The Investiture of that Name

Paintings are atemporal; a painting can be painted at any time. History is the history of the photograph. History, then, is the history of colour. Following Runge, white and black are to be treated as colours and not as transparencies. Colour is colourful but must still appear to appear as such. Following Heraclitus very loosely,…

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Strategies & Surfaces – Week 4

For this week of studies the theme set was ‘Strategies of Freedom’ and during the week we discussed at length the phenomenon of post-photography, and, more specifically, one of the genres falling under this rubric, namely non-human photography, that is photography that is not mediated by a human agent. From my readings on non-human photography,…

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