True poetry is antibiographical. The poet’s homeland is his poem and changes from one poem to the next.
The future of writing is the managing of emptiness.
Night came with its hail of cartouche. The moon turned its pistol on the passive thieves.
As soon as we have a building, we have a mash-up of the dystopic present and the future that will not sit still.
More than anything else, what the installation offers to the fluid, circulating multitudes is an aura of the here and now. The installation is, above all, a mass-cultural version of individual flânerie, as described by Benjamin, and therefore a place for the emergence of aura, for „profane illumination.”
In psychoanalytic thinking, the symbolic is meant to secure the order of the world and of the mind. It is through the symbolic that sexual difference lays down its law. In this conversation, Catherine Malabou and Jacqueline Rose will discuss whether this model is still viable today.
HI MY NAME IS T.S. ELIOT CAN U HEAR ME
It’s despair and not the return of a quantity of insignificant facts like seeds that leave one furrow for another at nightfall.
The contemporary avant-garde insists that the only tradition by which anything can be judged is one that does not yet exist, in other words, the culture we are elaborating in our theory and practice.
The point is that, historically speaking, we advance not onto new ground but over old ground in new ways: more consciously, with deeper, more nuanced understanding.