If the city has become the definitive art form of our present, with its structures determining physical movement through positionality; by what methods might these seemingly fixed spatiotemporal terms be rewritten? This photo- essay explores how - using the material conventions of both painting and photography - fissures may be cast in the forms, discourses and increasingly unidirectional relationships imposed by the global city. Decidedly intertextual, this essay draws from the esoteric writing of Pierre Klossowski, a disputed 18th Century painting, and the magic realism of Césare Aira in which the spectres of an unbuilt Buenos Aires have a tangible effect on the lives of its inhabitants.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Intersections (Postgraduate Journal - Arts , Humanities , Social Sciences)|
|Publication status||Published - 3 Jul 2020|