stable manifold

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stable manifold

A mathematical term for the set of all points in phase space which are attracted to a fixed point or other invariant orbit in positive time.
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In his text, the artist plots an unstable set of possible functions for his works (they might be still lifes, backdrops, or mise-en-scenes).
So begins a story that involves bribery, betrayal, and blackmail as the four characters, later joined by others, attempt to negotiate this inherently unstable set of relationships.
Recognizing that the archive of a specific cultural history can only be reassembled as an unstable set of fragments, Strau and Dillemuth briefly converted a commercial space into a locus of overlapping trajectories of information and material.