retrospectoscope

retrospectoscope

(re″trō-spek′tŏ-skōp″) [Jocular formation fm retrospect(ive) + -scope]
In health care settings, a colloquial term for medical hindsight.
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You know, the retrospectoscope is a wonderful tool.
This dialectic--and its synthesis--can be credited to curator Nicholas Baume's installation, which turns S-Curve into a brilliant retrospectoscope twisting every corner of the ICA's daylit gallery into a single warped relational space.