General posts

My view on long exposure

 a. To express Bergsonian Time: beyond the insipid snapshots of time, the continuous indivisible Time that only is approximated in the clock time version needed to “be on time” in our daily tasks or to perform technical computations.

b. To give the feeling of a painted scene. I believe that in this way one may get what Proust’s complex recovering of one’s past  is about. I have the idea that this process may well be extended to pick up from a foreign (to us) location thoughts and feelings  not experienced by ourselves from a past embedded in the location.Ref. Rupert Shelldrake Morphogenetic Field?

Remembrance of Things Past.Series

The past recovered, Fiumicino

My Van Gogh Chair

Silly comparison, just bytes that will perish in my hard disk and will be destined for oblivion

El Tiempo retratado.. y nuestra impronta

Sculpture as a landscape.III

Pool: meditations

The face

Far from being a natural entity, the face is a constructed object, which operates in conjunction with two regimes of signs: the signifying, despotic regime, in which every signifier refers to another signifier in an endless play of signification controlled by a central, despotic power; and the postsignifying, passional regime, in which a point of obsessional fixation determines a dominant reality and constructs a subject.

From Image and Text. Essays about Deleuze

Conjugar infinitivos


End of days

"The end of days, that is every day"

The shadow of a man

“There are more puzzles in the shadow of a man walking under the sun than in all past, present, and future religions”. 

De Chirico

A la Hockney: Pool Essay

About Glosolalia

"Poetry possesses its object without knowing it while philosophy knows its object without possessing it"
Giorgio Agamben

My words

"Thinking means: setting sail. How they are set is important. Words are sails. How they are set makes of them concepts" (W.Benjamin)

Fendi, Roma

𝑇ℎ𝑒 ℎ𝑢𝑚𝑎𝑛 𝑏𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑖𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑖𝑛ℎ𝑢𝑚𝑎𝑛; 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑜𝑠𝑒 ℎ𝑢𝑚𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑡𝑦 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑏𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑡𝑒𝑙𝑦 𝑑𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑜𝑦𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑜 𝑖𝑠 𝑡𝑟𝑢𝑙𝑦 ℎ𝑢𝑚𝑎𝑛
Mario Agamben

Beyond the post modern condition

Beyond the post modern condition, Maternity

La vida?

Tourism. Behind the facade, just falseness.
Life resides elsewhere, where there is study and meditation, daily treasures of simplicity and peace to the spirit

Essays in Ipad Photography, Rome

Studies for a self portrait

[𝑡]𝑜 𝑙𝑜𝑜𝑘 𝑎𝑡 𝑎 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑟𝑡, 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑒, 𝑚𝑒𝑎𝑛𝑠 𝑡𝑎 𝑏𝑒 ℎ𝑢𝑟𝑙𝑒𝑑 𝑜𝑢𝑡 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑜 𝑎 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒: 𝑖𝑡 𝑚𝑒𝑎𝑛𝑠 𝑒𝑐𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑠𝑦 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑒𝑝𝑜𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑙 𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑜𝑓 𝑟ℎ𝑦𝑡ℎ𝑚, 𝑤ℎ𝑖𝑐ℎ 𝑔𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 ℎ𝑜𝑙𝑑𝑠 𝑏𝑎𝑐𝑘.
𝑀 𝐴𝑔𝑎𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑛

The privilege of Thought


"Pensar es más interesante que conocer,
pero menos interesante que mirar"

Acueducto Claudio

Antiquity overwhelms

Long Exposure Studies

Portobello, Scotland

Morning at the Window

They are rattling breakfast plates in basement kitchens,
And along the trampled edges of the street
I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids
Sprouting despondently at area gates.

The brown waves of fog toss up to me
Twisted faces from the bottom of the street,
And tear from a passer-by with muddy skirts
An aimless smile that hovers in the air
And vanishes along the level of the roofs.

T. S. Eliot, 1888 - 1965

Urbino et orbis

Every one is the other and no one is himself

Epiphany 8


Breaking the relation between signifiers and signifieds

Caminos y certidumbres

En verdad no te das cuenta que vas a su encuentro
Por más que lo evadas tu camino es cierto

©Ricardo Baez-Duarte

The Night

Ontology and Differance: subsistent entities



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