Thoughts

Infra-ordinary and invariables

 

Tutte, oil on linen, from the Self Deceit series

Tutte, oil on linen, from the Self Deceit series

 

Infra-ordinary and invariables

“How can we speak of these “common things”, how rather, can we stalk them, how can we flush them out, rescue them from the mire in which they remain stuck, how can we give them a meaning, a tongue, so that they are at last able to speak of the way things are, the way we are?”


“My intention (is) to describe what remains: that which we generally don’t notice, which doesn’t call attention to itself, which is of no importance: what happens when nothing happens, what passes when nothing passes, except time, people, cars, and clouds.”

(Georges Perec: above “Approaches to what?”, followed by Perec quoted by¬† Gilbert Adair)

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