The art of metachemist
Fear that is man's original and fundamental sensasion, everything is explained by fear, from fear grew that virtue which is called science.
Frederich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra A sense of fear and danger is at the heart of Hamad Butt's art. As he states in his essay 'Apprehensions', The proposal will begin with the presentation of certain scientific facts concerning the operation of fear, designated stress. A biochemical/physiological system that informs how the body changes under the aegis of fear up to the point of choosing 'flight or fight'...
This is an electronic version of an article published in Third Text Journal, Volume 9, Issue 32, Autumn 1995.