Publication of literary essay: ‘Lost Knowledge. Just tumult everywhere endlessly.’

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My short literary essay,  ‘Lost Knowledge. Just tumult everywhere endlessly’ appears in the latest issue of Runway: Australian Experimental Art journal.

Confused? Lost? […] If you don’t know where you are, can you know who you are? Just tumult everywhere endlessly, tumult modulating into another tumult all over and  without end. The change is so constant so pervasive so relentless, that identity, place, scale – all measure lessen, weaken, eventually disappear.
Roni Horn,  Saying Water

IF IT IS IN THE NATURE of things to be lost[i], then we are not exempt from this: it is also in our nature as humans to be lost sometimes, to go beyond what we know.

As part of the project, I also took a series of shots with my Olympus Trip-35 on my day of being lost in Berlin. Here are a few:


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The Author

Author of the book "Little Houses, Big Forests (desire is no light thing)", published by Repeater Books, distributed by Penguin Random House. Former fellow of the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry:

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