What is the capacity of agency of a disembodied idea, offered up to the subjectivity of our gaze?
Between physical absence and immaterial presence, the traces of its journey form the shape of our world.
“The Thing is neither dead nor alive, it is dead and alive at the same time.
It survives. At once cunning, inventive, and machine-like, ingenious and unpredictable, this war machine is a theatrical machine, a mekhane.
What one has just seen across the stage is an apparition, a quasi-divinity fallen from the sky or come out of the earth.”
– Derrida in Spectres of Marx
The cabinet (mouse-trap)
From ghosts to whitch culture. A pas de deux thru micro-politics & landscapes.
Have you heard the argument? Is there no offence in ‘t?
No, no, they do but jest, poison in jest; no offence
i’ the world.
What do you call the play?
– Shakespeare in Hamlet, Act III – Sc. II