We found the dancers in a big, rolling dimple of sand. They were already in trance; sometimes a dangerous state. When the Brothers took me by the hand I became a Link: I found it pleasurable enough to indulge myself all night. Here, no one knew who I was and, very soon, neither did I.
This then, I thought, as I looked round about me, is the representation of history. It requires a falsification of perspective. We, the survivors, see everything from above, see everything at once, and still we do not know how it was…Are we standing on a mountain of death? Is that our ultimate vantage point?
an important new
in anticipation of further research
significant political and aesthetic gesture
as theoretical as it is historical
previously under examined
challenged dominant paradigms
yet not theorized
theoretical premises and methodology
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underlying social and political tendencies
a new way of thinking