what to construct
a telescope for
to an empty
mankind does not
know how to look
nevertheless, I believe
and the temptation
of the unknown.
that is why I construct
Christoph Janacs, Austria, 1955
Translation Germain Droogenbroodt
Selected from the project in progress “Lamentationes“,
which will be published by Edition Tandem in Salzburg in 2023.
Painting by Tineke Storteboom, Netherlands