Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sans Image

... The sweeping devaluation and incapacitation of a human ability to generate one's own images (or imagination) is inseperable from the ascendancy of already manufactured external images, which increasingly become the impersonal raw material of psychic life and determine the formal conditions of all so-called mental images. The hegemony of the global image industries entails the cancellation of the visionary image....

Tony Bennett, Lawrence Grossberg, Meaghan Morris, Raymond Williams (2005) New keywords: a revised vocabulary of culture and society

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The Ineffable

Jannis Kounellis, Senza Titolo, 1969