Maraya: This Mirror or That? Urban Selves in Reflection

This text was written for the Maraya Exhibition at 221a Gallery in Vancouver. It appears on the 221a website: http://221a.ca/texts/maraya-this-mirror-or-that How do we see the city? How do we see ourselves reflected in the city? The conflation of subject (the one who looks) and object (the city s/he sees) is a central modernist concern. Defining the…

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Interlocking Platforms 5: Reconciliation Works in Progress Talk—Conclusion

Roger Farr  / Hic Rhodus. Hic Salta. As some will recognize, hic rhodus. hic salta is a Latin phrase taken up by both Hegel and Marx. The phrase is used in reference to discussion of the revolutionary moment: the end of history, also the end of progress. I’m borrowing the phrase from a beautiful postscript to Roger Farr’s newest…

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