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Foucault on Language

“At the moment of speaking, I would like to have perceived a nameless voice, long preceding me, leaving me merely to enmesh myself in it, taking up its cadence, and to lodge myself, when no one was looking, in its… Continue reading

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Paglen and the photography of possession

“Timothy O’Sullivan’s corpus is the most obvious intersection of frontier photography and the will to map. O’Sullivan shot much of his seminal images for the War Department on military surveys dedicated to “the exploration of these unknown areas.” The Wheeler… Continue reading

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Foucault on history and the document

“…we must not imagine that in the analysis of politics, institutions, or economics, we have become more and more sensitive to overall determinations, while in the analysis of ideas and of knowledge, we are paying more and more attention to… Continue reading

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