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(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes

“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.

In Memory Of The Great Harun Farocki :1944-2014

A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.A face-to-face between an image already made and a figurative project devoted to observing it.

From an early stage, Farocki placed confrontation at the centre of his approach, not the confrontation between a small, single body and the great movement of collective history,

Magali Reus : “Pool” : Kestner Gesellschaft

Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.Clean, minimalist sculptures with a certain aggressiveness and a macho feel to them.

Magali Reus’s video and object-based works combine some of the qualities that she attributes to her material of choice.

HEIMO ZOBERNIG FACES DOWN THE GRID

The human body has for centuries been divided into meridians, suggesting that with eyes wide open, the grid is omnipresent.The human body has for centuries been divided into meridians, suggesting that with eyes wide open, the grid is omnipresent.

The Laokoön : (Rome, Vatican, Museo Pio-Clementino)

The representational arts could only represent the horrible by showing us the horrible.The representational arts could only represent the horrible by showing us the horrible.

Gotthold Lessing, in his essay Laokoon (1766), treated the iconic sculpture from the point of view of a philosopher of aesthetics.

I Shot Cory Arcangel

I Shot Cory Arcangel from Adam Rosenberg on Vimeo.

A problematization of Cory Arcangel's "I Shot Andy Warhol," which he created by hacking and rewriting the game "Hogan's Alley" for the NES.

Dinh Q. Lê: The Scroll of Thich Quang Duc : 2013

Overturning Henri Cartier-Bresson's notion of the "precise moment," Lê here argues for a more fluid view of history.Overturning Henri Cartier-Bresson's notion of the "precise moment," Lê here argues for a more fluid view of history.

Patrizio Di Massimo Faccetta Negra, Faccetta Bianca, 2010. Courtoisie de T293, Naples. Crédit Photo : Blaise Adilon / © MAGASIN-

Patrizio Di Massimo digs into the post-colonial question with a song written on a wall.Patrizio Di Massimo digs into the post-colonial question with a song written on a wall.

Patrizio Di Massimo creuse la question postcoloniale avec une chanson écrite sur un mur.

Michael Borremans: The Angel: 2013: Oil On Canvas: Courtesy Zeno X Gallery Antwerp

Borremans' art speaks of his engagement with art history , with Velasquez, Manet, Goya and Courbet.Borremans' art speaks of his engagement with art history , with Velasquez, Manet, Goya and Courbet.

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