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Temporal Habit

Félix González-Torres, Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1990

The face of a clock,

Is no face at all;

But instead

a cake of quarters,

Four slices I count down through the hour. 153 more words

Connecting with complexity: Setting a foundation and raising questions

Suggesting the adoption of the complex systems perspective is a proposal often met with considerable resistance signaled by a reply often similar to: “If we think about it that way, then we will never do anything.” It is true that approaching the world as a collection of interrelated systems requires a nuanced sensitivity derived from a working literacy of what defines a complex system and how they behave. 2,279 more words


Passenger, passenger...

All I write is a temporary passenger. There is a different one all the time. They look at me, analyze me and leave afterwards. I enjoy that temporality, brief but intense.

My Writing Attempts

The Times are Out of Joint: Chrononormativity and the normal age of learning

The word ‘chrononormativity’ refers to the way in which our experiences follow patterns over time in conformity with normative frameworks. Some of these patterns are pretty obvious: for example, there are age-defined periods of compulsory education, and the right to vote or marry, as well as responsibility for one’s own crimes, are defined by age. 616 more words


Words or bones

Words or bones

all answers dream


and still,

only a fragment blue

of the sky

is possible

in each moment

in the hand,

a portion of time… 58 more words


The Craft: Utopia Edition

The Munoz reading really took my eye this week for a blog post. The “it’s just a phase” movement by delusional parents has no only affected myself, but countless other approval-seeking coming of age youths. 251 more words

Francois Hartog "Time and Heritage"

Hartog, Francois 2005. Time and Heritage. Museum International 57(3): 7-18.

A conference, conceived by the Hellenist, Marcel Detienne, a specialist in comparative approaches, provided the opportunity to resume the concept once again and develop it further, along with another anthropologist, Gérard Lenclud. 694 more words