive's The Painter's Family.
Decoding all Superfictionsrequires that one become something of a detective. Indeed,
Synthetic Modernism itself is what Sherlock Holmes would call "a three pipe
problem". The first pipe gives us the thesis - modernism. The second gives us the
antithesis - post-modernism, and the third the synthesis,
As Umberto Eco wrote in his Reflections on the Name of the Rose , "The crime novel
represents a kind of conjecture, pure and simple."
see Sir Karl Popper Conjectures and Refutations.,
The Painter's Family, Charles Green and Lyndell Brown