Archive for January, 2009
The effect of trauma is precisely to freeze people in time.
Jacqueline Rose, LRB
Magic – that arcane arsenal of techniques for pulling power down from the stars and up from the elements, based on a cosmic cat’s cradle of occult sympathies and antipathies.
Anthony Grafton, “But they burned Giordano Bruno!”, NYRB, 20/11/2008
THE MADNESS OF DISTANCE
Do you recall the discussion between Durkheim and my father, at the École des Hautes École Sociales? Before they had even said a word, one sensed by their faces, their looks, their gestures, the distance that lay between these two men. One knew that such a discussion was sheer madness.
Guillaume De Tarde, via
THE CAVORIST PROJECTS
On Kara Uzelman for Frieze.