Shrink Exercises: A01 to A10

There are BIG things one can do to embrace the idea of shrinking, like finding a short partner, hormone therapy, or gently curbing the excess growth of your children by feeding them growth suppressing foods. And there are SMALL things you can do to embrace the idea of shrinking. Small things like standing next to a very tall person, or objectvisiting an Ames room, or gently folding and tearing paper in half. Folding a paper in half, tearing it, then folding and tearing it in half again, and then again until a satisfactory reduction in size has been accomplished embodies notions of scale, of direction, of materiality, and of time. If we consider contemporary man to be an A1, then how far can we go? The Incredible Shrinking Man believes such exercises can open up a thought process that allows the embrace of unfamiliar concepts, like shrinking the human species.

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