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kamp: a day in the life

All acts of reconstruction in which what saves the meaning, is its necessary incompletion. Like Da Vinci never quite finishing a work, or more particularly, unable to complete Jesus’s face in The Last Supper frescoe.  The holocaust, despite what Art … Continue reading

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exotic culture and exotic trauma

We are often surrounded by Japanese manufactured and designed products, yet not much is known about the national context that gives rise to this phenomenon of innovation. It is not a random occurrence, but instead part of a national tradition … Continue reading

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