Friday, January 9, 2015

The Long Count

As I identify possible tally marks, I see the complexity of notations merging as symbols or figures. Yes, the visual sense of counting in the sense of mathematics lends a density to inherent meaning. Further, I think of the possible use sequential marks as a form of re-counting, as memory-making, as a mnemonic. This remembering manifests as re-collection and storytelling, bridging realms. 
More: http://rockartoregon.com/to-become-visible/14105980/rock-art-tallies

Photos of possible:  Rock Art Tally Marks