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Visual listings and other random stuff. CT
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"How far you could push an object and it still mean something"
Robert Rauschenberg on the White Paintings 
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'it isn't that I don't like current events. There have just been so many of the them lately.'
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'With this flatness would come an absolute eradication of image, mark and color'
Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled [matte black triptych], ca. 1951. Oil on canvas, 72 x 108 in. (182.9 x 274.3 cm). Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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‘Ultimately, the power of the White Paintings lies in the shifts in attention they require from the viewer, asking us to slow down, watch closely over time, and inspect their mute painted surfaces for subtle shifts in color, light, and texture.’
Robert Rauschenberg, White Painting [three panel], 1951; latex paint on canvas, 72 in. x 108 in. (182.88 cm x 274.32 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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quarterlyvisuallistings:

Lecture now available online 
Mark Fisher on Desire
As part of the Bad Vibes Club @openschooleast
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'Progress = a giant fart' Stiegler, The Lost Spirit of Capitalism
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"'Everything functions. That is exactly what is uncanny. Everything functions and the functioning drives us further and further to more functioning, and technology tears people away and uproots them […]'"

Heidegger, 1966 Der Spiegel interview

In Timothy Druckrey, The Conspiracy of Surfaces  

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'Advergames can change children's behaviour without their conscious awareness'
Food giants target children with addictive “advergames”, The Independent 
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Nan Goldin, Mexican wrestler at carnival, Merida, Mexico, 1982.
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Nan Goldin, Eden and After
Published by Phaidon 2014
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Interview with Nan Goldin in the Guardian