Sunday, November 6, 2011

an illusion must intervene

"Seduction is never the result of physical attraction, a conjunction of affects or an economy of desire. For seduction to occur an illusion must intervene and mix up the images; a stroke has to bring disconnected things together, as if in a dream, or suddenly disconnect undivided things" (Baudrillard Seduction 103)

“TangoFeelin’” by roby bon

Friday, November 4, 2011

This is the essence of magic

berlin, 1957 - by rené burri
It’s entirely conceivable that life’s splendor surrounds us all, and always in its complete fullness, accessible but veiled, beneath the surface, invisible, far away. But there it lies—not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If we call it by the right word, by the right name, then it comes. This is the essence of magic, which doesn’t create but calls.