Monthly Archives September 2007

The desert

Bapteme de la solitude. It is a unique sensation, and it has nothing to do with loneliness, for loneliness presupposes memory. Here, in this wholly mineral landscape lighted by stars like flares, even memory disappears; nothing is left but your own breathing and the sound of your heart beating. A strange, and by no means […]

Spook Country

Locative art. “Juana had taught him that as well, how the holding of knowledge in dignified privacy helps ensure desired results” (160). “Alberto's virtual monument to Helmut Newton appeared, in her mind's eye. Silver-nitrate girls pointed into occult winds of porn and destiny” (172).