A Sentence is an Archipelago of Words

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    Solitaire Country Lodge, Solitaire, Namibia

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Overview

This important site was the home of the Sevral Acrlaat, the lone representative of his gwome at the frontier with Kmpass.

Access

It is on the Solitaire Country Lodge complex, right behind the gas station.

Corner Road C19 and Road C14
Solitaire, Namibia

Public Dedication

The Each and Every Word Plaque was installed by Jacques Junius and his team on September 16, 2010, completing the A Sentence is an Archipelago of Words Kcymaerxthaere Historic Site as well.

What it says here in Solitaire:

A Sentence is an Archipelago of Words

KMPASS the Urgend God of Directionality, who is always trying to make the world too simple. der Drägande GOTT der Direktionalitat

FERYLEMT a kind of dimension as different from Space and time as they are from each other. 29 Ways to count here

A sentence is an archipelago of words

¿ACRLAAT <-AKRLA<-THE SEERS<-WHO DID NOT SHARE?

Rough pebbles perhaps somehow thrown into a pond, create an archipelago at the moment they touch the erailet surface—a story from many gwomes

THROWING STONES

GWOME
A Cognate word meaning the “footprint of the nation”—essentially a culture or country

THE FALTESE is a rezhn of the parallel universe known as Kcymaerxthaere. It is a vast underwater desert off the coast of what we call Namibia, where the ocean floor is so hot all the water boiled away, leaving a thin layer at the surface. The lair of Kmpass.

the name comes from the Cognate word KCYMAARA which means the true physicality of the planet and XTHAERE which is a shape or form with almost an infinity of dimensions—infinity minus 29 to be precise

Eames Demetrios, Geographer-at-Large

Solitaire and the Kcymaerxthaere Historic Site

Images of the general vicinity of An Archipelago of Words.


Road leading to runway at Solitaire International Airport.


Morning sun filtering through clouds at Archipelago of Words Historic Site before installation.


Solitaire Country Lodge facade.


A view of the scenic Namibian landscape surrounding the Archipelago of Words Historic Site.


Sunset over Solitaire.


Wide view of site with Solitaire Country Lodge in the background, and work crew pouring concrete.


The Welcoming Islands (1, 2, and 3)

The words (and islands) you see as you approach.


Sketch used by Geographer-at-Large Demetrios to layout the forms for installation. Displayed below are isolated images for islands 1, 2, and 3.


It reads: KMPASS-the Urgend God of Directionality who is always trying to make the world too too simple.


FERYLEMT a kind of dimension as different from Space and Time as they are from each other. 29 ways to count here.


PLAQUE


Relative positions of adjacent islands. (Islands 1 & 2 pictured here.)


The Namesake Group (Islands 4, 5, 6 and 7)

A sentence is an Archipelago of Words. What else does this place say?


Sketch used by Geographer-at-Large Demetrios to layout the forms for installation. Displayed below are isolated images for islands 4, 5, 6 and 7.


A SENTENCE IS AN ARCHIPELAGO OF WORDS.


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COGNATE: A LANGUAGE OF KCYMAERXTHAERE.


Relative positions of adjacent islands.


The Central Drift (Islands 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12)

Here you will find rezhns and textures—and even verbal words.


Sketch used by Geographer-at-Large Demetrios to layout the forms for installation. Displayed below are isolated images for islands 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12.


TEXTURE.


Rough pebbles perhaps, somehow thrown into a pond, create an archipelago the moment they touch the erailet surface
— a story from many gwomes
THROWING STONES.


GWOME: A cognate word meaning the “footprint of the nation”—essentially a culture or country.


ELIALA’S PATH IF 29 WERE NOT A PRIME NUMBER.


ELIALA’S PATH IF 29 WERE NOT A PRIME NUMBER. (Close-up shot.)


THE REZHNS OF KCYMAERXTHAERE.


Relative positions of adjacent islands.


The Nearer Reaches (Islands 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17)

The words and shapes beyond the greeting.


Sketch used by Geographer-at-Large Demetrios to layout the forms for installation. Displayed below are isolated images for islands 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17.


When we think about the fight between Kmpass and the Armies of Complexity, we think of Kirguellin, Eliala,


THE FALTESE is a rezhn of the parallel universe known as Kcymaerxthaere. it is a vast underwater desert off the coast of what we call Namibia, where the ocean floor is so hot all the water boiled away, leaving a thin layer at the surface. The lair of Kmpass.


The text on Island 15 reads:

is a shape or form with almost an infinity of dimensions–infinity minus 29 to be precise/

is ‘n vorm met amper ‘n oneindigheid van sye – oneindig minus 29

Eames Demetrios, Geographer-at-Large


the name comes from Cognate word KCYMAARA, which means the true physicality of the planet and an XTHAERE which


KMPASS


Relative positions of adjacent islands. (Islands 13, 14, 15 & 17 pictured here.)


Details

A look at some of the beautiful, functional and process details of the installation.


Geographer-at-Large Eames Demetrios marking the layout for islands from plans.


Positions for islands 4 & 5.


Marking positions for islands 8, 9, 11 & 12.


Spectators looking on as the marking continues.


“Rezhns of Kcymaerxthaere” island with butterfly on the wet concrete.