*bheue-

Imagine yourself standing in a room full of diverse objects. You begin to levitate to just a few centimeters above the floor, enough for your toes not to be able to touch the floor anymore. All of a sudden, all your muscles stiffen, and you cannot move at all. Only your eyeballs are now able…

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Viva

The subjective is subject to the Subject who as Subject stands in subjection to an other, namely the subject. The subjected action of subjection emanating from the subject acts upon me as Subject and subjects me. Intentions are knowable a posteriori. The subject subjected as Subject is hence object to the Other. The object is…

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Everything is in itself

The Other irks perception; perception cannot withstand otherness. The Other is a thorn in the side of perception. The world is first seen. The perturbation, the anomaly, is an Other mindlessly perceived, the Other impinging upon perception. The world is first seen. Everything approaches Dasein from a future; all beings hold a futurity in perception.…

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Who was Hecuba’s mother?

Wikipedia tells us that vector graphics are “computer graphics images that are defined in terms of 2D points, which are connected by lines and curves to form polygons and other shapes. Each of these points has a definite position on the x- and y-axis of the work plane and determines the direction of the path; further, each path may have various properties…

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Sustainable Prospects – Week 7

Let me start this blog post by stating the following premise: it might be incorrect to say, “I took the photo”, but it is definitely correct to say, “I chose the photo”. Looking back at the work I have collected so far in relation to my studies’ final major project (click here to see this…

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Positions & Practice – Weeks 8 & 9

The theme set for these two weeks of studies was ‘Contexts and Audience’ and in this post I will reflect on the popular view that holds that a photograph accrues meaning through its interaction with an audience and via its embedding within that matrix that is so frequently invoked, yet is still shrouded in so…

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Positions & Practice – Week 3

Looking back through the viewfinder In this, the third post related to my studies, I will ponder on the theme set for this week, which was ‘Rethinking Photographers’. This is an unusual theme to grapple with seeing that we are rarely asked or even accustomed to turn a questioning finger towards the photographer herself/himself. So…

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