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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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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Positions & Practice – Week 2

to be or not to be… and then to be The theme set for this week of studies was ‘Interdisciplinary Approaches’. In this, the second post related to my studies at Falmouth, I would like to reflect on the terms studium and punctum as presented by Roland Barthes in his book ‘Camera Lucida’ and attempt…

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