This essay is written in response to the emergence (or emergencies) of creative-relational inquiry, and in the writing and with the theory, thought thinks through what such inquiry can do, will do, strives to do, and must do.
This essay brings together Amazon, consumer reviews, a science project, and ordinary objects in order to examine how affect works between and within them, both sticking them together and tearing them apart. This is a sticky tale with a speedy delivery.
This story migrates through the cracks of enclosures that are built in reactive resistance to the movement of what is always already there. Turbulence drops the author in divergent times and spaces as she seeks to find ways of being with others, forming emergent collectivities in the wild, after having been ousted by Oedipus. But as the author tries in vain to enclose meaning in the movement, she learns there is value in dispossession.