What happens when a business or organisation vacates its physical premises but its website continues? Well, apart from me wasting my time thinking about it? Existential displacement and confusion? I don’t know.

Recently the Fresh art space vacated 63 Brunswick St Fitzroy but its website has not changed. A new shop Meet me at Mikes has opened at that address. Both claim in cyberspace to inhabit the same physical space. I have a headache thinking about it.

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I don’t know what is real. Can I trust my eyes? I cannot trust the virtual. Experience with restaurant websites has taught me that trusting the virtual is flawed. Mike must be real.

presence and absence

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