We have all kinds of limitations as human beings. I mean we can’t see the whole electromagnetic spectrum; we can’t see the very small; we can’t see the very far. So we compensate for these shortcomings with technological scaffoldings. The microscope allows us to extend our vision into the micro-sphere.”
~ Jason Silva source
Mr. Silva is a media artist, futurist, philosopher, keynote speaker and TV personality. He continues the quote above saying, “The microscope allows us to extend our vision into the micro-sphere.” I would rather have him say, “This is why society appreciates the arts to make seen the invisible and put the pieces together that exist beyond our senses and comprehension.” For it is the artist that allows us to see the world differently, whether from a different perspective or a more holistic view. The artist helps us make sense of the world.
Bill Hendricks, “Shadowmason”