What is Art on a Quiet Earth?

A thought experiment on the meaning of art.

“Crossing the Red Sea” by Nicolas Poussin. NGV, Melbourne. I wonder if this will fit in the tricycle? Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash

The Quiet Earth is a New Zealand produced science fiction film directed by Geoff Murphy. A secret military project results in every animal on Earth vanishing instantly.

It appears the only ones left were dead at the moment of the vanishing and have come back to life. A suicidal drug overdose, a knife in the…

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