All things related to communication in a very broad sense. Things posted in this category may be related to mass media but are certainly not related to it. In a more general meaning, communication is the process by which things come into relation with one another. It also has a lot to do with the concept of community, with the idea of gift and debt and, last but not least, with phenomena related to separation and destruction (as a side effect of the coming-together which is usually associated with communication).
☛ The New Yorker: “Fall Library”, cover illustration by Tom Gauld, October 20th, 2014. The same image on the artist’s blog. The New Yorker website provides this additional detail about how the illustration came to be: When Tom Gauld sent the first sketch for this week’s cover, “Fall Library,” we discussed a variant where the […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on November 20, 2014 ― Published in Art, Communication, Illustration, Technology | Tagged: book, fall, library, Literature, New Yorker, New Yorker cover, reader, reading, Tom Gauld
☛ Paris Photo 2014: What We Leave Behind – Jean-Luc Godard Archives, “Study 7”, chromogenic color print by Stephan Crasneanscki. Images retrieved from L’Oeil de la Photographie. The manuscript text in the photo is Godard’s reworking of an excerpt –glued bellow– from Jean Anouilh’s Antigone. Here, I reproduce a longer version of the excerpt, as […]
☛ Corbis Images: “Boxer Ali Dodging a Punch From Frazier”, Madison Square Garden, New York, March 8, 1971. Stock Photo ID: U1697850. © Bettmann/CORBIS. Large format retrieved from Gym Class All Stars. The authorship of this photo –which is part of the Bettman Archive owned by Corbis– is not attributed. Here’s the original description, as […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on October 13, 2014 ― Published in Art, Communication | Tagged: Ali, being, coexistence, community, Dasein, disposition, existence, Jean-Luc Nancy, movement, participation, position, self, sport, transitivity
Is my death possible? Can we understand this question? Can I, myself, pose it? Am I allowed to talk about my death? What does the syntagm “my death” mean? And why this expression “the syntagm ‘my death’”? You will agree that it is better, in this case, to name words or names, that is, to […]