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Saturday, January 29, 2005

Where lies your text? 



Reading Paul Auster's beautiful-crafted descriptions of facial expression in silent movies (The Book of Illusions) set me thinking about the face as text. It's a Bardic theme (see this title and "your face is a book") and there's loads written about the importance of the face in studies of human communication. But that's face2face in meatspace. Online it's different; not very many faces on our blogs. Maybe that's changing.


Comments:
Why not look here I think you will like Sophie Calle if you like Paul Auster
 
Ah yes, thanks. I had read about this (the 'stalker-as-art' thing) and forgot the name. Ah yes, a born flaneur!
 
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