Sara Ahmed has a blog entry in November 2014 under the title White Men. I come across these lines. They resonate so well. Thinking about how I became ‘dislodged’ being born into a idealogical society. 36 and I feel equally dislodged living in Sweden. This is the question of gender, skin, name, roles, and… Continue reading Lodges
A dance scene described in the early pages of Kapuscinski’s An Advertisement For Toothepaste: […] The girls tell me, the boys started pushing and shoving each other. they didn’t know what that violent, predatory pushing and shoving was about. The girls think that if there’s a fight at a dance, its purpose is not immediate, but… Continue reading Ryszard Kapuscinski
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Hello, It’s been a while. On September 19th American activist @medea Benjamin interrupted Brian Hook’s speech about Iran’s missile proliferation. Hook was fuelling the idea of furthering pressure on Iran, through the sanctions, in order to get the regime curb its missile program. See the video. In his speech Hook was asking Iran to be a… Continue reading You and I have met before
Deleuze asserts that the artwork is not there to communicate a message, that it contains no information whatsoever. This can be understood against the background of a movement within continental philosophy, away from the strong emphasis within philosophy at large, on discursive or propositional thought (thought as in shape of sentences/proposition). Merleau-Ponty argued, (Phenomenology of Perception… Continue reading Artwork as an action II
” What is the relation between the work of art and communication? There isn’t one. The work of art is not the instrument of communication. The work of art has nothing to do with communication. The work of art does not contain the least bit of information. On the other hand, there is a fundamental… Continue reading Artwork as not the holder of information I