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My Favorite Detritus: 2

by on Sep.14, 2010

Body in the Bog

“divine materials” (Whitman)

“I am going toward a future that does not exist / leaving every instant a new corpse behind me”—René Daumal, Le Contre-Ciel

memento mori

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“Colour differs from substance. Is colour always lyric? We are not sure. It seems to consist of the detritus from natural history stuck into sentiment. For example, it is said that among humans, women are colourful. Nothing more needs to be said on this theme.” —Lisa Robertson, Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office of Soft Architecture

(e.g. Cecilia Vicuña, precarios):

El Quipo Menstrual

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My Favorite Detritus: 1

by on Sep.13, 2010

Placenta, "baby side"

Placenta, "uterine side"

steamed placenta

another view

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My Favorite Detritus

by on Sep.13, 2010

My favorite detritus is the canon.

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Electroclash Detritus: Peaches

by on Sep.11, 2010

It was Montreal, 2002, then a city of asymmetrical haircuts. I was studying, on campus, with a friend who identified as straight. Out of nowhere she looked up from her books and exclaimed:

“I can’t stop thinking about Peaches. I want to fuck her!”

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memories of underdevelopment

by on Sep.10, 2010

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