Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cormac McCarthy Portrait

fragment 0002: Cormac McCarthy

The truth about the world, he said, is that anything is possible. Had you not seen it all from birth and thereby bled it of its strangeness it would appear to you for what it is, a hat trick in

Cormac McCarthy Portrait

fragment 0002: Cormac McCarthy

The truth about the world, he said, is that anything is possible. Had you not seen it all from birth and thereby bled it of its strangeness it would appear to you for what it is, a hat trick in

Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, Dionysian Mystery
/ Art, Film

Mystery, engine of cinema: Chinatown, The Brown Bunny, The Usual Suspects

The invisible heart of cinema, pumping images across the screen 24 frames per second is not the projector, but mystery. Every true film contains a secret, one perhaps not even known by its creator, a secret not limited to the

Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii, Dionysian Mystery
/ Art, Film

Mystery, engine of cinema: Chinatown, The Brown Bunny, The Usual Suspects

The invisible heart of cinema, pumping images across the screen 24 frames per second is not the projector, but mystery. Every true film contains a secret, one perhaps not even known by its creator, a secret not limited to the

E M Cioran Portrait

fragment 0001: Emil Cioran

The dishonesty of a thinker is recognizable by the sum of precise ideas that he forwards. La malhonnêteté d’un penseur se reconnaît à la somme d’idées précises qu’il avance.

E M Cioran Portrait

fragment 0001: Emil Cioran

The dishonesty of a thinker is recognizable by the sum of precise ideas that he forwards. La malhonnêteté d’un penseur se reconnaît à la somme d’idées précises qu’il avance.

/ Film

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Every film begins with the proposition of its universe, and with its poetics seeks to breathe spirit into inanimate flesh. Through mud, fire and blood, Beasts of the Southern Wild proffers an alchemical transgression – the birthing of a fantastical

/ Film

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Every film begins with the proposition of its universe, and with its poetics seeks to breathe spirit into inanimate flesh. Through mud, fire and blood, Beasts of the Southern Wild proffers an alchemical transgression – the birthing of a fantastical

Pensée001_retinalechoes

pensée 0001

imagination is the genius for forgetting

Pensée001_retinalechoes

pensée 0001

imagination is the genius for forgetting

Death and the Image

The photograph by Capa is the Urimage, the picture calcified by our gaze, become an icon to worship. It is the image of death itself in the modern time. Death by bullet. Death by camera. The sedimentation of history refuses

Death and the Image

The photograph by Capa is the Urimage, the picture calcified by our gaze, become an icon to worship. It is the image of death itself in the modern time. Death by bullet. Death by camera. The sedimentation of history refuses

retinalechoes, the birth

On a barren mountaintop overlooking a desert, a word is uttered. It echoes across the empty valley, and transforms into image. Echo’s humble love becomes the mirror into which Narcissus drowns his self, but also the reflection through which he

retinalechoes, the birth

On a barren mountaintop overlooking a desert, a word is uttered. It echoes across the empty valley, and transforms into image. Echo’s humble love becomes the mirror into which Narcissus drowns his self, but also the reflection through which he