The word landline has a good ring to it. With two “L’s” each followed by three letters it’s also a well balanced, aesthetically pleasing word to look at. It could also be broken up into “land” & “line,” a clunky way to describe the drawing of a horizon. One needs to draw a horizontal line in order to create the illusion of a ground, to give the illusion of the separation between land and sky. I associate the landline with stability. The landline might be an outdated mode of communication, yet they feel more stable than the dropped calls of current cell phone transmissions. Similarly, by using the simplest of tools—a pencil— we can imagine endless scenarios with a single horizon line. The drawn line is never dependent on a latest technology, specific material, or complex explanation. The thin blue lines wrapping the walls are an overall ground for a series of pictures to exist on or in.

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