1. Union or reconciliation of diverse or opposite tenets or practices, esp. in philosophy and religion
2. LINGUISTICS. The merging of two or more inflectional forms or categories
3. PSYCHOLOGY. The process of fusing diverse ideas into a general inexact impression...
Mashup (from Wikipedia):
Digital media content containing any or all of text, graphics, audio, video and animation drawn from pre-existing sources, to create a new derivative work.
Syncretism as a condition of our global moment. Mashup as a compositional expression of that condition....
This webtext is a text/image collage, a meditation on the associations between syncretism and the mashup. View this webtext as a mural that scrolls from left to right (place your cursor on either side of the image to make it scroll); read it/view it as an object that is part text, part artwork.