Welcome to the Relative End of the Road Not Taken!


We begin to move. We begin to look around. We try to make sense of the things that surround us.

4 seconds.

Everything seems to move so fast. Technology changes without us realizing it, all around us. Since you started reading this, 92592 Whatsapp messages have been sent.

10 seconds.

The Earth’s crust just moved about 0.2 microns. Another 3 minutes or so and we will reach the width of the thread of a spider’s web. How fast does innovation move around us? But right around us, here, in Timișoara?

18 seconds.

There is a valley of death for scientific research, a place where, once reached, projects remain stuck for a very long time. Due to lack of funding, due to lack of interest, due to lack of adequate technologies. Or due to lack of creativity. Just the same in art. But what if we bring together art and science?

32 seconds.

Since the start, a tortoise covered a distance equivalent to two human steps. If it didn’t have any obstacles to avoid. Where is the tortoise heading to? And why do people hinder it?

38 seconds.

Welcome to the Relative End of the Road Not Taken!

An Anti-Interactive artistic installation
Created by Andrei Dinică, Mihai Drăgan and Sabina Suru
Curator: Andrei Tudose
A Marginal project, in co-production with Simultan
Project developed with the support of the Timișoara Seismic Observatory, part of the National Institute for
Earth Physics.
Special thanks to: Adina Rău, Mimi Ciora

The project is part of the national cultural program “Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023” and is financed and organized in partnership with the Municipality of Timișoara through the Center for Projects.

Part of

SIMULTAN Festival 2023

SIMULTAN Festival 2023