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Why Hasn’t JB Already Disappeared

« Forget meaning and with it the subject … Beauty will be amnesiac or will not be at all » — Sylvère Lotringer   This book is an attempt to respond to a text message, a textual call — to a missive sent by Tombie Rautenbach that arrived at three in the morning on 7 […]

in fidelity

I see that you are a natural inhabitant of the testament country. But not as a ghost: you seem to be highly alive as you “are” writing death — writing death to death —  — Hélène Cixous   Your book brilliantly explores the possibility that love, like art, might offer us that most exciting and […]

Vivre avec l’art

par Jeremy Fernando illustré par Yanyun Chen traduit par Daniel Kwang Guan Chan   Davantage un geste barthésien qu’une simple collection de significations ou de pensées stabilisées, cette œuvre de Fernando présente au lecteur une véritable phénoménologie de ruptures et d’écarts et lui offre un voyage magnifiquement stimulant dans les expériences et l’inconnaissabilité fondamentale de […]

On Invisibility: or, Towards a Minor Jiu-Jitsu

On Invisibility attempts to meditate on the relationality between the seen and unseen, known and unknowable, particularly when in relation with an other, when grappling – in touch with – another. This text opens the dossier that, whilst seemingly antonyms, invisibility is part of visibility; that each act of seeing is fraught with the possibility […]

It’s Fiction

Yanyun Chen draws, and is driven by the question, “How far can I go with this?” How far can one go with charcoal and papers, and where does this bring one, lead one, leave one? How far can one go with a line, a stroke, a shape, a light, a shadow, an area, a turn, […]