01. Orbis Tertius | 1. I hear a new world | b. There was a ship iii.

iii. You will need a boat — a heterotopia (“par excellence”¹) with which to reach utopia. Also a map, a compass, an ocean to cross and a shore from which to launch. Or perhaps a coiled jetty, like Tatlin’s Tower seen from space, unfurling towards the horizon.

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¹…the boat is a floating piece of space, a place without a place, that exists by itself, that is closed in on itself and at the same time is given over to the infinity of the sea…
— Michel Foucault, Other Spaces, 1967

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