However, the view of fragments as parts of wholes tends to obscure
the things that actually are vague and indistinct (Flohr Sørensen 2016).
Even though deliberate fragmentation can comprise a meaningful process
(Bolger 2014: 168; Burström 2013; Chapman 2000), it is only rarely
that we try to find meaning and intention in the fragmentary and partial
as an ontological fact.
This fractional aspect is especially apparent in visual culture. Because
imagery normally represents or depicts something, it is bound to be
reductive to some degree (Morreau 2002: 333). This