Wednesday, 22 September 2010

lars bang larsen on art's use of the paranormal to communicate

"... turning to the unseen as a means of short-circuiting the spectacle, searching out occult gaps in modernity to evoke an acute sense of historical space."

"Through the occult, it seems that art can take a position at the fringes of society, and yet at the same time communicate broadly in ways that go beyond the scope of artistic codes."

From The Other Side article, Frieze Magazine, April 2007

"A prophet in his house" by Bifidus Jones, sent to Eduardo Cardoso's globetrotting Paranormal Mail Art blog.

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