Melting proposes a physical method of liquifying and changing the state of that which was considered stable.
Melting proposes a way of understanding things through change instead of through definition.
Melting proposes a change of state through heat, encounter or another friction.
Melting is not neutral, it has violence within it as a concept. It dissolves material as a method itself. This is dangerous for some, but life-affirming for others.
Further, human technologies and ongoing histories of colonial violence further the melting of polar ice caps and subsequent rising sea levels which are threatening to life on Earth; this is felt unequally through situated perspectives.
Melting is opposed to classification and categorization. It is a material en/counter practice.
Melting offers alternative assemblages of condensing, liquifying, and embracing dissolution.