Photography, Testimony and Death (discretion advised)

If you can see, look. If you can look, observe. José Saramago We all die alone. There is no knowing what comes to one’s mind in the suspended time of our departure. It is known that, on their deathbeds, Turner claimed the Sun to be God, and that Goethe asked for more light. What this meant, … Read more

Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image: the case of Photography

The following text is a transcription of the presentation given at the 19th Annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Media – 15th-17th March 2017. (originally published in: ) With no further ado, allow me to begin this presentation on the concept of image with, precisely, an image. Paul Klee, Angelus Novus, 1920. Oil … Read more