|Part of "Frequency and Volume" by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer|
The speech therapist wants me to think of a technique, one that could possibly have enabled remembering the jacket.
Then we did another test, this one for "divided attention". That's what they call processing when there's multiple things going on. Multitasking. It was a tape of a man talking, with a low-level narration in the background, as if the radio were on. You listen for certain patterns in what he says. On the first round I missed a couple. During a break she explained which ones.
On the second round I missed exactly the same ones. Welcome to my world.
It feels like I am always fixing things. Under that, it feels like being punished for escaping, for losing myself in the art at MOMA. On the other hand fixing this requires another trip to the museum, more art. So that might swing things to the plus side.
"Bring the claim check", said the security guy. It's around here somewhere...