Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Day Four, in which certain things start to connect


Remember this bit of cheeky gauntlet throwing?

I make tentative steps toward an airtight case.

Exhibit A:
"Purify the colors, purify my mind, and spread the ashes of the colors over this heart of mine!"
—The Arcade Fire, "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)"

Exhibit B:

Originally uploaded by Edwardius.

Exhibit C:
"In the fields with which we are concerned, knowledge comes only in lightning flashes. The text is the long roll of thunder that follows." —Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, Chapter N [On the Theory of Knowledge, Theory of Progress]


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