“…sometimes shears will do, sometimes a scythe…and sometimes, in the case of the overgrown weeds in the garden of psychiatry, we need ‘Badiou’s Sickle’ to do the job of separating philosophy from its conditions.”
Eclipses have powerful effects that can take years to manifest.
What a synchronicity! On my last posting, I predicted that Faro would be the site of a new modernism… “289”, with its peering simultaneously into the past… Read more ““Lumen: A Love Story” from Faro”
It is rare, anywhere in the world, to experience the delight of an art exhibition so fully integrated into the environment that the visitor is confounded as… Read more ““289” is the Dial Code of a New Modernism”
Was it merely an accident that the trademark for this historic event has Marilyn above a diptych of Adam & Eve? Marilyn’s split identity — of the… Read more “The Quantum Leap of the Critic into the Third”
The retrospective of Nedret Sekban, the longtime professor of painting at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, at the majestic domed exhibition space engenders the sacred.
Postmodernism is a movement that refused to die. The aged postmodern icons go on and on…and as prominent critic Eleanor Heartney declared way back in 2004: “There… Read more “TIME’S UP JAMES FRANCO!”
Three amazing women delivering the re-emergence of the feminine archetype passed away in 2017, leaving a crucial legacy of the 21st century journey — to internally embody the hieros gamos. Their collective contribution is lauded here as the essential crossing of boundaries between word/image for the collective goal of the physical embodiment of the Aquarian icon of gender equality.
The global demonstration of feminine awakening during the 2017 Trump inauguration was a Badiousian Event. Multiple localities echoed a universal cry for gender equality in the face of a proliferating oligarchy. In determining that the Deleuzian-Guattari prediction of “decoding” under “accelerated capitalism” has taken place, the offspring of the French duo is instructive for moving from the banner slogan (fig. 1) to a viable structure for a new feminist theory reflecting, in and of itself, the “recoding” an authentic gender equality under egregious economic conditions.
It finally happened! LOU ANDREAS-SALOME (1861-1937) COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL: A l’occasion du 80eme anniversaire de sa mort 9-11 feb 2017. The conference at the ESPE de L’academie de… Read more “(R)EVOLUTION IN STRASBOURG: Lou Andreas-Salomé in the academy”