Rorschach Test [B], photographed and designed 2003

Chris took a picture of his cat, Rory (short for Rorschach), thinking. He then tried to mimic Rory's facial expression as closely as possible, with the hope that this outer correspondence might create a parallel congruence to Rory's inner self, and thus determine what it was exactly that Rory was thinking about in the first place. The idea for this comes from a short story by Edgar Allen Poe called "The Purloined Letter," where a boy became champion of his schoolyard marbles game by mimicking the expressions of his schoolmates, thereby learning their strategies.

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