Damian Castro describes a fleeting condition among Labrador Inuit while during the hunt - a deer in pursuit by a hunter stops and gazes back to meet the eyes of the Inuit.
Damian describes the moment as fleeting, characterized by lingering and wonderment - an allusion to catching the eye of the betrothed.
Lingering entails physical distance. The space that separates the bench from the painting creates a condition of wonderment. Lingering requires defined physical space between subjects and objects of wonder.